Dana Does Thrifty Holiday Fun with the Kids

I am proud to announce the Vanicek Family Christmas Tour 2017 has officially begun! No, we are not a Christmas rock band, although I do have enough boys to start one adorable boy band. I'm talking about holiday events around the area, and even traditions we've created in our own family. And if you know …

Dana Does ‘Tis the Bittersweet Season

The holidays. It's the most wonderful time of the year according to Christmas carols. I personally LOVE celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. However, this time of year is very bittersweet. It can vary year by year, moment by moment, event by event, but this time of year has a way at times of reminding me of who …

Dana Does Confessions of a Thrift-aholic

I have a confession to make. My name is Dana, and I'm addicted to the thrifty life. I get a serious high off of a good deal. I mean, blood pumping, feelings of sheer euphoria, a complete intoxicating experience. I've told my husband when I die to sprinkle some of my ashes in the clearance …