Desteny Morris

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5 Types Of Friends You Don't Really Need In Your 30's

5 Friends You Don’t Really Need Once You Turn 30…<p>With age comes maturity. With maturity, comes growth. And sometimes, friendships don’t survive the …

Self-improvement

Halloween Costume Story Time With Creative Printable

One of the most exciting parts of the fall season for kids (and adults!) is choosing a Halloween costume. There’s something so magical about the …

Holidays

Easy Halloween Paper Bookmark Tutorial

It’s that time of the year again where creatures from the darkest depths of the world come out to play! Even creatures made out of paper, that help …

Crafting

Tips and Tricks For Email List Growth — The Coffee Mom

The money is in the list, or so they say. We have all heard this phrase a thousand times over and we know it to be true. The question is, how do you …

Digital Marketing

DIY Animal Envelopes Tutorial

4th October is World Animal Day. And what better activity for world animal day than writing persuasive letters that show the importance of animals in …

Crafting

30 Amazing Halloween Decorations for Under $10!

October 1st is the start of a time of year that I both love and hate.<p>My favorite season is fall. The colors, the dreary weather, the crisp air. Long …

Pressure Cooker Vegetable Soup

Chilly mornings give way to sunny afternoons, but Fall is definitely here. At night, the coolness of the air is ever-present and unlike those summer …

Cooking

Celebrate the Right Way! Get Your Toddler a Spooky Costume

Growing up, Halloween was about spooky things. Ghosts, goblins, witches, vampires, and all the other creepy things that go bump in the night.<p>There …

Fall Fashion For The Stay At Home Mom

As a stay at home mom my wardrobe mostly consists of clothes that I can be comfy yet look good in. I love skinny jeans and hoodies! The past few …

Clothing

I Let My Toddler Watch TV & It's Helping Her Learn to Read

My toddler watches TV.<p>Yup, I said it.<p>Now let’s not be crazy. I don’t let her watch TV all the time. I am very much a believer in the “Everything in …

Kids

Make Money as a Frugal Living Blogger!

So you’ve decided you want to start a blog. You’ve been brainstorming your niche. You know you need to pick one you’re passionate about, otherwise …

Executive Function Skills your Toddler needs for Preschool

<i>This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Primrose Schools; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.</i><p>Somewhere I must …

Kids

The Best Gifts for Your Toddler's Summer Birthday

It’s hard to believe, but in just a few short days I will be the mother to a two year old!<p>Honestly, it’s not that big of a deal to me. It’s just …

7 Amazing Phone Apps to Help You Save Money

I’m a stay-at-home mom, so I’m sure you can guess what that means. Saving money is always a big priority for me.<p>I’ve never been a fan of coupons. …

How to Overcome Writer's Block as a Blogger

At some point every writer is going to experience writer’s block. When it comes to the internet, people expect new and updated information …

Happy One Year Birthday to AFrugalDesteny.com!

I’ve got to admit I’m a bit surprised to see myself reach this milestone. I also need to admit that I’ve been considering shutting this blog down for …

What You Need to Know About "Manifest $10,000" by Cassie Parks

Magically manifesting money, seemingly out of no where. The idea sounds amazing, doesn’t it? One of those “too good to be true” sorta things.<p>Recently …

Product Testing: An Awesome Way to Get Stuff for Super Cheap!

<i>The following is a sponsored post. Although I am being reimbursed for this post, all opinions are mine and my monetary gain has in no way affected</i> …

April 2017 Blogging Income Report

So I survived my first whole, official calendar month blogging. Now for the question on everyone’s mind. What did my income look like?<p>Well, while it …

Calcium and Pregnancy, Why You Should #BumpUpYourCalcium During This Special Time

<i>If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to become pregnant, speak with your healthcare provider before taking any supplements.</i><p><i>This post is</i> …

Ultimate Bloggers Resource Page — The Coffee Mom

Welcome to my ultimate bloggers resource guide! Whether you want to start a blog, are a new blogger, or you are seasoned in the field, this is for …

Saving the Day with Nani the Brave Little Turtle | Ocean Activities

Being brave is something that we all struggle with from time to time. We tell kids to be brave whenever they encounter something new. It can be a …

April 2017: Blogging Income and Progress Update

So, we’ve officially been living in this new house of ours for a month. I’ve spent the last month unpacking boxes and either throwing away, giving …

The Greatest Gardening Hacks on the Web!

A year ago, Hubby, Bee and I were living in a 3 bedroom, 2 bath house on just over half an acre. After spending my entire adult life living in small …

Diaper Bag Must Have: Sippy Nipple Review and Giveaway

Since becoming a mom, I have strived to feed my son the healthiest foods. This does not mean that I always feed him organic, or that I have a zero …

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 …

Kids

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 …