Dealing with School Fundraisers

If you have school-aged children (or even children in pre-school), be prepared for an onslaught of fundraisers coming in to your home this year. From $15 rolls of wrapping paper to $25 tubs of cookie dough, the items for sale are not cheap. And the fundraising companies and schools are making it harder than ever to opt out or get away without paying a small fortune during the year. With diligent use of our resources, we can buy an entire week’s worth of groceries for the cost of one overpriced frozen dinner option. We have a policy at home that … Continue reading

Holiday Scrapbooking Gift Guide – part two

This is continued from Your Holiday Gift Guide part one. Hope these ideas will help you surprise and please the scrapbooker in your life. Technique Tuesday Stamps. ($10 – $30) Many scrapbookers also love stamping. One of my favorite stamp companies is Technique Tuesday. If money was no object, I think that I would want practically every stamp set that they offer. They sell beautiful alphabets in 3 different sizes as well as some wonderful images. Scrapbook Magazine Subscriptions. I love the idea of a subscription because the receiver can have something new to look forward to each month. Magazines … Continue reading