Tips For Collecting Box Tops for Education #foodlionboxtops

Tips for collecting Box Tops for Education

  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Food LionĀ® via Burst Media. The opinions and text are mine. When my oldest daughter started kindergarten more than a dozen years ago, I became aware of Box Tops for Education. As a young mother with a bunch of little ones at home, […]

Sparkle Save Some Serious Coin


This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. You could win a $100 Walmart card in their Sparkle® Save Some Serious Coin Sweeps! Plus, read below for how to clip a $1 off coupon for Sparkle® paper towels. {And who couldn't use $100??} $100 at Walmart can buy a week's worth of […]

Protecting Your Family’s Personal Electronics #AsurionProtects


  Today’s post on cellphone and personal electronics insurance as an important back to school consideration has been sponsored by Asurion. All thoughts, experiences and opinions are my own. I got my first cell phone for Christmas 2000. I thought it was a huge extravagance but was thrilled at the convenience of it. It took […]

How to Reduce Odors and Cut Energy Costs at Home

replacing my air filter

  Note: As a homeowner whose entire heating and air conditioning system went kaput right before the weather turned hot this summer, I can truly say that I am a firm supporter of doing whatever I can to maintain my new unit in good working order. Filtrete was very patient while I replaced my dead […]

“How Do You Afford All Those Kids?” – Big Family “How Do You Do It?” Series


Raising kids is not cheap, and we are certainly not rolling in money around here, so I frequently hear the question, “How do you afford all those kids?” Being raised in a family of 7 was great preparation for learning how to save money, and I learned many of my best tips and tricks for […]