Category Archives: money-saving

Dinning Room Chair Make-Over Ideas

There are just a few things you need to go yard-saling: a little bit of cash, good weather, and an imagination. A few weeks back we showed you how to turn a dud dresser into a stylish and functional storage … Continue reading

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Tour Your Hometown for Summer Entertainment

At themotherbaord.com we’ve had our ear to the ground searching for unique ways to keep our kids entertained this summer. During our search we found a fun—and most of the time, free—idea you might want to try. Local tours. Let … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Update a Garage-Sale Dresser

If you’re looking for a new dresser on a budget, try these cheap and creative ideas from themotherboard.com. You’ll be able to update any dresser from a garage/yard sale to match your style. 1. Old or worn-out knobs? No big … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Help!

What do you get a dad for Father’s Day who says “Anything’s fine!” or “I just want to spend time with you and the kids.”? First of all, isn’t that why you love him? So easy to please! Second, all … Continue reading

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Fight Summer Boredom with These Ideas

“I’m bored!” Yep, you’re going to hear it! That short sentence that means the kids will soon be at your feet begging for a summer entertainment schedule. TheMotherboard.com has put together ideas to save us all. Here are a few … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Like It, Then Paint It

Paint is an inexpensive way to spruce up your home (exactly what we moms are looking for). Here are ideas from themotherboard.com and other moms that will help you save your money (for something fun like a vacation) and still … Continue reading

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Bed & Breakfast Staycation Home Makeover

Are you skipping exotic travel destinations this year to save money? Join the club – many Americans are staying home and finding local attractions to entertain the family. If you’re staying home, but are looking forward to some R&R, themotherboard.com … Continue reading

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Brighten Up Your Kitchen (Using Easter Decorations)

Easter items will be going on sale soon and it will be the perfect time to purchase low-cost colorful decorations to give your kitchen a facelift. Here are ideas from themotherboard.com to bring the colors of spring into your kitchen. … Continue reading

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Weekend Project: Affordable Bedroom Storage

There are two things Motherboard Moms agree on: we need more storage space and we need to clean/organize. My goal is to spend one weekend transforming my bedroom to add storage and clear clutter, which means less stress. Here are … Continue reading

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We found your missing money!

TheMotherboard.com found it! You left it at the grocery store :) Below are three simple ideas other Motherboard Moms are using to save $600, $700, and even more each year on food. Save $120 a year: Make breakfast Making your … Continue reading

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