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Purple Mattress: Tips to Transition Your Little One

Since we have little one young number 2 on the way we have decided to transition our son to a twin sized mattress in the next couple of months and I hope to be successful with it. I’ve done some pretty extensive research on transitioning because I want it to goes as smoothly as it can, or as smoothly as my son will let us! We decided to keep it very minimal at the beginning of the transition.

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5 ways to survive the holidays on a budget!

I firmly believe that if we only started talking about saving for the holidays in November, it would already be too late. Why? Because one of the easiest ways to save on holiday gifts is to start early. If you are living paycheck-to-paycheck or are on a tight budget, preparing for holiday shopping & getting it done in advance can ensure your finances aren't completely thrown off course in December. Based on what I've learned from my own habits (and from observing people with far superior shopping skills), I think it's safe to say that if there are still leaves on the trees still everywhere when you’re starting your shopping for the winter holidays, you are more likely to ring in 2018 without credit card debt. Here are 5 thrifty tips to help you survive holiday shopping without wreaking havoc on your budget.

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5 reasons why your email list is so important.

Starting my blog in 2017 I never thought about how important an email list can be. Especially weekly newsletters. When I started to buckle down to grow my blog I immediately put my email list on the back burner. I focused on social shares. It only gets you so far! Once I started to work less on social shares I noticed a decrease in traffic, which meant I wasn’t holding onto organic traffic.

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