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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 […]


In Defense of Black Friday

For the past few years, across mainstream and social media, BLACK FRIDAY has been portrayed as literally the opposite of Thanksgiving — a day of rudeness and unkindness that brings out the worst in humanity as hoards of grumpy people push and shove their way to a great deal. We’ve all seen the news reports of people trampling […]


Online Shopping Hacks for the Holidays (and Beyond!)

It’s that time of year again — when the die-hard, money-saving mommas such as myself start strategizing our Black Friday shopping. I love sorting through Black Friday ads, cross-referencing Christmas lists with sale items and making spreadsheets and budgets. I enjoy downloading maps of my local stores so I know exactly where the deals will […]