9 Ways To “Go Green” On A Budget

The American government’s actions over the last few months certainly have increased concerns for the future of our environment.  We have a special guest post today about simple ways you can make a positive impact, which will also help you save money.     Anum Yoon is the founder and …

Monday Medley: Moving Forward As A Family Of Seven

I hope that everyone enjoyed the long weekend, at least everyone here in the United States.  Welcome Summer!!!  The twins are a couple of weeks old now, so we’re starting to fall into a new normal as a family of seven and I’m finally beginning to feel like myself again …

Love & Lessons From The Animal Kingdom

I hope that everyone enjoys their long weekend (please do try to remember the reason for this holiday). This is just a quick post about two nice little books I recently received in exchange for sharing my impressions with all of you. This set features sweet collections of pictures, quotes, …

The Twins Are Finally Here! Our BOGO Babies

The twins have finally made their arrival and it still amazes me that we actually came home with two babies instead of one.  I do love a great deal.  While I’m still recovering and we’re adjusting to the new normal that is our family of seven, it’s been a relief …

How To Finance A Career Break

Career breaks are never easy. Yet, they can be the best thing you ever do. My time off from work (due to being very pregnant with twins) has given me quite a few opportunities, including the ability to gain some perspective and have time to think about the future. If …

Extreme You: A Book Review And Reflections On Long-Term Career Goals

Sarah Robb O’Hagan has experienced some amazing successes in the marketing business, but she’s also made some embarrassing mistakes along the way.  Her book, Extreme You, is a guide to embracing and leveraging your individual strengths (and weaknesses) in order to be extraordinary, in pretty much any endeavor.  I loved …

How To Plan A Wonderfully Frugal Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day approaching, you may be thinking about how to make your mom feel valued and loved, without killing your budget.  Don’t we all want to give mom a special gift to show our appreciation?  Keep in mind that value and price are two very different things.  It is …

Monday Medley: A Change In Pace

I’ve been out of work for a couple of weeks now.  Thankfully, life is taking on a slower pace as this pregnancy continues to wear on me.  I did manage to complete one goal for maternity leave already by reading an actual book, for pleasure!  Wondering what else we’ve been up …