Hmmm… How do I even start this? I lived for over a decade trying to fit into someone else’s mold, but in late 2010 I officially broke out. Now it’s my chance to shine, find myself, find God, and most importantly, surround myself with people who love me for who I am and not who they think I should be. Radically right brained, I’m the mother of two young boys, and now the wife to my soul-mate. Let’s see where this journey takes us!...more
I’m a very money-conscious mom living in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area with my husband and two young kids, Heidi and Thor. I am always seeking great deals and better, affordable ways of enjoying life with my family. I created this site to share with other moms what I find – and talk about frugal living as well as life as a mom (which I know can be both chaotic and fulfilling at the same time!)!...more
Welcome to Deconstruct the Girl, a lifestyle blog created in an effort to navigate the confusing waters of adulthood and reclaim some of the childlike wonder and introspection that can get lost as responsibilities creep in and bills need to be paid. We live in a fast paced world, where other people’s expectations, long work hours and relationship obligations play so steadily in the back of ours minds that they can begin to define us. The goal of this blog is to push the pause button on life and be able to evaluate the many parts of what makes us each unique.
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Doggone Thrifty features daily tips and tricks on saving money and living the good life for less. I believe that a great life can be had on a small budget – and I’m here to show you how to do it! Instead of focusing on a never-ending list of consumerist demands (and all that stuff), we should focus on the simple things and take the time connect with family and friends. That’s what Doggone Thrifty is all about!...more
NerdWallet | Personal Financial Management answers all your questions about the financial hurdles in your everyday life. We are an unbiased source of analysis, news and information for all your personal finance needs. ...more