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About Kate Loweth

Kate Loweth

Kate Loweth

Kate Loweth is writer, editor and mother of three who enjoys the sunny days in Northern California. When she's not searching out a good deal, Kate can be found teaching fitness classes, making her own jams or heading to the beach.

Posts By Kate Loweth

Go Big or Shop Small? Three Tips to Maximize Your Savings With Coupons

March 3, 2015 |

Thousands of Americans spend time each week clipping coupons. With the addition of smartphone apps that can also provide coupons to your favorite stores, there is definitely some money that can be saved if you know how to play the ... Read More

Throw a Touchdown of a Super Bowl Party

January 26, 2015 |

Touchdown! Whether you are a football fan or only a Super Bowl party fan, chances are you will be spending this Sunday watching Super Bowl XLIX. It is a great occasion to get some friends together and host a party ... Read More

Getting Fit Without A Gym Membership

January 9, 2015 |

A new year is here! If your new year’s resolutions include getting fit, losing weight or gaining strength, you might be thinking about joining a local gym. But having a gym membership is not a prerequisite to getting fit. Even beginners can accomplish these goals from home with very little monetary investment, which is great for those of us who overspent in the month of December!
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Top Apps To Help You Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

January 6, 2015 |

It’s 2015! Is this the year when you will quit smoking? Or will you finally maintain that healthy lifestyle that you want? Whatever your new year’s resolutions may be, there is an app that will help you meet those goals. So grab your smartphone and set yourself up for a year of success.
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Teacher Gifts That Really Say "Thank You"

December 17, 2014 |

It’s the time of year to say “thank you”, and teachers are always at the top of my list. They have the difficult job of teaching, nurturing, wrangling and dealing with my kids all day long – and for very little pay. But once again I’ve run into the question of what to get them for the holidays. Luckily, my family is full of teachers so I have polled them for their opinions on what they love to receive.
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Festive (and Frugal) Family Fun

December 11, 2014 |

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s also the most expensive time of the year, especially for those of us who have to play Santa for the little ones in our lives. In addition to buying gifts for all those people on your list, the holiday season is full of sleigh rides, photos with Santa and other activities that can send your budget into a tailspin.

Holiday memories do not have to cost a ton.  Here are some ideas to get you in the holiday spirit.
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Cheap Ways to Combat the Common Cold

December 3, 2014 |

The temps are down and that means just one thing – germs are in the air! The coming of winter brings sneezing, coughing and runny noses galore. But before you spend a fortune on medications to combat the common cold, check out some of these less-expensive home remedies that can help you feel better in a jiffy.
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Black Friday Dilemma

November 26, 2014 |

The most wonderful day of the year is almost here. Get ready all you shoppers, as Black Friday is right around the corner!

Do you plan to hang out in your jammies and shop from the comfort of your own couch? Or are you going to brave the crowds and see where the deals lead you? There are pluses and minuses to both strategies, so let’s take a look at the options to see what might be the best choice for your shopping needs.

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Gift Cards as Gifts - How to Get the Best Deal

November 25, 2014 |

Gift cards might not be the most sentimental choice for the thoughtful gift-givers out there, but I find that they are a great way to say “Thank You” and “Happy Holidays” to everyone from the mail carrier to my child’s ... Read More

Three Tips for a Terrific and Thrifty Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 |

Halloween is well behind us, the leaves are officially changing color and the days are getting colder. That means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Whether you are hosting two dozen family members or just a few close friends, ... Read More

Selling Clothes On eBay: 5 Tips For Success

October 16, 2014 |

The days are getting shorter and the weather colder. If you are like me, the change of seasons means it is time to pull out your fall and winter clothes to do the yearly inventory of what fits and what needs to be replaced. This is also a great opportunity to make a little money by selling those cast offs on eBay! Not only will you clear some space in your closet but you will put some cash in your wallet for those fab boots you have your eye on. Read More