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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2016 is Rocking and Rolling Already


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  Well now, a lot has been happening in my life lately. Hence the lack of posts. My apologies dear reader.  So here’s the run down of what has been happening since the first of the year. January- My dogs remain adorable AF. My pitbull mix Scout celebrated his 3rd birthday in January and he and […]

March 21, 2016

Confero Mystery Shopping Review


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Confero is another awesome mystery shopping company that has shops available across the country.  They are an MSPA member company and a Better Business Bureau accredited business, so you know they are legitimate. They offer both in-person and telephone mystery shops so you don’t even have to leave your home! You may be asked to […]

January 28, 2016

Getting Started on an IRA


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Today I bring you a sponsored post from Lear Capital. If you are somewhere in your mid-20s, this is probably the time that you have begun to think about how the rest of your life is going to turn out. There is a lot that can happen in life, and anyone who has an ounce of common […]

December 1, 2015

5 Ways to Plan For a Sane Black Friday


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  Oh lawd, its Black Friday! No need to freak out, calmly step away from the shopping cart and let’s get a plan of attack. I am not a wait-in-line-in-the-wee-hours-of-the-morning kind of shopper. I am not a fight-in-the-aisles-over-the-last-Tickle-Me-Elmo (or whatever the kids are into these days) kind of shopper. I am not a big-ticket-item shopper. If […]

November 25, 2015