Category Archive: Baby

Jul 02

The Best Baby Toy of All Time?

My ten month old daughter has found a new toy that she loves much more than any of the fancy $20 and $30 dollar ones that I have bought her so far.  It makes noise, has various textures on it, and fits just right into her little hands.  She laughs and screams with delight almost continuously as she plays with it.   What is it, you ask? Continue reading ...

Sep 30

Fisher-Price Recalls Millions of Items

Mattel has announced a massive recall of millions of Fisher-Price products. Please check the recall list to make sure that these products are not in your home.

Making good purchase decisions has a lot to do with previous brand experience and brand reputation. Fisher -Price has been around forever, and they have a good reputation for safety and quality. I remember using the Fisher Price garage, the Continue reading ...

Sep 27

Diapers, Diapers, Everywhere …

My three week old girl is going through a king’s ransom of diapers. Her little excretory and digestive systems boast a most undeniably royal output of 8-10 diapers full per day. Not bad for a little almost 9 pound princess. The problem, besides the princely sums I must pay to cover her bottom with diapers, becomes how to best get rid of them. I have found a frugal living method Continue reading ...

Sep 23

FREE STUFF: Baby Backpack and Formula

I love free stuff.  It is kind of nice knowing that some things in life are still free;  it’s also great getting something for nothing (well, almost nothing).  As a new dad, I have turned a begun to devote more of my less available leisure time to getting more with less with baby.  As any parent knows (and I am only beginning to know), babies are expensive. Continue reading ...

Sep 19

Batteries – Get More With Less

I seem to go through a lot of batteries since my baby was born (even sizes like C and D which I had practically forgotten even existed since I got rid of my boom box and gave up break dancing in the eighties).  These are some of the new baby appliances that use batteries: white noise machine (3 AAs), vibrate mode on swing (1 D size battery), swing and music Continue reading ...

Sep 07

Money Saving Idea for Baby Wipes

Disposable baby wipes are really expensive and extremely wasteful.  I am beginning to see how expensive everything baby related is and I have turned my attention to how to do more with less with my new baby girl.  How can a frugal living parent get more for their money? Continue reading ...

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