Category Archives: Saving Money

Tips on finding the perfect costume for your princess

    One of my favorite items to find for our Walt Disney World vacation was a princess dress for my daughter Lily. You simply cannot go to Disney without a princess dress! I made Lily a reservation at the Bippity Boppity Boutique so that she could get the full Princess experience. Lily talked about becoming a princess for months so I was so excited when I found this Deluxe Rapunzel Dress by Little Adventures. Here are some things I kept in mind when I was looking for Read more [...]

Frozen Hair Tutorials + a Frozen Sale!

  **This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.                                             Let it Go. Let it Go! Have you heard that delightful song as much as I have this year? My daughter loves Frozen and so do her cousins! When we went Read more [...]

Live Well Utah Giveaway to help you get healthy!

This year my husband and I have been focusing more on our health. More visits to personal trainers, more fruits and veggies, more water - the works. We've had some great small successes, but we have still have a long way to go! I recently had the chance to learn more about the Weigh to Health Program from Intermountain Healthcare. I spent the evening with a nutritionist and trainer getting excited about small changes that will make a big difference in my family's health and wellness.                                         The Read more [...]

More ways to save for Disney + $20 Disney Gift Card Giveaway

Last year I shared some of the ways we are saving for our Disney vacation. With our vacation coming up next month, it's time to update with more ways to save for Disney! 1. As I mentioned in my last post, saving for a Disney vacation boils down to determining the amount you need to save, dividing it up into monthly achievable amounts, and working toward it each month (my next tip will help you with that!). Some months I do great earning money with freelance writing and yard sale groups; Read more [...]

How to save for Disney – Disney deals!

  Welcome to my next post about saving money for your Disney trip. My first saving for Disney post talked about some of my favorite ways to make extra money for your vacation. Today I want to share how I am pinching pennies as I prepare for our Disney trip. When we go to Disneyland, my children love wearing costumes and Disney-themed apparel. When you buy on property it can cost a pretty penny! Even off-property, Disney apparel can be expensive. I like to start looking for Disney items Read more [...]

How to save for a Disney trip

Disney is a big part of our family culture. I grew up going to Disneyland and now that I've seen my own children's eyes sparkle at the sight of Disney magic - we are hooked on Disney family vacations! We are planning a Disney World  trip for next year. My brother priced it out and we discovered that it will cost about $6,000 for our family of 5 to go to Disney World. Did I mention we are saving for a down payment on a house and for our next baby as well? When we worked out our 2013 finances, Read more [...]

Wolf Mountain Ski Deal

  I went skiing on Wolf Mountain last Thursday and it was fantastic to get out of the inversion! FYI - if you live in Utah and have never been skiing before - Wolf Mountain is the perfect ski resort to learn. Full post to come on that soon. But until then .... Groupon is offering some fantastic deals on Wolf Mountain Ski Resort lift tickets! You can choose from these four options: $49 for two full-day adult lift tickets (a $70 value) $89 for four full-day adult lift tickets Read more [...]