Giveaway: Financial Peace University

In early 2009, Kyle and I became debt-free, and we vowed to never go in to debt again. By August of that year, we saved up a fully-funded, six-month emergency fund. That November, we went on a family vacation to Paris, the first time we had gone on a trip as a family, just for (read more…)

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How to Cook Everything, by Mark Bittman

My favorite books

Time for another giveaway! And this year, I wanted to mix it up a bit for Home for the Holidays and make it a bit more personal, from me to you. Today I’m giving away a collection of my favorite books—not all my favorites, of course (oh goodness, that would cost me a million dollars), (read more…)

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Giveaway: KitchenAid Waffle Baker

Today is the first day of our annual Home for the Holidays week! And I’m psyched to kick it off with a fun giveaway, the first gift I’m highlighting for your holidays. We love KitchenAid in our household. Quality appliances that last a near lifetime, and beautiful to boot. This naturally includes their stellar Waffle (read more…)

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Weekend giveaway: a-thread

Today’s weekend giveaway comes from Simple Mom sponsor a-thread. Based in L.A., a-thread is an online boutique that’s all about giving back – their motto is, “Look good, do good.” Find out more about a-thread, in their own words: “a-thread is a new boutique that just celebrated its six month anniversary, and we aim to (read more…)

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Weekend giveaway: Plan to Eat

Today’s giveaway comes from loyal monthly sponsor Plan to Eat, a genius little online program that pretty much does everything for you but actually cook your meals. This is a simple tool that allows you to store your favorite recipes (and import them from around the Internet!), create menu plans using those recipes, and even (read more…)

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