Category: Reviews

Hello Again

Hello Again

Hello San Diego Bargain Mamas (and any Bargain Daddies out there) My name for those of you that don’t already know is Rabecca Ranaldi. I am just now climbing over the hill into my early 30’s and am reluctantly embracing the grey silver hairs, sore joints and temporary mid-life dementia (its totally a thing). I […]

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Changes; Goodbye and Hello

Changes; Goodbye and Hello

Hi Bargain Mamas! I have enjoyed exploring the world of blogging (since 2007, the Dark Ages of social media!)! freelancing and consulting. Determined to be an at-home mom and also bring in a supplemental income, I endeavored in uncharted territories and the pay-off became far, far more rewarding than I had ever expected to be! […]

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When Copying Pays Off

When Copying Pays Off

Being a copycat can pay off!  No, it’s not cheating – at least not in my mind; it is being resourceful and frugal.  Yes, I have something on my mind. Chicken wings, to be specific.  One of my comfort foods – OK, my top comfort food – is hot chicken wings, but not just any […]

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Dealing With Homework Blues

Dealing With Homework Blues

This is a re-post: Your kid’s homework regiment gettin’ you down? It seems as if school children today take home a considerable amount of homework and we parental types are more and more questioning how necessary their load truly is!  As “SDBM” I try to share tips to help parents save both time and money, so while this this post’s topic is a bit different, it still is on […]

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Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

My 10 ten-year old son (and Minecraft enthusiast) wrote this fun blog post! Did you know that video games can be good for you? Some people are surprised to find out that Minecraft is actually beneficial for children for three main reasons: to educate yourself, solve problems, and practice cooperation. First of all, Minecraft is very […]

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