Family

Being a parent is hard. These are some posts I have written as a single mother.

I'm a single mom... and I just quit my job. How I afford to stay home with my children and work from home

How I can afford to stay home as a single mom

I actually did it, last Friday was my last day. I am terrified. I have worked the last 3 years ...
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Easter traditions that range from the simple ones you grew up with, to the wacky and rather unthinkable.

Fun Family Easter Traditions

From the traditional to the weird A lot of the ideas I have seen in other places, some I do ...
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Christmas shopping is a nightmare without a list. Last minute gift ideas that are awesome!

15 Last minute gift ideas that will make you look awesome

When I can't think of what to get my sister or best friend for Christmas I always turn to a ...
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Great stocking stuffers for the man in your life. Make sure his Christmas is great with these great ideas for him.

Stocking Stuffers for Men

I know a lot of my sisters and friends have trouble thinking of ideas to get their mister for their ...
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Top stocking stuffers for kids. Frugal ideas for your kid's Christmas stockings that they will be delighted with.

Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Growing up we weren't allowed to wake my parents up to open presents until 6am. When you are 5 and there ...
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A great list of stocking stuffers for women. Get her something she will love with these stocking stuffer ideas.

Stocking Stuffers for Women

Okay men, this one is for you. Do you ever have problems thinking of what to get her for stocking ...
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Last week I became overwhelmed, so I just stopped. I stopped caring, this is what I did instead.

Why I stopped caring

"...one day she won't need me anymore" Three weeks ago I found myself in a very dark place, I was ...
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Are you guilty of saying these 10 things to a mom? Or have you had someone try to give you some "advice" that you really didn't want, or need? See a list of the 10 worst things to say to a mom. www.fashionablyfrugal.net

‘Helpful’ advice no mom wants to hear

This weekend was our bi-monthly grocery shopping trip. While in the store I was observing other mothers and noticed a trend of "helpful" ...
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Want to enjoy the fall season with your kids but need someplace to start? Here is a list of 10 simple and fun activities to you get you outside and in the fall spirit.

10 FREE Things to do this fall

Pumpkin spice, hay rides, changing colors. It's no wonder that fall is my favorite time of the year. Here in ...
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