Mystery Shopping Company Review: MaritzCX


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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How to Choose an Online Budgeting Tool


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 […]

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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 […]

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Look What Came in the Mail!

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My mailbox was pretty full last week! Coupons for Hills Science Diet Dog Food (which I buy regularly) Free sample of Quaker Squares cereal Coupon for $5 off my next purchase at 1-800-Pet Meds Cupon for Free Pantene Shampoo or Conditioner CVS coupon for $1 off Lifesavers gummy candy CVS coupon for $2 off Kotex […]

August 29, 2011

Deals at CVS This Week- Aug 21-27

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Here are some of the best deals at CVS this week. Prices change on Sunday. Remember to scan your ExtraCard card at the coupon machine (usually near the door) for in-store coupons. This week the Coupon Machine is printing a $1.50/1 Speed Stick deodorant coupon for some people. Combine this store coupon with a manufacturer […]

August 25, 2011

Save on Travel with SniqueAway!

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SniqueAway is a great travel deals site which offers luxury vacations at a fraction of the price. They partner with TripAdvisor to give you real traveler’s reviews on destinations, maps, and destination details to help you make your decisions. SniqueAway offers a few handpicked travel deals for a few days at a time. Deals go […]

August 16, 2011