How to Save Money on Christmas Decorations

It’s the most wonderful time of the year; the holidays (particularly Christmas). To me, the holidays officially begin the first day of September. My birthday is September 30, so the entire month is a holiday to me. Add to that the fact that college football begins at the beginning of the month (Go Gators!) and … Read moreHow to Save Money on Christmas Decorations

100-Year-Old Man Throws $13,000 Party For Under-Privileged Kids

Antonio Pomerleau

37 years ago, Burlington, Vermont businessman Antonio Pomerleau asked then Burlington Mayor Bernie Sanders if he could throw a Christmas party for under-privileged children. The first party had about 30 guests, but it grew every year. This year, 450 guests attended the party at a whopping cost of $13,000. If you have never heard of … Read more100-Year-Old Man Throws $13,000 Party For Under-Privileged Kids

Children Go To Goodwill Store Only To Find Out They Cannot Purchase Toys

anonymous goodwill donor

Tarryn Henkelman was recently playing on her scooter, when unfortunately it broke. Even though Christmas is less than two weeks away, Tarryn’s parent took her to the Fort Collins, Colorado Goodwill store on Pavilion Lane. She could only hope that Goodwill had a scooter for sale to replace her broken one. Tarryn and her parents … Read moreChildren Go To Goodwill Store Only To Find Out They Cannot Purchase Toys

5 Frugal Christmas Decorating Hacks you Need to Know

Christmas decorating hacks

You might not think you need any Christmas decorating hacks, but you really do. I read somewhere recently that the average American spends $700 on Christmas. I spend more than that on just Christmas décor; so I’m not sure how accurate that figure really is to most people. It doesn’t even come close to touching … Read more5 Frugal Christmas Decorating Hacks you Need to Know

20 Things Only Moms Know about Christmas Shopping

Christmas Shopping

As the mother, I get the distinct pleasure of handling the Christmas shopping for everyone. No one offered me this position as the CEO of the family with any fanfare, it was simply assumed. It reminds me of a conversation with my husband the other night when he failed to think that packing our kids … Read more20 Things Only Moms Know about Christmas Shopping

10 After Christmas Sales You Need to Be Aware Of

Many of us anticipate that fact that we can save money with before Christmas sales, but what’s sometimes even bigger are the after Christmas sales. Making it through the holidays is big time, but it’s not the end of the shopping. Once Christmas is said and done, and it’s December 26, it’s time to start … Read more10 After Christmas Sales You Need to Be Aware Of

Three Reasons DIY Christmas Decorations are a Must this Holiday Season

Christmas is almost here (and we say that because we mean it, not because Christmas décor and trees have been in some stores since August) and we are excited about that. This year, we are encouraging parents to consider something really awesome during the holidays; DIY Christmas decorations. We love these because they are so … Read moreThree Reasons DIY Christmas Decorations are a Must this Holiday Season

Last Minute Savings Tips for Last Minute Christmas Shoppers

This is it; Christmas is hours away and you’re left wondering how you’re going to survive yet another trip to the mall for that last gift you forgot to purchase (don’t let it make you feel like an unorganized failure; we all forgot something this year). The mall, while usually a place you love and … Read moreLast Minute Savings Tips for Last Minute Christmas Shoppers