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3 Things to consider when buying online

I recently needed to purchase a storage cabinet for all of the toys my kids use in the playroom/living room. I didn’t need anything fancy and figured I would just head to Amazon, pick out a cabinet and buy it. But I found a site I hadn’t found before called Jet.com. Jet.com doesn’t have as […]

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Freebie Fail

My recent post on expensive freebies got me thinking about all of the times I have either 1. paid money for something free or 2. failed to take advantage of an easy free offer.  Then I thought, “hey, I could blog about those”.  So here is today’s Freebie Fail. The Fail: When I signed up […]

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4 Expensive Freebies

I will always put forth a little effort if I can get something free with an email, coupon, promo code, reward, or bonus offer.  But sometimes the goal of free detracts from family responsibilities, conflicts with a simple lifestyle, or backfires into a money spending nightmare.  Here’s a list of 4 potentially expensive freebies. 1. […]

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Free Things To Do!

As Seri and I have searched and searched for things to do that are cheap or free, we have had successes and disappointments, but mostly successes.  Below are a few of the awesome things that my nearly two year old and I have done for free:). 1.  The San Francisco Zoo offers a free day […]

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Southwest Rules!

So, I’ve been researching flights to my hometown for the first of November. I usually buy Southwest because of the no fee change policy, just in case. On Friday, the trip out was $190 and the trip back was $127. A great deal, but my husband needed to check his work schedule. Things happened, and […]

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I’ve returned and here’s a great deal on printer paper!

Well, I didn’t take Tanya from Blogelina’s advice. She said to always have some posts prepared in case something happens. I didn’t. Then I was sick, I went on vacation, I got lazy and got busy. And before I knew it, I hadn’t posted in 2 months! Apologies. I’m back, but I won’t be posting […]

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Tomorrow is $5 Friday at Safeway! (updated 5/16)

updates in italics There are several items on sale at Safeway tomorrow for $5.  Sometimes it is a good deal and sometimes it is not.  So make sure you do your usual price comparisons.  Some possible good deals are: $5 GoGo Squeez 12 pack $5 Bertolli Meals 20-25oz $5 Jennie-O Turkey Burgers 42-48oz (Use Just […]

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Double Check Those Receipts!

There are two things that I have always known but have had to be reminded of lately. Always check your receipts for errors, preferably before you leave the store. Always go back to the store for a refund, it’s your money, and you may come out with more than you thought. Yesterday, I headed to […]