How to Get Out Of Debt With Your Own #YearofNo

How to Get Out Of Debt With Your Own #YearofNo

Figure out how to get out of debt with these steps, and start living the better life you dream about. The #yearofno technique is what you need to succeed this time!

Debt is the “loading” bar that will never let you see the entire video.  If you’re tired of waiting for life to get to the good part, you have to learn how to get out of debt.  I want to show you a better way to pay off debt that won’t leave you discouraged and frustrated.

Debt advice is only good if you can put it in action, so this article will give you the most important steps to take to be successful.  Everything you want in life is on the other side of that pile of debt.

And the last thing I want you to do is quit before you even get started.

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Canvas On Demand Review: How Is The Quality?

Canvas On Demand Review: How Is The Quality?

Use this Canvas On Demand review to learn if this photo company creates a good quality product. Find out how long it takes you to create a beautiful canvas.

Are you looking for a good quality canvas print of your family photo?  Need a gift for your favorite artist?  Then this Canvas On Demand review is just for you!

I received a free canvas from Canvas On Demand in return for my review.  All opinions are my own.

Family pictures are a hassle.  You have to book a photographer, find outfits for everyone, get through the day without tears, then remember to order your prints.  Most of us probably have files of family photos that we never got around to printing.  Which is a shame, because time moves quickly.  We should hang those pictures up where we can enjoy them!

So why not blow the dust off of that SD card and order a beautiful canvas print?  Many phones take beautiful photos that are worthy of being hung in your home.  Photo canvases can be done affordably.

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Funny Christmas Tags: The Free Printable With A Good Laugh!

Funny Christmas Tags: The Free Printable With A Good Laugh!

Inside:  Funny Christmas tags are awesome, because you get to give them the gift of humor…plus whatever you bought. Grab these totally free printables!

Christmas gift tags are one of those things that doesn’t cost that much to grab at a dollar store.  But why not save a buck where you can?  And be honest…when was the last time you stopped at the dollar store and spent only a dollar?

That’s why I love to find free printable Christmas gift tags whenever I can.  This year, I decided to try my hand at making some of my own.  Since my family loves to joke and play, why not use funny Christmas tags?

No decent blogger can create something like this and keep it to themselves.  So I’m sharing with you.  Feel free to choose any of your favorites below to download and print yourself.

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 103

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 103

Crafting and decor are not really my thing, but I do love a beautiful Christmas display. So I’ve been using Pinterest as my inspiration and fashioning some new ideas using things we have around the house to create a different display this year.  I’ve been sharing my ideas on Instagram, so follow along if you like saving money on decor.

We’re also trying not to get carried away by spending on gifts.  This time of year, the “might as well buy one more” attitude sneaks up on the best of us!  That’s why I try to keep a written plan so we buy only the things we know will be loved.

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December Check In: SMART Goals and a BIG Debt Payoff Plan

December Check In: SMART Goals and a BIG Debt Payoff Plan

You may have noticed that there was no debt check in back in November, and I’m sorry about that!  But this series is not something I want to stop doing, because it keeps us accountable to our debt payoff plan.  And I hope it helps you fight your own debt, too.

We started paying off this debt at the beginning of 2016, so we’ve been at it for nearly 2 years now.  We’ve made some serious progress, which helps us get through the rough months.

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How to Keep Your Large Family Christmas Simple (But Fun!)

How to Keep Your Large Family Christmas Simple (But Fun!)

Celebrating a large family Christmas is a blend of chaos, entertainment, and love. But it can get expensive! Here’s how to keep it simple and affordable.

There’s something magical about Christmas morning.  But it’s even more magical when you have a large family to share it with.  There’s always someone to share dreams and excited giggles with, and that just makes the anticipation even better!

Big families are often full of at least a little chaos, so it’s only natural that Christmas would get a little extra crazy when you have a lot of children to shop for.  But it doesn’t have to get out of hand.

This year, we’re adopting a simple idea that won’t cost much, won’t take a lot of time, but will (ideally) change the feel of the way we celebrate the season.  Learn the easy steps you can take to recreate this idea with your own family!

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 102

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 102

Things have been quiet around the blog lately, because I’ve been working hard on my book.  The good news is that it’s getting close!  I’ve pulled together more than 500 ways to save money without the repetitive “stop drinking lattes every day” and “cut the cable” advice you read everywhere.  I’m excited to release it soon, and I hope you’re excited, too!

I’d love to hear your thoughts on a title for this book.  Leave your ideas in the comments below.

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5 Proven Christmas Shopping Tips That’ll Save You The Most

5 Proven Christmas Shopping Tips That’ll Save You The Most

These Christmas shopping tips don’t take much effort, but they can save you a bundle on all your holiday shopping this season!

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It was December 23rd.  Hubby and I had spread piles of gifts all across our bed.  We wanted to be sure we had all of our bases covered.  We carefully counted the number of gifts in each pile.  Looks good!  But, wait…what happened here?  This one child seems to be coming up short.

We counted again, hoping we had somehow missed something.  But, no.  It was certain. One child was being shorted compared to the others.

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 101

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week 101

Last week was an exciting milestone.  With week number 100 of the 5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week series on the books (er, blog), that means there are 500 money saving tips in that series alone!  It’s fun to know that our family is still finding creative ways to save money.  Even better is that we get to share them with you.

In case you missed it, there’s some exciting news that comes along with this milestone!  I’m compiling all of these tips into one easy to read e-book.  I’ll be rolling out more details soon, but you’ll definitely want to be one of my subscribers when the book launches.  (Hint, hint!)  You can do that here.

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10 Gift Exchange Themes That Will Make Giving More Fun

10 Gift Exchange Themes That Will Make Giving More Fun

Inside:  Everyone wants to spend less on Christmas giving. Convince family, friends, and coworkers to have more fun while giving using these gift exchange themes!

The giving season is upon us again, and that can mean a lot of spending.  Gifts for family, friends, coworkers, teachers, and more are probably on your list.

Like most of us, you want to simplify your gift budget this Christmas.  And if you can get a whole group of people on board with the idea…all the better!  Most people are relieved to have fewer things to buy, so it should be easy to get everyone at work or at the family gathering to buy into the idea.

If you really want to sell them on the idea, have a fun gift exchange theme in mind.  Themes make the party more fun than ever!  It doesn’t have to be the same old ideas.  Let’s look at some different gift exchange themes so you can find the right one for your gift swap group.

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