Effective Steps for Managing Anxiety


Have you ever been in a situation that brought on sweats, rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath? You probably weren’t having a heart attack but an anxiety attack.  If you suffer from anxiety disorders, learning to manage it is the first step to overcoming it. Anxiety is characterized as extreme reactions to fearful situations.  When […]

Becoming Debt Free … My Biggest Money A-ha!


**This post is but a small part of the huge Financial Literacy Awareness Carnival hosted by Shannon Ryan from The Heavy Purse. Please head over there and check out the rest of amazing a-ha moments from some great financial bloggers. It’s Financial Literacy Month, and today I’m talking about the most valuable money lesson I […]

Affordable Ways to Pamper Yourself


You work hard, take care of your home and family. It’s time to think about you.  Pampering yourself doesn’t have to break the bank. Here are nine affordable ways to pamper yourself this weekend. Less than $20 #1 Head to the red box or load up on NetFlix movies and give yourself a movie night. […]

5 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby


When your baby is crying (okay, screaming), all you want to do is soothe him. Okay, I take that back. You may also want to run for the hills screaming “What the hell did I get myself into?!?” While the reasons why a baby cries can get complex, getting a crying baby calmed down doesn’t […]

Frugal Tips for Seniors


 Getting old is not an easy thing. When you stop working, all you have is the money you’ve saved and set aside for retirement and beyond. To make the best use of that money, here are some frugal tips for seniors to make their dollars work harder. Living to see your golden years demands a […]