Make a Memory Box this Valentine’s Day instead of buying an expensive gift!
Spray-paint a small box in your chosen color. Together with your partner, sift through your collection of photos and other mementos from your time of dating. Throw in anything that brings up warm memories and spend the evening reliving some of your best shared moments.
Plan ahead about making a Memory Box so each of you can come with items that mean something to you. It will be fun to hear why something means enough to put in your memory box. Relive those early days of romance and butterflies. Talk about the ‘good ole days’. I bet each of you remember special stories that the other may have forgotten. Take this time to just be together laughing, remembering, and creating a new memories.
Mother’s Day on a Budget
Mother’s Day is upon us! You want to treat mom to a great day, but you know she’ll cluck at you if you ignore all the training she gave you on being frugal and plan a budget-busting celebration. The key to making your mom feel special and loved is to think about her and what would mean the most to her. Make it personal! Continue reading →
What to Buy and What to Skip in August
August is a big shopping season but not just for back-to-school supplies. What should you be buying and what should stay on the shelf until the prices come down? Check out my list of things to scoop up now at big savings and what you should wait a month or two to purchase. Spend wisely and save big! Continue reading →
5 Discounts for Boomers and some Gen X’ers
You might have grown up seeing your parents and grandparents getting a senior discount, and now it’s your turn! Find out how many places are offering a break for older shoppers! Before you open your wallet for anything, check for a senior discount! Continue reading →