As we start our financial journey we're told over and over to save, save, save...what about wealth? Where does that come into play?

Why You Should Focus on Building Wealth…Instead of Just Saving Money

Stop the presses! I know. I'm late on this post today. It happens. :D Why am I late? Because I was doing some work for a few other bloggers. That's okay. Like I said. It happens. Next time, I'll plan my schedule better. Aside from the fact that I'm late, maybe you're wondering WHY I was working for … [Read More...]

Let Kraft help you plan the perfect 4th of July celebration with the “Fire Up the Grill” cookbook! #CookingUpSummer

This post is sponsored post by Lunchbox.   Ah summer. I don't know about you, but I love when the weather warms up. Yes, I live in Texas, but I think we can all relate to a few months out of the year when we can't grill out and the 4th of July season just helps to wrap it all in a nice … [Read More...]

Ready to dress up that old terra cotta flower pot? This Stars & Stripes Flower Planter craft is perfect! Simple to do, budget friendly and a GREAT way to celebrate the 4th of July! Perfect for Memorial Day or Veterans Day too!

DIY Stars & Stripes Flower Planter

As I said the other day, I absolutely love celebrating Independence Day with my family. I also happen to adore patriotic decorations too. Military service runs very deep in my family and I love the ability to make things and create things that help celebrate that and I LOVE taking regular old … [Read More...]

Planning for retirement can be such a hassle. We're making it easy though. We're using Text Messages to boost our retirement fund! See how!

How I’m Using Text Messages to Plan for Retirement

I love my phone. Seriously. I never have it away from me. I absolutely love that I can combine my music, my email, my friends and any games I happen to be playing at the moment in one small device that fits into my pocket. Even more so is the fact that I LOVE that I can use it to help Tom and I save … [Read More...]

Keeping your kids organized is a HUGE help to their success in school. This printable student planner is sure to do just that! 23 pages and FREE for a limited time!

Free Printable Student Planner

One of the biggest issues that I've had with my Emma since we started homeschooling is keeping her on task. She does incredibly well some days, but others, not so much. That was until she started using her own daily planner. She is very much her daughter's mother in a lot of ways. Apparently I can … [Read More...]

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Win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! Ends June 29!

Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Pinterest blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form … [Read More...]

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Where is Adventures in Coupons?

Can you believe that June is over halfway through? This month has been a tad bit crazy for us at our house. It seems like we've just been on the go since the start and it isn't going to end until next month! I'll tell you this. I could really use a rest. Between curriculum planning for the Monkey … [Read More...]

Quick, easy and delicious, these Red White & Blue Rice Krispie Treat Cheesecakes are the perfect patriotic dessert! You'll wow at the BBQ with this one!

Red White & Blue Rice Krispie Treat Cheesecakes

If there are two things that I adore it's a Rice Krispie treat and a slice of good cheesecake. There's just something about the treats that send me back to my childhood and cheesecake? Well I think most women would agree with that one (or at least most of the ones that I know would). That's why when … [Read More...]

Let your kids celebrate the 4th of July in style with these Easy Patriotic Paper Wands! They're super simple to make, TONS safer than sparklers and great for kids of all ages! Perfect for Memorial Day or Veterans Day too!

Easy Patriotic Paper Wand Kids Craft

I absolutely adore Independance Day celebrations. I feel that there is no better time to teach my Emma how our forefathers fought for freedom and the sacrifices that have been made to keep that freedom since then. Aside from all of that though, it's a great "excuse" to just kick back and relax with … [Read More...]

Have you ever been to a homeschool convention? If not? You NEED to! These 6 Reasons to Attend Your First Homeschool Convention say it all!

6 Reasons to Attend Your First Homeschool Convention

Homeschooling can be a mystery sometimes. There's a ton that comes along with it and it can truly be overwhelming for even veteran homeschoolers. That's why I love homeschool conventions. They can help take the mystery out of everything. Yes, they sometimes cost money, but they're so worth it! I … [Read More...]