How to Get Control of Your Finances (and Get Some Sleep Again)

How To Get Control Of Your Finances (and Get Some Sleep Again)

Do you ever find yourself lying awake at night, wondering where you’re going to find the money to meet the needs of your family? Not wants, like going out for dinner or to the movies, but actual needs? If you find yourself losing sleep about affording a trip to the doctor let alone paying for the medicine, groceries and childcare, you are not alone. Millions of us lay wide-awake wishing…

Preschool Zoo Activities: Animal Match Game Printable

Preschool Zoo Activities: Animal Match Game Printable

Are you looking for fun Preschool Zoo activities that your child will love? Two of my boys are currently in Preschool so I am always trying to come up with fun games that are both education and entertaining that they both will like. So, I made this printable Zoo Matching Game!   Not only can memory games improve your child’s memory, but they can also: Increase attention Help to keep…

Simple Football Brownies – The Perfect Game Day Dessert

Simple Football Brownies – The Perfect Game Day Dessert

Ooey gooey baked box brownies with sweet chocolate frosting was the perfect dessert for my family on game day.  Even though our hometown team lost, we still had fun planning for the game and  celebrating together. I come from a big family, so when we get together every Sunday there are sixteen people total. I am always in charge of the desserts because they all know I am a horrible…

2016 Budget Binder – free worksheets

2016 Budget Binder – Free Worksheets

Now that we are into a new year it is time to re-asses your finances and make any necessary changes to your budget. To make it easy, you can download and print my 2016 Budget Binder worksheets.   Whether you are new to budgeting or have been doing it for years, my Budget Binder will help you to stay organized and gain control of your finances. In order to make…

Irresistible Apple Cupcakes

Irresistible Apple Cupcakes

Aren't these apple cupcakes just so cute! They make the perfect dessert for back to school of even a nice Fall sweet treat.   Most of you know that I am not that great when it comes to cooking and baking. So, I am always searching for easy recipes that are still delicious and in this case pretty. The apple cupcakes recipe below is made with boxed cake! My oldest…

How to Budget and Save Money in the New Year

How To Budget And Save Money In The New Year

Can you believe we are about to ring in the new year? This means a fresh start and a new set of resolutions. Why not make this the year you get your finances in order. Today, I wanted to share with you how to budget and save money in the new year. It may not be as difficult as you think. Many people hear the word budget and scared off. They…

11 Cake Batter Cookie Recipes

11 Cake Batter Cookie Recipes

Looking for simple cake batter cookies? Below I have put together a quick list of 11 cake batter cookie recipes that you can try at home.   Anyone who knows me knows that I am not the best in the kitchen. When I make something to take to a party I am always offering a simple recipe to ensure that I will not mess it up. To be honest, I…

Kids Christmas Eve Box Tradition

Kids Christmas Eve Box Tradition

Looking for a new tradition to share with your kids on Christmas eve? Make them a Christmas Eve Box! Put together a few items that they can open the night before Christmas that the family can share.   Kids Christmas Eve Box I love this tradition! You can put as many items or as few items as you like. Depending on the ages of your children the items will var.…

How to Splurge & Save Money at the Same Time

How To Splurge & Save Money At The Same Time

Most of you know how quickly holiday expenses start to add up. From the gifts to the parties you can really blow your budget. Since I am always looking to get a great deal I wanted to share with you how you can splurge and save money at the same time. As a busy mom I rarely have time to sit down and enjoy a pedicure. Not to mention it…

Easy Way to Save Money – Use a Gift List

Easy Way To Save Money – Use A Gift List

Want to know an easy way to save money this year? As the holiday season inches closer, so does the time of the year that many of us find ourselves breaking the bank for that perfect gift. We go from store to store (or from site to site) looking for those gifts that are sure to make memories for years to come. Does the idea of the spending associated with…

Save on Holiday Entertaining Essentials

Save On Holiday Entertaining Essentials

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad. All opinions are 100% mine. It is time to change gears. With one big holiday down we are now focusing on the upcoming month and all of the parties and events that surround Christmas. My family and I recently setup our holiday decorations including our tree. It really does get us in the mood for the upcoming holiday and…

Teach Your Children the Importance of Giving Back

Teach Your Children The Importance Of Giving Back

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Straight Talk. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I try to focus on teaching our kids the importance of appreciating what they have and how they can give back. It is a hard concept to convey to a child. Not to mention, a lot of adults cannot even grasp this idea. I know I am guilty of wanting more and more stuff…

15 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

15 Ways To Save Money On Groceries

Have you ever looked at how much money you actually spend on groceries in one month? You may be surprised to see the total on paper. In order to save money on groceries you need to look at your monthly budget and figure out how much you spend. Today, I wanted to show you some simple tricks and new ways that you can utilize every time you go grocery shopping.…