Popularity: Conforming Rather than Being Yourself
Family + Personal
Sarah Brumley

Popularity: Conforming Rather than Being Yourself

This morning I helped my youngest pick out her clothes for school. She’s normally not too picky as long as everything matches (even if that means everything she is wearing has stripes).

We had a cute black and white outfit put together and I mentioned that she could wear her teal

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Budgets and Chores: We Can Do It, You Can Help!
Budgeting
Sarah Brumley

Budgets and Chores: We Can Do It, You Can Help!

Family organization isn’t easy. Getting a family to do chores – just the thought makes you cringe a little, doesn’t it? It’s something that each family struggles with, and yet, so important to keeping the household running […]

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The Art of Family Budgeting
Budgeting
Sarah Brumley

The Art of Family Budgeting

Budgeting for a family is hard. Every month brings with it additional expenses that are often forgotten about from year to year, or simply just unpredictable. Without fail, we will be on our way to having a successful month of budgeting and a child will out grow their shoes, or

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New Year, New Beginning: Welcoming 2018
Financial Goals
Sarah Brumley

New Year, New Beginning: Welcoming 2018

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating the beginning of 2018. Things to Look Forward To This is the first year in a long time that I haven’t had strong feelings about leaving a year behind and starting a new one. In years past I normally find

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How to Save Money Cleaning Your Home with Natural Products
Frugal Living
Sarah Brumley

How to Save Money Cleaning Your Home with Natural Products

Cleaning house doesn’t have to be hard. I struggle with having enough time to keep up with all of the tasks, and my family has done a great job helping out. Because my kids also clean, I had to find some non-toxic products for them to use as well.  

My favorite […]

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Making Goals (And Reaching Them...)
Budgeting
Sarah Brumley

Making Goals (And Reaching Them…)

What do you want to be when you grow up?    Kids get asked this question all of the time, from teachers, parents, and even strangers in the grocery store.  Some kids have big goals, like being an astronaut, or inventor, or doctor. Many of them actually accomplish those goals.  Some

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