First Time Moms Can Save Money Even with a Newborn – A Guest Post

Babies bring tremendous joy as well as incredibly large bills. You can save a bundle caring for your newborn baby in a variety of ways. Your savings can be used to start a college fund and that would be a truly wise investment. Formula Infant formula is a necessity for mothers that choose not to […]

Be a Sprout Head – A Guest Post

This is a guest post from Andrew at 101 Centavos.  He writes about practical freedom, one penny at a time. His blog consists of unequal parts personal finance, gardening, penny stocks, saving, and home cooking. A sprout head in the most benign sense of the word, that is.  Just crunchy green goodness, on sandwiches and […]

Link Love: Yakezie Post Swap: What Was Your Biggest Splurge?

Yakezie member’s exchanged posts on their biggest splurges.  Here are all the posts (thanks Narrow Bridge for the round up!) I took 10 days and took the trip of a lifetime to visit a friend in China. Read about it at The Saved Quarter. The Saved Quarter bought a Blendtec blender. Yes, the blender from “will […]

Guest Post: My Biggest Splurge Ever: A Blender.

This post is a guest post by The Saved Quarter.  It is part of a Yakezie organized blog post swap where participants write about their biggest splurge ever.  You can find my guest post over at The Saved Quarter.  I wrote about my trip to China more than 10 years ago. After killing three cheap […]

Check Out My Guest Post on $5 Dinners for Dairy Free No Bake Cookies

Yesterday evening, Erin at $5 Dinners published my guest post on dairy free peanut butter no bake cookies.  I tinkered with my grandma’s original recipe to make these dairy free so my daughter could eat some.  (She loves them!)  If you are visiting here from $5 Dinners, welcome!  You may be particularly interested in the […]

Making The Most of Your Flexible Spending Account – A Guest Post

This post comes from the NerdWallet.com team of personal finance bloggers and experts in helping consumers compare low APR and rewards credit card offers.  Understanding Flexible Spending Accounts Health care costs are continuing to climb, making it a top priority for consumers to get the best bang for their medical care buck. One of the […]

5 Tricks to Get Kids Eating Healthier – A Guest Post

This is a guest post by Miss T at Prairie Eco Thrifter. Parents have a significant influence on their children. How you speak, how you act, and how you eat, is modeled by your youngsters. One of the biggest ways you can influence your child’s life and future is with their eating habits. What they […]

5 Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Your Kids on a Rainy/Snowy Day – A Guest Post

 This guest post is by Mrs. Broke Professional, the better half of the husband/wife team behind Brokeprofessionals.com  Growing up I never knew my parents struggled financially.  My sister and I had all of the luxuries that our friends had and could even boast that our mom was home with us each day.  I suppose it […]

Check Out My Other Posts Around the Blogosphere Today

Today I have two posts outside Mom’s Plans.  First, I have a post at Free From Broke, “Send Credit Card Companies A Message By Using Cash Only.”    Do you  use credit cards regularly or have you made the switch to cash only?  I would love to hear your take on this. I also have a […]

Budgeting In the Pet Stuff

The following is a guest post from Crystal at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff, where she writes about finding the balance between paying your bills, saving for your future, and budgeting for the fun stuff along the way. I bet quite a few of you either have pets or take care of the pets that […]