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Tips to Become Successful in Life – No Excuses

Want to be a huge success? Use these tips to become successful in life and stop making excuses.

Tips to become successful in life . Set goals for your dream life and inspire others with your own successfulness. #success #goals #inspire
Tips to become successful in life

Wouldn’t we all want to become successful in life? Yes, this would be the goal of most. Unfortunately, we often get in our own way.

Whether it be values we learned in childhood or repeating the same unproductive behavior patterns, there are ways to change and still become successful in life if you are willing to do the work.

Many successful people did not turn into huge successes overnight. They failed, got back up, worked hard and now they are crushing it.

One key component in your quest to becoming successful is to remember that your circumstances do not define you. YOU make you.

So in order to become more successful, you have to look inside yourself. You have to believe in yourself and you must -above all- stay positive.

It is true, you can choose to look at things from any perspective you wish. But why not choose to look for the silver lining and be a “glass half full” type of person.

If you want to stay strong, you can’t sit around feeling sorry for yourself. You have to push through adversity and become the “you” you have always dreamed you would be.

Its true excuses will get in your way and you will feel uncomfortable for a while as you push out of your comfort zone.

Even if you want to talk yourself out of it and you can think of 50 reasons why you can’t be successful, you must push through your negative thoughts and make your life the life you have always dreamed of.

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Elf on the Shelf Ideas and Crafts

Elf on the Shelf Ideas to try this year

Elf on the Shelf Ideas to try this year. #christmas #elfontheshelf #Christmasactivities
Elf on the Shelf Ideas

Are you looking for some Elf on the Shelf ideas, crafts, and costumes?

Elf on the Shelf has become so popular in the last few years that it is hard not to participate in all the Elf on the Shelf craziness.

My son came home from school last year and asked why we don’t have an elf. I tried to avoid it as long as possible, but this year our little elf is going to make his appearance.

It is a nice reminder that Santa is watching and can help with discipline at least for the month of December. -maybe I should leave it out all year! hehe

So since I’m going to join in on this “Elf on the Shelf” craze, I along with you, need some ideas because I like to plan ahead.

My fellow bloggers have come up with some super cute and creative ideas in this roundup post.

Many of these ideas are simple and cute. They will have your little ones talking about their elf all day and give them something to look forward to each morning.

Just remember to keep it simple and have fun with it! Don’t let this little elf stress you out this year and use these Elf on the Shelf ideas to make your life easier.

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Organic Food on a Budget – Find the Cheapest Organic Food

 

How to eat organic on a budget - cheap organic food #savemoney #organicfood #health #moneytips
How to eat organic on a budget – cheap organic food

I have a specialty grocery store across the street from me. They make wonderful dips, pre-made food like barbeque and salads and –  best of all – fabulous cakes. However, I don’t shop there much on a day-to-day or week to week basis. Why? Because I know I can get my regular groceries and produce much cheaper elsewhere, especially if I want to buy organic.

Moreover, I will surely avoid buying organic food at the specialty store because of the extremely high prices. Although their food is good quality, I know I can find good quality cheap organic food and produce at other stores for much less. 

And who doesn’t want some extra cash in their wallets after a long, hard trip to the grocery store?

There are two main types of grocery shoppers:

  1. The bargain hunter – This is SO me. Why pay more when I know I can save on my grocery bill and keep my hard-earned money. I shop frugally and use coupons and coupon apps. 
  2. The “Cart Tosser” Shopper – This is the shopper that throws everything in the cart without looking at prices. Although this is a fun way to shop, the bill is often a huge surprise.

Regardless of what type of shopping category you fit into, I can teach you some ways to cut your grocery bill and buy organic food on a budget. I can also give you some ideas for quality food and find the cheapest organic food so you don’t waste your money.

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Best Savings Hacks Without Clipping Coupons

Best Ways to Coupon Without Clipping

Clever Ways to Save Without Clipping Coupons #moneytips #couponing #savemoney
Clever Ways to Save Without Clipping Coupons

Do you like saving money? Maybe you are new to whole the “couponing thing” and are starting to realize clipping coupons and finding store match ups is time-consuming. 

Not to mention, it is hard staying organized. You need a place to store your coupons, organize them by product categories and keep track of expiration dates. This is a major time-suck and time is money.

Plus, it isn’t worth it if you are only saving $1-$2 per shopping trip. And unless you are really into extreme couponing and have hours to spend each day, then you should consider other ways to save money on groceries and everyday items.

In fact, I just watched an episode of Extreme Couponing and the woman spent 60 hours per week on couponing. I don’t know about you, but I certainly do not have that kind of time. So let’s save time and money without coupons. 

This post will outline ten easy ways to save money without clipping coupons. These money-saving ideas will help put money back into your pocket. Check them out below:

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30 Valentine’s Day Cards With Free Printables for the Class

Valentine’s Day Cards With Free Printables for Kids #Valentinesday #freeprintables #valentinesday #frugal
Valentine’s Day Cards With Free Printables for Kids

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. And what better way to celebrate than to find ways to save money on Valentine’s Day card for your kid’s class. I definitely think Valentine’s Day free printables are the way to go.

I have to admit,  I am a sucker for Holiday because it gives me a reason to treat my kids and see the excitement on their faces. Nonetheless, Valentine’s day does not have to be one of those Holidays that breaks the bank. In fact, you can make your own kid’s Valentines at home for much less than you would spend at the store.

Not to mention, this post has done all the work for you. All you need to do is decide which Valentine you would like to use this year. Or better yet, let your kids look through and decide! They will love making Valentine’s Cards with you and be so proud to take them into their class this year. Also, there are several non-candy choices as many schools request this due to allergies.

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How to Live a Happy Life in 2020

How to be Content and Live a Happy Life in 2020

How to be a better happier you this year! Use this tips to become a better you! #goals #goalsetting #happiness #happier
How to be a better happier you this year

How to live a happy life in 2019Are you looking to live a happy life and be more content in 2020? One way to do this is to set goals or New Year’s Resolutions. However, changing your life drastically can pose a problem. Your brain does not form a habit and usually, you revert back to your old ways. Did you know, most New Year’s resolutions go to the wayside by February?

So if you are serious about changing your life for the better this year, try starting small and slowly increasing the areas of your life you want to change. You will eventually be on the right track and you will begin to form habits that can last a lifetime as you venture on your quest to stay happy and live better.

Simple changes can have a big impact and as you continue on your journey you may find change difficult. However, most things worth doing are not going to be easy.

Some of the ideas listed are simple and you can start today. Some are more difficult and may take some time. Try picking one or two per month and continue learning how to be the best version of yourself and be happy with your life.

If you set goals for yourself, you will be a happier, more fulfilled person in 2020! Give it a try. What have you got to lose?

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