Seventh Generation Goes To Congress


` I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Bloggers Club for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional amount as a thank you for participating. All opinions are my own, as I'm sure you can tell by my passionate tone. ;)       A few weeks ago, I shared a post about The Dangers of Household Cleaners because this is a topic that I have just recently started researching. As a mother the last thing I want to do is poison my children, but sadly our government … [Read more...]

Online Training for the Work from Home Mom

  Technology changes in the past 20 years have made it very easy for moms to work from home, whether part of full time. Many moms start their own businesses, while others prefer to work for someone else as long as they can do it remotely. Whether you would like to learn a skill that will let you be an independent contractor, or you have a great idea for a new business that you’ll start from scratch, it is important to have the right technical skills when you decide to work from … [Read more...]

You May Have Been “Mom Bloggin” For Six Years Or More If…


So a few weeks ago, I was reminiscing with Blondie from Good Golly Miss Blondie about the first time I ever saw her (don't worry, I'll share the details below) and it got me thinking about the way blogging used to be, before the flood gates opened, and the internet became comprised of a bazillion mom blogs.   So, you may have been "Mom Bloggin" for six years or more if you remember when:   Blogger was the top blogging platform, and it didn't  matter if you had a … [Read more...]

Bloggers and Brands: A New Community For Bloggers

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Calling all bloggers (yes all bloggers): Are you interested in working with brands, reviewing products, and hosting giveaways on your blog? Are you interested in growing your following, building relationships, and taking your blog to the next level? Would you like to do it for free? If so, I highly recommended that you check out our blogging community. Bloggers are a mighty force when it comes to social media and online advertising. We are an essential part of "new media". We spend so much … [Read more...]

Top Jobs For Work At Home Moms

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As a single mom I feel extremely blessed to be able to work from home. I am able to make enough money to support my children (with the help of child support) and still spend as much time as possible with the kiddos.   Here are just a few of the jobs I have worked personally: - eBay Sales: This was my first at-home job! I have an eye for things that will sell well, and I used this to make my eBay business a success. All I would do was browse yard sales and thrift shops, and buy what … [Read more...]

Planning For The Unexpected


Life happens. It's as simple as that. If you are prepared it can make a world of difference. To learn more about being financially prepared for the unexpected you can read my latest post on the Enough Time Mom Blog! You can also read my previous posts as well: - Kids and Credit Cards - Chores and Allowance - 7 Tips For Sticking To Your Budget … [Read more...]

Blogging While Married – It Can Be Dangerous!


WARNING: This post should not be read while operating heavy machinery (yes, get off your iPad)! Since I began blogging a mere six months ago I have learned a lot (and have a lot to learn) about the life of a blogger. I took a serious nose dive into this crazy world of blogging without really knowing it was indeed a separate world in and of itself! There are two types of bloggers, the casual bloggers and those who blog as a "job". I fall into the second category and those are the bloggers I … [Read more...]

25 Back To School Money Saving Tips

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Hey guys! Please be sure to add your own tips if I missed any! **After the year starts grab a few supply lists for the next 2 years (My son is in 1st so I would take 2nd & 3rd Grade lists) and buy those supplies when they go on clearance. Sure things can change but they won’t change that much. I have seen 24ct pencils as low as .50 at Walmart after school starts! TRUST ME THIS IS THE WAY TO GO! ** If your child wears uniforms ask the school if they have a donation program. Many times … [Read more...]

Review Products From Home

So, you are a blogger and you see some of your favorite blogs hosting giveaways and giving you their opinions on some really cool naturally think, "how can I do that". I don't have all the answers but I do know what has worked for me. First I prepared a "PITCH", this tells companies what you are looking to do (review/giveaway a product on your blog). Tell them why you and your readers would like this item showcased on your blog, give them some blog stats (Google PR Rank, Daily … [Read more...]

How To Become A Mystery Shopper

So sorry that I have not replied to all the comments before now! I just got over a terrible migraine. I am actually surprised it's already gone, this one only lasted about 16 hours (better than most). OK LET'S TALK MYSTERY / SECRET SHOPPING! After I had my first son and decided I would not be returning to work I decided to start looking for alternative ways to bring in extra money. Mystery shopping was one of the things I looked into, and after much research found a lot of great … [Read more...]