Family · Saving Money

Lifelong Memories W/O High-Dollar Destinations

Raise your hand if you’re not taking your kids to Disneyland over Spring Break.Β  Me neither. My husband and I are working really hard to improve our savings and credit standing at the moment and our goals don’t exactly jive with a trip to the happiest (and arguably the most expensive) place on Earth. Watching… Continue reading Lifelong Memories W/O High-Dollar Destinations

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I’ll take one holiday season, hold the guilt: How to avoid shopping hangovers this Christmas

Eggnog isn’t the only thing that causes headaches and nausea during the holiday season, folks. In fact, the biggest hangover I’ve ever had wasn’t even alcohol related … I believe it was caused entirely by my MasterCard (or my inability to keep it in my wallet). Damn you, Nordstrom Rack and your delectable deals! Many… Continue reading I’ll take one holiday season, hold the guilt: How to avoid shopping hangovers this Christmas

Health and Fitness · Saving Money

Healthy Shopper Tip: Thrive Market

For those of us who love to buy organic, Paleo, and no-GMO foods, shopping can be a mixture of joy and pain. We joyfully fill our baskets with products we know will be safe for our families, gentle on our bodies, and easy on the planet. However, we know that once we reach the checkout… Continue reading Healthy Shopper Tip: Thrive Market

Health and Fitness · Recipes · Saving Money

Know which fruits and veggies to buy organic!

Buying a cart full of organic fruits and veggies is beyond expensive and it’s also overkill. According to the Environmental Working Group, the rule to follow is to buy all organic whenever possible (like when you have the money and it will not break the bank) but to ALWAYS avoid the “dirty dozen,” which are… Continue reading Know which fruits and veggies to buy organic!