Kelly Whalen

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Hershey At Christmas

I was invited to attend Sweet Welcome by the great folks at Hersheypark and will be sharing why you should consider a visit to Hershey at Christmas. …

Monday Meal Plan: What to Eat the Week of Christmas

This week is Christmas, a holiday our family looks forward to all year-long. It means we have a family feast planned, but not much by way of a …

Healthy Eating

47 Free Or Frugal Activities For Kids For Holiday Break

There may be 12 days of Christmas and eight nights of Hanukkah, but when your kids are off school for a week or two it can feel like there are 50 …

Holiday Home Makeover Made Easy #BestLight

The holidays are nearly here! EEK! I’m so not ready. But, at least my house will be holiday-ready with Lutron’s smart lighting devices. I’ll be able …

Frugal Living

How NOT To Go Broke This Holiday Season

Holiday shopping can be a weak spot for even the most money savvy among us. When it comes to giving to others it’s tempting to go overboard and bust …

Shop, Earn, And Own For The Holidays

Do you love to save? I know– me too! It’s one thing to save money in the bank, but saving money when you have to buy something is even better. With …

Savemoney

Real Talk About Death At Haven Life

<i>This is an excerpt from Haven Life’s blog.</i> We all like real talk. We’ll gossip about people we know. We’ll judge parenting choices. We’ll be sure to …

Frugal Living

Ultimate Holiday Planning Guide for 2015

It’s the holiday season, and when it comes to the holidays you need to have a plan in place to not only survive the holidays, but to stick to you …

Frugal Living

Earn Cash for College this Holiday Season with Upromise

While saving for college and gifts may not seem to go hand in hand, they can this holiday season with Upromise. You all know and love coupons, online …

50 Stocking Stuffers for under $1

Over the next several weeks I’ll be sharing holiday gift picks on a budget. You’ll find everything you need for a centsible holiday. Start with our …

Who Is Spending The Most This Holiday Season?

The biggest budgets this holiday season aren’t parents spending on kids, or millennial tastemakers buying the ‘it items’ this year. It’s also not …

Frugal Living

Vegan + Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is coming! That means ALL the food, but also in our house it means an allergy-friendly Thanksgiving menu. We have a few allergy …

Frugal Living

How To Sell Diamonds

Have you ever wondered how to sell a diamond? You may have considered it with diamonds that are a family heirloom or selling a ring that’s no longer …

Selling

HydraFacial Review: Is it worth the cost?

I was recently asked to try a HydraFacial-it’s an insanely moisturizing facial that’s perfect for fall, winter, and really year-round as we age. I …

How To Survive A Sick Day When You Have To Work

It’s cold & flu season and it’s also busy season here at CentsibleLife HQ. It seems like a recipe for disaster every year. The fourth quarter is …

Frugal Living

7 Ways to Save while Holiday Shopping

The winter holidays tend to be the time of year that makes me lose my mind with joy. I love everything about it. I love the decorating, the food, the …

25 Fall Family Activities for Less

It’s nearly Fall, and with it comes my favorite weather. Since Fall means cooler air we spend a lot more time outside, and I’m always looking for …

Frugal Living

50 Activities For Kids When There Is No School

Whenever the kids have a day off school I know I have to be prepared. I need to provide activities for the kids whether we’re at home or out and …

Kids

10 Budget Friendly Wardrobe pieces: Fashion Friday

I’m leaving for a trip on Saturday and while I have yet to pack, that isn’t stopping me from sharing great pieces that make traveling easy when I’m …

Clothing

How To Save Money On Haircuts And Hair Color

Haircuts and hair color can be expensive. There are lots of frugal ways around spending a small fortune on your hair, but generally they involve DIY …

Hair Color

9 Ways To Talk Alcohol With Kids

The conversation about alcohol may have started in your home already, but it’s not a one-time conversation. You have to be willing to talk alcohol …

Frugal Living

7 Ways to Raise Centsible Kids

Teaching kids the value of money can feel like an overwhelming challenge for parents. We may struggle with our own finances or have trouble knowing …

Personal Finance

How Credit Card Payments Are Changing

We’re used to paying with credit cards, but changes are coming to how we pay with credit cards. Two big changes are coming to Discover Card that will …

Credit Cards

Mix & Match Fall Fashion From Target

When it comes to creating a fall wardrobe one of the easiest things you can do is mix and match pieces to create multiple outfits you can use all …

15 No Candy Halloween Treats For Under 25¢ each!

I used to be a sugar addict. Halloween was always my favorite holiday as a kid, and as an adult. I always binged on candy from the second it came …

Will Travel: Kalahari Resort-Pocono Mountains

Today after the kids are done school (and after school activities) we’re packing up the van and heading to the Kalahari Resort in the Poconos …

8 Small Business Ideas For Teens

Do you have teens at home? We do, too. Most typical jobs (cashiers, clerks, etc.) require more experience and a lot more flexibility than many teens …

Frugal Living

2015 Menu Plan: Save $1,000s with Menu Planning

What if I told you I have a simple way you can save thousands of dollars every year? What if I told you it only took a few hours of planning?<p>Menu …

Personal Finance

40 Kids Halloween Costumes Under $30

Halloween costumes can be pricey so we put together a list of costumes you can buy that are all under $30 with many being even cheaper! The good …