Preparing for Holiday Travel and Saving Money Too!

With Thanksgiving just behind us, it is time to look on to the December holiday season. In my home we celebrate Christmas and this year we are taking a trip for the week.

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Super fun, super inexpensive weekend in Gatlinburg, TN

The Smokey Mountains are only about five hours from where I currently live. One weekend in July, my daughter and I took a “girls only” trip up. Here is what we found to do that was either inexpensive or even free.

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Wool by Hugh Howey – A Review

During one of my many trips to Chicago, I found myself with nothing to do on the plane. My children were very tired and needed to sleep so I went in search of a new book.  I went to one of the bookstores in O’Hare’s airport and asked for a recommendation. I was taken to Wool, […]

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Best places to eat in South Africa’s Western Cape

As I have mentioned a time or two (ahem), my husband is from South Africa. Therefore, we try to go visit his family as often as possible. Below find my all time favorite places to eat when we visit the Western Cape.

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Five ways to repair your credit score fast!

We have all been there, and maybe we are there now. You have something happen that throws everything out of balance. Job loss, emergency medical needs, or a water pipe in the basement bursts open. Either way, no one means to fall into debt. Below I will show you the top ways I have used […]

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Time Management when you are starting a blog.

“I don’t have time to do that.” Ever say those words? Whether they come from your own mouth or over a text to a friend, I know I say those often. Too often. Below find my top 5 strategies to get everything done during the 28 hour day of a blogger.  

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How to Get Ready for Longterm Guests

“House Guest” Just the word can evoke stress in the calmest of people. This is how I prepare for guests in my home.

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