• How to Afford Christmas on a Small Budget
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    How to Afford Christmas on a Small Budget

    The holidays are in full swing, with Christmas only a few weeks away.  If you are like many families, you may be worried about how you are going to be able to afford Christmas on a small budget. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation*, consumers will spend an average of $1,047.83 on holiday expenses this year.  Yikes!  For many people, that may be half of their monthly pay. As Christmas approaches, are you looking at your bank account and getting nervous wondering how you will be able to pay for it this year? Many families take on loads of new debt each holiday season trying to keep…

  • Work from home job for Moms
    Become a Teacher,  Blog,  Teach English Online,  Work from Anywhere

    Qkids Teacher Review: Is QKids Legit?

    Is Qkids legit? As an official Qkids teacher, I have included a review of the job details, pay, and work schedule. If you are looking for a remote job with flexible hours that you will enjoy, then look no further.  You should become an online English teacher with Qkids! When I tell people about teaching English online, the most commonly asked questions I hear are: “Do I need to have a degree in education?” “Is it a real job?” No, you do not need to have a degree in education in order to teach English online! Yes, it’s a legit job. I am a teacher for them and can tell…

    Blog,  Rewards,  Teach English Online,  VIPKID

    Christmas FAS Rewards for ESL Teachers

    These are reward systems to use for online VIPKID English teachers (ESL).  They can also be used as a reward system for Preschool or Elementary school teachers.  These rewards are the FAS (Find a star) reward. This set of rewards has 7 pages of Christmas-themed FAS Rewards. To use this reward, you cover up each of the boxes with a number (or other design, such as vocabulary word, letters, colors, etc.).  When it’s time to reward the student, you ask them to choose a number.  Then you reveal what’s under the number they choose.  Each time they find a star, they get a star on the VIPKid platform, as well.…

  • How I Made $1,552.50 from Side Hustles in November
    Blog,  Income Reports

    How I Made $1,552.50 from Side Hustles in November

    We are a family of four living off of one income.  When I left my job in a booming medical field to become a stay-at-home mom, I knew that money would be very tight.  After much research and trial and error, I have found real ways to earn extra cash from home and on the side. This is my first income report on this new blog.  I started this blog in October 2019 and I will continue to show updated income reports each month. My income reports will include the different side hustles that I use to earn money at home. Why would I show my income report to strangers…

  • Help develop homeschool curriculum
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    Work from Home for Teaching Textbooks

    Teaching Textbooks is now looking to hire writers for a remote work opportunity.  This company is known for their award-winning math curriculum that many homeschool families use. We have used Teaching Textbooks in the past and love their content.  Their math curriculum includes Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and more. This position is perfect for those looking to work from home.  It is a great opportunity for homeschool parents, teachers, online teachers, stay-at-home parents, travelers, tutors, etc. DETAILS ABOUT THE JOB OPPORTUNITY This company that is famous for their highly praised math curriculum is now looking to hire writers to help develop a new curriculum for Grammar and Writing.  This curriculum would…

  • Teach Online with Outschool
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    Teaching Online with Outschool

    If you are looking for an online job that is flexible, pays well, and that you can enjoy, then teaching for Outschool may be the solution for you.  Outschool is an online teaching platform for students ages 3-18.  Many of the students that take the courses are homeschooled, but not all of them. The instructor will teach a class on their online platform.  The classes are live and recorded, and students are able to access their own camera (if they want!) and microphone so they can communicate with the teacher and other students as if it were a real classroom.  If you miss a class, you can also access the…

  • Save money on Disney Plus with Rakuten
    Blog,  Frugal Living

    Save Money on Disney Plus +

    I’m sure by now you have heard of the new streaming service by Disney.  Disney + is finally here, and it’s everything we’ve dreamed of, and more!  Their lineup is fantastic!  They have TV shows and movies by Disney, the Disney channels, Pixar, National Geographic, Star Wars, and Marvel.  It’s like a gold mine of television for kids and adults, alike.  We LOVE it!  But, did you know that you could save money on Disney +? Yes, don’t sign up for Disney + just yet! I have wrote about the magic of Rakuten and how much money you can save with them before.  (Perfect for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday…

  • Free Debt Payment Tracker Printable
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    FREE Debt Payment Tracker

    Are you working hard to pay off your debt?  Download our free debt payment tracker to help you keep record of your payments and current balance.  Print the PDF multiple times for each debt that you are working on, and create a budget binder to keep it in!   Please remember: Our printables are free for personal use only. Please do not copy, redistribute, or sell. Please leave credit and a link back to our website if sharing it online. Thank you and enjoy! Download the PDF here.

  • To Do Planner Printable
    Blog,  Frugal Living

    FREE To Do Planner Printable

    Are you one of those people that has to write down what they need to do each day?  At the start of each morning, I always make a to-do list so I know what needs to be accomplished that day.  If you are like me and like to see a visual list that can be checked off so you don’t forget anything important, then download my free to do list planner.  Download, print, and make your list to stay on track! Please remember: Our printables are free for personal use only. Please do not copy, redistribute, or sell. Please leave credit and a link back to our website if sharing…

  • 22 REAL Ways to Make Extra Cash for Christmas
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    22 REAL Ways to Make Extra Cash for Christmas

    As we head into the most wonderful (and most expensive) time of the year, I always try to find ways to earn extra cash to help us get through the holidays. Besides the obvious expenses from Christmas gifts, we also have to think about Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving dinner, seasonal activities and decor, Christmas trees, as well as church attire for Christmas Eve.  That sounds like a lot of potential debt headed our way unless we try to bring in extra income to prepare for it.  This is why I always try to find ways to earn extra cash for Christmas. Others may have to find extra money for traveling to…