budgeting

By Shannon Gurnee
In Lifestyle
Sep 30th, 2016
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When it comes to having a family, getting your finances on the right track is super important.  That means building your savings, paying off debt, living within your means, and preparing for the future. Being out of whack financially can cause a lot of heartache and stress, which can ultimately affect your health and happiness. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
May 23rd, 2016
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This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. The first time I ever had a credit card was my freshman year in college. I’ll never forget it. I was attending the local community college and if you signed up for their credit card, they’d give you a full pound bag of Peanut M&Ms. Oh […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Apr 8th, 2016
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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. All opinions are mine. I love to shop and believe it or not, I especially love to shop for groceries and household supplies. As much as I love to shop for these items, I don’t necessarily like the cost associated with it. Here are 5 Ways to Save on […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Feb 29th, 2016
18 Comments
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I love to save money! Whether it’s stocking up on sale items, getting a discount or using coupons, saving money helps all the time. I’ve recently become more of a coupon user as I’ve seen how much money I can actually save on the everyday items we buy. Groupon Coupons is one of those places we […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Budgeting
Dec 31st, 2014
25 Comments
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Having a big family can add up to a lot of money fast if we aren’t careful about how we spend it.  We save money by stocking up on sale items and using lots of coupons.  Growing up, my mother clipped coupons every weekend.  In this day and age, we can still clip coupons, but […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Finances
Jun 29th, 2013
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Moving in together with someone you love is a super exciting thing and a major life change!  While it is an exciting life event, you should still protect yourself in preparation for the worst.  You shouldn’t expect it, but you should protect yourself.  I found an article entitled, “8 Tips for Protecting Your Finances Before […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
May 8th, 2013
15 Comments
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This post was inspired by Genworth Financial. All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. For more information about long-term care, visit the Genworth Financial website. As a work-at-home mom, I think about paying the rent, the utilities, and putting food on the table.  I have to be honest and admit that I don’t think a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Freebies / Coupons
Apr 9th, 2013
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FEATURED COUPONS COUPONS.COM $1.00 off Weight Watchers Chicken Breasts $0.50 off two (2) TWIX Brand 4 to go Cookie Bars $2.00 off Non-Drowsy Children’s Claritin Syrup $5.00 off any Non-Drowsy Claritin 24ct or larger $3.00 off Non-Drowsy Children’s Claritin Chewables $1.00 off 2 BAND-AID Brand Adhesive Bandages $1.50 off any (1) ONE Dial Brand Lotion [&helli...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Apr 2nd, 2013
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By Shannon Gosney
In Coupons
Mar 20th, 2013
4 Comments
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Here are some fabulous coupons for this week: FEATURED COUPONS COUPONS.COM COUPON NETWORK $1.50 off when you buy any TWO (2) NESCAFÉ® CLÁSICO Coffee 7oz canisters and larger $2.00 off when you buy any TWO (2) NESCAFÉ® TASTER’S CHOICE® 7oz canisters and larger $1.00 off when you buy any TWO (2) Carnation® Breakfast Essentials™ No […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Coupons
Mar 16th, 2013
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SAVE $5.00 on ANY Fresh + Sexy Wipes™ by Playtex® (any size) SAVE $0.50 on any ONE (1) Snuggle® Fabric Softener Liquid or Dryer Sheets SAVE $1.00 on any ONE (1) all® Liquid, Powder, or mighty pacs® Laundry Detergents (excludes trial size) $2.00 off Any ONE package of GOODNITES Bed Mats $2.00 off one PULL-UPS […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Jan 7th, 2013
7 Comments
1755 Views
Iframe support required to view this content. Wanting a happy relationship or marriage is completely natural, but what can you do to ensure it will stay that way when talking about finances?  You have to be proactive when it comes to talking about finances with your spouse or partner.  You can’t just “expect” it to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Dec 30th, 2012
0 Comments
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Life as we know it can change overnight – with little or no warning, our family’s welfare and financial security could be put at risk unexpectedly.  While we have no control over the acts of Mother Nature, we do have control over our family’s financial security and well-being.  As a mother, I want to ensure […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Dec 30th, 2012
0 Comments
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As our children get older, we start looking more closely at saving for college and retirement.  Being a work-at-home parent makes it even more necessary to start setting aside money for our future, as I don’t have an employer doing it for me.  Like many Americans, living paycheck to paycheck can make it difficult to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Back-to-School
Oct 16th, 2012
1 Comment
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It’s Back-to-School for our families everywhere and parents are working harder these days to ready their students for school.  Teaching our children the value of money is becoming more and more important and Citi has some smart back-to-school spending tips for you! Whether parents are readying their student for the first days of junior high […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Freebies / Coupons
Jul 19th, 2012
1 Comment
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Who likes deals?  Who uses coupons?  Who likes coupons for Freebies?  I do, I do!  Below are some of my favorite Freebies and coupon deals happening right now.  Take advantage while supplies last! MAGAZINES                             COOKBOOKS              […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Budgeting
Jun 18th, 2012
2 Comments
2206 Views
As a single mama of a family of four, prescriptions can add up really fast!  When your little ones are sick, you want to do anything you can to help them feel better.  Dropping off the prescription isn’t that painful, but going to checkout can be!!!  That’s why I recommend the Walgreens Prescription Savings Plan! […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Cooking with Redhead Mom
Jun 8th, 2012
9 Comments
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Our local grocery store in Nipomo is Vons (also known as Safeway).  I remember how excited everyone was to have our own grocery store (with a gas station even) in Nipomo!  I can definitely say that with my Vons card, I’ve saved more money than I would have ever saved without it.  Plus, I earn […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
May 22nd, 2012
2 Comments
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As a single mama of three boys, I need to cut my expenses any way I can.  I recently had the opportunity to switch out my old light bulbs for the GE Energy Smart bulbs in different rooms of my home.  I started by visiting my local Walmart and looking through the different options of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
Mar 5th, 2011
5 Comments
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I was recently given the opportunity to try out the American Express PASS Card through SheSpeaks.  The PASS is a prepaid reloadable card that parents give to their teens.  For a limited time, if you order a PASS card and load it with at least $25, you will get another $25 from American Express to […]...
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