Whether you need some extra cash for school supplies, clothing, a small vacation or to pay bills...we could all use some extra cash from time to time. For the stay at home mom or working mom, this is tough! All moms work long hours and make sacrifices for their family. For the sake of this … Continue reading Cash Earned Quickly Today: Here’s How
Everyone eats, and everyone has to shop for groceries. That doesn't mean that you can't trim your grocery budget. It is the easiest place to save money! Here are 15 tips to get you started. Meal Plan I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Menu planning saves a lot of money and it's not … Continue reading Grocery Shopping On a Tight Budget: Save More Of Your Cash Now
To fly my family anywhere it'd cost us at least $1000, and that just isn't going to happen at this stage in our life. We love to travel, and it's important to us to show the kids how different parts of our country are alike but very different. In order to have some fun traveling … Continue reading Road Trip On Their School Break: It’s Easier (And Cheaper) Than You’d Think
Pretend money isn't just be for kids. If I were to give you $1000 to spend on you (not your kids, bills, husband, or house)...what would you buy? That seems like an incredible amount of money and it is hard to imagine what I would do. I honestly can't imagine spending $100 on myself...but let's have … Continue reading $1000 of Pretend Money To Spend on Yourself
You're thinking of adding another pet to the family? What an exciting time! Whether this is your first pet or you are adding an addition to your family zoo, there are many things to consider! Don't worry, The Decent Mom is here to help you figure it all out and make the best choice for your family's … Continue reading Another Pet In Your Family Home
Summer is here and the kids are out of school. You work so hard, and deserve a vacation yourself! We want to use our money for fun...not just bills! There are some easy tips that you can use this summer to save money this summer and keep that hard-earned cash in your pocket. You won't … Continue reading Save Money This Summer And Still Have Fun!
You know you've got to get a grip on your finances and save money. Saving money is never easy, especially when you are living paycheck to paycheck. Maybe you are like many families and spent just a bit too much during Christmas? The holidays are over and it's time to sit down and look at … Continue reading Back To Basics (Money Edition)
Not every family has the funds or desire to go on a vacation. Do you blame them? Most of the time when you get back from a vacation you are exhausted and need another vacation...but alas it's time to get back to work. This year consider the frustration, time and money you'll save with a … Continue reading Enjoy Your Staycation