Five Steps to Creating a Simple Budget & Sticking to It!

Trying to manage your finances without a budget is like trying to find directions in new city without a map, GPS, or smartphone! AKA: BASICALLY IMPOSSIBLE!  Creating a monthly budget is a necessary step in taking full control of your finances. It’s a quick and easy snapshot of where you stand financially. A budget will help you to successfully stay on track, pay off debt, protect your credit, effectively save, and achieve your financial... …
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Save on Disney Tickets Ends Tuesday Feb. 21st!

Have you heard? Disneyland has raised their ticket prices! The price increase affects not only one day, but multi day tickets as well. Don’t worry though, we’ve found a way for our readers to get the lower prices for a limited time!  Our favorite travel agency, Get Away Today, is keeping their 2016 ticket prices until February 21, 2017. That means you can lock in the lower prices as long as you book by February 21st! The best part is that... …
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How I Save Loads of Money on Meat

With a large family, we eat a LOT of meat! That's why I insist that we purchase all of our boneless skinless chicken, ground turkey, ground beef, bacon, pork (and a whole lot more) through ZayconFresh!Save Big and Buy in Bulk! I have tried almost every product they offer and have been VERY SATISFIED about the quality, freshness, and the amazing price! You might be wondering how their prices are so low... well this is why:Cut out the middleman...... …
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How to Teach Your Children About Money (and why it’s so important!)

How to Teach Children About Money When my first born started talking, walking, and growing I was quick to pick up the educational toys and books to help teach him shapes, colors and the alphabet. These things are important, right? At two years old, I noticed that he became fascinated with money.  This made me really start thinking about how I could teach him and the rest of my children about money.I have found that far too often the... …
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Amazon Pantry: Tips Tricks and Your Burning FAQ’s

Many of you Amazon Lovers have probably heard of Amazon Pantry. And maybe you've even used it... whether or not you have, today I want to talk to you about why this is a great little way to save... I think there are a few things you possibly have not considered!Remember this? The time you decided you needed to go to the grocery store to get laundry detergent and toothpaste because you were FRESH out. Remember how it took (what seemed like)... …
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105 Cheap Date Night Ideas

20 years of marriage and 8 kids later... here's my top tip for a successful marriage... date nights are a must! Here's a list of more than 100 ideas. Time to make date night a priority!
I've been married for 20 years now, and I'll be the first to say that having a successful and loving marriage takes work!   If you don't take the time to nourish it, your marriage relationship can evolve from a relationship of loving adoration into one that feels like you're nothing but business partners managing home, work, and family schedules together.One thing my husband and I have always tried to do is to make Friday night date night... …
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How to Save on Your Heating Bill!

How to stay warm without a huge heating bill! This winter has been a CRAZY one locally. Record snowfalls and lengthy inversions have left our highs in the single digits with negative temperature wind chills! On top of that, we have had 5+ snow days and winter isn't even over yet! Yep, it has been a pretty interesting winter so far here in Idaho! With all these cold days, one thing that I have wanted to be sure to do was not earn myself a huge heating... …
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My Honest Stitch Fix Review: Save Time and Look Great

OK friends... I'm going to give you my honest Stitch Fix review! But first, let's get real people... how many of you have all the time in the world to head on over to the mall, escape to the dressing room with all your dream items (when let’s be honest, most of them won’t fit right or they won’t have your size), while your baby quietly sits in their stroller and just observes? If we were to take a vote maybe 1% of you have the time to... …
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How to Use a Curling Wand Plus an Exclusive 40% Off Deal!

Get easy and beautiful curls with a curling wand (Plus a DEAL!)Let's admit it moms... doing our own hair is never at the top of the daily priority list. We simply don't have time to sit in the bathroom for hours messing with our hair! BUT, after years of walking around like frumpy mom, I came to discover that if I took the time to take care of myself FIRST THING in the morning, my day would go better. Plus I really like to be in "ready mode"...... …
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Wellness Your Way at Fred Meyer + $25 Gift Card Giveaway

How are your resolutions going?  Probably pretty good on day 2, right?  We want to help you keep your resolutions and become even more healthy with Wellness Your Way!Have you ever heard the saying you can't get coupons for healthy food?  Well, today you can!!  Even better, they are digital coupons so you don't have to waste paper or ink.  You get to simply load them to your card.  They are good from today, until February 4th!  This... …
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