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5 Things that Can Easily Bust Your Wedding Budget


According to, Valentine’s Day is the second most popular day to get engaged. Of course it is! It’s the day of love!

While getting married will be one of the most important days of your life, it is easy to fall in the trap of debt when preparing for your big day. Even if you don’t go into debt, overspending is very common.  Some people have a budget and desire to meet or come under it. A budget for a wedding does not mean a cheap wedding. It all depends on how smart you plan your wedding.

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5 Simple Ways to Take Better Care of Yourself


Stomach Virus. Bronchitis. Cold and Allergies. 😷 Yep, I’ve experienced all of these in the past month and a half. This month has been incredibly difficult for me as it relates to my health. It seemed as if each week I was getting hit with one sickness after another.

I went to see the doctor twice for bronchitis. The second time they ran test as the doctor told me that I was developing pneumonia. It was a very difficult time for me as I still had responsibilities at work. I just couldn’t hit the stop button to end the madness so I could get better.

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You Can Successfully Work from Home Even with the Kids Around


After I had Caleb, I did NOT want to go back to work. This was huge for me to admit. I was always the one who thought I would go crazy being at home all day with a child. However, during my maternity leave, it started to become a reality that I would eventually return to work and the thought was terrifying. My boss at the time totally surprised me. She told me that I could work part-time from home.

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No Budget Self Care Activities that Should be a Part of Your Daily and/or Weekly Routine


If I could afford a weekly massage, my name would be in rotation at the spa. Unfortunately, that is not in the budget and I have to find other ways to take care of myself. When we think of self care, expensive facials or massages are typically the first to come to mind. A weekend getaway or vacation are also things many of us desire but we may not be in the position to make it happen. I have to make myself practice self care every single day. Here are some great free or low cost ways that I have added to my daily and weekly routines.

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