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In-Store Holiday Shopping Hacks

In-Store Holiday Shopping Hacks

Christmas tree lightings, Santa’s arrival, and Thanksgiving around the corner? These are clear signs we’re in the belly of the holiday season, and for many of us, holiday shopping is now in full bloom. It may sound like an oxymoron, but I’m all about saving money while holiday shopping. I already have two kids who […]

Why We'll Never Fry a Turkey Again

Why We’ll Never Fry a Turkey Again

Ahhh, Thanksgiving…  a time of food, family, fun, and frazzled-mom freak-outs. Ladies, I don’t even cook, but with two kiddos under the age of 3, I’m more and more stressed each year. The planning, the prepping, the menu-creating, the hangovers, the cleanup, the home equity loan you have to take out in order to afford […]

Joyfully Saying 'No' to Holiday Celebrations

Joyfully Saying ‘No’ to Holiday Celebrations

Hi. I’m Candace, and my family doesn’t celebrate conventional holidays. That’s right. Our family doesn’t celebrate Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, etc. Of course, we have religious reasons behind why we don’t celebrate, but I’m not writing this to talk about those reasons. I’m writing this because I’ve witnessed way too many negative posts […]