Inexpensive Holiday Gifts for New Parents

Posted by Amanda on December 16, 2013

We’re wrapping up our holiday gift guide series this week with gift ideas to help you finish your shopping. All week we’re featuring gifts for the people on your list who are hard to buy for! First up are new parents. Purchasing a gift for new parents can be difficult as they likely recently had […]

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Stocking Stuffers and Gift Ideas for Pets

Posted by Amanda on December 10, 2013

The holiday gift guide series continues this week with gift ideas for pets. In our household, we don’t forget our little critters at Christmas time. Sure, they probably don’t know any better (though you bet their little eyes light up at the goodies!). But it brings us joy to hang a stocking for our two […]

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How to Create and Stick to a Holiday Gift Budget

Posted by Kristen on December 9, 2013

The holiday season is often thought of as a fun, festive time filled with wonderful memories that are shared with your family and friends. But it can also be a stressful time and wreck financial havoc if you are not prepared with a budget. Before you head out and stock up on all of your […]

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7 Ways to Enjoy Free Online Holiday Fun

Posted by Amanda on December 4, 2013

So much of our lives has “gone digital”. While I like to keep my life as un-digital as a blogger possibly can (it’s a struggle), I do think there is some fun to be had by adding in a little digital around the holidays. There’s plenty of free online holiday music, games, and more to […]

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Finance Tips: The Best of Black Friday

Posted by Madison on November 29, 2013

Now that Black Friday begins on Thanksgiving, I don’t feel the need to wake up today at 3 am and go shopping. However, it’s still my favorite shopping day of the year. I think it’s actually more fun now that I get to sleep in a little longer and still score great deals. I’ve planned […]

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What Do You Really Want for Christmas?

Posted by Madison on November 27, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues this week with a fun twist… what people really want for Christmas! It’s fun to work on holiday gift lists for others, but let’s face it, the hardest person to make a list for is yourself. Especially as an adult, I find that when anyone asks me “What do […]

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Black Friday 2013 Free Stuff

Posted by Madison on November 20, 2013

New for this year: Black Friday 2014 Free Stuff! Black Friday 2013 Free Stuff! It’s the annual Black Friday 2013 free stuff list! It’s one of the most exciting and one of my favorite Free Money (or in this case free stuff!) offers. Compiling the list for free stuff on Black Friday is also one […]

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15 Great Gift Ideas for Couples

Posted by Kristen on November 19, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues! This week we’re featuring great gift ideas for couples this holiday season. A simple way to save money on that dauntingly long holiday shopping list is to combine recipients if you get the chance. If you will be buying for a couple this holiday season, you can buy them […]

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31 Movie Gift Ideas for Kids

Posted by Madison on November 5, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues this week with movie gift ideas for kids. We love movie nights at our house. We’re always on the lookout for great movies for kids and movies the entire family will enjoy. Since our kids like to watch the same movie over and over, I’ve found that it sometimes […]

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Used Christmas Gift Ideas: When Secondhand Wins

Posted by Adrienne on October 29, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues this week with an alternative to buying new gifts. You can consider used gifts to stretch your dollars even further during the holidays. Have you ever given or received a gift that was “used”? Some people would never dream of doing so. I have been giving my kids used […]

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