Local Activities · travel guide

The Top Must-See Hidden Gems In Wilmington, North Carolina

Wilmington has a special place in my heart as it was the first city my husband and I  lived in together after getting married.  Recently we went back for a weekend getaway to visit a few of our old favorites and also discovered several new spots that we loved.  As you may know, there is… Continue reading The Top Must-See Hidden Gems In Wilmington, North Carolina

Fitness · Healthy Living · nutrition

Fit And Balanced February Challenge

Happy February!  Historically, this is the month when your resolutions may start to fall by the wayside and you lose some of the motivation you had in January.  It's OK!  I get it, it's definitely tough to stay active when it's busy and is as frigid as it has been, so I wanted to share… Continue reading Fit And Balanced February Challenge

Budgeting · Free Travel · Travel

How To Use Manufactured Spending To Earn Free Flights And Hotel Stays

Do you realize how many credit card bonuses are out there just waiting to send you on a free vacation??  If you have good credit and pay off your credit card balance in FULL each month, using a travel credit card should be a no brainer.  Over the past 10 years,  I have redeemed at… Continue reading How To Use Manufactured Spending To Earn Free Flights And Hotel Stays

Fitness · Travel Fitness

Plogging – The Eco-Friendly Fitness Trend Of 2019

It's hard to believe it's already Week 20 of my Trying New Things Challenge.   Recently my husband mentioned that I should try something called plogging, and I was immediately intrigued!  Plogging originated in Sweden and the word is a combination of “jogging” and “plocka upp” (Swedish for “pick up”).    Basically, you bring gloves and a… Continue reading Plogging – The Eco-Friendly Fitness Trend Of 2019

Budgeting · Earn More Money · saving money

8 Apps That Pay You The Most To Scan Your Receipts

I hope you've found Part 1 and Part 2 of my money-saving series useful so far.  We've covered online cash-back apps, survey sites, beta-testing technology, community forums, and mystery shopping opportunities.  Today, wrapping things up with Part 3:  Apps that will reward you for scanning your receipts! Fetch Rewards- My favorite grocery receipt scanning app.  Unlike… Continue reading 8 Apps That Pay You The Most To Scan Your Receipts

Budgeting · Earn More Money · saving money · Uncategorized

The 13 Best Money Making Apps And Survey Sites

Happy Weekend!  If you missed it, head over to Part 1 of my weekend money-saving series here.   Maybe online shopping isn't your thing, so Part 1 didn't interest you.  That's OK!  My goal is to share a wide variety of options so that there will be appealing options that can help everyone!  As promised, for… Continue reading The 13 Best Money Making Apps And Survey Sites

Budgeting · Earn More Money · saving money

The 20 Best Cash-Back Websites To Make Easy Money

As a big thank you for helping me reach my goal of 100 blog subscribers this month, this weekend I'm sharing THREE posts packed with tips for earning and saving money in ways you may not have heard of!  I'm so grateful for all of you who read my blog and for your support and… Continue reading The 20 Best Cash-Back Websites To Make Easy Money