an orange gift card to relay my post on spending gift cards

Gift Chards (a.k.a. Gift Cards, Spelled with a Silent H)

Gift cards aren’t always the perfect gift. Despite boasting no expiration date or fees, I checked the balance on mine and found big opportunity areas.


Full of Garbage

Moola Mom talks trash and discovers that it really can be cheap. No time to waste; become a garbage “compactor” today with her down and dirty tips!

a blue bank or school representing back-to-school shopping is costly

It’s Bank-to-School Season!

Moola Mom gears up for back-to-school shopping season. She compares her totals to the national average, demonstrating the extra costs of education.

an impossible triangle, symbolizing triangle savings


Moola Mom formulates that there are 3 sides to every story. Let this passage about triangles’ trifecta effect on time, quality, and money shape your mind!

a bag of money with value-driven key words in it, symbolizing collective spending power

Peaceful Change

Moola Mom rediscovers power in numbers when activating change in today’s world. This collective spending power will make you think twice before you buy!

moola family symbolized by a dollar bill with a silouette of a family on it

They Meme Well

It’s about time that I introduce my Moola Kids to the mix and you’ll soon see that the money doesn’t fall far from the money tree!

a green eye picture for my post about panel app

I Spy a Panelist Worth Talking About … You

I am under surveillance on a daily basis by Panel App, a tracking app that pays me money. I like being a “focus group of one” and you might too!

a business card handout, symbolizing how to win a free lunch

Free Lunch Free-for-All

Want to figure out an honest way to up your chances and win a free lunch in those infamous business card battles played out in restaurant fishbowls? You can with my secret trick!

an image of two faces with different make-up applications symbolizing alternating brands to save money

A Tale of Two Pretties

I really am the fairest of them all when managing my beauty budget. Seemingly counterintuitive, I find that alternating brands to save money works.

a slice of bread and butter, symbolizing the title of her post bread ends

Bread and Butter

Guilt gets me when I throw away bread ends because it creates food waste and money drain. Can my new habit be the best thing since sliced bread?