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3 things we did to adjust our budget when I left my full-time job

November 25, 2018
Snow Storm 2018

Thank you PayPal and Walmart for sponsoring this post. Introducing PayPal cash in and cash out money services, the financial services alternative which allows you to manage your PayPal account and cash flow needs on your own terms! It has been exactly one year since I left my full-time job. And while giving up that full-time income wasn’t something I took lightly, it’s definitely something I’ll never regret.…

sugar-free cherry limeade

November 15, 2018
Sugar Free Cherry Limeade

This post is sponsored by Sparkling ICE but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Everyone knows I don’t like to drink water. I much prefer my cherry-flavored pop or some sugary, flavored coffee. And with the holidays coming up, I tend to turn to them even more. But, both sugar and caffeine tend to make me more anxious. And really, I don’t need help being…

the value of $160 for your family

November 15, 2018
Iced Coffee and Chocolate Milk Cheers

This post is sponsored by Vanguard but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. One of the hardest parts of adulting is dealing with your finances. Sure, I can think of a few people who are good at it, but do they like it? No. If they didn’t have to do it, would they? Nope.In our family, Jason is the saver and I’m the spender. He…

cozy work from home / sahm style

November 13, 2018
Working from Home with Ben

This post is sponsored by Cuddl Duds, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Now that I don’t have to worry about dressing business casual from 8-5, I’m fully embracing the momiform. Blaire is in afternoon Pre-K, so I typically start my day with breakfast for all of us, then when they’re done and playing, I do the dishes and then respond to emails and…

favorite advent calendars for kids

November 4, 2018

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. One of our favorite Christmas traditions with the kids is an Advent calendar. Blaire always loved the advent calendars with little chocolates, but last year we did one with Blaire that had Disney princess socks (from Target on Black Friday). I have no…

the best way to backup your photos

October 30, 2018
iphone with photo apps

Anyone living in the modern age has struggled with the best way to make sure your photos and videos are backed up. Before I had all of my files set up to backup automatically, I used to lose sleep over what would happen if I lost Blaire’s baby photos, or the videos of her first day of life. Knowing all of those memories are living safely on a…

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