Is Working from Home Right for You?

I have had the privilege of working from home for the past decade. It hasn’t been easy, but it has been rewarding. Over the previous 10 years, many people have expressed their desire to work from home. Similarly, online, thousands of more people express this wish to make their own hours.

When I talk to these people and read their posting online, I can’t help but ask, “why do you really want to work from home?” (more…)

27 Free and Affordable Kid Events for Summer 2017

Summer is finally here, which is great for family time, but not always great for working at home. Make this summer memorable and keep your kids entertained with these free or inexpensive activities near you. I find that if I schedule fun things to do once or twice per week, the kids are a little less stir-crazy on the days I need to get work done at home. (more…)

How to Make $1000+ From Flipping Used Items

Right now, our garage is full of strollers and car seats. This isn’t because we are going to adopt five more children, but instead, we have been flipping baby items for profit. We recently scored several brand new strollers and car seats at a local auction and have them listed at 100-200% more than what we paid for them. Most recently, we made $200 profit off a stroller find.

My husband and I have been reselling items for a profit for several years now. It is the perfect side business to do when you don’t have a lot of extra time, experience or money. Let me jump in with my story and give you some tips on how to start bringing in money through reselling. (more…)

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life

and find time to pursue your passion or side hustle

“I just don’t have time…”

Does this phrase sound familiar? I hear it all of the time from other moms who desire to pursue their passion or start a side business. I am even guilty of saying this phrase too many times as well.

In many cases, we do have the time, but we just don’t realize it because our lives are too complicated. Think about it. If you could simplify meal prep time, cleaning, exercise, and other must-do areas of your life, those saved minutes could add up and give you back your time. Here are my top 10 tips to simplify your life and find time to pursue your passion or side hustle. (more…)

Save $10,000 This Year

Money-Saving Tips to Boost Your Savings

The reason I got into finance writing is because I am passionate about helping people save money and reach their financial goals. On this site, I am passionate about empowering moms with the know-how to stay home with their children, while making money on the side. However, it will not matter how much money you make if you do not save and spend wisely.

Here are my top tricks to save $10,000 a year. Some tips will be easy, and others will exercise your savings muscle. However, by the end of the year, it will be worth it. (more…)