So, you want to de-clutter and organize your home? You go girl! If you commit to this and see it through, it will truly change your life and the life of your family. That may seem a tad dramatic, but it’s the truth! You probably already know this, but it’s not easy. On the surface… Continue reading De-Cluttering 101: Overcoming Excuses!
Easter is 3 weeks later this year than last year, but did it still sneak up on anyone else?! There’s 1 week left to surprise and delight your toddler and thank goodness with 2-day shipping, that’s actually plenty of time! So, make a cup of coffee, relax, and check out my top picks for toddler… Continue reading Top 5 Toddler Easter Basket Gifts!
I love anything with the words “no spend” in the title! I’m trying to take my family on a journey to financial freedom and designing the life we want. It never fails however, that just when we’re on a roll, something comes up! A no spend weekend can be a financial detox from a blown… Continue reading 10 No-Spend Weekend Activities for You and the Kids!
You’re having a baby! Congratulations! Enjoy all the cute outfits, soft baby blankets, and adorable baby toys. Now, let’s get real about one of the less enjoyable parts of parenthood, buying and changing diapers. What Kind? We all know what babies do in diapers, so you don’t need a Cadillac brand, right? Wrong! Don’t worry,… Continue reading The Complete Diaper Guide – What Kind? What Size? How Many? How Much?
I first became serious about budgeting and personal finance almost a decade ago while living alone in college. I had gotten out of an awful relationship and after months and months, he finally moved out! Granted he didn’t contribute much to expenses, he did contribute something. I was a full-time college student, worked a full-time… Continue reading 5 Real Ways to Reduce Your Electric Bill Today!
I’ve always been obsessed with money. My earliest memories of money cause stress and anxiety. I remember a sick feeling in my stomach when I was young and wanted to ask for $20 for a field trip or the book fair. My parents worked very hard to give me and my siblings everything we needed.… Continue reading My Journey from Broke to Building Wealth
If you’re waiting to start a family until it’s the “right time” or until you’ve saved “enough money”, I worry you may never start one. Luckily, when you find out you’re expecting a baby, you have 7-8 months to figure it out. You will figure it out, trust me! When I found out I was… Continue reading 5 Ways to Save on Baby Expenses
Children are some of life’s greatest blessings. They fill our hearts and homes with giggles, hugs, and love. They can also add stress and anxiety to our lives. I’m a confident Mom when we’re at home. I cut up the strawberries, help with the alphabet puzzles, and treat every day like a musical in which… Continue reading 5 Steps to Improve Outings with Your Toddler
What do you do, when the wheels fall off? You have a plan, and it’s a great plan! The fact that you’re investing time to grow in your personal development journey means you are lightyears ahead of where you started. Bravo! So, why does it feel like life is getting in the way of your… Continue reading The Important Question You’re Not Asking
The really real checklist from a 2nd time mom! Welcome Mama! Thank you for bringing the most precious gift of all into this world, life! I hope this is a happy and joyful time, but I also know there’s worry and stress in your heart. You’re researching how to prepare for your baby’s arrival so… Continue reading Baby Basics Checklist