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AmandaAmanda is a full-time mom and aspiring writer. When not chasing after her one-year-old or writing, she is figuring out creative ways to stretch a dollar.

Articles by Amanda

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What to Get a Guy for His Birthday, 10 Ideas for Every Budget

Guys are notoriously difficult to buy gifts for. For every man that cringes around his significant other’s birthday, I guarantee there are at least three women panicked about the prospect of getting a gift for their […]


Charitable Giving on the Cheap

As a one car family sustained by a single income, it is all too easy to forget that there are always those less fortunate than us. Our limited funds prevent us from giving what we’d like […]

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How We Make Our One Car Family Work

When we were house hunting a few years back, the one perceived drawback of our future home was that it only had a one car garage. At the time, we had no children, both my husband […]

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How We Make Money Taking Surveys Online

A surprising number of 2012 holiday shoppers spent $700 or more on gifts. Our family spent less than $50 on nearly $500 worth of merchandise. This remarkable feat was accomplished via one simple task: taking surveys […]

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Priorities are Key to Being a Stay at Home Mom

Being a Stay at Home Mom As a stay at home mom (or, as I like to be called, a “Mother Superior”) in 2012, I am often asked how my husband and I make ends meet […]

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