These magnetic blocks are amazing!! We purchased them for Olivia this past Christmas and they have quickly become everyone in the family’s favorite new activity to play with her. So, what makes these magnetic blocks so incredible? Well, you can build awesome castles, they are educational, they help build fine motor skills, the colors are […]
Buying my three sons matching Christmas pajamas is the closest thing I have to an annual tradition. Stripes, plaid, whatever! Continue reading My favorite tradition: matching Christmas jammies at Rookie Moms.
Today is another q&a video. I asked you all over on Instagram if you had any questions. I didn’t get a chance to answer them all but I got through some of them. Maybe there will be a question and answer part 2. But I am answering youtube questions, being a stay at home mom, […]
CNBC Trump's apparent favorite to run the Fed is a safe bet unlikely to rock marketsCNBCReports that President Donald Trump is leaning toward Fed governor Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Fed sent buyers into stocks and bonds on the view that he would be a safe bet who would not veer […]
Wonder baby! I loved the Wonder Woman movie and became inspired to find all the cutest baby gear that is practical to use and fun to have. Continue reading My favorite Wonder Woman pics & picks for your baby at Rookie Moms.
When I first got interested in personal finance I’d hit up the library a couple times per week checking out all the money related books I could. (After a couple of months I read everything my small library had!) Naturally, some of the books had a much larger influence on me than the others. Today […]
Over the years, I have shared literally thousands of frugality tips on The Simple Dollar. Most of them are useful tips – they will save you money – but not every tip works for everyone. Many of the tips I’ve shared on the site are ones where I can see from my own experience how […]
Over the last few years, I’ve become more and more interested in improving my physical fitness. The reasons are simple. I want to live longer. I want to be able to participate in more active things with my children as they grow older, helping them to practice their sports and other activities without passing out […]
Airline cards, hotel cards, travel rewards cards… frequent travelers have many options when choosing a new card. While some travel cards offer redemption options like gift cards, merchandise, etc., you’ll usually get the most favorable redemption rate when redeeming points for travel. Some travel cards also offer a higher rewards rate on travel-related purchases. The […]
There’s no sugar coating it: Debt sucks. f you’re one of the 80% of Americans who are in debt, you probably have a TON of reasons as to why — and it might not even be your fault. After all, we don’t come out of the womb knowing how debt works. There’s no “pay off […]
Several years ago, I wrote a brief article on the first steps someone should take if they’re new to cooking at home. For some reason, I spent half the article outlining reasons why someone might be new to cooking at home, citing statistics about fast food and takeout use. Suffice it to say, many Americans […]