Everyone knows about couponing. We have all seen ‘Extreme Couponing’ and the pictures of people coming home with huge hauls of free or super cheap food. While these shows and pictures are inspiring, it’s probably not realistic for most families. Coupons can, however, be very useful when you are trying to save money or live on a tight paycheck. Here is how I coupon realistically. Getting deals for my family without sacrificing all of my time trying to find them. This post may contain affiliate or referral links. This means if you sign up or make a purchase after clicking one of my links IRead More →

I mentioned in an earlier post (Making Money as a Stay at Home Mom) that CashCrate is one of the sites I use to make extra cash for the family. Cashcrate is the easiest and least time-consuming site I take part in – and I probably don’t use it enough,  I could probably make a lot more money on CashCrate then I currently do. However, I like to spread out my earnings – both to reduce boredom and because it offers the chance to switch to another site when I have a bad luck day on one of them. This page contains affiliate links. IfRead More →

If you are just joining us you might want to check out Part One of this guide before going any further! If you have already signed up for Swagbucks, familiarized yourself with the site and downloaded the App as recommended in Part One then you are good to go. Let’s get started with the Guide to Swagbucks Part 2 – Earning Swagbucks! Swagbucks Watch – Mobile App The first thing I do is open the Swagbucks App & sign in. When you have your account open look for the menu on the left-hand side of the top bar. Open it and click on ‘watch’. FromRead More →

Swagbucks is my favorite Stay-at-home money making site. I find this site to be the easiest to earn points on since there is a multiple of ways to do so and the site itself is filled with built-in bonus points. There are many ways to earn Swagbucks. In this Guide to Swagbucks, I’m going to focus on sharing how I use the site, the routines, and the tricks that I have found helpful. If you have not yet signed up for Swagbucks I encourage you to go ahead and do that before reading any further. Swagbucks Note – If you sign up using my linksRead More →

When I was younger I was always working. As a teenager, I often had several jobs at once and from high school onwards I bought my own clothes, my own school supplies and paid for the upkeep of my own animals. It was busy and hectic and I gave up a lot of social activities to do it all but I liked it. I liked the independence of providing for myself. When I met my husband and moved south I transitioned into being a stay at home mom. Making money as a stay at home mom proved to be a bit more difficult. The journey backRead More →