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Designer Look for Less – Cobalt Summer Dress

I recently saw this designer look and loved it! It was perfect for an event I had and great for conferences too. Or our anniversary dinner…but there was no way I could justify to hubby spending almost $1,100 an outfit. Do you think the IRS would let me write it off as a business expense?… Read More »



French Silk Pie Recipe

French Silk Pie. Those 3 little words already have me drooling. I love the rich, creamy silkiness of this pie. Of course, I never understood when I was younger why I wasn’t allowed to have but a tiny slice. Now I understand, but I still take the risk now and then. This is up there… Read More »



How to Save Money on Groceries – The Weird Grocery Shopping Trick that Saves Me $100 or More a Month

Do you ever go grocery shopping and at check out wonder how you are $5 or $10 over what you planned? How many times do you chalk that up to a math error on your end. Now let me ask you this. How many times do you get home and unpack groceries and realise you… Read More »



Why a Big Family is Cheaper (and Easier) Than You Might Think

I have 4 kids. That statement alone has gotten me some weird looks but for some reason when people actually see all 4 out in public at once it’s like a free ticket to give their opinion. Just a few of the comment’s we have gotten. “You know what causes that right?” Yes, we do see… Read More »



How to Create a Beautiful Hummingbird Garden

Most gardeners love having birds and wildlife visit their backyard gardens. The one bird that is most gardeners favorite is the beautiful little hummingbird. Gardeners around the world will either make their gardens specific to attracting these little guys or will add a few features to their existing gardens to create a wonderful space that… Read More »



Ways to Reuse Junk Mail!

I swear most day I get more junk mail than I do of anything important. Many times I let the kid play with it, they think it’s amazing they got something in the mail. Sometimes I find a coupon or two in there but started to look for more ways to use it. Now when… Read More »



Amazingly Easy Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

I’m sure I all would have to write in this post is that I have 4 kids and this is their favorite food. Any parent would understand. See my kids will eat almost anything we make for dinner but once a week I try to make something I know they like. So what makes that… Read More »



Reward Yourself with Diet Dr Pepper® and Enter to Win the Sweet Spring FUNd

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Diet Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer time is coming and that means summer vacation, summer vacation means you need to have things planned to entertain your kids before the ‘Mom, I’m bored’s’ start. So at the at lunch reward… Read More »



How to Have Successful Yard Sales

Having a yard sale is the perfect way to earn some extra money and de-clutter your home. In order to have a successful yard sale there a few things you should do to ensure people will show up and purchase your items. This list will help you make your next yard sale a huge success.… Read More »



5 Simple Ways to Save on Baby Gear

A baby is on the way, and you can’t stop stressing about the upcoming shift in financial priorities. Gone are the days of buying designers purses just because you can. Now you long for the designer diaper bag. Don’t fret! Babies are undoubtedly expensive, but if you follow a few tips on how to save… Read More »