Get Your House Ready for Sale with These Helpful Tips

My husband and I have lived in our current house for over ten years now (ever since we were first married), and we've come to the conclusion in the last several months that it is most definitely time to move. We'd originally thought that we would live in this house for about five years, but it's now … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in December? My Local CBS Morning Segment

We are smack dab in the middle of the biggest shopping season of the year. There are lots of sales going on all around us, but you might be asking: What Should You Buy in December? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss the items that you’ll find at some of the best prices of … [Read more...]

Moving Tips with Some Help from Sam’s Club + Enter to Win a $100 Gift Card

Moving is never fun. While it can be amazing to be in a new house that you love, the actual process of moving is a whole other story. We have moved three times in the last decade and while moving continues to be a chore, it can get easier when you plan ahead - and when you learn from your … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in November? My Local CBS Morning Segment

We're heading into the biggest shopping season of the year and it’s time to ask: What Should You Buy in November? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss the items that you’ll find at great prices all month long. Before we get into what you should buy all month long, one … [Read more...]

Why a Sam’s Club Membership Is Great for New Moms

I have five children, which means that I've gone through the newborn phase of parenting MANY times. I'd like to think I've gotten used to the extreme sleep deprivation during the first few months of Baby's life...but I haven't. Nothing can really get you used to that, but you CAN be prepared for … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Pumpkins Last Until Halloween – 6 Simple Tips

  It's fun to have Halloween decorations up early and make the most of the season, but pumpkins bought early in the month can sometimes rot before Halloween.  Soggy pumpkins are just NOT fun! If you want to know how to make your pumpkins last until Halloween, there are a few simple tips to … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in September? My Local CBS News Morning Segment

As we move into fall, it's time to take a look ahead to the changing seasons AND to the deals autumn will bring. There are certain items that are great to buy in September, saving you money and helping you to plan ahead. If you’re wondering “What Should You Buy in September?” that was our topic … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in August? My Local CBS Morning Segment

For the month of August many of the best deals are centered around the Back to School season. Pretty much everything your kids need for the school year will be on sale from school supplies to tech to clothing to dorm room essentials. The good thing is that these means sales for everyone including … [Read more...]

Help Your College Student Save Money with a Dorm Size Keurig

It's just about time to send students back to college! I have fond memories of my college experience and living on a bare bones budget while trying to stay out of debt. I actually had several different jobs at any given time to cover my living expenses and keep my student loan debt as low as … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in June? My Local CBS News Morning Segment

Summer is officially here! As the days get hot we can also find some HOT deals if you know what to look for. There are particular items that tend to be on sale every June. If you're wondering "What Should You Buy in June?" that was our topic today when I appeared on WCCO, our local CBS news station … [Read more...]