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How I Made Money Blogging in my First Month

How I Made Money Blogging in my First Month

My third child was born at the end of February. With her birth came the realization that I had no business going back to my job with three kids at home. This being said, I started the endless research into work from home opportunities, so that I could help my husband to support the household by bringing in an income while still staying home with my kiddos. While the internet provides hundreds of opportunities to make money online, the one that peaked...

12 Things I say to my Toddler in a Day (Sometimes in a Hour)

I love my three year old with all my heart. Really I do. He is smart, handsome, adventurous, kind. He is also busy. Like crazy busy. When I decided to become a stay at home mom, I never dreamt he would keep me this busy. I dreamt of preschool activities. Reading books, doing flash cards, quiet learning time, with his newborn sister in the house, this would be perfect! While he has been learning quite  a bit, some of the words...

How to get started Couponing Today

You have seen other’s coupon, watched all about extreme couponing on TV, and read every article on Pinterest about how to get the best deals. Now you are ready to do it yourself, but where do you start? Couponing and building a stockpile for your family is exciting, and a great way to save your family money. It can also be overwhelming in the beginning if you get in over your head. You see the deals out there, and you...

Dinner Time, Why I make it a habit to eat around the table in 2017

Sitting around the dinner table tonight, my family becomes engaged in conversation about my 8 year old’s return to school from Spring Break. Excitedly telling us about her day, she delves into a story about how the lochness monster is real, because her teacher googled it and found information about it. Not only that, but my children also tune me out much of the time as they partake in their own activities. Video games, tablets, TV shows...9 times out of 10...

6 Easter Idea’s under $20 for your Kids Baskets

Here come’s Peter Cottontail. Hopping down the bunny trail. Hippity, Hoppity, cavities and sugar rushes are on the way. Sound like your life as Easter quickly approaches and the Easter basket shopping begins? It doesn’t have to be. Personally, I have all but quit purchasing candy for my children for Easter, outside of a small, chocolate bunny that more likely than not will end up being thrown away in a month or so. Why might you ask? Honestly, I hate...

How to Organize your Coupons

So, you have made the decision to start your couponing journey. Your first task, how are you going to stay organized? I can promise you one thing. Your organization will be one of the most important factors in your success in couponing. Without a game plan, you will find yourself in a spiraling state of demise over the buy one get one free coupon you know you clipped, but can no longer found now that you have made it to the...

Couponing: Why bother?

This morning during breakfast, my lovely 8 year old popped the question, “Mommy, why do you care so much about all of these coupons? They are just papers.” That sparked the conversation. Why do I care so much about the hundreds of little square papers that have floated all over my house and littered dark corners in my house? Why do I allow these same papers to consume my life for hours out of the week while I cut them,...