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How to Start Saving for Summer

How to Start Saving for Summer

On my latest Talk of the Town appearance, I shared practical tips for how to start saving for summer. Let’s face it, summer only truly lasts about two months: June & July. This means that if you want to have family fun in these two summer months, you need to start saving and planning beforehand (aka May). The original Talk …

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Unconventional Birthday Party Ideas {Talk of the Town}

Unconventional Birthday Party Ideas

Every year we struggle with the same dilemma: how do we celebrate each other (especially our kids) on our birthdays without breaking the bank? Not only that, but we want to get creative and celebrate our kids’ individuality. One challenge we always face is where to gather. It can be super expensive to rent space and if your home isn’t …

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DIY Mason Jar Gifts {TV}

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This is the time of year when everyone is giving gifts. But what happens when you have SO many people you want to express gratitude to without adequate funds to do so? Give DIY Mason Jar gifts! Stick with me here… I’m sharing my best  tips on Talk of the Town today when it comes to giving gifts to everyone …

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How to Feed Hungry Holiday Guests on a Budget {Caramelized Onion Bacon Tart Recipe}

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You know you’re going to have guests visiting over the holidays – and they’re going to need to eat – but you want to be able to spend time visiting with friends and family, not in the kitchen the entire time. Plus, who wants to spend the time or money replicating the main holiday meal? The key to feeding hungry …

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7 Ways to Save over $100 a Month

I’m sharing 7 ways to save over $100 a month on Talk of the Town, but in case any of you miss it live on TV, I wanted to share these tips with you in detail here. The truth is, these money-saving tips will likely save you OVER $100 a month and can be used by anyone anywhere, not just …

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My 4 Favorite Frugal Fall Tips {TV}

4 favorite frugal fall tips

September is a great time to re-establish routines and reconsider where you’re spending your money – think of it as a “New Year” without the pressure! With summer ending and the holidays still a few months away, it affords you the perfect time to get your (financial) house in order and re-implement those frugal practices you may have forgotten over …

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Summer Grilling Recipe: Grilled Citrus Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple Cucumber Salsa

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Are you looking for the perfect summer grilling recipe to take advantage of all the beautiful summer produce in stores right now? You’re in luck because I’m sharing the specifics of my Grilled Citrus Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple Cucumber Salsa recipe I presented live on Talk of the Town. But some of you may be wondering why I’m creating a …

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How to Make a Summer Budget

Summer is finally here! And while the last thing you may want to think about is creating a budget, that’s exactly what I’m going to show you how to do today. After all, without a plan, none of our summer fun could be possible. So here are my essentials for How to Make a Summer Budget * Discover Your Monthly …

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How to Give Back in Nashville

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No matter what you are passionate about – grab your friend, your teacher, your sibling – somebody.. and get plugged in! Here are some of my favorite ways to get involved and give back here in Nashville… The Organization: St. Jude Rock & Roll Marathon How to Help: Cheer Station Want to help during the marathon without running? Be a …

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Cheap Kids Birthday Party Ideas

cheap kids birthday party ideas

Planning a kids’ birthday party at home doesn’t have to eat up your time or money. With these quick tips, everyone will soon be celebrating with these cheap kids birthday party ideas:

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