Frugal Fridays – 5 Ways to Save Money When Thrifting

Money Saving Mondays_ 5 Ways To Save When Thrifting

You may shop at thrift stores to save money. Just by choosing a thrift store over a retail store, you are already saving. But did you know you can save even more? Take a look below at 5 ways to save money when thrifting. When you keep these tips in mind, you are sure to save even more on your shopping adventure.

 1. Carry any necessary ID’s with you.
 Just by carrying your ID, you can get any discounts you may be eligible for. Some shops offer senior discounts and student discounts. If you Continue Reading

6 Ways Your College Student Can Save Money

Money Saving Tips 6 Ways Your College Student Can Save Money

College is not a cheap life experience. There are books, tuition, room and board, and gas to shell out money for. That doesn't include the miscellaneous fees and needs that depend on your student's major. Parents are expected to foot a lot of the bill, especially before the young adult can get out and get a job. Read on to learn how to you can help your college student save money, which can also help your own wallet! 1. Encourage textbook rental over purchasing. Most books are only needed Continue Reading

Discover The All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra #descubresentra

I remember when I was a senior in high school, the parking lots were full of teen cars. Some were brand new, some belonged to the parents of the students, and some were used vehicles bought specifically for a new driver. One vehicle we saw a lot growing up was a Nissan Sentra. Parents chose Nissan due to it's being economical, dependable, and long-lasting. Since I didn't drive when I was in high school, my 1st (almost) New Car was a Nissan. It was 3 years old and previously a government car Continue Reading

Finding A Refreshing Snack Alternative in Chunk O’ Fruti Fruit Bars #FreshNFruti #Cbias

The following is a sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. As our school aged children (ages 8 & almost 13 yrs old) get older, I'm finding that they are starting to make their own food choices outside of my home. Whether it's at school, at friend's house, or at local events I have to trust that they are going to make the "right" choice. But choosing healthy snacks isn't always easy. We love fruit in my home. Seriously, I haven't met a fruit my son won't eat, but I generally Continue Reading

Angel Soft- Creating a Well-Balanced Household #AngelSoft

The following is a sponsored post. Please scroll to the bottom for more information on this Disclosure. Like many of you, I wear many hats. I'm constantly trying to manage my time so I can give as much attention to those that need it the most: Mi Familia! During the week, I go to my 9-5p.m job in healthcare and come home to fix dinner (with some help from my almost 13 yr old daughter) for my family. Once dinner is done we are heading to piano lessons, voice lessons,baseball/softball or any Continue Reading

Dole Fruit Parfait Healthy Grab & Go Breakfast / Lunch Solution #DoleParfaitEscape

As a busy mother, time management is a huge issue for me. I struggle at times to find a balance between taking care of my family and taking care of myself. Monday through Friday I head over to work once both my children are at school. I'll admit that I normally grab a cup of coffee and am on my way with no breakfast and possibly no lunch prepared for myself. What then happens is I run to the gas station or hit the vending machine. Woah...Big No-No!! Aside from the added expense of buying Continue Reading

Genesis Phone: Providing Additional Care For Your Loved One

This is a Sponsored Post: All opinions are my own & can not be influenced. Many of you know how important senior care is to me. Aside from the fact that I work in a long-term care facility, I also have a mother suffering from Early On-Set Dementia. My mother celebrated her 56th birthday this week. She's too young for Dementia right? Wrong. She has her good days and her bad, but for the most part she can provide care for herself. We are fortunate that she lives with my father and youngest Continue Reading

NOLA Area: Join Macy’s & Clinton Kelly for Everything Spring Fashion #SpringStyles

Sponsored Post: All opinions are my own & can not be influenced. I'm a HUGE TLC's What Not To Wear junkie. I love the fashion lessons given weekly but I really watch it for Clinton Kelly! Clinton Kelly is one of my favorite fashion guru. He's funny, smart and not afraid to tell you like it is. So when I heard he was coming to the New Orleans Area in April I totally geeked out!! I have to tell you, I'm secretly very nervous and excited at the same time. What will I wear? I would die if I Continue Reading

Louisiana: Are You Ready for Fashion, Food & Fun? Tanger’s Taste & Style Experience

Spring has sprung which means shoppers all over will be shopping to update their Spring Wardrobe. If you happen to live near a Tanger Outlet make sure to stop by and experience Tanger's Taste & Style Experience! I will be visiting the Tanger Outlet in Gonzalez, Louisiana for a style weekend. If your in the area, stop by and come experience the Tanger Taste & Style Experience for yourself. The Grand Opening Event - Tanger Taste & Style Experience will occur 04/06/2013 to 04/07/2013 in various Continue Reading

What is Your Social Media #StrengthFactor Using HireInfluence?

This is a sponsored post by HireInfluence. All opinions are my own & can not be influenced. I know what your thinking, another Social Media Influencer Website! But recently I found a very difference unique site called HireInfluence. HireInfluence: is the first social media platform that goes beyond an influencer score by gauging real, impactful influence with quantified results, HireInfluence will change the game on who is considered "influential" and how companies approach marketing Continue Reading

Justin Timberlake ‘The 20/20 Experience’ CD #JT2020 #Cbias

Ever since I was little I wanted to be a singer. I had big dreams of singing on a large stage somewhere. I could see my name in bright lights! I just needed... my big break. But when I was 10 years old, I realized I had no talent whatsoever! I'm not kidding, I'm a horrible singer. But my lack of talent didn't keep me away from my love for music. Over the years I have been to dozens of live concerts and have bought numerous Cd's. Yes, I still buy Cd's. One of my all-time musical crushes is Continue Reading