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My Working Mom Morning Routine

My Working Mom Morning Routine

When I was “doing it all,” and a wife, mom, full time engineer, and full time MBA student my working mom morning routine was pretty much to the minute. In case you are new, I recently quit my job (click here to read How I Quit My […]

How To Get the BEST Deals at Ulta

How To Get the BEST Deals at Ulta

This post has been a long time coming, but I figured since I got another almost unbelievable deal that it was time to share my tips. This isn’t just “sign up for the Ultamate Rewards,” but more information about bonus offers that help you accumulate […]

Auto Ship Your Pet Food: Yes or No?

Auto Ship Your Pet Food: Yes or No?

Until we got our Australian Shepherd puppy, I was pretty against anything labeled “auto-ship.” Whether that be from Amazon or Walmart or wherever. It seemed like a great way to miss out on better in-store deals. But I’m going to go through why you should […]

Budget Friendly Trader Joe’s Essentials (and What to Skip!) 2018

Budget Friendly Trader Joe’s Essentials (and What to Skip!) 2018

Like many others, I love Trader Joes. In fact, when one opened near (okay 45mins away from) me, I was stoked. Except, my first grocery trip was really expensive compared to what we’d usually spend. Like….I spent double and came away with what felt like […]

Walmart Grocery Delivery? Are Delivery Services Worth It?

Walmart Grocery Delivery? Are Delivery Services Worth It?

Walmart has announced it will begin a grocery delivery service! According to this article on MSN, the service will have a $9.95 flate rate fee for delivery of a minimum-$30 purchase. What does this mean? It means major competition against both Amazon and Shipt. Amazon […]

How I Quit My Job Without Warning (No Two Weeks Notice)

How I Quit My Job Without Warning (No Two Weeks Notice)

Today, I quit my job without warning. Woah. Yea. It began as a “normal” day. I woke up at 3:55am in a panic. There was an ache in my chest from the anxiety that had become so common. WorkWorkWork. A big meeting today. Actaully, a […]

Cleaning Products Worth the (Extra) Money

Cleaning Products Worth the (Extra) Money

I love saving money, and love a good deal. There are many areas where a budget can be easily slashed, and household cleaning products are one usually of them. You want the most basic cleaning product that works for everything? Water and vinegar. THAT SAID, […]

Too.Much.

Too.Much.

Welp, for the first time I’ve definintely bit off more than I can chew. For the first time in my life, I just failed a class. By 6 points (out of over 1000). Disappointed in myself doesn’t even begin to cover it but also, the […]

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

There are several resale websites/apps for clothing and fashion items. Two of the biggest are ThredUp and Poshmark. Both have great marketing, but which one is ACTUALLY better to use? I’ve used both, and none of this is sponsored. Just my thoughts and a few […]

Budget Fail and Budget Win

Budget Fail and Budget Win

This week I had a budget fail that really stuck out to me as a “stupid tax,” but then also a budget win that almost made up for it just a day later! These were both pretty unique things so I figured it might be […]