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I sat here tonight planning out my week and felt totally overwhelmed! Then a word came to mind: balance. “Balance is a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. or the mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc.” Dictonary.com I have been a full time “work outside the home mom” and I have been a full time “stay at home mom” but now I am a full time “work at home mom“. I have to say having been in all 3 positions this...

Recently I have had many friends ask how to do what I do and work from home. I decided I would write a personal post to give you all a little insight into my journey to “follow my heart.” You can work from home. It is not easy but you can do it! I started this blog in January 2010 as a way to help me save money, share my money saving tips, search for and share deals and get my life financially in a better place. At this time I was working full time outside the home. I started with NO idea how to blog or what to do! I started...

Earlier this week I shared with you the fabulous book from Amber Carter, Money-Makin’ Mama: How to Generate a Steady Income as a Stay-at-Home Mom . I told you how much I loved her tips on organizing and prioritizing. So I am so excited to share this guest post with you from Amber. She is sharing more ideas on how to make being a work at home mom WORK! When you are done be sure to go enter to win a copy of Money Makin’ Mama  filled with more information on home to make it work for you too!Tailoring a Business Around Family: Schedule,...

Ideas for making money from old kids clothing Part One How to Use Ebay to sell kids clothing I start Spring Cleaning early! I start in January! After all the new clothes and toys are unpacked from Christmas I always go through and clean out the old clothes. I always have bags full of clothing. I used to bag them and put them in the garage for “giving away.” The problem is I never gave them away. While my intentions were good, I either never got around to giving them to the people or the people did not want them. It AMAZES me...

I can not believe it is true! Monday morning we start a new chapter in our lives. My oldest child, my little girl, starts kindergarten. I just can not believe that 5 years have past and the big day is almost here. This is just one of the many 1st we will experience in her life but wow it is a biggie for this mom! How did we get here? Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the first smile, first night without a binky, first steps, first words, and now the 1st day of school! Why is it so hard? Every time I talk about it I tear up. ...

If you are a busy parent like we then you are likely always looking for ways to make life a little easier! What if you could make your life and your kids chore assignments easier? No more sticker charts, chalkboards and all the other neat things I have  tried. They always fail because they end up taking up to much time or the kids are not excited about them. BUT now there is an awesome FREE online site that is here to help! A Free online chore chart for kids- watch the intro video HERE ...

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