Gift

There’s been a lot of articles published recently on ideas and advice for the perfect Mother’s Day gift. Some are frugal, others are extravagant while others leave me shaking my head (what mother wants kitchen utensils?). Let me share a not-so-secret about moms.  We just want to be loved and appreciated by our kids. So […]

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This is one of my favorite times of the year with the emphasis on giving, family and religion. All three may have a part in your holiday traditions.  It’s easy to stress during this season as well due to the cost. Years ago I started a new family tradition as a way to deal with […]

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I met a great group of bloggers at the Savvy Blogging Summit in July and was invited to join forces to form the Better Living Network.  One of our first promotions is a holiday Gift Giveaway Bash the first week of December. Entering online giveaways is an easy, no-cost way to stretch your gift budget.  […]

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Holiday Shopping Tips

by Kay Lynn

Today is Black Friday and many people take advantage of the sales to do some or all of their holiday shopping.  Planning for holiday shopping should start well in advance of today. Budget Preparing an annual budget should be one task in your year-end financial planning. My budget includes a line item for gifts which requires […]

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