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Hello all, it’s been awhile

Greetings! It’s been a year and a half since my last post. So many things have happened. We moved from San Francisco to Indianapolis, we bought a house, I got a full-time job, and my kids (now 4 1/2 and 2 1/2) started daycare. With all of these things, the blog took a backseat. But […]

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The After Christmas Blahs: 3 Ways to Get Back In the Rewards Site Game

I have been trying with all my might to get back in the swing of things after the holidays. It was a long 2 months consisting of 4 birthdays, a house move around and living room renovation, and 2 major holidays each consisting of multi day trips away from home. So suffice it to say, […]

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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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The Membership Question: 5 Things to Consider

As summer was winding down, I began to wonder what I was going to do with my kids if it started to rain (not likely in this drought) or get chilly. We spend a lot of time at the park and I really needed another activity option. So I’ve been thinking a lot about memberships. […]

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The Tuesday Tackle (Update)

Update: I read a few articles about using tension rods to create division and space in a larger cabinet.  I tried it out and it seems to be working.  I created a top shelf and four lower divisions.  The best part is that a divider would have cost about $20 – $30 (I could have […]

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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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Where Have I Been?

Hey Friends. With my newborn turning 6 weeks old, I figured I better get back to the blog.  I stopped blogging when I got morning sickness, traveled, was pregnant while chasing a two year old, and so on and so forth.  I have decided to take a little bit more of a free approach to […]