Spring Break Day Trips in the DC Area #familytravel | MoneywiseMoms

Spring Break Day Trips in the DC Area

Spring break day trips are a great way to get out with the family and explore your area. Whether you're a DC local having a staycation or are visiting us from another part of the country, these sites are great for school-aged kids and tweens: DC and Close-by Theodore Roosevelt Island This … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan 3-22 | MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan 3/22 Thru End of Month

My goal with the freezer meals was to get us through March on our monthly grocery budget. I really wanted to eat at home to save money because we're traveling for spring break and need to budget for eating out in April. So we'll go down to a very empty fridge, pantry and freezer, but it's for a good … [Read More...]

Amazing Nachos | Food Lion Dish it Up and Giveaway | MoneywiseMoms

Personalized Nachos plus a Food Lion Giveaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Food Lion blogger, and I joined their blogger program because we share the same mission–to help you feed your family for less.  Food Lion has another awesome Dish it Up promo running this week, so take advantage of it! Through Tuesday, March 24th, … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan 3-15 Eating from the Freezer | MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan 3/15: Eating from the Freezer

While it was a bit of work getting the freezer stocked with casseroles and bags for the slow cooker, I'm reminded this week why it's worth the extra trouble. Instead of a week of hectic evenings with me standing at the stove, we're eating from the freezer, which allows us to eat healthy and save … [Read More...]

Free Cooking Classes for better home cooking | MoneywiseMoms

Free Cooking Classes for Better Home Cooking

No question, cooking at home is a major way to save money every month. Rather than bust the budget eating out, why not learn some new skills to make you more comfortable in the kitchen? Whether you're new to home cooking or just stuck in a rut, these FREE Cooking Classes can teach you some new … [Read More...]

Mexican Breakfast Casserole Veg

Vegetarian Mexican Breakfast Casserole

Do you have company coming or another reason to feed a crowd (or is your family the crowd)? This Mexican Breakfast Casserole is easy to pull together with whole foods and bakes up to a delicious breakfast, brunch, or even breakfast-for-dinner. My family likes it with salsa and Tabasco on the … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan - easy frugal meals that are family friendly

Moneywise Menu Plan 3-8: More Freezer Meals

Last week, between the sick days (both my daughter and me) and three snow/ice days off school, I managed to fill the freezer with a several casseroles and bags of slow cooker meals. It felt great! Going into this week, we're expecting better weather and hopefully we'll all be healthy. I'll cook when … [Read More...]

3 little things making me happy - MoneywiseMoms

3 Little Things: Origami, Science and Tax Refunds

Wow--only two days of school this week. We're buried again under ice and snow, and with winter illnesses going through the kids and I and no routines to speak of, I really appreciated the things that made me smile this week. Hope they make you smile, too! Dancing Paper This fun video takes origami … [Read More...]

Busch Gardens Preschool Pass

Free Theme Park Admission: CA, FL, TX and VA

Virginia Get your FREE Busch Gardens Preschool Pass for children ages 3-5* when you register via email. Your child will get unlimited FREE admission to Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA through September 7, 2015. A regular children's one-day pass is $65, so this is a significant … [Read More...]