Guest Post: The Best Time of Year to Get Huge Deals on Your Big Purchases

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Please welcome Guest Post Contributor Jennifer Jones of The Frugal Mrs. Jones! You’ve already heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but there’s so much more to know about seasonal deals. Really, the prices of big buys change like the weather. We’ve put together a handy guide that will help you get the best deals […]

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Is Mystery Shopping For You?

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It seems like everyone these days is talking about having a side hustle. And if you are on this blog then you are probably interested in getting started with making some extra money from a side hustle too. There are loads of things that people do to make money. Driving for Uber, babysitting, dog sitting […]

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Mystery Shopping Company Review: MaritzCX

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MaritzCX is the largest custom research company in the United States and is among the top 15 largest in the world. They offer a ton of mystery shopping jobs for clients in banking, oil & gas, home improvement, cell phone, and other retail businesses. I have been mystery shopping for MaritzCX since 2014 and have […]

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Is it writer’s block if you aren’t sure where to begin again?

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Hi everybody! <insert The Simpson’s  “Hi Dr. Nick!” response> So, is it writer’s block if I don’t know where to begin after all this time. I have so many good ideas, great ideas even. I started outlining a book, twice actually. I have a notebook and countless sticky notes with jotted down ideas for articles. I […]

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Is Mystery Shopping For You?


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It seems like everyone these days is talking about having a side hustle. And if you are on this blog then you are probably interested in getting started with making some extra money from a side hustle too. There are loads of things that people do to make money. Driving for Uber, babysitting, dog sitting […]

January 15, 2018

Planning Your Christmas Wishlist


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While everyone is out there  blogging about gift guides for someone else, let’s focus on the really important things about Christmas: the presents for you! Just kidding (well, kind of) I think it’s important to be thoughtful when asking for gifts for Christmas. My family sends out extensive emailed lists with Christmas wish lists that […]

December 14, 2017

Mystery Shopping Company Review: MaritzCX


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MaritzCX is the largest custom research company in the United States and is among the top 15 largest in the world. They offer a ton of mystery shopping jobs for clients in banking, oil & gas, home improvement, cell phone, and other retail businesses. I have been mystery shopping for MaritzCX since 2014 and have […]

October 16, 2017

How to Choose an Online Budgeting Tool


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Budgeting has come a long way since my first Excel spreadsheet budget that I used back in college. I had all the line items, the amount budgeted, and I could enter each item I bought and the macro would subtract it from the amount budgeted. And really, back in 2003 that was super fancy for […]

April 26, 2017

Catching Up: Meet my Baby!


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Well now. Life has been busy and it has been full of many things, but blogging has not been one of them. Where have I been? In August, I gave birth to a beautiful and healthy baby girl weighing in at 7 lbs,  8oz and 20 inches long. She is now over 13 lbs and […]

December 1, 2016