Using A Credit Card The Right Way  

If you want to use a credit card, learning to use it in the right way is absolutely essential. Credit cards are great financial tools as long as they are used with caution, but in order to prevent yourself falling into debt, you will need to develop money management skills alongside discipline and financial knowledge. Below, [...]

A Fitter Attitude With Your Raw Lifestyle

As you recline on the sofa, vacantly chowing down on fistfuls of generic oil-encrusted maize, rounding on that second bottle of Sauvignon Blanc, it might occur to you that it’s time to reappraise the life choices that led to this moment. While we have certainly all been there, that does not make it okay to stay [...]

Getting A Little Help Along The Way


It’s so important to surround yourself with people that uplift, encourage and support you at an early stage in life. I have mentioned before that Chris and I married young, and while marrying in your early 20′s does have its challenges, I think that for us, having a partner from the very get-go in our [...]

Take the Magnum Ice Cream Personality Quiz!


It’s August and the summer is winding down. The back to school season is upon us and things can get hectic! Remember to stop and breathe, give yourself credit for hard work and celebrate your victories. You deserve to indulge now and then, you’ve earned it! Soak in a hot bath, read your favorite book, or grab a delicious [...]

August is Device Theft Awareness Month! #AbsoluteUncovered


I was compensated for this post but all opinions are my own. Have you ever lost a smartphone? Well, you aren’t alone! Over 3.1 million Americans were the unfortunate victim of smartphone theft in 2013, and at least 1.4 million smartphones are lost and never found! That’s a combined 4.5 million lost and stolen smartphones [...]

Exploring Madrid

Madrid is one of Europe’s great cities when it comes to culture, and the Spanish capital is renowned for its museums, architecture and theatres. Whether it’s for a weekend trip or a few days away, Madrid city breaks can also be very affordable. The Golden Triangle of Art This area of Madrid, on the Paseo del Prado, [...]

The 25th Annual American Century Championship

This post was created in partnership with American Century Investments. I have received compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. The 25th Annual American Century Championship ran from July 15th through July 20th with a $600,000 total purse up for grabs with the first prize being $125,000, second prize $50,000 [...]

American Century Investments Supports the American Century Championship #ACCgolf #GiveLikeJim


This post was created in partnership with American Century Investments. I have received compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s awe-inspiring as well as humbling when individuals use their personal financial success toward the good of mankind. The late Jim Stowers founded American Century Investments Profits for a Purpose [...]

Are You a Candidate for Surrogacy?

As fertility issues become increasingly common, women are becoming more and more open to the idea of using a surrogate. On the flip side of that, more women are offering to help couples begin a family by offering themselves as a surrogate. I have know two friends in the past few years who acted a [...]

Best Summer Ever Sweepstakes


I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Banana Boat® Sun Care. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. With the hustle and bustle of summer, it’s easy to get caught up in a busy summer day and forget to [...]