Setting 2015 Goals {the late January edition}

The New Year's hype is over. Give yourself grace that you got through the holiday season and winter break with the kids. There's no reason to feel bad if you haven't thought about your year yet. Some of us just move a little slower, and there's still plenty of time for setting 2015 goals. I feel … [Read More...]

Moneywise Menu Plan 1-25 | MoneywiseMoms

Moneywise Menu Plan – 1/25

As I mentioned at the end of the year, I wanted to spend more time reflecting going into the new year. I've been thinking a lot about what I'm passionate about, and one thing I always come back to is FOOD. More specifically, I'm passionate about feeding my family and helping you feed yours (with a … [Read More...]

#DropShopAndOil Twitter Party 1-27 1pmET

RSVP for #DropShopAndOil Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know I do, and I'm excited to co-host a party about getting your oil changed at Walmart with Pennzoil while checking other items off your shopping list while you wait. On Tuesday, January 27th at 1:00 pm ET, please join us for the #DropShopAndOil Twitter Party … [Read More...]

Chicken Chili Rice Bowls | MoneywiseMoms

Chicken Chili Rice Bowls & Food Lion Giveaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Food Lion blogger, and I joined their blogger program because we share the same mission--to help you feed your family for less.  Food Lion wants to help you get dinner on the table quick & easy. Their latest Dish it Up! promotion is … [Read More...]

Super Easy M&M Cake Bars | Just 5 ingredients and perfect for Valentines | MoneywiseMoms

Super Easy M&M Cake Bars {just 5 ingredients}

Heading to a Valentine's Day party, or just need a treat for the kids' lunchboxes? These Super Easy M&M Cake Bars only have five ingredients (one is water!), and they're quick to make. Another option is to use your favorite team's colors, and put them out with your Game Day food. Print … [Read More...]

2015 Financial Goals | MoneywiseMoms

2015 Financial Goals (here we go!)

New year, new goals! If you've never set financial goals for yourself and your family, this can be your year. Read how we do ours. We've been setting these goals for 7 years now and have had so many ups and downs. Even with me posting them publicly, to help us stay accountable, we still fail … [Read More...]

Mitsubishi Outlander #CarReview | MoneywiseMoms

Mitsubishi Outlander SE {Car Review}

I was provided with a Mitsubishi Outlander SE from DriveSTI for a test drive and review. I was not compensated, and all opinions are my own. Welcome to wacky winter weather! Between freezing rain, a 64-degree day, and then a touch of snow, I gave the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE quite the test … [Read More...]

Reflect - my one word for 2015 | Reflecting on 2014 at MoneywiseMoms

Reflecting on 2014

Happy New Year! I always have a very slow start to the year, I find it hard to come off the momentum of family time over winter break and get back to work. Plus, we're having deja vu to last January, where instead of the kids actually going back to school and me getting back to routine, there are … [Read More...]

2014 Financial Goals: Quarter Two Update | MoneywiseMoms

2014 Financial Goals: End of Year Update

Every year, I share my family's Financial Goals, then update them each quarter, both to hold us accountable and to inspire you to write out and achieve your own goals. Here's the end of year update: Our big success in 2013 was paying off all of our non-mortgage debt, which paved the way for two … [Read More...]