Avoiding Time Wastes

Effective couponing requires more than just clipping and using coupons. You have to learn how to manage your time effectively. Otherwise, you wind up wasting your time and getting very little in return. Frugal Living reports that many extreme couponers do not actually save much money at all. Here are some rules for making the most of your couponing so that … [Read more...]

Snow Day!

It is terrible here in Illinois.  This is what my house looks like this morning: We broke our back door trying to open it this morning.  My house is a sheet of ice.  We have about 4 inches of snow.  On top of that, we have freezing rain, so it is definitely an interesting combination we have going on out there.  We watched the … [Read more...]

Build a Bear – Wii Style

Have you ever went to the Build A Bear Workshop?  If so, you will know that it is one of the coolest places around if you have kids.  It is seriously like watching magic happen as you watch your bear being made.  It is awesome that you can personalize it and everything.  However, when we moved from Aurora back to Chicago, I didn't realize that we were going … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: I'm Not Santa!

Im Not Santa! is a cute book about a case of mistaken identity.  It takes a visit from the Jolly Old Man himself to sort this out.  This book is perfect for any little kids that have short attention spans.  It is simple and to the point.  The illustrations are great too.   I would actually say that this is more of a picture book than a story book.  This is … [Read more...]