Desteny Morris

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How to Handle Negative Feedback as a Blogger

One day it’s going to happen. You’re going to check on your blog and you’re going to see that you have a new comment pending approval. You’ll be …

March 2017: Income & Progress Update

I feel like I am way late on getting this post up. It’s usually my favorite post of the month. I love checking out my stats and numbers!<p>I told you …

How to Make Money Using Receipt Hog

You many or may not know this about me, but I’m a stay-at-home mom. That means money is <i>always</i> tight.<p>My husband and I had the conversation very early …

Easy Toddler Activity: Pouch Cap Color Match

Toddlers are such curious creatures. Full of energy, everything they see is a toy, and they soak up their surroundings like a sponge.<p>They are at a …

Toddlers

20 of the Best Gifts for Your Toddler's Easter Basket

Easter is about a month away and I’m excited! Bee turns 2 in July, so this Easter will be tons of fun.<p>Although we’re moving back to our hometown and …

Non-Toxic Car Seats 2017: Infant + Convertible Car Seats

For many parents, choosing a car seat is one of the first big tasks on the baby preparation to-do list. It’s a big decision, and a really important …

Spring Home Decor Finds Under $25

<b>Finally, spring is almost here…</b><p>…But it’s never too early to start changing over your decor. I’m at least starting to get more sunshine, which has …

Awesome Easter Crafts You Can Do with Your Kids!

It’s hard to believe that another Easter is just around the corner. This is going to be Bee’s second Easter and I’m sure it will be the more fun than …

Polka Dots in Court: A Casual Office Outfit

Fashion, OOTD<p>No Comments<p>My first outfit post received such great support so I am incorporating more fashion and beauty posts to the blog. Make sure …

Clothing

February 2017: Blogging Income & Progress Update

February didn’t end up being all I’d hoped it would be, but it wasn’t horrible either, when compared to January.<p>I mentioned last month that I had …

5 of the Greatest Cleaning Hacks on the Internet

I’m a big fan of life hacks. Seriously. I think they are super neat. Do I ever use the life hacks I find online? Usually not. But they are still …

4 Reasons Why I Want My Son To Play With Dolls.

Uncategorized<p>No Comments<p>What’s your take on boys playing with dolls? This past week American Girl announced the release of its first ever male doll, …

Parenting

Easy Ways To Save Money — The Coffee Mom

It seems like today mostly everyone is looking for a way to save a few dollars. Financially, things are a bit tight and I do what I can to get by on …

Organize Your Social Media Marketing

One of the best ways to promote your online business is through social media. It’s really easy, though, to get sucked into these sites and waste way …

101 Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas For Toddlers

Coloring Books<p>Color Wonder Markers (because Toddlers.)<p>Finger Paint<p>Paint with Water Books<p>Canvas for Painting<p>Electric Toothbrush – Getting an electric …

Make $50+ A Month Using Swagbucks!

After Bee was born, money was tight and life was kind of crazy. Getting used to a new little baby, trying to keep up with housework, running on just …

Some of the Best Group Boards on Pinterest

If you’ve been a part of the blogging scene for more than a day or two, you’ve probably heard bloggers preach that Pinterest is where it’s at.<p>This …

Ibotta vs. Checkout 51: The Ultimate Showdown

It’s no secret that I love grocery rebate apps. If you’ve spent any time on my blog, you should be well aware of my infatuation with them!<p><i>Note: This</i> …

Easy Valentine's Day Crafts For Toddlers

Shares 1K<p>I love crafting and really look for any reason to do some new things. At nearly two years old, Ri is starting to get into crafting too. With …

Crafting

How to Declutter Like a Boss

How does one small family accumulate so much stuff? I bet you’ve been asking yourself that question, ‘cause I know I have! We moved into this house …

The Best Closet Organizers and Systems

Home Care<p>No Comments<p>Closet organization can be time consuming because of clutter and too many things. Finding some organizers that will help you keep …

How to Prevent Crying When Baby is Put Down

For an already tired mother, dealing with a crying baby can be exhausting. If your baby cries when put down consistently, you’re probably ready to …

Fabletics for Try It Tuesday

Have you heard of Fabletics? It’s the activewear company founded by actress Kate Hudson. You may have seen ads on the Internet or even a TV …

The Greatest Valentine's Day Kids Crafts

I’ve mentioned before that Hubby and I don’t really celebrate Valentine’s Day. Although I don’t see that changing anytime in the near future, I am …

30 Indoor Activities With A Toddler

Shares 470<p>It’s raining. The weather is miserable. You need to wait for the cable man. It’s time to find some indoor activities with a toddler before …

Happy Little Camper Baby Wipes - 100% All Natural Cotton Baby Wipes

<i>This is a sponsored post in which I received free product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own. This post also contains</i> …

January Blog Update and Income Report

I cannot believe how busy life has become just in the past two weeks for me!<p>So busy that I haven’t found the time to push out the blog posts I’ve …

Sproutbrite Heirloom Vegetable Seed Kit Review - Planting With Purpose

I received this product for free in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own, and this post also contains affiliate links.<br>Planting …

Books To Give At A Baby Shower

Shares 552<p>One really fun tradition that’s on nearly every baby shower invite I receive is to bring a book to the baby shower for the new family to …

Babies

Why Pregnancy Is Not The Time To Make Excuses About Exercise

<i>The following is the second guest post on this blog by Vanessa, of Fit Foodie Mom Life! It’s always a pleasure to read her posts, and this one has</i> …