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How To Get Your Family Talking About Finances

How prepared is your family to talk about money? Here's 5 tips to get your family talking about finances #ad #FamilyMoneyMatters
Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Today I'll share with you 5 tips on how to get your family talking about finances. Once your family starts talking finances your intentions and next steps towards a brighter financial future will become much clearer! However, you’ll have to keep these conversations going as you prepare for your family's financial future....
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Talking Finances with Your Family Doesn’t Have to be Scary!

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Thank you to TIAA for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions are my own. Talking finances with your family doesn't have to be scary! TIAA recently invited families, including our own to sit down and have a conversation about money to show that it doesn’t have to be uncomfortable or stressful. Today I'll share with you my family's experiences talking finances. But before I share with you a...
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One Year of Blogging and 3 BIG Lessons Learned

It's my one year blog anniversary! Let's celebrate together. Here are 3 Big Lessons I learned
Guess what today is? It's my one year blog anniversary! Can you believe it? How the heck did I get here? Let me tell you my story. It's a long one but I promise to share three BIG lessons I learned during my one year of blogging. Make sure to read on till the end! In the Beginning... When I started this journey a year ago, I had just had my second child and was going through a very difficult...
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New Year’s Resolutions – 3 Reasons Why I’m Not Making Any

2015 was an amazing year and although our family did experience a pretty big hiccup at the very end, it doesn't take away from how great this year was as a whole.  I am extremely thankful for all the great opportunities and new experiences that 2015 provided.   We rolled with it! We embraced what came our way, the good and the not-so-good too!  Considering it all, I can look back and truly say tha...
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Thanksgiving Weekend Recap – A Memorable Family Road Trip

Learn about our FUN Thanksgiving Weekend - Fun places to check out in the Pocono Mountains
Our bellies and hearts are definitely full after spending the long Thanksgiving weekend enjoying family, delicious food, beautiful sights, a little Black Friday shopping and a memorable family road trip in the 2016 Buick Enclave. Huge thank you to the MSLGROUP and GM/Buick for providing my family with a 2016 Buick Enclave to test drive during our Thanksgiving trip. We enjoyed a memorable family r...
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How Did I Get Here? – 10 years of my life with tech

I'm excited to be taking part in the Bodacious Bloggers summer blog hop! May’s prompt was for us to take our readers on a tour of where we live – check out the May blog hop here or take a tour of my city here.  This month’s prompt is to recap highlights from the last decade of our lives.  This month's prompt got me thinking... 2005 vs. 2015, my use of technology over the past 10 years has r...
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Post an Instagram Photo – Give TOMS to a Kid Without Shoes

If you follow me on Instagram , and if you don't, you should :) , you may have already noticed my bare feet making a daily appearance.  There is nothing I love more than going barefoot! This time I'm doing it to for a good cause, to raise awareness... to give TOMS to a kid without shoes Did you know (according to TOMS) Providing children with school uniforms, including shoes, can h...
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A night 20 years in the making…

Old School Valentine's Date Night
As you read on you might wonder why I decided to tell you this Valentine's Day story (as my first). For one, it was a FUN night for me, also I think it might give you a little glimpse into who I am. Keep in mind that this is my first 'real' blog post and this story might have nothing to do at all with what I will be blogging about here OR maybe it will have everything to do with it! (shoulder shru...
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Hello and WELCOME!

Welcome to my blog! I finally made the leap, so here I AM! Join me as I navigate my new life as a stay-at-home mommy of two.  I expect it will be a thrilling adventure (to say the least). Hope you'll stick around as I LIVE LIFE, while trying to keep it SIMPLE and FUN!  It is my most humble wish to connect with you through my stories, life-lessons, experience, advice, and any other FUN stuff that m...
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