The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Shutterfly I’ve always been a letter and notecard type of person. Back before e-mail, the only mail I cared about was delivered by the postman right to my family’s mailbox (and arguably, to this day, the most meaningful messages still come to my mailbox, not my inbox). I […]... read more


It’s summer and that means many families are sending their kids off to camp! If you’re searching for a camp, I’m excited to share a great online resource, created by local mom Brooke Salkoff (who also happens to be a former NBC News Correspondent). It’s a new online tool that will help you find the […]... read more


I wanted to let you all know about a cool new blog on the block…  NoVa Kids Now! Shannon is a local mom who blogs about fun, and often times frugal, activities for families in Northern Virginia. Shannon is also hosting her first giveaway for 4 free tickets to the upcoming Magic Paintbrush show at […]... read more

{ 0 comments } is a new online posting forum for finding and giving away free maternity, baby and kids items.  I just joined and really like the Freepeats forum.  You sign up (one-time fee of $4.95) and register for the group in your area (I’m in the Washington DC one).  During the month of February, if you sign-up […]... read more

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I have always enjoyed finding a good (or free) deal and love to share it with others.  About two years ago I found out about RiteAid’s Single Check Rebates, and have enjoyed taking advantage of this so much!  I did a previous post on how they often have “free-bates” in the stores, I have stocked […]... read more