• Money Wise: Budgeting and Saving,  Work From Home,  Work Life Balance

    Your Reason For Everything: Your Why

    I’ve tried my hand at several work from home opportunities. Some have panned out. Some I’ve thrown out. But I’ll never stop trying. Which is good. I’m always learning. In my three plus years of attempting to earn an income from said house, I’ve been a part of four MLMs (think direct sales). I’ve done Origami Owl. O2. Jewelry. And we’re still going strong. I’ve done Jamberry Nails. Which I loved, but I made ZERO sales from. ZERO. But not because of the product, the product is great. Just a lack of marketing on my part, more than likely. I’ve done BeachBody coaching, which is fitness video streaming. DVDs. Working…

  • Gratitute,  Work From Home,  Work Life Balance

    Family: Giving Credit Where It’s Due

    When I first began to envision doing the blog, The Blessed And Busy Family, gratitude came to mind. Giving back. An attitude of gratitude? ALWAYS worthwhile. You see, God has blessed me 100x over with the people, the friends, and the family He has sent us. Our church, Woodstock City, is family. A lot of my friends, are family. My prayer group? Family. And my kids- OBVIOUSLY family. So when I talk about “my family”, or “my church”, sometimes I mean those terms to be synonymous. Family is about more than just blood. It’s about the people in your life who build you up, when others tear you down. It’s…