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why I have 7 bank accounts!

As the new year approaches, I always try to think of where I would like to focus my time and energy in the coming year.  I usually end up with a few goals to improve my lifestyle and a few that will improve my family.  One goal I always seem to have is paying off… Continue reading why I have 7 bank accounts!

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Best Jeans for Kids

I have been looking for the best jeans for my kids that are cost effective yet durable since my kids play hard. After searching high and low I have ranked the best jeans for your money. The Children’s Place – they have jeans that are $7.99 pretty much every day of the week. They claim… Continue reading Best Jeans for Kids

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Truly Free Tax Returns

I have recently started working on my taxes and helping others as I do most years and this year I decided to try out a different provider. Typically I go straight to TurboTax and they make things fairly easy, however, the past few years I don’t like the hidden fees and the way they up-sell… Continue reading Truly Free Tax Returns

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Awesome Toddler Items at IKEA

One of my favorite stores is IKEA.  I love the way they style their products, the environment in the store, the MANY items they offer, and good prices.  I don’t mind putting things together, so IKEA is the perfect store for me.  Outside of the many pieces of furniture and household items, I have also… Continue reading Awesome Toddler Items at IKEA

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mason jar solar lights

  As you know, I love mason jars so when my mom mentioned she saw, on pinterest, a way to make solar lights out of the jars I thought I would give it a try.  I didn’t really have specific directions to follow for the lights, so I tried different things until I got something… Continue reading mason jar solar lights

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financial planning giveaway!

Based on our top viewed posts and conversations we have had with friends, we both realize many people need help with their financial planning.  Neither of us are experts, but we are both pretty good at saving money, making budgets, and financial planning. So we want to help others!  The first three people to comment… Continue reading financial planning giveaway!