Money Saving Dinner Tips for 5

When you have a large family, cooking quickly becomes a chore and a major expense. As a mom of five, I find it more difficult as the years go by to find food options that each child likes as well as ones that are affordable to purchase. I have to be thrifty and prepare enough food so that everyone leaves the dinner table satisfied. Thankfully, over the years I have learned how to save money and cook for a large group, allowing me to have leftovers and Read More …

The Yearly Recovery after the Holidays

Once the holidays are over, this mom of 5 needs a break! It can be exhausting having 5 children, running here and there, during the holiday season. When you have kids, the holidays are fun but also exhausting. You can have holiday programs, events, parties and more. Once the holidays are over, you must figure out a way to recover. My family has a few tips to help you get the rest you need and be comfortable in your home after the holidays are over. Check them Read More …

How We Save Money As A Big Family

Saving money is very important for every family, but especially when you have several children.  As a mom of five, I had to learn how to save money quickly so that we would still have money left over for essentials, including savings. Children are expensive and the more you have, the more you have to spend. Below are a few of my favorite tips on how to save money when you have a big family.   Thrift Store Shopping I love to go thrift store shopping. I Read More …

Big Families = Money Making Machine

Most people cannot seem to wrap their head around a large family in today’s society. If you have more than two children, people wonder why you didn’t stop! Having five kids, I constantly hear from people about how hard it must be and why did I keep having children. Essentially this is my choice, but most people do not see it that way.   Big Families in the Past In the past, it was not unusual for a family to have 5, 6, even 10 children. Kids Read More …