Frugal Living 101

Family expenses can run high, and it may seem challenging at times to stay on budget. After all, there are often home repairs, car repairs, medical bills and more that seem to develop out of the blue. To better plan and budget for unexpected expenses and to continue to live successfully on a tight budget, you need to strategically keep your regular expenses as low as possible. These tips can help you to more successfully accomplish your financial goals.

10 Great Educational Family Vacations

One of the best ways to bond with your family and explore new destinations is to take a vacation together. When you want to have fun while having a getaway, it can also be the opportunity to have an educational experience. There are a few educational family vacations to consider taking when you’re ready for your next trip and want to create new memories.

Safe Summer: 3 Ways to Protect Your Kids from Recreational Injuries

Yes, summer is finally here, and many families are so looking forward to a stress-free and busy season. Exercising a bit of extra caution will help in making this an active, exciting, and safe break from school-year routines.

Top Vacation Articles

With Vacation season coming soon here are some vacation related articles you might enjoy:

Saving Secrets to Keep Your Next Family Vacation under Budget

Family vacations are something everyone looks forward to all year long. It’s a time where you can focus on being together and experiencing new things. Unfortunately, it seems like travel only gets more expensive, especially as kids get older and you need more cash for food, souvenirs, and plane seating. For your next family trip, use these tricks to make the ordeal a little less expensive.

How the Nautica Beach Chair Saved Me Hundreds of Dollars

This being prime vacation season I thought I’d tell you a bit about my vacation. On Monday I set out from Virginia on my way to a week on the coast of South Carolina. Fortunately for us the sharks are hanging out a few hundred miles North of here. The weather is beautiful and the water is warm and inviting.

But like most tourist areas it seems that everything is designed to separate the hapless traveler from his hard earned money. But being a die-hard “frugalista” I’ve worked out a system to keep my money where it belongs i.e. in MY pocket.

Arranging the Perfect Holiday Vacation

Managing to book the perfect vacation at a reasonable cost can be a difficult challenge for most holidaymakers, whether experienced or planning their first holiday. There are many different packages available, all at different costs, and it can be overwhelming for someone to choose where to go or which package to book. Comparing offers can […]

Family Travel Instead of Holiday Gifts

Today’s guest post comes from Jennifer Miller the author of The Edventure Project. Her family travels the world while educating the children.  I love reading about their adventures and lest you think they are neglecting  the children’s education their oldest daughter Hannah is 17 1/2 and is in her second year of online classes at […]