Don’t Hate, Celebrate! Why You Should Celebrate Other People’s Success

Photo credit: How do you feel when a co-worker, a friend or family member gets a promotion? Does a twinge of envy take over you, or do you wish them well on their way to success? Does it motivate you to strive, or get you all down and out, feeling sorry for yourself? ...more

40% Off Your Purchase at Gap Today Only

Today only at, take a whopping 40% off your purchase with coupon code DEALS. Includes sale items. Excludes...more

Baby Gear Lightning Deals for Monday [MyRide 65, Ergo, Strollers, More]

Amazon has a bunch more baby gear Lightning Deals on the roster for today: All of these start at 11 am ET: Graco Affix Youth Booster Seat with Latch System, Atomic (Prime Early Access) Comfy Baby Nose Cleaner – Nasal Aspirator...more

Personalized Children’s Book for $10.19 Today Only [59% Off]

Get a Put Me in the Story personalized children’s book for $10.19 today from LivingSocial when you use coupon code LSJAN15 to save an extra 15%. You have until April 26 to use the voucher. Redeem by the end of the month to get your book by Valentine’s Day ....more

The Art of Saying No

What does it take to say a simple "No, thank you"? A lot of courage, it would appear. For many people, saying no is a matter of losing out on an opportunity to gain precious approval - even if the person on the other side is a complete stranger. For others, it is a matter of cowering down, because they do not know if they deserve better - or if they can get any better even if they tried. So basically, if we were to break it down into one neat ingredient, this is what goes into the recepie: insecurity. ...more

Free Shipping at DisneyStore Today Only [Plus Twice Upon a Year Sale]

Coupon code FREESHIP gets you free shipping at today only. The Twice Upon a Year Sale is still on, too. Save up to 60% on dress up clothing, outerwear, toys, decor items and more ....more

I’m reading like a crazy person, I made soft scrub…

Yup…it’s a miscellany kind of day, where I have multiple small things to tell you about. Ready? 1. The Woolbuddy Giveaway The felting kit giveaway closes tonight at midnight EST ....more

Q4 2014 Net Worth Update

Well….it’s finally here. My last Net Worth update for 2014. Since revealing my deepest, darkest secret on the blog last week, (Spoiler Alert: I’m horrible at debt!) you shouldn’t be too surprised by what you see and read here today, so let’s get started!...more

Responsible Pet Ownership

Let me tell you a little story about our dog, Rocky. ...more

Cheesy Broccoli Twice Baked Potatoes

These Cheesy Broccoli Twice Baked Potatoes couldn’t be any easier to prepare. I don’t typically buy russet potatoes, but I couldn’t resist when they were on sale for 99 cents for a 5 pound bag. Enjoy with your favorite burger or barbecue ....more