Make Kindness Count

Make Kindness Count
  Simple Kindness Acts Your Kids Can Practice   Did you know that February 13 – 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Week? While I’m all about spreading kindness year-round, I definitely celebrate this week with my kids.   Kindness is contagious. When you do something kind for someone, they are inspired to do something ...

How I Save Money at Target

30. January 2017 Budget tips 0
How I Save Money at Target
Tips to Save Money on Everything at Target   I used to joke that there must be a $100 cover charge at Target because I could never leave the store without spending at least $100. Since I started grocery shopping at Target, I’ve had to make some changes to my impulse shopping or we’d go ...

Easy Discount Shopping Tips That Save Money

25. January 2017 Budget tips 0
Easy Discount Shopping Tips That Save Money
  How I Save Money on Necessities Without Sacrificing Brands   As I’ve mentioned, I have an autoimmune disease that requires a lot of health maintenance. I usually run out of my flexible spending ($5000 per year) by April, max out prescription and maximum out-of-pocket expenses by September. Since we spend so much on my ...

Life With Young Kids and an Autoimmune Disease

Life With Young Kids and an Autoimmune Disease
How I Balance Parenting with an Autoimmune Disease   I have a husband, two young children (ages 7 and 3), a job, volunteer activities and an autoimmune condition (Ankylosing Spondylitis) and secondary fibromyalgia. While I prefer not to let me autoimmune disease get in the way of my life, unfortunately, they do sometimes (OK, more ...

Kid-Friendly Weekend in San Diego

Kid-Friendly Weekend in San Diego
A Family Guide to Fun in San Diego   I’ve mentioned it before, but it bears repeating. San Diego is my family’s favorite weekend getaway. It’s two hours south of Los Angeles and there are so many things to do that we still haven’t done everything on my list. We take a San Diego roadtrip ...