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10 New Year Resolutions That Save Money


One of the biggest things people want to change in the New Year is how they spend their money. Check out these 10 New Year Resolutions that save money. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

The New Year is quickly approaching, isn’t it? It’s as if the New Year just happened. One of the biggest things people want to change in the New Year is how they spend their money. Check out these 10 New Year Resolutions that save money. 10 New Year Resolutions That Save Money Making a List for Groceries- Before you head into that grocery store for groceries, make a list of what you need. If you go in there without a list, you’re bound to spend money that goes beyond your … [Read more...]



The Garden Classroom

If you are unable to grow a garden or just want to supplement your own produce with more fresh foods, a farmers’ market is a great place to go. Children can learn about local foods, what grows in the area and what is absent.

There is a real disconnect between many children and the food they eat. Real food does not just appear in a grocery store. Chicken does not come from the freezer section. Teaching kids where their food comes from gives them more appreciation for the work that goes into putting food on the table. The outdoors provides a learning environment like no other. Lessons outside encourage resourcefulness. Getting out and interacting with the world teaches lessons the classroom is ill-equipped to … [Read more...]


Coupons for Good: How to Save Money Planning Your Next Family Vacation

Whether you use a frequent flyer card or simply join loyalty programs, it pays to sign up and accumulate points that you can use toward travel.

Planning a vacation for a family with kids can get expensive quite quickly. Starting with airfare, lodging, and car rentals alone can bring the price tag way up. A budget doesn't have to stop you and your family from enjoying some time away from home, however. Lots of families have figured out the best tips and tricks for traveling on a budget, and saving money starts in the planning stage. Accumulate Points Whether you use a frequent flyer card or simply join loyalty programs, it … [Read more...]


Coupons for Good: 4 Tips and Tricks for Finding Great Package Vacation Deals

Make Your Destination Flexible

Package vacations are a smart way to visit somewhere new without spending too much money. Finding the perfect vacation package takes some research and a different set of expectations than you're used to when you travel. Packages offer fantastic opportunities to visit places you wouldn't otherwise see. Make Your Package Vacation Destination Flexible   Image via Flickr by wka Finding a vacation package for the exact place you want to visit during the perfect time of year is nearly … [Read more...]


Coupons for Good: 3 Ways to Travel with Companies That Give Back

3 Ways to Travel With Companies That Give Back

Today’s travelers have plenty of options to consider when choosing companies that provide transportation services and accommodations. With so many companies to choose from, it makes sense to focus on those that give back to the community instead of hoarding their profits. Follow these three tips the next time you arrange travel plans for yourself or your family. Research Airlines to Learn More About Their Charity Efforts   Image via Flickr by mrkathika A little research … [Read more...]


Beginner Tips for Cross Stitching That You Don’t Want to Miss

Cross stitching is a hobby that some people enjoy doing. It is a great way to relax and keep your fingers busy. Let these beginner tips for cross stitching help you get started! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Cross stitching is a hobby that some people enjoy doing. It is a great way to relax and keep your fingers busy. I wanted to share some tips for those who may be new to cross stitching or just want to spruce up their cross stitch skills. Beginner Tips for Cross Stitching That You Don’t Want to Miss Work at getting your stitches even When cross stitching, you most likely want to keep your stitches as even as possible. When you are cross stitching, you will have more luck with even … [Read more...]


7 Tips for Camping with Babies

Here are 7 tips for camping with babies that will help ease the stress and help things go more smoothly.

Summertime comes with fun family activities. One relatively inexpensive way to spend time together as a family is camping. Camping can be a great time to relax and commune with nature. If you have a little one, camping may seem a little more stressful than it normally would be. It doesn't have to be an overwhelming, stressful experience.  Here are 7 tips for camping with babies that will help ease the stress and help things go more smoothly. 7 Tips for Camping with Babies Planning … [Read more...]


3 Tips To Have The Best Summer Party Ever

3 Tips To Have The Best Summer Party Ever

Summertime is here, and that means time spent outdoors with friends and family. When the sun goes down, the fun can increase if you plan a party that everyone will love. Putting together a party that will go down in history as one of the greatest of the summer is a daunting task, but it's one that is possible if you take a few simple tips into consideration.   3 Tips To Have The Best Summer Party Ever First, consider your activities and location. If you want your guests to enjoy some … [Read more...]


Food For A Crowd On A Budget

One downside to feeding a lot of people is the cost associated with it. Check out these food for a crowd on a budget tips and don't break the bank! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Having people over to my house is one of my most favorite thing. I LOVE to feed a large crowd and there is no doubt about that. However, one downside to feeding a lot of people is the cost associated with it. Check out these food for a crowd on a budget tips. Food For A Crowd On A Budget Buy Meat in Bulk A lifesaver for feeding a large crowd is to buy your meat in bulk. Hamburger, hotdogs, and chicken can all be purchased in large quantities. I love buying meat like … [Read more...]


Discovering the Art of the Insurance Bundle

There are a few reasons to explore your options and a few tips to ensuring you get maximum savings. Don’t pay your insurance agency any more than you need to!

Managing family finances and staying on budget is a challenge. Every parent knows this, but there are few moments as satisfying as the realization that you’ve successfully saved money. Whether it’s a coupon, rebate or discount deal, you probably can’t contain your glee at these simple triumphs. A dollar saved might be an extra dollar in the college fund, or it might fund a little something extra for yourself. The rush is undeniable, so you’re probably on the lookout for new ways to snag … [Read more...]


Amazing Facts About Cherries

The next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. - Teaspoon Of Goodness

There’s no doubt that cherries are amazing little creatures. Not only do they taste delicious, they are well priced. However, the next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. Amazing Facts About Cherries Cherries actually arrived in America around the 1600’s. It’s safe to say that Americans have been enjoying cherries for quite some time. Did you know it takes around 250 cherries just to make a … [Read more...]


Getting Ready for Camping With Kids

Getting Ready for Camping With Kids - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Spring has sprung and that means its time to book your camping trips for the summer. Camping with kids can be a ton of fun, but it also takes a lot of preparation. You don't just need to air out the tent and make sure the air mattresses still hold air, you also have to make sure that you have all the supplies you will need to keep the kids occupied, happy and safe. The camping trip really starts long before you even leave the house, and for the kids it can be an exciting … [Read more...]


10 Cheap Kids Summer Activities

Planning summer activities for the kids doesn't have to mean spending a fortune. These 10 summer activities can all be done on a budget! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

With Summer approaching quickly, you may be getting stressed thinking about how you are going to keep the kids busy during their time off.  Sure they can play at home or in the yard, but kids will start to feel cooped up quickly and having some planned summer activities is a great way to keep the stress levels down in the house. Planning summer activities for the kids, though, does not have to mean spending a fortune.  There are plenty of cheap activities out there for your kids … [Read more...]


7 Accessories Men Should Have on Their Fashion Must Have List

7 Accessory Fashion Must Haves

Dressing the part is only half the battle. Whether you’re on your way to a job interview or rushing to a client meeting, appearances count. While attitude is a factor, what you wear—from your watch to your shoes—say a lot about what kind of person you are. If you want to set the right tone for a meeting and make the best first impression possible, here are a few shopping tips we put together for you. Accessories Men Should Have on Their Fashion Must Have … [Read more...]


Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure

Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure - Farmer's Wife Ramble

With Spring and Summer always bringing your favorite sandals out of the closet, it is time to consider some of our tips for a great budget friendly at home pedicure. Nobody wants to wear open toed shoes without freshly painted nails, but a pedicure can cost a lot at your local salon. This year, you can give your feet and toes the luxury experience at home and on a budget. Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure Invest in the right tools. One of the best parts of a … [Read more...]


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