Luggex Luggage Review (2023) – The Good, The Bad & The Top Choices!

In the ever-evolving landscape of luggage options, Luggex has emerged as a prominent player, offering a range of travel solutions designed to meet the needs of modern travelers. This comprehensive Luggex luggage review will dissect Luggex luggage from a scientific and materials science perspective, examining its strengths and weaknesses. By the end of this article, you … Read more

Samsonite Vs July – Which Brand Reigns Supreme In 2023

Samsonite and July luggage are two popular brands in the travel industry, known for their quality and reliability. While both offer a wide range of sizes and styles, catering to different travel needs and preferences, today we will test both brands, analyzing which is better and why you should go for it. In this Samsonite … Read more

Samsonite Vs Antler – 2023 Comparison Between the Brands – Which Is Better? Make Sure You Purchase the Right One!

Welcome to our luggage brand review, where we delve into the ultimate showdown between two giants in the world of luggage: Samsonite Vs. Antler. As frequent travelers search for the perfect travel companion, we aim to provide an overall verdict on which brand reigns supreme. With our expert analysis, we will compare and contrast the … Read more

15 Alternatives to Candy for Goodie Bags

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Putting together a child’s birthday party is a lot of work. Even if you’re not being super extra with the decorations, you still have an exhaustive list of stuff to plan. One of the things I dread most is goodie bags, and maybe not for the reason you’d think.

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How I Made $1,400 With Textbroker

How I Made $1,400 With Textbroker

Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. Textbroker is a great way to start out when you’re first looking to freelance as a ghostwriter or content developer. Generally, there’s a lot of freelance work out there, if you can find it. Many sites like Upwork, promise the concept of getting some side … Read more

Best Spooky Bedtime Books for Kids Who Love Scary Stories

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My kids love scary stories, even at bedtime! They’re in first and second grade, so while we’re still very mindful about what’s read to them before bed, they love spooky books. Both my husband and I grew up with the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books. If you’ve been on my site, you’ll quickly realize we love Halloween just a bit. While our kids love spooky books, we didn’t want to traumatize them with the Scary Stories series, as it’s for far older kids.

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Throw a Frugal Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

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Are you looking for easy Dr. Seuss birthday party ideas? Dr. Seuss may seem like a cliche party idea, but when Target has a bunch of Dr. Seuss goodies in their dollar bin, what’s a thrifty guardian to do?! So in July of last year, my daughter’s 2nd birthday theme was settled….7 months in advance. Yay for being prepared!

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How to Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Backyard Naturally

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Keeping mosquitoes away from your backyard is probably an annual battle, isn’t it? We’re in Central Illinois and looking for mosquito repellent solutions about half the year. If you’re like me, you don’t want your yard sprayed with chemicals that might hurt bees and other pollinators (not to mention the cost!)

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Mother Daughter Date Ideas for the Winter

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Are you looking for free mommy/daughter date ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Fortunately, many of these ideas will also work for Father/Daughter dates, Mommy/Son dates, or whole family fun!

As another year draws to a close and winter fully sets in, it can be hard to want to get up and go. Trust me, I get that — it’s due to be -16 °F as I write this!! Rather than setting your kids in front of the TV while you hide under blankets and cry over your holiday budget gone awry, why not use this quieter time of year and plan out a few Mommy/Daughter dates?

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Investing in a Chest Freezer: A Cool Way to Save

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If you’re like me, your grandparents had at least one chest or deep freezer or a spare fridge/freezer combo in their basement. My grandparents had both – a 30-year-old fridge/freezer and a newer chest freezer, and they were both stocked ALL the time. I believe it’s a byproduct of growing up in the Depression and not knowing if you’d have food at a later date. However, in any case, it was good economy to keep these simple appliances on hand.

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The Best Non-fiction Dinosaur Books for Kids

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If your kid loves dinosaurs and reading about them as much as mine, you will want to pick up a few of these books! While we love picture and story books, especially when they were younger, we also appreciate non-fiction dinosaur books. It’s important to us as parents that our children love reading fiction and non-fiction; reading about dinosaurs is a great place to start!

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Housing Market Teetering on the Brink: 15 Alarming Signals that Could Spell Boom or Bust – Are You Prepared?

The ever-fluctuating housing market has been the topic of speculation for decades. Financial experts, economists, and even regular home buyers often wonder about the stability of this sector. While it’s impossible to predict the future with certainty, there are certain signs that can provide clues. Here, we’ll explore key indicators – some suggesting a crash … Read more

SurveySavvy Review

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What if I told you I’ve found a survey site you could sign up for? Better yet – what if I told you I’ve found a survey site that can earn you hundreds without wasting your time? It’s SurveySavvy!

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Original Wisconsin Ducks – A Must Do in the Dells

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When I told my husband about the Ducks in Wisconsin during our vacation a few years back, he was confused at how excited I was. “We have ducks in Illinois”, he said, half-jokingly, but those aren’t the kind of ducks I meant.

These are the Ducks to which I am referring:

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Is InstaGC as Instant as Implied?

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Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. Is InstaGC worth my time, or is it just another scam survey site? Let’s discuss… As you hopefully already know, I wrote about how to make money via InboxDollars. I made over $50 in just about an hour with minimal effort. $50 might not be … Read more

How to Find Odd Jobs in Your Neighborhood

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One of the only downsides to finding a side hustle online is that they typically delay their payout. Remember being a kid, mowing a lawn, and immediately having cash in your pocket? That’s a great feeling, and you can recapture it in your neighborhood right now.

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Host a Freakishly Frugal Halloween Party

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My son’s birthday falls near Halloween, so we’ve gotten very good at the groove of spooktacular parties, and while throwing Halloween parties (or any parties, for that matter) can be as elaborate as you want it to be, we’ve mastered the cheap-but-awesome Halloween bash.

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Say No to Swag – A Swagbucks Review

Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. Is Swagbucks worth my time? My dear readers, if there’s one thing I can promise you, I will NEVER choose money over you. Swagbucks Review More than anything, I want to share how to get out of debt, build wealth, and spend more time with … Read more

Chuck E Cheese Birthday Party Review

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I’m so excited to share my experience hosting our first Chuck E Cheese birthday party! I’m a bit of a control freak, so I can’t say I wasn’t worried about how this party would go down, but it was even better than I could have expected.

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St. Louis Zoo Dinosaur Exhibit

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The Saint Louis Zoo has brought us something that has made my 7-year-old’s dreams come true – dinosaurs!! Don’t tell my kid this, but we had planned our trip to the St. Louis Zoo before we even realized it would happen right after the exhibit opened. Despite living only 90 minutes from St. Louis, my kids had never been. Now I’m not sure how we’ll ever top a trip that included dinosaurs!

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Disney Movie Club Review – Good Deal or Costly Mistake?

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Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. While I considered writing some music to accompany this Disney Movie Club review, I felt it was needlessly sadistic to subject you to my singing. Besides, if you’re reading a review of ANYTHING Disney, you likely already get more cutesy music in your life than … Read more

What Happened to Ebates?

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Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. If you have an Ebates account, you may have noticed something new in the banner area – Ebates is now Rakuten. Why Did Ebates Change Its Name? According to the Ebates/Rakuten website, “taking the Rakuten name most accurately reflects who we are today: a company that gives … Read more

A Review of InboxDollars

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Mama Say What?! is the new name for Thrifty Guardian. Looking for a review of InboxDollars? You’ve come to the right place! Today over my lunch hour I made $50! And now I’d like to show you how to do the same. What Is Inbox Dollars? InboxDollars was founded in 2000 by Daren Cotter and … Read more