How To Make Money Christmas Shopping

Christmas is a time of giving, so most of us will soon be buying gifts for those we love.  How much do you plan to spend this Christmas?  The average American is expected to spend $1,226 this holiday season.  And, for the first time ever, consumers will spend more of their shopping budget online than… Read More »

10 Tips to ROCK Black Friday Shopping!

(Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  Read my full disclosure policy HERE.) Black Friday has always been my absolute favorite day of the year!  For years, I’ve crawled out of bed around 3 a.m. to go to the stores and take advantage of the lowest prices of the year. The crowds have never bothered me, because… Read More »

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Busy Boy

As a mom of three boys, I’ve bought my fair share of toys for boys over the years.  I consider myself kind of an expert at this point!  So, I’m going to share my favorite toys for the boy who likes to stay busy building, creating, discovering, and playing.  This is the ultimate gift guide for… Read More »

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Teenage Boys

(Disclosure:  This post may contain my affiliate links.  Read my full disclosure policy HERE.) Since I have three boys of my own, I’ve done my fair share of buying gifts for boys.  I kinda feel like I’m an expert at this point! So, I’m sharing this list of my favorite gift ideas for teenage boys.

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Teenage Girls

If you need a gift for a teen or tween girl, check out this list of trendy items that she’ll love!   I’m sharing my favorite teenage girl gift ideas in jewelry, makeup, electronics, crafts, and more!  There’s something for everyone with prices to fit every budget.

White Elephant Gifts That Everyone Will Be Fighting For!

(DISCLOSURE:  THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  READ MY FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) A White Elephant party (also called a Dirty Santa or Yankee Swap party) is an exciting way to do a gift exchange.  There are several variations, but here is a general outline of how it works: Ask party-goers to bring a wrapped gift. … Read More »

Meal Prep Ideas To Save Time On Busy Weeknights

(DISCLOSURE:  THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  READ MY FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) Putting a good meal on the table takes time, but time is one thing that a lot of today’s families don’t have – especially on weeknights.  My three boys participate in one after-school activity each.  But, between the three of them, we’ve had… Read More »

7 Amazon Offers That Will Save Money And Time!

  (DISCLOSURE:  THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS.  READ MY FULL DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) Amazon.com is changing the way we shop and the way we live.  And they keep upping their game!  They frequently introduce cool, new offers that help us save money and time.  And most of the offers are FREE or have a FREE trial… Read More »

How to Blog When You Struggle with Writing

Writing comes easy to some people while others struggle with it.  To be honest, I’m in the latter category.  I’m great with grammar and punctuation, but sometimes I find it hard to word things eloquently.  I spend a lot of time figuring out how to put something into words.  I’m happy to say I’ve found a… Read More »

The Best Tools to Start a Money-Making Blog

I love writing blog posts and sharing helpful information with my readers, but writing is actually just a small part of blogging!  To build an attractive and effective blog, a blogger must consider the site design, graphics, email marketing, social media interaction, search engine optimization, and more.  It can certainly be difficult to know what… Read More »