About Kimberly

Kimberly is a work from home mom, with a 4 year old son who supports her husband who is a full-time student. When she isn’t clipping coupons and scouring deals, she can be found with a can of spray paint in hand or treasure hunting at thrift stores.

R2D2 Gifts for the Star Wars Fan on Your List

Who else is really excited to watch the Star Wars film that premiers this week? My household can't stop talking about it. In fact, both my husband and son have said they are more excited for the premier than for Christmas morning. Easily the most loveable character in the Star Wars series is … [Read more...]

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Ovation Hair Gift Set

I've never been brand loyal when it comes to hair products or even bought higher end salon quality brands. I have very long and thick hair and just never felt like I needed the pricier items. When Ovation Hair offered to send a hair care gift pack for me to review for the Thrifty Jinxy gift guide, I … [Read more...]

Curious World Educational App Review

As a homeschool family, I am constantly looking for fun ways to educate my son. I have found that the greatest challenge in homeschooling is keeping the conflict at bay when he decides he doesn't want to do whatever lessons I've planned for the day. So, anytime I can find something that is … [Read more...]

Fun and Educational Apps for Children of All Ages

Even though kids and tech have been a thing for YEARS now, it still amazes me how easily it is for kids to pick up an electronic device and instinctively know what to do. While it's possible to have those instincts used in  the not-so-positive way of spending mindless hours on YouTube videos and … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Family Organization App (Plus It’s FREE for Basic Version!)

Over a year ago, I wrote a bit about the Cozi app. To refresh your memory, it is a family organization app that is really the bees' knees especially for families! It has been one of the top organization apps for a while and it is easy for me to see why! My husband and I about a year ago decided … [Read more...]

How to Create High Tech Halloween Pranks

I have to admit that I am not much of a Halloween prankster. I am a bit of a scaredy cat and tend to steer away from the creepy crawly aspects of Halloween. Most likely because my dad took me to a haunted house when I was 10 called "The Slaughter House" that scared the bageezus out of me! I was … [Read more...]

Make Extra Cash with These Handy Apps #VZWBuzz

Extra cash is always helpful. Whether you are saving up to pay off debt, saving up for holiday spending or just to buy something on your "must have" list we could all use a bit more money. If you have a smartphone, there are lots of apps that you can download to make a little extra cash! Here are a … [Read more...]

30 Pumpkin Spice Food Items Perfect for Fall

There are so many things to love about fall! Great fall holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgiving, the beautiful scenery as the leaves start to change, the cooler weather...and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! There is such an incredible variety of delicious pumpkin spice flavored items out there right … [Read more...]

Free Back to School Printable Lunch Notes + Enter to Win $300!

Once you get back into the daily grind of a school schedule and routine, things can sometimes get a bit monotonous. To shake things up a bit and add a bit of joy to your child's day, here are a few creative ways to spruce up their packed lunches. Mix It Up Keep a variety of snacks and easy grab … [Read more...]

Back to School Essentials: Free Daily Routine Printable!

Back to School is in full force across the country right now! It seems as though my Facebook feed has been full of adorable first day of school photos for a couple of weeks and I know there will be more this week and next. There are many things that I love about the Back to School season. I love … [Read more...]




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