Create Income Streams: Use what you know

Tips to Create Income Streams

You can truly create your own business by using the experience and talents that you already have. 

I’m sharing three stories of women I know who have created their own successful side businesses.  They started out small, one step at a time. 

Patience and persistence paid off and each of these women have created profitable side jobs with impressive income streams.

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10 Reasons to Try ibotta Today

Try ibotta to Start Earning Cash!

If I have a coupon, I use it but who has time to search for them?  As a working mom, I don’t have time to scour newspapers, circulars, magazines or websites for coupons. 

When a friend sent me an invite to join her ibotta team with the $10 welcome bonus, I decided it was worth a look.

I have been using ibotta for the last few months and I have already earned hundreds of dollars in rebates.  I don’t just save money, I get cash transferred into my PayPal account!  Essentially, Ibotta pays me for the shopping I already do!

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Be a List Maker – Organize Your Brain!

Stay more organized with Super Lists

Making lists and writing things down is one of the first steps to being highly organized. 

Planning ahead and being methodical, can help you to be more productive.  Being able to check items off your list, gives you that positive feeling of accomplishment. 

Constantly having too much to do, has motivated me to upgrade my list making strategy. 

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30 Practical Lessons for Teens Before they Leave Home

Tips for Raising Smart TeensIs your teen ready to leave home?  Whether your kids are leaving home for college or moving out, some smart preparation can help them be better equipped. 

When our children go out in the world to “seek their fortunes”, we want them to be well prepared.   Parents want their children to be more organized for life than they were themselves.  

To help accomplish this goal, stop doing too much for your kids!  Encourage them to learn how to take care of themselves, at least a little.   Below is a list of 30 useful lessons for your kids to help them be better prepared for adult living!

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6 Smart Steps to Tackle your Debt

6 Steps to Reduce Debt

Step One:  Know your Budget 

Analyze all your money: income, savings and money owed.  Look closely at recurring payments, one time bills, repeating quarterly payments etc.

Remember to calculate your cost of living expenses for the month.  How much do you really spend, rather than what you think you spend. 

Find out the total amount of money you owe. 

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7 Key Ingredients for Perfect Pinterest Pins

How to Make Great Pinterest PinsPerfect Pinterest Pins Should: 

  • Look Great

  • Have a Catchy Title

  • Describe something you want to read or learn more about. 

Pinterest Pins need to grab the reader’s attention within the first few seconds. 

If you want your pins to get clicked, and your blog or site to get visitors, you need to do several things to make great pins.  

Read more for 7 steps needed to make the Perfect Pinterest Pin!

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Easiest Irish Soda Bread

Easy Irish Soda BreadThis simple and delicious soda bread recipe is from my good friend Julie. 

I have never been a lover of Irish Soda Bread, until I tasted Julie’s recipe. 

Many recipes seem to be dry and tasteless.  Not only is this recipe moist, it has just the right mix of sweet and salty flavors mixed together. 

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Why I Bought My Kids a New Bathroom for Christmas!

Adding Basement Bathroom

It is amazing that one of the smallest rooms in the house is the often fought over the most! 

This room of course, being the bathroom and who gets in first.   Six people bickering over who has been in the bathroom for too long becomes exhausting.  Each person “Needs” to get in “Now” so everyone gets rushed. 

This was our stressful way to begin each work and school day.  But not anymore!!

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My Broccoli Diet

Healthy Broccoli Diet

My Broccoli Diet is keeping me young and fit! 

The many benefits of broccoli and other vegetables include vitamins, nutrients, low fat, fiber content, anti-inflammatory effects and improved digestive tract health.   Some cruciferous vegetables including broccoli are even linked to lowering the risk for certain cancers. 

Here is why you should add more broccoli and other vegetables to your daily meals.

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