Category: shopping

Chanukah Gift Ideas

Oh!Nuts Company — all Kosher nut company. Great for Chanukah gifts. . Delicious. Mama Doni — released a CD called “Chanukah Fever.” She’s a Weird Al Yankovic type singer with a band (from NJ). Funny songs. I’m not Jewish, but I learned about…

Christmas Gift Ideas and Traditions

Cost cutting stocking stuffers Shop the Walmart after-Christmas sale for bath products, small toys, and Christmas-themed items. Save for following Christmas. Target $1 or the Dollar Store are also good, but be aware of small pieces, lead paint, and choking…

Black Friday and Me

I have a checkered past with Black Friday. I love it and hate it at the same time. The love is the deals. The hate is getting up early and braving the DC Metro traffic and the crowds!   Did I mention…

Suze Orman, I Need Your Help!

Next week, Parent&Child will be talking to Suze Orman! Like any mom I struggle with how to teach my children about money. I’m not the best money manager, so wonder how I will help my children become money savvy? I posed these…

Review: True Lemon

I saw a tweet about @truelemon and my head spun around really fast. What was this? A product? It sounded so good and refreshing. Or was it a really creative twitter name? I had no idea, so I clicked to see what it was…

Spendervention: Giveaway

When TJ Maxx and Home Goods arrived in my small town, it was a big-time news event. TJ Maxx shares a building with Home Goods. Both have separate entrances and cash registers, but the return desk is for both stores. I…