Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

  • The Farmhouse Holiday: Rustic Christmas Decorating Ideas

    If you're hoping to move toward a more rustic decorating theme this Christmas, you'll need unique decorations with a country flair. Here are some more unconventional decorating ideas that can really reflect the rustic, country style.  1. The bucket stand. Instead of using a typical tree stand for your Christmas tree, use an old washtub, a large galvanized steel bucket, or another distressed metal container to hold the tree instead. To make this tree decorating style even more rustic, opt to cut a tree from a rural area instead of purchasing a tree from a farm.

  • 3 Reasons To Invest In A Wooden Play Kitchen For Your Child

    Access to toys can help entertain and thrill your child. The types of toys that you invest in can have a significant impact on the development of your child. Recognizing that toys play a critical role in the development process allows you to examine the toys you purchase for your child with a more critical eye. Here are three reasons why it can be beneficial to make the decision to invest in a wooden play kitchen for your child in the future.

  • 3 Tips For Shopping Around The World

    Visiting places around the world is a great opportunity to learn about different cultures. Experiencing new cuisine, visiting local museums, checking out the natural beauty of a new area, and interacting with the locals are activities that many enjoy when they visit a new country. Another activity that many enjoy while abroad is shopping. Being a global shopper often goes hand in hand with being a global traveler. However, there are a few things to think about when shopping overseas.

  • 4 Incredible Drone Uses

    Although most people think of drone use as a simple hobby, the fact of the matter, the usage of drones goes far beyond what most people associate with them. Read on and discover just a few ways drones are being used in novel and interesting manners. Private Environmental Compliance Although the FDA usually regulates any environmental compliances regarding how companies get rid or otherwise handle their waste, this may not be enough to ensure that such companies will abide by the laws set to regulate them.

  • Three Ideas About Understanding And Buying A Family Crest

    The old adage dictates that to know where you are going, you must know where you came from. Family pride is foundational and incredibly important to cultivating a sense of self, which lends to a person's sense of direction. With this in mind, acknowledging a family crest and commemorating it with family crest plaques is something that will instill this pride in your household and throughout the rest of your family.

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    Shopping Smarter, Not Harder

    After I became a mother, I realized that I was going to be spending quite some time shopping for supplies. I knew that when I wasn't getting groceries, I would likely be finding new clothes for my kids to wear and trying to find things for the house. Instead of spending loads of money on all of these shopping trips, I started trying to shop smarter, not harder. I started carefully evaluating things like price tags and sales, and it really made a big difference in our lives. This blog is all about saving money by buying the right things, and knowing how to avoid problems from overspending.