Napa earthquake 2014: Be prepared for the next one!

We were shaken awake this morning by a pretty scary earthquake.  It was...

24th Aug
Earthquake damage

Cut the cable! Save money by streaming your favorite shows and movies

The average cable TV subscription costs around $75 per month.  That’s $900...

23rd Aug

Snack time! My kids’ favorite homemade snack recipes.

My kids start school again next week, and I’m thinking we’re going...

09th Aug
Granola bars

Fast food! Make homemade snacks more convenient!

 My family is lazy.  Packages make things easier.  Snacks that require two...

07th Aug
Healthy Snacks

The greatest lunchbox on the planet! (Planet box)

PlanetBox Rover Lunchbox – Pink Carry Bag with Retro Kitty Magnets Can...

07th Aug
Lunch box

I love trash!

When we moved across the country last year we couldn’t afford a...

29th Jul

Too much zucchini? It’s time to get creative!

Too much zucchini?  There’s no such thing!  All you need is some...

24th Jul

Stir crazy this summer? Get out the house with these free and cheap summer activities for kids!

There are no summer camps or family vacations in our budget this...

21st Jul

GO OUTSIDE! 25 Outdoor Kids Activities

  There are SO many hours in the day during summer vacation....

21st Jul
Outdoor activities

Free berries! Enjoy wild blackberry season with a seasonal fruit crumble.

It’s wild blackberry season in the Bay Area, and they are everywhere!  FREE...

17th Jul
wild blackberries