Date Night on a Dime

While the pocketbook may be getting squeezed these days, many a parent may think that this means eliminating a night out on the town. Yet a down economy doesn’t mean spirits can’t be up. While times are tight, parents need a special evening together all the more in order to decompress, rejuvenate the spirit, and reconnect as a couple.

This article provides ideas for fun and frugal romance. From cheap eats to outdoor adventures, there’s something here for every interest — and budget. (693 words)

Breakfast in Bed: Step By Step Tips for Dads and Kids

Sometimes Dads need a little nudge in the right direction. Especially when it comes to Mother’s Day. It’s not a birthday. It’s not an anniversary. It’s not Christmas. However, it is Mother’s Day, for pete’s sake! And most mothers desire a little acknowledgement for nine months of aches, pains, nausea, vomiting, not to mention whatever happened in the delivery room, and the years of diaper changes, nose wipes, and homework helps that follow.

At 948 words with a sidebar complete with checklist, this article offers that little bit of encouragement to Dad. Not only does it provide easy breakfast recipes for Dad and kids to prepare together, but it also suggests presentation ideas that will bring a smile and a surprise to any mom. All of this told in a light-hearted way.