Tips for Shopping at Kids’ Consignment Sales

How to Rock Kids' Consignment Sales - Tips for shopping at kids' consignment sales so you can save money!

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post with Tips for Shopping at Kids’ Consignment Sales may contain affiliate links. It always seems like my kids are growing at lightning speed. Sometimes it is almost like they have a super power where they can outgrow their clothes overnight! Am I the only one who feels this way? That is why I do not like to spend a lot of money on their clothes. As a young widow and single mom of three young children who need new clothes every season, I simply can’t afford to fork over the big bucks on clothing. … Continue reading

Tips for Prepping Items for Kids Consignment Sales

How to Rock Kids' Consignment Sales - Tips to Prep Your Stuff so it Sells!

Kids are constantly growing out of their clothes, shoes, and even toys! What do you do with all of that stuff they no longer need? If you are frugal like me, a good idea is to sell it in kids consignment sales or mom-to-mom sales. I have participated in 6 kids consignment sales over a 3-year period as a seller and a buyer. Not to toot my own horn, but I’ve been pretty successful at getting rid of the “old” in order to make money (and room) for the “new.” To help you out, I’m sharing what I’ve learned with … Continue reading

11 Children’s Books to Read this Earth Day

11 Books to Read this Earth Day - So many good books to teach preschoolers and toddlers about helping the environment! - Earth Day books for kids - Books about Earth Day

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post with children’s Earth Day books contains affiliate links, from which I make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks!  With April being Earth Month, and Earth Day on April 22, I began focusing our kindness discussions being kind to the earth. As I started talking about Earth Day with the kids, my 4-year-old asked, “But what can the little kids do to help the Earth?” As Super Why would say, “When we have a question, we look in a book!” So, we have spent a lot of time reading Earth Day books to learn … Continue reading

Beyond Recycling: 8 Easy Ideas to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Beyond Recycling: Easy Ideas for an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle - Unique ideas to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day

Disclosure: For your convenience, this post of ideas to celebrate Earth Day contains affiliate links from which I make a small commission at no additional cost to you. There are a lot of basic ideas that most of us have heard in order to celebrate Earth Day. Typically we hear about planting a tree, recycling, or carpooling. But what else can we do to really make a long-lasting impact that extends beyond Earth Day? I have been passionate about the environment since I was a kid. Even back then, TV channels like Nickelodeon and Disney were teaching kids about the importance of the … Continue reading

Dream of a GREEN Christmas: How to have an Eco-Friendly Holiday

Thank you BuyGreen.com for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. The holidays are here! It’s the time of year for family gatherings, food, and presents! But along with those fun and enjoyable things, there can also be a lot of waste. After the many parties, trash cans are full of disposable dishes, product packaging, and gift wrap. And as someone who is passionate about the environment, this isn’t something I like to see. I want to share that it is still possible to have a great holiday season, while being eco-friendly at the same time! I have so … Continue reading

Earth Hour 2014 Participant

Did you participate in Earth Hour this year?  I did!!! If you’re not familiar with Earth Hour, I talk about in this post, click here to read all about it! Anyways, as I was saying, I participated in Earth Hour this year.  From 8:30pm to 9:30pm, I turned off all the lights and lit some candles!  I was actually also working on my laptop at that time, so I unplugged it.  I’m not really sure if that was helpful or not though! 🙂 It was kinda fun!  And different!  I almost felt like I was in the “olden days” when … Continue reading

How to Join Earth Hour 2014

Just last week, I was reminding my mom to throw something, maybe a glass jar, into the recycling bin. She said, “You know, you’ve always been that way.” I asked, “What way?” thinking it was about something bad. She replied, “Into recycling and saving the earth.  I remember telling my co-workers about things you were doing when you were just a little girl.” Oh… Yeah, it’s true.  I have always been passionate about the environment.  When I was a little girl, maybe 7 years old, my friends and I had a “Save the Earth” club.  We would pick up trash … Continue reading