April 7, 2017
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5 Things I Do When Budgeting Money Makes Me Cranky

Okay I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but constantly budgeting my money makes me cranky! With 4 kids and a limited budget, there’s not always a lot of wiggle-room when it comes to “fun money”. Yes, I’m always putting money … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
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10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries and Still Eat Healthy

Grocery shopping doesn’t have to bust your wallet. You can still eat healthy and save money on groceries. Some will tell you that you’ll need to use coupons to save cash (not true!) Or the hype that tells you organic … Continue reading

June 28, 2016
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3 Budget-Friendly Summer Activities to Bring Family Together

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterTogether #CollectiveBias How to Have a Budget-Friendly Summer As the mom of four (from newborn to 12-years old) we don’t have a big budget … Continue reading

May 25, 2016
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10 Budget-Friendly Staycation Ideas for Summer with Kids

Summer is coming and I need a bag-of-tricks ready to keep my four kids occupied all summer. I’ve come up with a few staycation ideas that I know my kids will love and remember! As much as I’d love to run … Continue reading

April 15, 2016
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Organizing a Shared Bedroom-Beautiful Space for a Big Girl & Baby

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnugDryUltra #CollectiveBias With six people in a 1000-square foot home, we’ve had to get very creative with our space. With four kids (a newborn, 4-yr … Continue reading

February 22, 2016
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Budget-friendly & Practical Organizing Solutions for Small Spaces

When you’re organized, things just seem to run more smoothly!  Nobody needs to panic when they can’t find something because it’s been established ahead of time that every item has a place. Organizing solutions do not have to be expensive … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
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Stuck in a Marriage Dating Rut? Date Night Challenge-Things We Have Never Done

“THINGS WE HAVE NEVER DONE” DATE A Mother’s Random Thoughts (Patty) and Saving Up for Disney (Julie) welcome you back for round another fabulous Date Night Challenge. This Third Date Night Challenge is easy, and you can make it as simple or extravagant … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
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Kid’s Quick Breakfasts (with Nutritious Ingredients They’ll Never Notice)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationSweepstakes #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias All kids should be eating breakfast. And I’ll even amend that to say that everyone should be eating breakfast. I … Continue reading

January 22, 2016
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Maternity Fashion – How to Look Fabulous on a Tight Budget

You have a new little bundle of joy on the way…with all of the expenses that go along with it!  No need to break the bank on maternity fashion, here’s how: Maternity Fashion Yes, maternity and fashion CAN go together … Continue reading