Vegan Summer Southwestern Salad Recipe {sponsored} #LifesBetterWithTheLion


Food Lion just launched a recipe new site that’s redesigned to help customers find great deals at their local stores and search for the best recipes. I’m always on the hunt for new recipes, and love to make my own, so when they asked me to share AND make a recipe I was in. I […]

Savory Magazine From GIANT {sponsored}

Savory Summer Issue

Savory is a new image heavy, food-focused magazine/app from GIANT Food Stores that’s become a go-to resource in my kitchen. We’ve been on the hunt for new recipes lately, trying about one a week on average. It’s been a great way to find new family favorites and we’ve of course created our own recipes, too. Savory’s tagline […]

Five #TravelTipZzz For The Budget Traveler {sponsored}

travel hacks for budget travelers

I’m currently on vacation. The auto responder is on. A lot went into planning this trip and while I want it to be fun and frugal– most importantly I want it to be restful. I need time to decompress, turn off the phone and notifications, and relax. This time it’s special because it’s my birthday! […]

5 Epic Date Night Ideas with Schick {sponsored}

Make it Epic Date night ideas

Date night. It is so necessary whether you’re married or single, but it can be so blah. Dinner √. Movie √. Drinks. √ Listen, I know being single and dating must suck sometimes, but being a parent dating your spouse? Date night is all well and good, but it’s not enough to just go out. You’ll […]

Credit Guide: Everything You Need To Know About Credit {sponsored}

Credit Guide Everything you need to know about credit.

Personal finance gurus often look down on credit cards. They may claim that it’s irresponsible to borrow or equate credit cards with some sort of moral failure. But the truth is that credit is helpful in many ways. Credit allows you to leverage your money today. It helps provide you with a borrowing history in […]

How To Help Your Family Make Healthier Choices {sponsored}

how to help your family make healthy choices

My husband and I have been working hard to make healthier choices together. We both aspire to be healthier so we can keep up with our kids (and the dog!) and ensure that we’re around for years to come. Making healthier choices isn’t always easy, but we’ve learned (sometimes the hard way) that unhealthy choices have […]

Frugal Essentials for the Perfect July 4th #FashionFriday {sponsored}

frugal fahsion essentials independence day

July 4th is coming soon. We love the holiday and usually celebrate by heading to the beach to spend they day playing capped off by an amazing fireworks show. While my kids often have some kind of cute outfit or shirt to wear for July 4th I cannot remember the last time I wore something […]

Top 10 Mobile Apps For Managing Money {sponsored}

top 10 mobile apps for managing  money

Mobile apps are where it’s at. I’m a big fan of managing my money and credit on the go and mobile apps are the best way to stay on top of payments, credit limits, pay bills, and more no matter where I am. I’m compiling a list of my favorite apps, but I would love […]

5 Steps To Get Your Student Ready For A Credit Card (and what to do if they’re already in debt) {sponsored}

5 steps to help your students be ready for credit

Credit cards and young people don’t seem to mix well. We all know the story of the teenager that goes off to college, gets their first credit card, and before they know it they’re in a mountain of debt with no way out. That story is all too common. I’m sure many of you relate […]