budget, money

My 6 week spending FREEZE- and other horror stories

Ok, that is literally the scariest image I have ever had to made for my site. EVER. First a little back story, I love shopping, I love Target, and most importantly I love spending money. That being said I am absolutely terrible with money, both with spending it all and with budgeting it. Which is… Read More My 6 week spending FREEZE- and other horror stories

money, travel

France with the family: preparing for the perfect trip

A family vacation to France is a wonderful opportunity for family members to spend quality time together exploring one of the best-loved countries in Europe, but you will want to ensure your vacation runs as smoothly as possible. Planning in detail a family vacation to France is essential because, for one thing, you will quickly… Read More France with the family: preparing for the perfect trip

holiday, money

Give yourself the gift of financial peace of mind!

Since we paid off our van last fall we had planned on saving every bit of what would have been our van payment into a savings account so that we could use it to put down on a new car as well as putting some aside for a rainy day. Well, a year has passed… Read More Give yourself the gift of financial peace of mind!

money

Get peace of mind with Credit Karma™

I feel that a lot of younger people do not understand the importance of credit which is why I am happy to write this sponsored post on behalf of Credit Karma™. I hope that by sharing this information that I am able to help someone become more credit aware. Whenever we were 20 we bought… Read More Get peace of mind with Credit Karma™

health, money

Sleeping well at night with Aflac at your side

I love working from home because it allows me to be with my kids from the moment they get off the bus in the afternoon until they hop back onto the bus in the morning. I get to see each and everyone of their milestones because Im able to be here. Naturally this means that… Read More Sleeping well at night with Aflac at your side

money, review

Personalize Your Visa Card

As the kids are getting older I am finding that choosing a “cool ” gift is becoming more and more difficult. Over the past year or so I have found myself turning to gift cards because that way the kids are able to get exactly what they want. I have to admit that I feel… Read More Personalize Your Visa Card

clothing, money, School, tween

Back To School With Old Navy

With back to school just around the corner one of our biggest stresses is back to school clothes, because lets face it clothes are expensive. In fact with three kids I have to budget to spend at least $250 on their school clothes, and to be blunt it is just painful! Not to mention my… Read More Back To School With Old Navy