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How to travel to Disney for FREE!


This is a guest post from Brad Barrett. He is a Certified Public Accountant, husband, and father to two lovely little girls.  He is an avid traveler and through his site he helps teach people to travel the world using rewards miles and points. Before you read this, you will want to read my post on how I got two free tickets to see my sister overseas this summer.  He also can teach you how to travel to disney for free. Here is Brad… ********************************************** My wife and I absolutely

Tips for Traveling with Small Children on a Budget

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As you are reading this Mark and I are headed on our first real vacation in our 10 years of marriage!  We have never taken our family on a ‘real’ vacation because it just wans’t in our budget, so this is something new for us!  We have traveled almost every weekend this summer, so our children are great travelers, but we really wanted to make sure that this trip went as smooth as possible.  We have a beach house in the Carolina’s that we are sharing with my sister, brother

Top Secret Tips of a Mystery Shopper

How about a great way to make money AND have fun! Check out these Top Secret Tips of a Mystery Shopper!

When you’re looking for more ways to make a little money, mystery shopping can be a great fit.  Many people have heard of mystery shopping, but don’t really know where to get started or what to expect from the experience. 1.) It’s important to start your journey with a reputable company that has a solid reputation. MSPA-NA (formerly known as the Mystery Shopping Providers Association of North America) is a great place to start gathering information, according to Kate Horrell, finance coach at  She also recommends visiting the forums

13 Ways to Make an Easy $100

Looking for some creative ways to make extra money? Check out these 13 Ways to Make $100!

Looking for ways to make extra money? Whether you are struggling to make ends meet, need to pay for a surprise expense, or you’re trying to save for something extra, finding ways to boost your income is essential. When your day is booked solid and you already work a 9 to 5, it may seem like fitting more work into your life is impossible. With these 10 ways to make an easy $100, you’ll be achieving those financial goals in no time. Sell Something in Your Home 1. Yard Sales

7 Awesome Ways to Save on Gas

Looking for more ways to save on gas Check out these 7 Awesome ways to save at the pump!

Gas prices fluctuate, but there are some things you can do in high times and low to save gas.  These seven simple ways to save on gas will save you money and even a little time. 1. Order Your Errands Based on Driving Path Arrange the order of your errands based on a map and traffic schedule.  Avoid idling your engine by staying out of rush hour traffic when possible. Idling is one of the biggest ways to spend more on gas than you need to. Use a map to plan

We Painted Our Old House

Wondering whether to get your house sided with vinyl or to get it painted One option is much more affordable AND more beautiful!

As many of you long-time readers know, we live in an old house. With 4 kids, we feel like we’ve outgrown it. But we are staying put. In fact, 2 and a half years ago, we were THIS close to moving. We even had a purchase contract on another house. But we had second thoughts… we love our old house. We’ve traveled down that road of buying a nice big house, and it got us into trouble. Instead, we were determined to make this one work. I was actually inspired by my

I had to take a week off – or else…


One thing I have learned about myself is that I cannot go full steam for a long stretch of time. I get sick, have migraines, and become miserable to all those around me.  The past three weeks have been CRAZY, am everyone around me has felt it too.  Over the past three weeks I traveled to Charlotte to speak at the Happy Mommy Box retreat, went away for a weekend trip to visit family, and then went to New Orleans for five days. While I was in Charlotte at the Happy