Why Do You Need an Emergency Fund?

Why Do You Need an Emergency Fund?

Why Do You Need an Emergency Fund? Why do you need an emergency fund (part 1) ? As some of the readers may have noticed, my regular series "How to thrive and not just survive under $30,000 a year" has not been around for a few weeks. One of the major reasons is because of a hard financial lesson I just learned. Most of the information in my blog posts comes from my own personal experience and doing a lot of research to figure out how to run the "business" that is my family the best I ...

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Project Gravitas Review

Project Gravitas

Disclosure: I was invited by Project Gravitas to tour their New York headquarters and I also received free clothes but all opinions expressed here are mine. Project Gravitas Review It is date night or maybe it is attack that meeting with a vengeance. Are you a superhero? What if I told you I have a secret uniform to save small children and cook them dinner, balance the boardroom, look great and feel great and entice my husband into the bedroom. It isn’t a superhero cape? It may be a ...

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Easy Apricot Mustard Dipping Sauce For Your State Fair® Corndogs

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Easy Apricot Mustard Dipping Sauce For YourState Fair® Corndogs ?A new school year is right around the corner! Which means it's time to start thinking about lunch and after school snack solutions that make our kids happy, and we are happy to make for them. What makes me happy is something that is filling ,easy, and quick to make. A couple of my kids favorite things to eat after school is Jimmy Dean® Sausage, Egg & Cheese Croissant Sandwiches and State Fair® Corn Dogs! Ok, and maybe ...

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Shaking Up Breakfast With Jimmy Dean® and State Fair®!

Shaking Up Breakfast With Jimmy Dean® and State Fair®!

Shaking Up Breakfast With Jimmy Dean® and State Fair®! Can you believe that in just a few short weeks school will be back in session!? For me that means no more leisurely mornings with my kids just hanging out, it means hectic mornings of making sure lunches are packed, clothes are on right, and most importantly, that my kids get a good breakfast before they go to school. Now I don't know why, but kids can be picky eaters, am I right!? My daughter for example, will not eat anything whole. If ...

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RealTimes $300 Target Gift Card Giveaway

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Disclosure: This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. RealTimes $300 Target Gift Card Giveaway Have you ever experienced running out of memory storage on your cameras, phones or tablets because it's already full of videos and photos? Well that often happens to me. Being a mom, as much as possible I want to document every special moment in our family. I also try my best to take photos and ...

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Tips for Running in Hot Weather

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Tips for Running in Hot Weather I’m a Florida girl, so I run in the heat pretty much year-round. But even for those of us who are accustomed to exercising in warmer temperatures, running in the summer heat requires some additional measures. Here are some tips for running in hot weather: 1. Pick the right time of day. Ideally, you should run early in the morning, before the sun rises. If you can’t run early, run as late in the evening as possible. And remember that whenever you run in ...

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Don’t miss sending another birthday card! #SendSmiles

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias Years ago, my New Years Resolution was to send out birthday cards to everyone. I did not want to miss any birthdays. So, I bought a calendar and made a note on it for every birthday. I bought a greeting card organizer box with the idea that I would buy cards in advance so I could send them out easily when the birthdays rolled around. But somehow as ...

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