Get a FREE Bag of Amora Coffee! (just pay small s/h)

Like coffee? Then you should love this deal! For a limited time, Amora is offering customers an 8oz bag of coffee for FREE! All you need to do is pay a small shipping charge of $$1.00 for 2-day priority shipping. You can choose from whole bean or ground coffee in light, medium, dark or robust (they … [Read More...]

Ever wanted to start your own blog and work from home? Now you can! Just 3 simple steps and you'll have yourself a blog!

So You Want to Start a Blog? 3 Steps to Starting Your Own Blog #GatorPress #Ad

As someone who blogs full time I am always being asked how to start a blog. While blogging professionally does take a ton of time to build (don't let anyone fool you into thinking that traffic comes quick), it can be an extremely awesome and rewarding career choice. So just how do you start your own … [Read More...]

HP Ink 2

Save on Back to School Ink Through 8/1! #HPink #HPSmartMom

  This post is part of a sponsored campaign with HP and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own.     Back to School season is in full swing and if you've got ink on your shopping list? You likely know how expensive it is. That's why I am THRILLED to see this sale … [Read More...]

Back to school shopping lists aren't the end all be all of school supplies! These 7 back to school essentials aren't on your school list but they're just as important as pencils and crayons are!

7 Back To School Essentials You Won’t Find On A List

It's almost August and you know what that means! Back to school shopping! While most public school students receive a list and almost all homeschool students have theirs planned out as well, there is almost always something that gets left off of those lists. No, I don't mean things like pens and … [Read More...]

Late last year we decided to make a a simpler life and in this post? I'll tell you why and how we did it.

Why We Got Rid of the Complicated (and decided to live simply)

This post has been sponsored by Belief Products, however all opinions are my own and are honest. I would never bring you a product that I did not truly believe in. For more info, see my disclosure policy.   A while back, I wrote a post that talked about how all I really wanted was a … [Read More...]

Doing a little shopping on Craigslist? Follow these tips for making sure you score only the best deals on Craigslist so that you don't overpay or get scammed!

How to Score the Best Deals on Craigslist

I love Craigslist. Seriously. I have furnished more than one home, bought cars, clothed my child and even found houses to rent through CL and I may or may not have developed a habit. Unfortunately, Craigslist is the internet and not everyone on the internet is honest. If you're not careful, you … [Read More...]

Project Home has the clock is ticking and the work to prepare has begun! Come follow our journey into preparing ourselves to buy our first home!

Project Home: The Beginning

If you've ever seen me talk about my own budget, you're probably aware that we rent. I wish I could tell you that there was a long list of reasons why we haven't bought a home yet, but in reality? It's is simply that we weren't sure where we wanted to settle down. After 2 years of really trying to … [Read More...]


Strawberry Salad with Honey Poppy Seed Dressing

So in case you didn't know? It is HOT here in Texas. Like boil my blood, really cook an egg on the hood, step outside and your body steams kind of hot. When it gets this hot? There is nothing better than a meal that I can make without having to heat up the kitchen. This Strawberry Salad with Honey … [Read More...]

Family AdventureFest comes to Dallas/Fort Worth this summer!

  In our family, being outdoors is almost as great as being with each other. We love all things camping, hiking and more. That's why we are so excited to visit the sponsored by Coleman Company, Inc when they come to the DFW area here soon! Archery, rock walls, ATV … [Read More...]

Heading to Disneyland? Don't blow your budget! These 17 Creative Ways to Save at Disneyland are sure to help you stay on budget!

17 Creative Ways to Save at Disneyland

  The “happiest place on earth” is a top destination on many families’ bucket lists. If you plan ahead, this magical, unforgettable experience doesn’t have to put a large dent in your budget. Here are some tried-and-true tips for saving money while enjoying your Disneyland … [Read More...]