Even though we may love our careers and families, there is a need to take “me time” to keep your sanity. That’s where girl’s night out comes in. Doing fun things with your best gal pals mean the world to us single moms.
While indulging in these fun nights has not been easy with the recession, it has definitely taught us to keep getting creative and to spend less while still having fun. Here are some tips on planning the night that we’ve picked up over the years.
Archive for June, 2011
Health insurance may be easy and affordable to obtain for those who are young and healthy. But when you have a pre-existing condition, it can be downright challenging, if not impossible. Don’t those with pre-existing conditions need health care the most?
If you are self-employed, unemployed, or your job doesn’t provide health insurance benefits, when you have a pre-existing condition, you are either denied for health coverage when you apply, have to pay a much higher rate, or are offered coverage that excludes your condition.
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I heard about the fairly new Amazon Mom program last year. So when I became a mom, I couldn’t wait to join and explore the membership benefits.
With Amazon Mom, you get 30% off diapers and wipes and the coveted Amazon Prime. Here are the details of the benefits of Amazon Mom membership.
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Weddings are notoriously expensive. You want the best for your special day but that doesn’t mean you have to pay an arm and a leg for it. If you are flexible on some of the details, you can still have a beautiful wedding on a budget.
The key to a budget wedding is to save as much as you can on minor aspects of your wedding, such as invitations and favors, so that you can put more money into the areas in your budget that you care most about.
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I thought I knew it all when I graduated from college. I could do no wrong and the world was my oyster. Boy, was I in for a rude awakening, especially when it came to money and finances.
The idea behind this post is to spotlight the 5 pieces of advice that I wish someone had given me when I graduated. It sure would have saved me a lot of heartache.
We’re all working hard to make ends meet in the current economy by scrimping, saving, and sacrificing the finer things. Going to the movies, buying new treats for ourselves, and going out to eat frequently have been some of the first things to go.
But fine dining doesn’t have to be a no-go while you’re on a budget if you plan and research carefully! The internet is the best tool you have for research before you go out for a nice dinner in town.
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