Harris Teeter Clean Spring

Clean Spring Contest at Harris Teeter

This post is sponsored by Harris Teeter. No one likes spring cleaning, especially me! Instead, I see the spring as a time to try some new things and put some new habits into place. After all, it's a lot easier to keep the house clean when you do a little at a time. When I let things go, it's … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan - More Spring Salads - MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan 4-12: More Spring Salads

Another lovely spring week is ahead! I'm finding that prepping a cold salad early in the day (or even the night before) is a great way to save time & stress on nights when we have sports practices. Since I'm all over Pinterest looking for new salad recipes, I'll have plenty that we've tried and … [Read More...]

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Tax Day Freebies 2015

This Wednesday, April 15th, is Tax Day! Plan to grab a few of these Tax Day Freebies and Deals to get a little perk for yourself: Boston Market: Buy one meal, get one free. Bruegger’s Bagels: April 11 through 15, get a Big Bagel Bundle for $10.40 with printable coupon from their FB … [Read More...]

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7 Ways to Make Laundry Easier

Laundry. It never ends. I'll take any way to make laundry easier. Thankfully, having three children has given me lots and lots of practice. I've found a few strategies that really work to save time and stress. Before You Wash Have a system for dirty clothes. Does everyone know where they go … [Read More...]

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Moneywise Menu Plan 4-5: Salads for Spring

The weather is going to finally be spring-like this week: 60s and 70s with plenty of rain. I'm so excited to be outside walking again, and the whole family is in the mood for lighter food (you'll notice the word "salad" shows up a lot on this week's menu plan). A great benefit of cold salads is that … [Read More...]

Kids Castle Playground in Doylestown PA #familytravel

Kids Castle Playground {Doylestown, PA}

Over spring break, we took another trip to Philadelphia, where there's so much to do! This time around, we spent some time visiting family in Doylestown, which is an hour north of the city. We found a real gem. The Kids Castle Playground is completely FREE and an absolute blast for kids of all … [Read More...]

Quarter One Update 2015 Financial Goals

Quarter One Update: 2015 Financial Goals

Every year, I share my family's Financial Goals, then update them each quarter, both to hold us accountable and to inspire you to write out and achieve your own goals. How are you doing on your 2015 Financial Goals? Have you done your taxes yet? Since we were expecting a refund, I did ours as … [Read More...]

Homemade Taco Seasoning and 25 ways to use it | MoneywiseMoms

Homemade Taco Seasoning (and 25 ways to use it)

Making your own versions of processed foods isn't just a way to save money, it also helps you control ingredients. Whether you're eating low sodium, gluten-free or just want to avoid the chemicals and preservatives found in the packets, take a few minutes to mix up a batch of Homemade Taco … [Read More...]

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...]