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Meal Planning Tips for Everyone!

Anyone else not great at meal planning through the summer? We’re running around, on vacation, attending BBQ’s and everything in between. That also means we’ve been eating out a lot more than I’d like. So with school back in session I thought what better time to get back into meal planning. If you’ve never tried meal planning give it a try, you’ll find less stress come dinner time and more money in your bank account! READ MORE »

How to Save Money on Your Next Date Night


So, you and your honey want to go out for date night, but you are also on a budget.  What to do, what to do. I’ve been there, countless times. Truthfully my husband and I will be celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary tomorrow (YAY!!) and we have had many many date nights through those years.  Not all of those date nights cost us money, plenty were had when we were dirt poor, so we know how to make a date night happen. .If you are looking for new ideas on how to save money on your next date night, here you go: READ MORE »

Back to School Time Saving Tips

Public school buses parked in a line with doors open

When school is getting ready to start again, life just gets busy and hectic and it feels like you simply don’t have time for anything.  I have three children, I know the drill. This year though I have a kid going into middle school and one in high school, plus a toddler in tow, I need all the time I can get.   READ MORE »

Easy, Low-Cost Fall Decor Ideas

The chill in the air, the ever so slightly change in colors, I know that you can feel it coming.  You know what I am talking about, Fall! That’s right, my friends, Fall is coming and it is coming quickly.  Pretty soon we will be seeing pumpkin flavored everything and harvest parties galore. In order to avoid spending an arm and a leg on decor when Fall does arrive, get started now on prepping your decorations. READ MORE »

6 Easy Tips for Keeping Your House Clean

Do you need a little help keeping your house clean?  I know I do. I have three children and let’s face it, it is HARD to keep a house clean with a toddler running around the house and big kids running from activity to activity. READ MORE »

Tips & Tricks to Save the Most Money on Back to School Shopping

If you haven’t started school yet, you probably are getting close. We start school in less than 2 weeks and I’m kinda freaking out. I should be more prepared than I am, but I’m not. If you are in the same boat, no worries. There is still time and plenty of deals available to save money. Here are a few tips and tricks you will want to remember when you shopping both online and in-stores. READ MORE »

No-Bake Energy Balls For School Lunch/After School Snack!

I’m drained! From all the summer fun and heat it’s just taken the energy right out of me! But these delicious energy balls have been my go to for when I just need a boots of energy and something to get me through to the next meal. But believe it or not my peaky eaters love them too! It’s been so nice to give them something healthier that I don’t mind them snacking on! You can switch out ingredients easily and make them your own but here’s the base recipe for you to build off of. READ MORE »

Side Hustle Ideas

Do you need more money?  Yeah, yeah, I know we could all use some more money.  The question is though, do you need more money to help you live your best life?  Did you know that there are countless ways to earn money in addition to your regular day job?  Like seriously, countless ways to do it. READ MORE »

Are you broke?

Are you broke?  No, really, it is a legitimate question.  If you are living paycheck to paycheck you are definitely broke and you should make a significant effort to turn your financial situation around.  Most people though, don’t necessarily feel like they are broke and it might take a little bit of convincing them that they actually need to make some changes. READ MORE »

5 Tips for Raising Your Credit Score

Are you trying to buy a house or a car?  You might want to check your credit first!  If you check yours and find that you need to build it up a little bit before you head out to make your big purchase, there are some tips that will help you do so without too much discomfort. READ MORE »

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