Why Schoola is now my number one stop for kids clothing

A few weeks ago Kristen at The Frugal Girl shared the new children’s clothing site, Schoola, and I immediately hopped over to check it out. The premise is this: families donate gently used clothing to Schoola on behalf of their schools. You buy the clothes online at consignment shop prices and 40% of the proceeds are donated […]

Grocery Shop from Home with Amazon’s Prime Pantry

It’s no secret that I love Amazon: books, curriculum, office & school supplies, baby items, groceries and more make their way to our doorstep every month. Because we live 30 minutes from “town” with five kids, a business and the responsibility of homeschooling said children, Amazon saves us money and sanity by delivering what we […]

Giveaway: Strawesome Reusable Glass Straws (2 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Karra (kesul33@…) and Donna (ddee.gott@…)! Several years ago, we began the process of eliminating plastic from our kitchen, motivated by a desire to purchase quality, lasting items that can be repurposed rather than recycled or thrown away. One of the products we added to our collection were […]

Giveaway: $50 OfficeMax Gift Card

This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Cathy (cfwilson@…)! Just because you’re not there to give the gifts in person doesn’t mean you can’t deliver them with some extra holiday cheer. Put some dashing touches on your holiday shipping packages this season with OfficeMax as your one-stop-shop for festive package decorations, supplies and even […]

Best Christmas Albums for Kids and Their Parents {Plus a Free Music Download!}

The following guest post is from Jennifer of Swing Whistle Zing: Music is about as important to the holiday season as cookies and presents. What would Christmas be without its accompanying soundtrack of carols, hymns and original popular Christmas songs? But, if your children get stuck on a favorite album (or worse a favorite song) […]