Celebrating MY Independence – A Daycare Story

I'm interrupting my regularly scheduled funny little stories to confess I totally broke down and cried several times last week and I've just had it. This stay-at-home-mom is waving the white flag. I had tears streaming down my face and ear-piercing screams in the background as I typed "childcare" into the search engine over the weekend. … Continue reading Celebrating MY Independence – A Daycare Story

Side Hustle Saturday Feature: Easy Money From Ebates

I’ve always been a big fan of the side hustle. I’m a points collecting, coupon clipping, app downloading, hustlin mama. So let’s kick things off with one of my favorites - Ebates! If you’re shopping online and not using Ebates yet, stop reading this and just go sign up now. Seriously, you need this in … Continue reading Side Hustle Saturday Feature: Easy Money From Ebates

The Overzealous Sales Friend

I decided to update my original post, because a few interesting things happened since I wrote this. Instead of backing off, sales moms seemed to take this as a challenge! Like, "That person didn't sell it right, no you really need this, here try mine." My original post follows, along with updates: If all you … Continue reading The Overzealous Sales Friend

Not quite a WAHM yet, but getting back in the game little by little

Now that I'm finally getting some sleep I feel like I might be able to get back to work a little bit. Not a full-on business again at this point, but just getting back to making things and keeping my skills sharp. If you don't know already, I make cosplay accessories and costumes. And I do a LOT … Continue reading Not quite a WAHM yet, but getting back in the game little by little

I Don’t Know How to Not Work

I'm currently in the process of closing my business I've run for the past 11 years. I grew it from a little kitchen table eBay enterprise to a real brick and mortar boutique. It was something I dreamed about doing since I was little. I wanted to grow up and own a costume store, so … Continue reading I Don’t Know How to Not Work