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The holidays are upon us! Deck those halls! Roast those birds! Spin those dreidels! Shop ’til you drop! Or shop until your credit card squeals for mercy. If you’re like me, you are one of those moms who gets to November and thinks “Gah! I have to buy Christmas gifts! Why didn’t I start this […]
I absolutely love thrift shopping. For me, there’s a certain excitement that comes along with walking in to a secondhand shop, not knowing what treasure might be lurking around the corner. My sentiments are the same for garage sales, estate sales, auctions, and online sites like Craigslist. I have a short list, and my favorite […]
Having an extra little person around means spending extra money. Luckily babies aren’t terribly expensive in the beginning, but I know that as our little Fern gets older her needs will cost more. Because of this, we’ve already begun “tightening the purse strings” so to speak to get prepared, and aside from that it’s always […]
In our relationship, my husband is the fiscally responsible one. He pays the monthly bills because he knows I have a fluid relationship with due dates. I often like to think of them as suggestions, and thankfully my husband takes the more rational, responsible definition. And so it’s no great surprise that he’s also the […]
I know I’m not going to blow anyone’s mind by talking about how expensive it is to get through baby’s first year. When talking about the financial aspect of having kids, people often point to the costs of schools and college (which are often, of course, large expenses). But there are so many other costs, […]