How to Make a Frugal Streamer Party Banner


How to Make a Frugal Streamer Party Banner
It's almost time for the big game tournament and I decided to put together a family brackets party.

My husband will be teaching me all about brackets while he and the boys enjoy some 'man time'.

For the party I made a really simple banner using party streamer.
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How to Make Taco Seasoning


How to Make Taco Seasoning







At least one of my weekly meals is centered around taco seasoning, but have you ever looked in the cabinet to find your all out of the pre-made stuff? I have and it's no fun, but good thing I have a backup recipe. I found my self needing some for a taco bar party I was planning and was all out. Instead of running to the store, I looked in my old recipe journal and realized I had all of the ingredients I needed in my pantry to make some from scratch. 

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3 Tips to help you prepare for tax seasons with confidence

Today's tax preparation tips are sponsored by TurboTax. All opinions are mine. 
I'm just going to come out and tell you that I get excited about financial management, literacy and tax season.


Sharing ways to better managing finances is important to me. When I became a better manager of our families money I brought a sense of freedom and empowerment. 

Now that tax time is upon us I want to share a few ideas to help us this year and moving forward. 
Stay on top of your earnings. 

I encourage you to look at your paycheck regularly to see if there are any work related deductions that can be eliminated or reduced. My husband and I recently realized it would be cheaper for us to drop our dental coverage and save the amount of the premium in an account and self pay for dental services. 



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