These days, there can be a lot of things on your plate. In particular, parents sure do have a lot of things to do and hats to wear. That is why I am so happy to partner with Taskrabbit! They make it easy to hire temporary contractors to get your tasks done. So whether you need someone to help you assemble furniture for a couple of hours or you need help with cleaning every … [Read more...] about Got Too Many Tasks? You Need Taskrabbit!
Like most consumers, I had heard of responsible shopping and labels like Fair Trade. They had some meaning to me but until recently, I didn't have the whole picture. With environmental issues there is just so much to be educated on when it come to the supply chain, social impact, and sustainable products. In this blog post, I will go into depth on what responsible shopping … [Read more...] about Responsible Shopping- What Does It Really Mean?
Paying for clothes, groceries, books, gas and other household items can get hectic when working with a small budget. The truth is, rarely does the amount spent on buying these everyday items go hand in hand with the budget planned. That is why coupons are so great! A great deal of money can be saved by successfully using coupons. This guide to couponing for beginners will help … [Read more...] about Couponing For Beginners- 10 Helpful Pointers
We all know that jewelry is always a meaningful gift. It stays valuable and it can be passed down in the family as an heirloom. Jewelry for mother's day is particularly a good gift because it celebrates the special role of motherhood. Furthermore, jewelry pieces that feature the birthstones of the mother's children are about as personalized and heart warming as it gets! … [Read more...] about My Top 5 Mother’s Day Birthstone Jewelry Picks
Toys are a hot commodity with children all year round but, this time of year, they are on the minds of parents too. The good news is that there is a green version of toys that will save you loads of money- used toys! Second hand toys are a green choice to reuse because used toys don't need to be manufactured and therefore don't require the use of new raw … [Read more...] about Where To Buy Used Toys [Locally And Online]
Most people are aware that shopping in bulk is a great money saver. Did you know that shopping in bulk is a green choice too? I use the term bulk food shopping to refer to buying goods from bulk bins at the store. I also use it to include buying in bulk packages. Shopping in bulk is a eco-friendly choice because it conserves energy in many ways. Learn all the advantages of … [Read more...] about Why You Should Start Bulk Food Shopping [Surprising Facts]
Yard sales are a dime a dozen and there is a reason they are so popular. Your family can get rid of all the things they don’t need any more and people pay you to take it away! Whoever thought of this idea is a genius! If you’re not taking advantage of this concept each year then you need to jump on the yard sale bandwagon. In one year an average family of four can accumulate … [Read more...] about Yard Sale Tips To Make You A Savvy Buyer and Seller