www.notetoyoulilsis.comWith more and more women choosing to hold off on "settling down", or coming out of long term relationships - the modern girl is looking to living on their own. No roommates, No man, No compromise. As ladies embark on this new adventure, we'll try to make this transition smoother! Here are a few tips to ensure you stay ahead of the curve....more
I have a veritable cornucopia of things to be thankful for this year. Sometimes I forget that. It's easy to see the things I don't have; the places we can't afford to go on vacation; the stores I can't afford to shop in....more
The Latte Factor is one of the most commonly used phrases in personal finance writing. Championed by personal finance author David Bach, the Latte Factor is the idea that we all have small indulgences (such as $5 lattes) that chip away at our ability to save and invest for a financially secure tomorrow. If we were to save the money that we were spending on lattes, the thinking goes, it would grow to be a tidy sum by the time we retire.
Do you usually budget a certain amount of money for christmas and stick to it, or do you just shop, go completely overboard and then wind up paying for it for the next few months after christmas?See what other's are saying here.Kimberly writes at Outside My Head and That's My Answer....more
The holidays are coming with opportunities to see friends and family, eat great food, and generally celebrate. However, the holidays can also bring on added stress and grief if we lose sight of our goals and get swept up in the many demands that come our way. Navigating through this season can be tough. Here are some steps to help you maintain a sense of balance and hopefully have more space for delight and joy, Food...more
Rosalind Resnick at The Wall Street Journal has listed five survival strategies to survive the cash crunch that most entrepreneurs face at the end of the year. These creative tips will help small business owners get through to January, 2011, with cash in the bank and revenue coming in the door....more
I'm now the proud owner of $20 worth of virtual fish for a virtual aquarium.
Why would I make such a purchase you ask?
My five-year old daughter did on the family iPad.
Yes, it's just that easy to make purchases in the App store, and even children can figure out how to add more veggies to their virtual farms, buy the updated version of Angry Birds, and yes, even fill cyber fish tanks with loads upon loads upon loads of fish.
If you are financially stable with an emergency fund in place and credit cards paid off, you’ll be able to face expenses that arise without worry. If you are in debt or lacking in an emergency fund, extra expenses mean more than just extra money spent.
When you are financially poor and are facing an expense that you can not afford your life becomes more difficult. Stress, worry, anxiety and depression become a daily occurrence for you....more
I am about to reveal a deep, dark secret. Every week, twice a week, I DVR Bravo's so-called reality series The Real Housewives of Whatever City. I've been tuning in for years and I just can't get enough. What is it about those "housewives" I feel so drawn to watch. I figure it is kind of like a car crash, you just can't look away. The premise of the show is to see life where the "grass is greener". You know what, as I watch each episode I surely don't see greener grass. No their beautiful, well manicured grass is full of dog poop!&nbs...more
We can all learn a little something about foods kids love by interacting with the Wisest Kid widget. Check out these posts to soak up some wisdom from our bloggers’ kids, and to learn more about how Campbell’s® Condensed soups can be a great addition to your go-to meal time solution. Read more