Free on Kindle: Tuesday, May 21

Today, Alison Strobel Morrow’s book Composing Amelia: A Novel will be free on kindle. Remember, you don’t need to own a kindle to read on a kindle. You just need a computer or a kindle smartphone app. I love reading kindle books on my cell phone. It saves me from having to lug a book or a kindle around in my purse. I’ve read and reviewed a few of Alison’s books and I really enjoy reading them. Plus, there’s nothing better than a free book, right? This one has a solid 4.5 stars (out of 5) on … [Read more...]

#kindle freebie: The Handbook of Vintage Remedies

For today, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 (my mom’s birthday, by the way) The Handbook of Vintage Remedies is free on Kindle. If you don’t have a Kindle reading device, that’s okay – because you can read this and other Kindle books on your computer and on your smartphone. About The Handbook of Vintage Remedies(From’s product page) Revised and updated Second Edition now available! Master Herbalist, Jessie Hawkins, opens the world of natural medicine, making it readily available to the … [Read more...]

Great Holiday Gift: Sports Illustrated Kids $19.99


Looking for a great holiday gift for that young athlete or sports fan in your life? Well, a 1-year subscription to Sports Illustrated Kids is a steal of a deal at $19.99 for the print and tablet edition combined! That’s a 66% savings off the cover price! SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Kids is THE magazine for boys and girls who love sports. The magazine presents sports the way kids want to read about them: with great action photos, easy-to-read stories about star athletes, helpful instructional tips from … [Read more...]

Inexpensive ways to update your kids’ rooms

As your children get older, you start to make changes to their bedrooms. But oftentimes you need to be able to update their rooms without spending a lot of money. Or at least that's the case in my house. Here are some tips to updating your children's rooms in a budget. 1. Convertible crib. If your baby is still in the oven, you can purchase a convertible crib which will grow with your child. It starts off as a crib, changes to a toddler bed, and then ends up as a full size bed. This option … [Read more...]

$40 FREE Credit to Paper Coterie! Free!

That’s right. The credit is absolutely free, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t take advantage of it. Simply click on the link above or this one, and start choosing your personalized products. They’ve got a couple of cute journals that I’m eyeing. If you’re a first time customer, enter coupon code Welcome2012 at checkout to receive $40 off. Standard shipping rates apply with no minimum purchase necessary. If you choose to use the coupon please let me know what you buy. … [Read more...]

5 Money-Saving Strategies

As a single mom of 2 daughters, I’m always looking for ways to save money, especially since I’m trying to pay off credit card debt. When I moved here to South Carolina, I had very little debt. But in the 4 1/2 years that we’ve been here, I’ve accumulated more than I’d like to admit. In order to pay off my credit cards (and my car loan) in less than 3 years, I’ve ramped up my money-saving strategies dramatically. 1. Use Coupons Every time I spend money, I try to spend less of it. And I do a … [Read more...]