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Traveling with kids can be torture or a treat, depending on how well you've prepared ahead of time. Our resident mother shares her bag of tricks to both same time and sanity while enjoying a break from your everyday routing.

Resort-vacation packages sound oh-so tempting, particularly when skies are gray and snowstorms create bleak vistas. When buying into one of these offers, however, it's important to know many things you consider standard will actually cost you extra.

Office Christmas parties are so much more fun with a white-elephant exchange, but it can be difficult to know when you've gone beyond the pale with a gag gift. To help you out, we've assembled a massive list of gag gift ideas sure to keep the party rolling.

Airlines have gone overboard with overcharges but perhaps the most irritating are the luggage fees. First they hit us up for checking a bag and now they want to charge us for carrying on a large carry-on. It's gotten so out of hand we've come up with seven ways to avoid these nasty charges.

So you're on a diet and don't have a dime. That doesn't mean you can't afford to throw a 4th of July bash. You can cut calories and costs this holiday with our nine food and drink recipes.

Our dad loved getting presents but he was incredibly difficulty to buy for. Fortunately, he never minded when we came up with tried-and-true gifts that didn't owe a debt to originality.


It's the last minute and you still haven't found a present for Father's Day. Fear not, dad fans. We've compiled a list of 40 online merchants and the latest date at which you can order using free shipping codes for receipt by Father's Day.

Birthdays are a big deal when you're a kid. They're also a big deal to parents who have to figure out how they'll throw the perfect party and still pay the bill. If you need ways to save on a kids' birthday party, try some of these strategies.

It's no secret food prices have been on the rise, but that shouldn't ruin your plans for a big 4th of July BBQ. There are plenty of steps you can take to ssave a little extra cash and make your cookout special.

It's never too early to plan for gift giving expenses around the winter holidays. Here are a few tips to help you start saving money.