5 Smart Ways to Control Impulse Spending

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 This is a guest post from Kalyn Brooke of Creative Savings Whether you're amazingly frugal or just starting out on your journey toward financial freedom, there's probably one area most of us still struggle in -- impulse spending.  Recently, I had the opportunity to learn how not to impulse spend from one of my not-so proud-impulse moments. [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are having a wonderful & relaxing weekend!  It has been a little crazy around here as my team and I have been busy wrapping up the final details for a couple of BIG projects!  The first is preparing to open the doors for my new advanced blogging course, Elite Blog [...]

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As you all probably know by now, I am pretty much hooked on easy recipes that taste great and don’t take a lot of time, effort, or expensive ingredients to throw together.  As a busy mom, I also want meals that can be made and frozen ahead of time to save time on hectic weeknights, [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 77}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous week!  This has been a very busy week as I count down the days (6!) until the doors open for my new advanced blogging course, Elite Blog Academy.  SO much work has gone into making this course absolutely amazing, and I am so, so excited [...]

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Slow Cooked Pork Tenderloin

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I don't know about you but I think at this point I am fully addicted to simple, delicious freezer meals.   Even my husband, who first balked at the idea of freezer cooking and insisted he wouldn't like any of the meals, has whole-heartedly embraced this freezer friendly lifestyle.  It has not only saved us [...]

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Do you ever wish you could run your mornings on autopilot? Sometimes the sheer number of things that have to get done before the day officially begins can feel like a full day’s work!  This is especially true if your morning routine includes not just getting yourself out the door, but one or more little people as [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a fantastic weekend!  Ours has been relatively uneventful, which has actually been really nice!  For the past two months I have been a little obsessed with watching reruns of House, MD on Netflix, and I am happy to say that I have almost finished the series!  Maybe now [...]

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20 Smart Ways to Save on a Disney Vacation

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Ahhhh, Disney. Where else can an otherwise rational, perfectly frugal set of parents throw every ounce of common sense out the window and happily pay $15 for a balloon that deflates almost immediately, $40 for their 4-year-old daughter to dine with Princesses, or $10 for the exact same disposable rain poncho they sell at the [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 76}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fantastic first week of September!  I don't know about you but fall is always my favorite time of the year.  There is just something about it that makes me happy! And speaking of happy, you haven't already, be SURE to enter the Frigidaire Time Saving Freezer Cooking Sweepstakes!  THREE lucky readers will [...]

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Tomato Parmesan Chicken

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My family loves Italian-style food, especially Chicken Parmesan.  And while I love making them happy, what I don't love is the time, effort, and mess involved in making the traditional breaded-then-fried-then-baked version.  Not. Gonna. Happen.  Because, as you probably already know by now, I much prefer simple meals that whip up fast and can be frozen ahead [...]

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Want to be an LWSL Insider?

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Have you joined the community at LWSL Everyday yet?  Not only is it great place to find accountability from an amazing group of like-minded women, it is also your chance to be a true LWSL insider! In addition to a fantastic (and mobile-friendly) community forum, members get access to exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with well-known authors and [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a FABULOUS holiday weekend!  Ours has been very low-key so far, which is exactly the way I like it, and I've got big plans to do a whole lot of nothing for the next two days! If you haven't already, don't forget to enter the Frigidaire Time [...]

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5 Ways to Say No

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Why is it that one of the most common words in the English language is the hardest for many of us say? It’s in the very core of our human nature to want to please people. Saying no is perceived as being negative or mean or unhelpful. We fear we may miss an opportunity. Or [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 75}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are having an absolutely fantastic week!  We are busy getting into the swing of our new school schedule which has definitely been an adjustment--particularly trying to get our kids up and at 'em in the morning!  Luckily our new Sunday Prep plan has helped a lot but I think it [...]

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Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

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Now that school has started and our schedule is filling up, it is important for me to keep a freezer full of  freezer friendly recipes ready to go for my family for busy weeknights.  I especially love any recipe that I can throw in the slow cooker in the morning and have an entire meal waiting at dinnertime. This [...]

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