Budget and Money

Why I use Mint for all my budgeting needs

There are plenty of budgeting tools out there. Some people will choose to use a standard spreadsheet, while others will opt for a paper planner. Others opt for tools like Mint. I have a mixture. I have a paper planner and home binder system. This is essential for me to keep track on a regular […]

Budget and Money

Why we save all year for Christmas

Christmas is one of the most expensive times of the year. As we come to the season again, you’re possibly looking at your bank balance. We used to be just like that. Each year would roll by and we’d wonder how we’d be able to put on a great day. When our first daughter came […]

Reviews

YogaClub unboxing and review: October 2019 arrival

Just as I got on a plane to Kansas City for an Outlander convention, my husband shared that my YogaClub box for October 2019 had arrived. I’d been looking forward to it, hoping that it would get to me just before I left. Looking at the box now, I’m disappointed that it didn’t arrive in time. There […]

Budget and Money

Work at home jobs still involve work: The clue is in the name

I don’t want to sound disrespectful or say all this in a babying tone, but work at home jobs do involve work. I can’t tell you the number of times that people will say, “oh, but you can get so much housework done when you’re working from home.” Or people will expect me to be […]

Budget and Money

Why everyone needs to be on board with your family budget

You’ve got your family budget created. Despite all the effort you’re making to stick to it, you’re not finding that it’s working out. Someone in the house is still overspending. The biggest problem you face is likely that people in your family aren’t on board with the new family budget. They may not even know […]

Parenting

Manage your morning with kids with this one parenting hack

Mornings are horrendous, especially with children. They take FOREVER to do anything, right? It’s time to get one parenting hack that can make them speed up and make it so that you’re not constantly giving them something to do while doing the million other things that have to be done in the morning. Our one […]

Lifestyle

YogaClub review: I think I need a smaller size!

Earlier this week, I got my YogaClub box for August 2019. I’m on a two-monthly subscription and receive boxes at the end of each two months. I do like this box, but it’s going to take a lot to beat the last two boxes from YogaClub. However, one thing that I adore is the high-quality […]

Parenting

Why You Need a Tooth Fairy Tradition

My eldest daughter (Monkey) recently lost her seventh baby tooth. She’s only just turned seven and she’s already on the verge of losing her eighth. Monkey is already getting ready for the tooth fairy coming. What’s even cuter is that her younger sister (Peanut) is on about losing her first tooth. She’s only three, so […]

Budget and Money

When budgeting, fight for your promo codes!

Promo codes are often important when you’re budgeting. Sometimes, you’ll only get something because you have a promo code to get it for free or a set amount of money off that means that item you wanted fits within your personal budget. Those promo codes don’t always get applied properly. What that happens, make sure […]

Blogging

An Update on Become a Freelance Writer

Hey everyone! It’s been a while, right? I’m sorry for that, but there is a big reason for it. A change is happening to Become a Freelance Writer, one that will affect every one of you here. When it comes to blogging, I advocate for being passionate and focused about what your blog is going to be […]

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