Benefits of Amazon Prime


You might think that Amazon Prime is a waste of money and I don’t blame you.  $100 is a lot of money to spend for the “benefit” of free shipping, but you know what?  It is a great deal for many more reasons than just the free shipping (but that is pretty nice too). READ MORE »

When to Talk to Kids About Money

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Are you wanting to teach your children about money?  Do you feel lost when it comes to knowing the right time to do it?  The beauty of this is that there are many many “right time” moments and if you jump on the chance to teach them as often as possible, your kids will have a better shot at knowing what to do about money as they get older. READ MORE »

Easy tips For Quickly Boosting Your Credit Score


Are you looking to finance a car or dreaming of buying a house?  Could you benefit from a boost to your credit score?  If you aren’t sure where to start, here are some tips for easily boosting your credit score quickly.  No, these tips aren’t a fix all and the best that you can do is be responsible with your credit over the long haul, but there are things that you can do to make credit work for you a little bit better. READ MORE »

Direct Sales Do’s and Don’ts


Are you thinking about jumping into the Direct Sales world? Yes, some people see them as scams and yes, some of them are, but most are decent companies and some people are able to make a lot of extra (or sole) income!  I have several friends that are making 5 figures per month with a hot current direct sales company and I have even more friends that are making really good side hustle incomes ($500-$1500) with other companies. READ MORE »

Cut Back on Technology with These 5 Tips

techWe are surrounded by technology in our every day lives. Do you notice how many times you are looking at a screen or checking your phone? If your’e like me, it’s a lot. It can start affecting your attitude and even your happiness when checking in on social media so often or staring at a screen. I’ve found it so refreshing to step away and cut back on technology just a little bit. It feels freeing and makes my life so much better. READ MORE »

Alternatives to Preschool – Get Your Preschooler Kindergarten Ready!


Have you been thinking about getting your preschooler signed up for next year? Maybe you’ve started to look into it like I have and realized it can get pretty pricey. I want you to know that there are alternatives to preschool. Preschool is not for everyone and you don’t have to send your child to preschool in order for them to be successful in Kindergarten. Here are some different options for preschool to consider: READ MORE »

Pantry Staples that Will Cut Your Food Bill Down



Most of us are looking for ways to cut down on our food budgets.  Have you been successful in reducing your food costs?  One way that you can cut back on your food costs is to keep some basic staples in your pantry that will help you cut down on your meal costs overall. READ MORE »

How to Save Money on Birthday Parties



This last weekend I threw a birthday party for my daughter.  She turned 13 and I was very nervous for her party because I know several parents of similar aged kids and they spent hundreds of dollars celebrating their kids’ birthdays.  That being said, she was turning into a teenager and I wanted to make sure she celebrated as she wanted to.   READ MORE »

Things to Avoid Buying at Yard Sales



The weather is getting warmer and people are starting to get their Spring cleaning done and you know what that means?  Yard sale season! READ MORE »

Family Friendly Hikes in Arches National Park

arches national parkNational Parks are super busy this time of year. Because it’s awesome weather! When you’re out hiking and exploring you usually want it to be on the cooler side instead of HOT. One super popular National Park located in Utah, is Arches National Park. They have a good variety of kid friendly hikes and more advanced hikes. If you are traveling with your family, here are a few hikes you won’t want to miss: READ MORE »

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