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Why Shopping With Your Mom (Or Daughter) Is a Good Thing

March 28, 2014 |

It used to be that moms couldn’t even be seen in the mall parking lot with their teens, often doing a drop-off a few blocks away. Now, moms and teens are (gasp!) shopping in some of the same stores and even borrowing items from each other’s closets. Gone are the days when prom dress shopping was a nightmare day in which moms protectively guarded their credit cards, refusing to pay for the “dress” the teen insisted was in style and that her other friends were all allowed to wear. Here’s why this prom dress season you may see moms and teens smiling in stores instead. Read More

How to Make Sure Your Online Diaper Deal Isn't Crappy

February 14, 2014 |

Tell me this hasn’t happened to you: You think you’ve just gotten a steal of a deal on diapers until you get home and notice that the box you bought is actually smaller than the one you usually buy. Suddenly, the diapers you thought were 20 cents each were actually 27 cents (and you shouldn’t have bought four boxes). This is a ridiculously easy mistake to make, considering that diaper packages have names like “Huge Box”, “Super Pack”, “Jumbo Pack”, “Giant Pack” and “Economy Pack.” Not to mention that in each of these categories there are six different sizes of diapers and the quantity of diapers in the box is different for every size.

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What Not to Buy at the Dollar Store

February 12, 2014 |

Many consumers love shopping at the Dollar Store. After all, everything is only one dollar, so you can’t go wrong, right? Wrong! It’s easy for shoppers to make impulsive buys at the Dollar Store because everything costs only a buck. However, you need to be concerned about quality and the amount of product you are getting for the price. Many items there can be bought elsewhere cheaper. Find out which items to keep out of your shopping cart on your next visit. Read More

What to Buy at the Dollar Store

February 10, 2014 |

Think a buck doesn't buy anything of value these days? Then you probably haven't been to your local Dollar Store lately. The Dollar Store is a fun place to shop because there are so many inexpensive things under one roof. Everything is just $1 and there are many great deals to be found. Here are some things that can be found cheaply there and should be picked up on your next visit. Read More

The Top 7 Shopping Problems Moms Face

December 23, 2013 |

Remember when you could whip through the mall with a list in your hand and check off item after item from all corners of the building in record time? If you have children, chances are you can’t. Those are likely very distant memories. Shopping with children is a whole other ball game.

Whether you’re Mom, Dad, Grandma or any other sucker who is dragging children around a mall as you desperately attempt to “get stuff done,” here are the top seven problems you may encounter when shopping with little helpers.

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Creative Custom Gifts: 10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Personalize

December 16, 2013 |

I bet you didn’t know you could personalize these ten items – and all at a great price. Whether your personalization place of choice is the photo center at a large department store (like Walmart) or an online business like or, you can personalize many items for under $30.

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Kids, Meet Coupons: How to Introduce Little Ones to Big Savings

December 9, 2013 |

Toy cash registers, a wallet full of pretend credit cards, Mom’s purse – these are all common, everyday items that kids love to play with. But, where are the coupons?

Chances are, as a visitor to, you’ve handled a coupon or two in your day, maybe even in front of children. It’s never too early to show children what coupons are and demonstrate the benefits of using them. Being smart with money is an important skill that they can start learning now.

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A Thanksgiving Shopping Schedule: Making Time for Family, Food and Fab Deals

November 25, 2013 |

Like it or not Black Friday is dead. Gone are the days when retailers packed all of their best deals into one day. And while some people lament the fact that Thanksgiving is no longer sacred here's the bright side-- you don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn on Friday if you don't want to. You can score deals Thanksgiving day. If you're wondering how to pack in plenty of family time around the dinner table while still scoring some incredible deals, here is a Thanksgiving shopping schedule to consider.

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How to Find the Best Clearance Racks

October 10, 2013 |

Sales are great, but the deals you can score on a clearance rack can be downright incredible. The key is knowing which retailers have the best clearance markdowns. These five retailers are notorious for being generous with the red sticker ... Read More

How to Make Your Kids Good Shoppers

October 7, 2013 |

Busy parents often tote their kids along to the grocery store, shopping mall or big box retailer. According to research conducted by Nickelodeon, kids influence two out of five purchases their parents make. And bringing your kids along with you could be another reason you end up with way more in your shopping cart than you planned. Research shows that moms do spend more during shopping trips when their kids are present, especially when it comes to groceries, toys and clothes.Read More

6 Affordable Potty Training Tools

January 21, 2013 |

We're all looking for ways to improve our lives and regain control of our finances this time of year. Since the average family spends about $2,000 on diapers per child, many parents with toddlers are probably making potty training a top new year's resolution. Plus, imagine all the time you'll save not having to change diapers! Potty training can be a dirty job, but these affordable tools may just help make the process a little easier.

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