Freezer Containers for Soup: A List of Our Favorite’s

Freezer Containers for Soup: A List of Our Favorite’s In our modern fast paced life, it is unexpected that you will have time to cook fresh everyday. Yet nutrition experts are continuously preaching the advantages of eating homemade food. What a dilemma! Fortunately, technology has advanced enough to give us opportunity...

Triple Stroller with Sit and Stand: A List of the Best

Triple Stroller with Sit and Stand: A List of the Best Finding a suitable and affordable stroller for one kid can be a real challenge, more so if you have multiple kids of different age groups. A newborn will require a reclining position while a 4-year old would like to stand and enjoy the ride. Depending upon the age of...

Back from Vacation

Back from Vacation I’ve been on vacation for about 10 days (having written articles ahead to auto-post while I was gone). Thanks to those who commented while I was gone, and to MS Mom’s Money for making sure my blog wasn’t overtaken by spammers. We went to Rome and...

Overwhelmed by choice

Overwhelmed by choice While choice is good, sometimes I think we have too many choices. Take the grocery store for example. Here in the southwest, normal grocery stores carry literally thousands of different items. And for each type of item, there’s usually a multitude of...

Money Drains

Money Drains Kimber over at No Limit Ladies posted recently about Bankrate.com’s list of top 10 money drains. I read through the brief list and thought “Wow, coffee is number 1?” But based on some of the Starbuck’s habits I’ve seen, it didn’t...

Italy Expenses

Italy Expenses MSMomsmoney asked in a recent comment if I would detail our expenses for the Italy trip. I’m missing whatever my husband spent on daily expenses since I don’t know that amount and he’s busy right now. (I’d guess about $250 total for him...

Hm, More Clothes Than I Thought

Hm, More Clothes Than I Thought As I mentioned previously, we lost our luggage recently. We’ve still only gotten one bag back, which means that a good deal of our clothes are still missing. We’ve gone out and replaced quite a bit (I got 3 packs of tank tops at $11.50/pack at Costco, for...

Subconscious Factors Affecting Your Spending

Subconscious Factors Affecting Your Spending From researchers and marketers to designers and retailers, consumer needs are the driving force of the retail industry. You may think that you’re aware of your needs and how they influence what you buy, but to what extent are you influenced subconsciously? Aside from...