The Intersection of Financial Health and Well-Being: Cigna study {sponsored}


Financial health is a key to success in life and the intersection of our financial health and our overall health and wellness can have a huge impact on us in the long-term. With the right tools, you can weather whatever life throws at you, whether it’s medical expenses or a busted water heater. Having healthy […]

12 Great Books to Give for the Holidays and an Amazon Sale

12 Days of Books

We LOVE books, and can often be found reading in all kinds of odd configurations. I have been known to have to tell one of the kids to put down their books and go to bed! One thing we always gift at the holidays are books both to family members and friends. Books are such […]

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season {sponsored}

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season

December is all about family time, parties and celebrations, and of course shopping! With holiday parties, classroom events, baking, holiday parades, travel, gifts, and holiday feasts it can be tough to stay on top of saving money with all the shopping you have to do. Discover commissioned a recent independent poll about holiday shopping and […]

Monday Meal Plan: December 8th

2012 Printable Menu Plan

Guys. It’s only a bit more than two weeks until Christmas AND today is my oldest’s birthday. There’s a lot of to dos on my plate between work, home, and holidays. Meal planning will take some of the stress off though! My husband has been working hard to eat healthier which I’m incredibly grateful for because […]

Sunday Deals & Reads December 7th

Sunday Reads and Deals Centsible Life

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. It’s been a heavy week. Between the grand jury news from New York and last week’s grand jury decision, the coverage of protests (from news sources and friends who have been right in the thick […]

Family CFO Interview: Noelle Kelly from Opera Singer in the Kitchen

This entry is part 15 of 15 in the series Family CFO Series

Welcome to another installment of the Centsible Life Family CFO interview series. This series will share a look behind the scenes at how other families manage their money with useful advice, funny stories, and hopefully we’ll all come out of it a bit more money savvy.  This week’s Family CFO is Noelle who blogs at Opera Singer in the […]

Work at Home Gift Guide

Work at Home Gift Guide

While the kids are making their lists I started to think about what was on my list. While I don’t really need anything, I have some wants, and I realized there may be some other readers out there who are shopping for someone who works from home or is a freelancer this holiday season. Freelance workers, […]

Gifts that Give Back

Gifts that Give Back

Gifts that give back are the greatest gifts. They not only allow you to find that perfect something for someone, but they also give back to others in need. It’s a great way to do both when you’re on a limited budget and find wats to five back even more if you’re already in the […]

Holiday Breakfast Basket from the Supermarket #GiveBakery {Giveaway}

Give Bakery Because Logo

The holiday season is such a busy time of year. It’s a great kind of busy, of course. Occasionally though we may get overwhelmed or stressed about what to give someone during the holiday season. Whether it’s your child’s teachers, your neighbor that always gets your mail when you’re out of town, or a lovely […]

12 Days of Free Shipping


Get free shipping from 12 merchants for 12 Days of Free Shipping! You’ll also find great deals, sales, and coupons thanks to Here is the list of participating merchants: Tuesday, December 2nd – GameStop Wednesday, December 3rd – New Balance Thursday, December 4th – Pinnacle Friday, December 5th – Speedo Monday, December 8th – […]