Save Money On Your Grocery Budget with

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With a big family, the grocery budget can get kind of big sometimes.  So I am constantly on the lookout for good deals on products we buy on a regular basis.  I was super excited to learn about another way I can save money on my grocery budget –! With, an online grocery […]

Printing Coupon Codes Online


For many years, people just cut coupons out of newspapers and advertising pamphlets; sometimes, they got these paper coupons in the mail. This made it very easy to keep track of everything because they just had to have a special folder or a drawer where they could put them, and then they could go through […]

What to Do Before Purchasing a New Car


Choosing to buy a new car is a big decision. There are many details to be decided, after all. Once you actually choose to purchase a car, you’ll also have to decide whether you want a brand new car. Are you comfortable with a used car? Do you need blue tooth in your car? Do […]

Get a $1.00 Coupon off Gingerbread M&Ms + A Fun Instagram Contest

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I love this time of year with all the Christmas lights, red and green colors decorating the streets and store shelves and the happiness that goes along with the season.  I also love this time of year because it’s when M&Ms comes out with their holiday flavors.  Brighten your home for the holidays with red […]

Keep Calm & Save Some Moolah with the Art of Consigning

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Do you live on or near the Central Coast?  This weekend, Moo La La Boutique will be having it’s Semi-Annual Sale in Santa Maria, California.  This is my second time consigning with Moo La La because I had an amazing experience earlier this year!  Not only is it beneficial to sell items through consignment, but […]

Shopping For a New Eureka Air Speed ONE Vacuum For Our Big Family! #AirSpeedOne #Shop

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This summer, we will definitely have a full house – six kids and two adults that is.  That means there will be food spilled and dirt tracked through the house.  Oh and I forgot one more thing – our house has white carpets.  Yeah, not what we chose, but older people without kids lived here […]

Stocking Up with #ScottValues for Our Big Family + FREE Movies!

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  I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias®  and Scott Shared Values #cbias #SocialFabric #ScottValues I love that we have a big family!  Between Frank and I, we have 6 kids and that equals a […]

10 Ways to Plan Your Retirement


This post was inspired by Genworth Financial. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. For more information about long-term care, visit the Genworth Financial website. As a work-at-home mom, I think about paying the rent, the utilities, and putting food on the table.  I have to be honest and admit that I don’t think a […]

What Image Do You Have on Your Checks?

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I remember how excited I was to get my first checkbook.  I was away at college and chose my very own checks with the image I wanted on them.  I chose the Whale Scenes checks.  I felt so grownup to have my own checkbook and be able to pay my own bills with the money […]

Learn About Bankruptcy on Your Own with LexisNexis

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Economic times are tough and many are finding themselves in places where they are in debt, losing their homes, or finding they have to climb out and save their families by filing bankruptcy.  It is an emotionally and financially trying situation – one that no one wishes on another person.  The process of bankruptcy also […]

Planning Your Next Budget Vacation

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Vacation period is fast approaching, and it’s time to start thinking about your next family break. Whether it’s going to be a couple of days or a couple of weeks, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune, as long as you’re thrifty with your spending and practical in your planning. This guide from PassSmart […]

Couponing for the Week of April 2nd, 2013


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Why Women Need to Start Taking Control of Their Finances

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When reading an article on women taking control of their finances, I read something that peaked my interest.  Did you know that more than a third of American women are now the family breadwinner?  Although that is pretty awesome, women still tend to pass the buck on important money matters, including investing and retirement.  Have […]

Buy 4 Save $4 with Safeway for Breakfast in Celebration of National Breakfast Week! #BreakfastSavings #cbias

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“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”  How many times did we hear that growing up?  And how many of us repeat that same saying to our own children?  I’m sure there are a lot of us!  With a big family, we are on a tight budget, so I take advantage of good […]

How to Talk About Finances with Your Spouse or Partner

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Iframe support required to view this content. Wanting a happy relationship or marriage is completely natural, but what can you do to ensure it will stay that way when talking about finances?  You have to be proactive when it comes to talking about finances with your spouse or partner.  You can’t just “expect” it to […]