Holiday shopping is a huge stress ball for many, because they wait until Black Friday to START shopping. Holly's got amazing tips to alleviate the stress, save money, and save a whole lot of time!
Impulse purchases kill a budget. It's never a good idea buying things without thinking it through. How can you avoid snap decisions at the register?
Dog lover holiday gift ideas for those with new fur babies, & older ones, too! New pet owners, and established pet owners, love gifts for their fur babies.
Artisanal holiday gifts to buy for food-loving friends and family. Themed gift boxes, or customize your own for your loved ones for the holidays.
Kids are heading back to school soon, and with hot days going well into November these days, it’s important to keep kids cool and fresh each day. Start with back to school shopping. Cushion their first day back to school with Hanes, and basically all of their school days, right? Socks, underwear and tees, are [...]
Personalized engraved JORD Watch for Dad? Why haven't I thought of this sooner? I had no idea wood watches existed, and that they could be personalized, that's why! I think wood watch, I think cheesy looking. Well, I used to. JORD Watches couldn't be further from cheesy. You'd never know many of them are made [...]
Gifts Moms will love. If she doesn't, too bad, these are all customized! We all know we try every year to get the perfect gift for our mother, and more often than not, from the look on her face, you fail. It is what it is. This year, she'll have to love something from this [...]
Minecraft Xbox One S console is available at Best Buy. I've heard many parents saying their kids put it on the old Christmas list, because, you know, Minecraft <insert exasperated sarcastic tone here>. Seriously, it's all my son thinks about. However, it could be worse. As far as I can tell, Minecraft is a decent game. [...]
Last minute gift requests are possible with Groupon Coupons. Normally, my kids NEVER ask for anything. Doesn't matter the occasion, they never ask. Whatever I choose to purchase, and give to them, works for them every year. This year? Well, this year, my Little Miss has chosen to make last minute gift requests. I was [...]
Unlocked Smartphone savings event at Best Buy for holiday gifting. Best Buy loves to make holiday gifting much easier for all of us! Technology for the win.
Five tips to save money shopping over the holidays can help take the stress out of gift giving, right? Honestly, the holiday season is often a stressful time. Especially when it comes to finances. The average US shopper spent approximately $850 dollars in 2016, according to the National Retail Federation. Look at the cost of [...]
A common prelude to most articles on spending and saving is the emphasis placed only on the economic implications that you will suffer if you overspend. This is true. Many people have filed for bankruptcy because of their poor spending and saving habits. What writers and analysts fail to mention to you is the health [...]
Heading back to school with a little help from Momtrends is always a great start to the school year. Little Miss loves to have new, trend-setting goodies, to start off her school year. She's heading into her final year of elementary school [give me a moment, I still can't believe she's going into fifth grade.] [...]
Dealspotr shoppers save money, but also a lot of time. So many stores, so many deals, coupons, and sales, all in one place!
Walmart's Stock Up and Save event for spring is the best way to get you, and you family, ready for spring and the spring cleaning madness!
Be prepared for St. Patrick's Day: dinner, dessert & fun.
It has arrived. As always, it's here before Black Friday shopping will take place! Know what the kids will love before you head out to go shopping. Plus, know what the adults in your life will want for the holidays! My partner, Philzendia.com and I create our annual Holiday Shopping Guide under our brand, BroadCast [...]
When I saw Sands Alive! at Sweet Street in NYC, I knew my kids would love to watch Sands Alive! glow magically. I didn't want to play with it at all....
Our previous tablet died, and soon we were heading to Orlando. Thankfully, we were given an assist by LeapFrog with their new LeapPad Platinum.
Knowing what will make the perfect birthday gift is not easy. The gift ideas page provides gift inspiration you'll need with lists of ideas for everyone!
I love receiving a box full of goodies to check out, and give my honest opinions about. Simple Influenster pleasures in life.
Yup, pretty much all kids are out of school by now. It's summer vacation and I'm sharing my 5 hot toys for summer for the kids!
I've been super busy over at Shopswell.com. I'm excited to be shopping smarter together, because that's how November Sunflower started out so many years ago. My goal was to help people shop smarter! It's still a primary goal I have, because I'm always sharing my thoughts about EVERYTHING I buy; everything I see; and everywhere [...]
Picture this...you're in the shower, ready to wash your hair. You grab the bottle of shampoo, turn it over and squeeze the bottle with what YOU THINK is the perfect amount of pressure to get the perfect amount of shampoo. You were wrong. Half the bottle ends up in the palm of your hand, and [...]
Honestly, video games are something that are still relatively new to me. My nephews play all kinds of games on their various consoles. In our house, there's still an original Wii. Nope, not the most recent WiiU. It's just the Wii. Our most up-to-date gaming system? Both kids have Nintendo 3DS handhelds. Anything we get, [...]
It's always lovely when printing is made easier! It's time to introduce HP Envy 5660 e-All-in-One Printer, made for easier printing from your smartphone, tablet, and of course your desktop! WiFi is a beautiful thing, but my favorite part? It's got nothing to do with the cool feature of being able to print to the HP [...]
TTPM Spring Toy Showcase had popular brand toys, of course. Lego has all kinds of Star Wars building sets. Mattel was there with lots of Frozen inspired toys. Nickelodeon was loaded up with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob and more. What I loved seeing were not just "the can't miss toys" like [...]
My love for office supplies is quite strong. Just the thought of a trip to an office supply store gets me very hot and bothered. All the folders, staplers, paper clips, notebooks, date books, office chairs and the best of the best: pens. Yes, pens. I have no problem stating I'm an office supply junkie. [...]
Shopping. It's what I'm good at. I'm not afraid to toot my own shopping horn. It's how November Sunflower started back in 2009. I was an expert shopper, who found not just great deals, but amazing ways to pay for the goods I purchased with gift cards I earned for free. It's "my thing." I'm [...]
Music is probably the only thing in our family's life that unites us in ways we can't even understand. I'm not a musician, nor do I sing very well. However, there's something about music that calms me, and it can change my mood in a millisecond. I can get into the car in a crappy [...]