Make A Better Wish List, Before Black Friday

It can be hard to convert loved ones to our new frugal ways.  They are unable to truly adopt new priorities, without being ready to change their entire attitude regarding money.  While we won’t be shopping, there is no talking down the rest of them.  Black Friday and Cyber Monday, those “holidays” …

Mogl: A Discreetly Frugal App

My priorities have changed and I don’t care as much about what people think of me anymore.  While very liberating, it is also frustrating to explain to others again and again that we are choosing not to spend money on frivolous extras.  In addition, I can’t even tell most people about the …

A Shopping Lesson Plan For Toddlers

I wanted to do something different for homeschool with my almost five and three year olds, so I devised an educational game for them to play together using our awesome little cash register.  It teaches reading, colors, counting, and math skills.  And it’s pretty fun too!

My One Pair Of Sandals For Summer

“Harmony’s Toolbox” features products or services that I personally use and recommend. Let’s be honest: our closets are filled with far too much clothing and more pairs of shoes than we will ever need.  It is this overabundance that will allow me to achieve my goal of not purchasing any clothing …

Harmony’s Toolbox: Goodreads Is A Free Reading Organizer, And More!

“Harmony’s Toolbox” features products or services that I personally use and recommend. I’m always looking forward to those infrequent opportunities to relax and lose myself in a good book.  As a working mom, it’s hard to predict when I will have enough time to start, and finish, reading something new.  …

Harmony’s Toolbox: FREE Printable Lessons

“Harmony’s Toolbox” features products that I personally use and recommend. As a working mom, it’s hard not to wonder about the experiences of those who stay home with their children.  In the limited time that I have with my kids, it feels like there is always too much to do.  …

Harmony’s Toolbox: The Ladybug Game

  “Harmony’s Toolbox” features products that I personally use and recommend. Board games are a great way to spend time with your kids.  Our time together is limited, so I’m always looking for ways to make the most of it, instead of just sitting like zombies in front of the television.  I thought …

Harmony’s Toolbox: Bread Maker

“Harmony’s Toolbox” features products that I personally use and recommend. I was lucky enough to find this bread maker on Craigslist (brand new) and it is wonderful.  We were spending upwards of $5.00 per week on bread and now, spend approximately $1.00.  And it is so easy! The bread-making process …