Free Printable Wedding Checklist


Free Printable Wedding Checklist   So you're getting married?? Congratulations! One of the most important things to keep in mind (before you go crazy with wedding details) is to sit down with whoever is helping you pay for the wedding and make out a free printable wedding checklist. This will help you see what it is you can do with your budget. It will also help you set your expectations for your wedding with what you can and can't do. So I thought I would share with you the free … [Read more...]

Is My Child Spoiled?


Is My Child Spoiled?   This week my daughter turned 6 and as I was going over birthday plans and presents I had to ask myself, is my child spoiled? Does my child have nice things? Yes! Do I know how to say NO to her? Most of the time, yeah I do. My daughter is an only child, as am I and my husband. We get teased a lot about "only child syndrome", and how we were the center of our parents world, and our daughter is the same to us. Well that would be true...she is the center of our … [Read more...]

Great Job for Teens


Great Job for Teens   Is your teen expressing interest in looking for their first job? We recently asked on Facebook what your first jobs were, wondering if much has changed since we were kids. It hasn't, most of the great jobs for teens haven't changed. I remember what it was like starting my first job. I started on my 16th birthday at a BBQ restaurant and thought it was the coolest job ever! Getting to spend that first paycheck and buy whatever I wanted without having to ask my … [Read more...]

Mommy Knows Surveys, earn money for taking surveys!


Mommy Knows Surveys, earn money for taking surveys!   Earning a little extra money is always a good thing, and being able to do it from home taking some fun surveys is even better! Mommy Knows Surveys is free to join, and you will earn money for every survey taken! (Payments are made via paypal on the 1st and 15th of every month) They also have a referral program for every person that you bring on, you will get paid! Click the image above to get started today! … [Read more...]

How to Manage Couples Finances

Couples Finances

Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial in partnership with the SheHeard Influencer Network. All opinions expressed on this post are mine. Couples Finances How to manage couples finances? This is an important question every couple or those who are deciding to move-in together should think about and if possible ask to their financial planners. Well if you're in-love, money matters is probably the last thing on a couple's mind but a little financial planning … [Read more...]

Money, Money, Money


   Money I love Money. I am sure you are thinking who doesn't. I actually enjoy having my own business because I get to decide what I do with the money I earn. The first thing I do is pay for the site to run which is 35% of my earnings. The next thing I do is invest 10% back into my business by sponsoring giveaways. You can find those on the Madame Deals Contest page. Then I put money away for a rainy day and uncle sam 20%.I spend 5% on charities and I also donate my ad space, time, and … [Read more...]

Working Mom: What’s for Dinner.. coupons?

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I am a working mom who has a husband that often travels for a living. We have a deal that when he is on travel I can order in. Whoa you say. How is that in the budget? Well, it used to not be and that was before coupons. You maybe thinking I am talking about coupons for the grocery store but I'm not. I am talking about coupons for meals out. My husband gets a per diem when he travels. We have a deal that he will buy his food for very reasonable prices and the money leftover can be used  for me … [Read more...]

Struggling to Make Ends Meet?

This post brought to you by Fannie Mae. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you, or someone you know, struggle with making their mortgage payments?  Are they concerned about being able to stay in their home?  Are they facing foreclosure?  If so, do they know where to get answers to their questions? In this economy, many are struggling and ultimately may find themselves facing foreclosure.  They don't know where to turn for the most basic of answers.  Facing financial hardship is difficult enough … [Read more...]

Update: What Do You Call Easy Money?

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As I told you in my earlier post, I’ll admit to anyone that I’m all about saving money.  Many of the things I do to save a few dollars take very little time.   The bottom line is "every dollar I save is a dollar I don’t spend." Guess what was in my mailbox today? A $10 gas gift card which I requested just a month ago! Since that request, I've collected another four loyalty cards toward the required five needed to request ANOTHER $10 gas card.  I have to stop for gas today and will use the $10 … [Read more...]

What Do You Call Easy Money?

I’ll admit to anyone that I’m all about saving money.  Many of the things I do to save a few dollars take very little time.   The bottom line is "every dollar I save is a dollar I don’t spend." Last week when I was filling up at my local gas station, I noticed a sign on the pump offering me the opportunity to earn a $10 gift card.  It caught my attention and when I asked the attendant to explain, I learned it was very simple.  All I had to do was purchase a minimum of 8 gallons of gas and … [Read more...]