I often mention my kids on here, but I don’t really talk about them directly too much. They don’t make the decision to write about their lives on The Simple Dollar – I do. I try to keep that privacy in mind on their behalf. (Sarah and I have a pretty clear understanding at this […]
Are you following us on Instagram? Anne of Winter Farm Writes enlightened me about the existence of Instagram templates for holiday cards. by PicadillyLime on Etsy For those whose year is best documented in these square snapshots, consider the option. Some Etsy sellers/designers will assemble your images for you and send you a print-ready file […]
I am a bit obsessed with family holiday cards. Here are my faves! Continue reading A few thoughts on family holiday cards at Rookie Moms.
With the holiday shopping season ready to wreak havoc on your budget, it’s only natural to look for new or different ways to save. Chances are, you’re gearing up for Black Friday and Cyber Monday while simultaneously watching out for special promotions and last-minute deals. By the time all is said and done, we can only hope […]
Americans are predicted to spend $682 billion during the holiday shopping season this year. That’s a 4% increase from last year, and proves that our appetite for new stuff continues unabated. With all the so-called deals popping up, and the advertisers pulling out all the stops in their attempts to make us crave new products, […]
black friday ONLINE sales are expected to hit 3.54 BILLION DOLLARS this year. here;s how to get in on the action!
Every year the holiday season rolls around and people become instantly stressed out about having to pay for gifts and spend extra money when their budget already might be tight enough as it is. If you’re barely scraping by, it’s not ideal that you spend a ton of money on the holiday season. There is […]
Don’t let the cost of transportation keep you from your loved ones during the holidays. If you’re like most families, you love to travel for the holidays, but hate the high cost of air travel. This is especially true if you have to make an international flight with a family of four or more. Luckily, […]
If you’re the type who likes to plan ahead, chances are you’re already trying to strategize how to get the best Holiday gifts at the lowest prices. And Walmart’s trying to appeal to early shoppers: The retail giant has recently released its list of the most popular toys for the 2017 Holidays. Sales are great, […]
I love the holiday season because it’s a great time to relax and spend time with my family. I’d also be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy giving and receiving gifts. On the flip side, the weeks following Thanksgiving can get pretty hectic and stressful if you’re worried about money. Last year, Americans spent […]
Holiday shopping is projected to rise 3.6% this year, noticeably more than the average 2.5% gain of the past decade. According to the National Retail Federation, U.S. consumers will be spending $655.8 billion in 2017. It’s no secret that some people bust their budgets December. A 2016 survey by T. Rowe Price noted that almost two-thirds […]