Top 10 Beach Hacks

My Top 10 Beach Hacks

Top 10 Beach Hacks

We go to the beach almost every year, and each year we discover a new trick or tip to make getting our gear and ourselves down to the sand and back with ease.  Having a few of these tricks up your sleeve will make heading to the beach and back a … [Read more...]

Camping Vacation on a Budget

Vacation on a Budget- Camping

Camping Vacation on a Budget

In early summer when it's not stifling hot, and the August heat has not yet hit, camping can be a neat, inexpensive way to get away for less! Whether it is in our nature to be pioneers in this country, or we're just looking for an inexpensive … [Read more...]

How to Budget for Vacation

How to Budget For Vacation

How to Budget for Vacation

When you know how to budget for vacations, you are able to provide your family with a much-needed break without hurting your plans to pay off debt or stay out of debt.  Everyone needs a break from the daily grind, and a fun vacation is just the way … [Read more...]

Debt Free Journey 750

Debt Payoff Update for June 2015

Debt Free Journey 750

In our Debt Free Update for May we told you we had been debt free (other than our mortgage) for two months. We were switching to a saving focus, and we continued to build our businesses. You know how the best laid plans go.... We haven't been able to … [Read more...]

The Ride NYC

The Ride NYC: Family Fun + Coupon

The Ride NYC

*Please note that the blogger was compensated with free tickets to THE RIDE experience in return for this post. We will be heading to New York City next weekend, and I'm so excited to be part of THE RIDE experience! Also, we will be LIVE TWEETING and … [Read more...]

100 Best Books for Children

List of 100 Best Books for Children

100 Best Books for Children

Image credit: virinka / 123RF Stock Photo Many of our readers know that I'm a teacher by day. I've been a Reading Specialist or 13 years, and love Children's Literature! I've created a list of  BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDRENthat every parent should read to … [Read more...]

CHICCO Nextfit Car Seat Review

Chicco NextFit Car Seat Review

CHICCO Nextfit Car Seat Review

This past weekend I had the daunting task of picking out a new car seat for my son. He had recently outgrown his seat from the infant travel system we had received as a shower gift.  After struggling with infertility for so many years, I am probably … [Read more...]

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Debt Payoff Update for May 2015

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In our last Debt Payoff Update for April we told you about how we were completely debt free other than our mortgage, and how my mom was completely 100% debt free! March was a pretty amazing month! So, it was a little bit of a shock this month that … [Read more...]