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De-Cluttering 101: Overcoming Excuses!

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!

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Top 5 Toddler Easter Basket Gifts!

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!

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10 No-Spend Weekend Activities for You and the Kids!

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!

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The Complete Diaper Guide – What Kind? What Size? How Many? How Much?

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?

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5 Real Ways to Reduce Your Electric Bill Today!

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!

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My Journey from Broke to Building Wealth

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

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5 Steps to Improve Outings with Your Toddler

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