Custom Teacher Bracelet from BStamped at Etsy | 2014 Teacher Appreciation Events #summer | MoneywiseMoms

2014 Teacher Appreciation Events

If you're a teacher--I hope you're enjoying your summer! Many stores have 2014 Teacher Appreication Events planned for you over the next few weeks to show their appreciation--with refreshments, goody bags, and special sales and discounts: Office Depot & Office Max: August 2-5th are Teacher … [Read More...]

National Zoo in Washington DC - fabulous FREE destination for #familytravel - MoneywiseMoms

National Zoo (Washington DC)

Living near Washington DC, one of the best frugal fun activities is visiting the National Zoo. Like all Smithsonian Institution sites, admission is completely FREE. The grounds are open 6:00am-8:00pm daily (great for arriving early!) while the buildings open at 10:00am. We like to go super early on … [Read More...]

Review of Lego Rental Service | MoneywiseMoms Review {Lego Rental Service}

Disclosure: I received a Super Fan membership to facilitate this review. No other compensation was received.   I shared with you last month that we signed up for, a Lego rental service. For a monthly fee, you can rent sets one at a time, keep them as long as you'd like, … [Read More...]

Save on Clothes and School Supplies with 2014 Sales Tax Holidays | MoneywiseMoms

Sales Tax Holidays 2014 (Save on Clothes & School Supplies)

Save on clothes & school supplies if your state is participating in a Sales Tax Holiday for Clothes & School Supplies. Even if you do not have children attending school, it's a good time to stock up on office supplies or preschool art supplies at back-to-school sale prices with no sales tax. … [Read More...]

Summer 2014 Instagram

Busy Summer

Today marks 3 weeks since the last day of school, yet it feels like we've already done a million things. How does summer move so quickly? Here are a few Instagram photos of what's happening day-to-day. In between the swimming, the swim team, the many swim meets (do you sense a pattern?), we're … [Read More...]


$550 in Prizes! RSVP for the #WalgreensPaperless Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know I do and I'm excited to co-host a party about an easy way to save money using paperless coupons at Walgreens! On Wednesday, July 23 at 1:00 pm ET, please join me for the #WalgreensPaperless Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing how to use coupons at … [Read More...]

Free Tickets for Military Families

Free Tickets for Military Families

Sending a big thank you to all our military families out there! Here in our neighborhood, this month is turnover time, where many families move to their next assignment and we welcome the new ones for their three-year stint (depending on the branch). Many programs and companies across the country … [Read More...]

Parmesan Tuna Sandwiches - easy way to jazz up your #lunchbox - MoneywiseMoms

Parmesan Tuna Sandwiches

Feeding the kids in the summer is a little easier than packing all those lunchboxes. This summer, I've put a different child in charge of choosing and preparing lunch each weekday. My son (10 years old) likes to make these Parmesan Tuna Sandwiches because the prep is easy (just a can opener), and … [Read More...]