BlogHer17 Recap: Was it worth it?

Last October, when I saw that BlogHer was coming to Orlando, I decided to purchase a ticket. Even though I’ve heard a lot about BlogHer, I had truly never wanted to go. Honestly much of what I had heard was negative. It’s too big. It’s too hard to get into the sessions. Too much exclusivity with the  invite only sessions.  But being so close, I decided to find out for myself. I arrived a bit late on the first day, registered and headed to my off-site hotel. Unfortunately, I missed […]

Keep Your Closets Happy With Goodwill

    Let’s face it, when you are trying to be frugal and have a large family, buying clothes and household goods can really take a bite out of the budget. Buying clothes for kids that grow faster than weeds can put you in the poorhouse! That’s why thrifting is so very important to me. I L-O-V-E a good thrift store shopping trip! Like truly, madly love it.  Where else can you get brand names for your children such as Hollister and Aeropostale for as little as $2.07 each? My […]

ALDI is Here!

Have you heard of Aldi? If you are as cheap frugal as I am, I hope you have. Aldi is such a great store to shop at if you like to save money. They claim that you can save up to 50% compared to their competitors. Sometimes even more. And their stuff is just as good, if not better. Unfortunately, we haven’t had one close enough to shop at…until now.   That’s right Aldi has come to my town! I can’t tell you how thrilled I am! I have been […]