Finally Fall Front Porch! ~Tales of a Prize Winner~

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.  That One Mom belongs to various affiliate programs and may receive compensation for purchases made through those links.  No purchase is ever necessary though!  For more information, see the Disclosure and Privacy Policy page. * It’s fall!  And the front porch is finally decorated.  It’s confession time though.  I had absolutely no intention of decorating our front porch.  None.  Zip.  Zilch.  Nada.  With all of the health issues and home repair and family life {Read More}

Simple Money Saving Tips + Three 52-Week Savings Printables!

Saving money is an issue for most of us.  Whether there is not enough to make ends meet or we just aren’t sure how to manage it, money can be a giant source of stress to anyone’s life.  My love/hate affair with money goes up and down like a yo-yo most days.  Anytime we think we are getting ahead, life hits us with just “one more thing” and the bank account goes back down to zero. Just like with anything {Read More}

Why Get Ready for Christmas Now?

The headlines are everywhere…”Get Ready for Christmas,” “Plan Christmas Now,” even “Christmas in (insert random month).” A lot of people don’t even want to think the word Christmas until at least the day after Thanksgiving, but there is a reason why we should all get ready for Christmas as early as possible.  I’m definitely happy to tell you what that reason is. If we put off all things Christmas until December, we will be exhausted. It’s that simple and you {Read More}