Give the Gift of Experiences and Memories. The PKC Non-Toy Holiday Gift Guide is here to help!
My kids have enough toys. Like, seriously, enough. But I still want them to have the best-Christmas-ever and be excited with what was waiting for... Read More
Black Friday shopping tips: Get the bargains and keep your sanity.
We’ve all heard about the crazy deals shoppers can score on Black Friday, but all the hype can be intimidating! Here are some tips to... Read More
Thinking Ahead! Grab These Deals While The Prices Are SO low!
I know you’re all going to groan and roll your eyes when I share a tip to do now that will make your holiday season... Read More
The 6 Best Tips for stress-free Back To School Shopping!
Truth? I haven’t even thought about back-to-school shopping yet. And I’m not going to either anytime soon because I’m not willing to admit summer is... Read More
Free and discounted Museum Passes? Borrow them from your local library!
If you haven’t visited your local library lately, you may not realize what a tremendous wealth of resources they have to offer! In addition to... Read More
Red Sox Win = Kids Eat Free at the Ninety Nine Restaurants!
When the Red Sox win, Kids Eat Free the following day at all New England Ninety Nine Restaurants! Come anytime and get a free kids’... Read More
WinterKids FunPass and PassPorts offers families free and discounted ski, sled, ride and skate passes all winter!
WinterKids is back at it this year offering families free and discounted tickets to help children and families develop healthy lifelong habits through education and... Read More
Inexpensive holiday gift ideas for friends and family. Check and check.
We all have friends and neighbors who we’d love to shower with holiday pressies, but buying gifts for everyone in our lives can be expensive!... Read More
Soup’s On! Try this four-ingredient recipe that warms our heart.
This little number was adapted from an old college favorite and spruced up slightly for a delicious family lunch or dinner. It’s super easy, pretty... Read More
Top 9 Family Tax Breaks every parent should know about. Ca-ching.
Ahhh, tax time. It’s overwhelming and it stinks, but if you take your time and educate yourself on all the available credits and deductions, you... Read More
7 Ways you’re wasting your money. 7 Ways to get it back.
Just came upon this article from MSN Money and thought it was pretty right on. Passing it along in hopes you can save some green,... Read More
Dollar Store Buys: What’s a good deal and what’s a waste.
When I was a kid, dollar stores were retailers full of miscellaneous junk. Often stuffy and full of no-named items, we rarely hit “those stores”... Read More
Finding designer kids’ clothing on the cheap. Ca-ching!
Having kids has given me a whole new attitude when I go shopping. I no longer focus on my fashion but instead, my children’s. Of... Read More
Cheap recipe alert. Eggs…not just for breakfast.
Always in the mood to save a little moula, I’m thinking this week is a great one for some money saving recipes. What better way... Read More
How to be broke like a real person. Budgeting tips you can actually use.
(SKC’s wonderful friend and contributor, Brenna Jennings, posted this fantastic budgeting article on her blog, www.suburbansnapshots.com, the other day and offered to share her thoughts... Read More
The Right Way And The Wrong Way To Use Consumer Loyalty Cards.
Following up on our Loyalty Cards: A Good Deal Or Scary Big Brother, here’s a great article we found on the best ways to work... Read More
Loyalty Cards. A Good Deal Or A Scary Big Brother?
Remember when you used to be able to walk into a store because they were having a sale on (insert favorite product here), paid the... Read More
Coupon Clipping. It’s Not As Hard As You Think.
I’ll admit it, I’m a coupon clipper. I’m the woman in the grocery store that you see frazzled and gripping a fistful of coupons in one... Read More
More Easy & Cheap Recipes. Dinner’s Ready!
You asked for it! Here are more easy and cheap recipes that you can get on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes. ... Read More
Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone Challenge: Budgeting with cash. A week without cards.
I’d been thinking about making one of my upcoming challenges about money and weekly budgeting by using cash only (no debit or credit cards allowed),... Read More
$3 Crock Pot Recipes: Super Cheap And Super Good
Back in 1999, I received a shiny chrome crock pot from my Aunt Helen that has since remained in the back of my dusty kitchen... Read More