Monthly archive: December 2011

Another area that some people plan to improve on with the new year is to get more organized. Crystal at Money Saving Mom had recent posts with a number of free resources and organizing resources to organize your life. There are a variety of products and resources available and it is best to find resources [...]

At the beginning of each year, many people think of it as a time to start new things or change things. Two of the most common areas people want to improve are weight loss/working out and finances. With either area, it works best to take small steps instead of trying to make big changes overnight. [...]

If you want to learn about woodworking or have experience but do not have the tools or space to do it, there is a new business for you. The DIY Wood Studio has recently opened at 3231 4th Ave S, Studio A in Fargo. It is a membership based workshop space. It offers state of [...]

One way people are using to save money is to participate in a Pantry Challenge. They try to go a month by using items in their pantry and freezer. They do buy some groceries, but try to limit trips to the store by using things they have on hand. This will cut down on your [...]

If you have kids, you are probably looking for ideas to keep them busy during the holiday break. Here are some ideas of projects to do with them, Cars Day, Winnie The Pooh Day, Homemade toys and Handprint projects This is part of a 90 day Holiday Countdown, previous posts can be found here

I hope you are having the opportunity to enjoy the holiday with your family and friends. Here is a post I wrote last year about buying holiday items you use year to year at after Holiday sales. This is part of a 90 day Holiday Countdown, previous posts can be found here

Norad is one of the websites that you can use to track Santa’s progress on Christmas Eve. You can see where Santa is at by using Google Earth and the Norad website. There are also games on the site to play. There are apps for smartphones that you can download to use the program on [...]

If you still have holiday shopping to do and are planning on going shopping tomorrow, I would suggest checking the stores hours. Most stores will be open tomorrow, but many are different hours than normal Also, on Christmas Day, some grocery stores may be open for limited hours. And if you are traveling, keep in [...]

Hopefully you have your gifts purchased by now. If you do not or if you do not have them wrapped yet, here are some gift wrapping ideas. This is part of a 90 day Holiday Countdown, previous posts can be found here.

Stores are usually busy with return of items after the holidays but this year there has been an increase in the number of pre holiday returns. Some speculations for the pre holiday returns are finding a better price, realizing they don’t have the money and buyer’s remorse. Some people have purchased items and once they [...]