In Honor of Moms

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I have been trying to practice what I preach, so I recently started clearing out piles of paperwork. As I was doing it I ran across this cute “Cathy” cartoon which I had to laugh at and I thought you moms would get a kick out of it. It goes like this: It shows Cathy […]

What to Buy for Baby

What To Buy For Baby
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Are you expecting a new baby in the family? Here are ideas about what to buy for baby and how to do it without spending a fortune!

Staying at Home is Important

Staying at Home is Important
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Staying at Home is Important From: Rachel Jill, I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate you posting the story, When Queens Ride By. I have been in school part time, and that has been very stressful. That very morning I received a letter that my unemployment benefits have run out. My first thought […]

Quit your job, stay home and save more money!

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Just wanted to give a response on the budgeting. I realize that sometimes recording every receipt is a pain, but I found out some interesting things when I actually did it. For 2006 I recorded my husbands and my income to the penny. Then I recorded all the expenses from our bank statements and ATM receipts. Then I recorded any cash receipts (against the cash withdrawn).What we found astounded us. We had spent pretty much my net checks and an extra $6,000 of his checks on unnecessary expenses.

Empty Nesters and Stay at Home Moms

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Empty Nesters and Stay at Home Moms We are new empty nesters. I have always worked at least part time and make decent money. However, now that the kids are gone, the budget is a little easier and we can make it easily on my husband’s income. I want to quit work and concentrate on […]

The Effect of Architecture on Home Living

The Effect of Architecture on Home Living
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Mom and I have always had “issues” with our houses. I always kept thinking I wasn’t content with what I had because every house I lived in has never worked for me and I was always trying to think of ways to get it to work better. I keep trying to make due with what […]

If You Want to Work at Home, Be Creative!

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If You Want to Work at Home, Be Creative! You want to stay home with your children but due to circumstances beyond your control you are their sole support. What jobs can you do and still be at home for the kids? There are many magazines out there that have lists of stay at home […]