Desteny Morris

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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 …

Pinterest

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> …

Pregnancy

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 …

Domain Names

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 …

Kids

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 …

Babies

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 …

Non-Toxic Car Seats *2017*

A car seat is the only baby product that we as parents are <i>required by law</i> to use. So, unless you happen to never travel by car, you’ll be required to …

Babies

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 …

Home Decorating

Awesome Easter Crafts You Can Do with Your Kids!

It’s hard to believe that another Easter is just around the corner. It seems like last Easter really wasn’t that long ago!<p>This is going to be Bee’s …

Polka Dots in Court: A Casual Office Outfit

My first outfit post received such great support so I am incorporating more fashion and beauty posts to the blog. Make sure to stay connected and …

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. I could read posts or watch videos about life hacks all day long. I’ve been …

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

What’s your take on boys playing with dolls? This past week American Girl announced the release of its first ever male doll, Logan. The news has been …

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 …

Frugal Living

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 …

Social Media Marketing

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 …

Kids

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 …