Free Summer Movies 2015 and other low-cost programs | MoneywiseMoms

Free Summer Movies 2015 (and $1 Movies)

Stay cool this summer by chilling with your kids in an air-conditioned theater with these FREE Summer Movies and other low-cost ($1) Programs: B&B Theatres offers a Kids Summer Series with $2 movies Tuesday-Thursday at 10:00am and 12:30pm. Click on your local theater's link to download … [Read More...]

Cake Mix Cookies | MoneywiseMoms

Cake Mix Cookies {Perfect for Potlucks}

We attended our first summer potluck this weekend, and there are many more to come! With busy schedules, school still in session (four more weeks--ugh!), and too much to do, you need an easy-peasy recipe like these Cake Mix Cookies to bring and enjoy. There's just three ingredients--unless you want … [Read More...]

Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holidays - Florida, Louisiana & Virginia - May 2014 | MoneywiseMoms

Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holidays in VA and LA

Beginning next week, save some money with Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holidays in Virginia and Louisiana. Florida often holds this event as well, but it has not been announced for 2015 yet.  Even if you do not need emergency equipment like a generator, this is a good time to update your home … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan | frugal famly meals from MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan 5-17 thru 5-30

Is it crazy at your house, too? What is about the spring?! Seems like every mom I know is overextended, over-volunteering, stressed at work, tired of kids' schoolwork and frustrated with the standardized test season. I'm getting through it by keeping my systems in place that make life easier--like … [Read More...]

2015 Summer Reading Programs | Frugal fun and FREE books for kids | MoneywiseMoms

2015 Summer Reading Programs

I'm planning ahead for our summer break: between our busy swim team activities and the extra kids I'm babysitting, we have a lot going on! I like to balance home time with outings, and one of our regular outings is to the library every week. I like to encourage all the kids to try some non-fiction … [Read More...]

Tuna Green Bean Potato Salad

Tuna, Green Bean & Potato Salad

It's spring! You want green, you want lemon, you want salad--right? You'll love this one. I've served this Tuna, Green Bean & Potato Salad to my family twice now and they just loved it. It's easy to put together and will be the perfect recipe to use fresh green beans and parsley from your garden … [Read More...]

Free Kids Crafts Classes Workshops #summer | MoneywiseMoms

Free Kids Crafts, Classes & Workshops

Start planning now for a fun and frugal summer vacation with your kids. Lots of nationwide store chains are offering FREE Kids Crafts, Classes & Workshops. Most of these run year-round, so keep them in mind for other seasons as well. Bass Pro Shops Bass is offering FREE Family Summer Camps … [Read More...]

Savory Popcorn Recipes | frugal snacks made with #realfood | MoneywiseMoms

20 Savory Popcorn Recipes

Family movie night? Family game night? Just a house full of kids for the summer? I'm raising my hand for all three! I'm always on the lookout for frugal snacks, and making our own popcorn is an easy one. For a little variety, we like trying new seasoning recipes. These 20 Savory Popcorn Recipes are … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan | frugal famly meals from MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan 5-3 thru 5-16

This month and next looks so hectic, I'm doing myself a favor and switching to two-week menu plans to get me through. I did one big shopping trip to pick up all my proteins and pantry goods for the whole month, so each week I just need to stop at the store for produce and dairy. One of the ways I … [Read More...]