Pennies & Blessings

I can’t believe I almost forgot to tell you about another place to hear from me… My friend Mandy from Pennies and Blessings, has a fabulous team of writers and I’ve joined them to share some Frugal Family Fun! Pennies and Blessings is so much more than a coupon/deal website. It offers information about living […]

10 Ways To Encourage A Home-bound Friend

While this post is highlighting ideas for someone home-bound, the ideas on this list could be used for all sorts of things! Encourage a mother-to-be on bed rest, a friend in the hospital, a family with a newborn, someone that doesn’t have family nearby, etc. As my blogging friend Laura so beautifully wrote, “Compassion is […]

Disney World on a Budget

I received an email from April and thought I would include my answer on the blog for anyone else who might be wondering the same thing. April wrote: I was just reading your vacation blog and wondered, how do you budget a trip for WDW and not miss anything??? Help me out, would ya. Thanks. […]

The Budget: Happy Brown House Style!

I’m going to let you in on a little secret about how we do our budget here at the Happy Brown House. First, I guess I should tell you that this budgeting thing hasn’t always gone smoothly around here. When you take two different people with different backgrounds, thoughts, habits, and you dump all the funds […]