It seems to be becoming a world where more and more people are striving to stay home and work. Because of technological advances, that is becoming more and more a realistic option for many people. The idea of staying in your pajamas, sipping coffee, and lounging on the back porch is now the American dream for so many. Whether you just want to skip the commute, avoid social interactions or you just love the idea of slowing down a little while still paying the bills. These are all possible and I’ve got 26 jobs you can do in your pajamas to prove it! Now, I’ll be honest, for some of these, you may actually have to put on pants at some point. But, these (mostly) work from home jobs allows a lot more freedom in your life, schedule and finances.
If you are on a mission to declutter, downsize, and simplify your life, then upcycling could be a part of that. While you may not need all of the furniture in your life, you can make what you do have look better, rather than throwing away, especially if it is in good shape. You could always sell it in afterwards, as it will get make more money if you’ve shown it a bit of care.
If you’re new to upcycling furniture, though, you may not be sure where to start. The good news is that there are no mistakes in upcycling. There are only lessons learned that you can improve upon. So here are some ideas and tips for ways to upcycle your furniture so that you can give it a new lease of life.
Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing is a well-known course that was created by popular blogger, Michelle, of Making Sense of Cents. She has multiple blog posts sharing her wild success with affiliate marketing to the point that she is comfortably making over $50,000 per month with affiliate marketing alone. Naturally, this makes Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing a temping course to take. Now that, I made the leap and decided to invest in the course, I want to share with you my honest opinions. What was good? What fell through the cracks? Is this a course worth investing in? Let’s talk truth about Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing, the good, the bad and the Pinterest!
Be honest – how often do you think about your financial future? It doesn’t matter whether you are in your teens, twenties, thirties or forties, there are still many years of work and earning potential ahead of you. And if you are like many people around the country, you probably think you will be OK by the time you retire. You might have a nice little 401(k) set up with your current employer, and perhaps a little bit of savings set aside for a rainy day. But is it enough?
We have been budgeting for about 5 years now and our first budget was really not great. We tried, we definitely thought we were doing our best but there was still so much we were missing out on. It’s no wonder we continued to struggle financially. Now that we have a good handle on our budgeting, it’s crazy to think about all those little things that would jump up and bite us in the butt (financially speaking) but we never took the time to change our budget for them. This is how it goes for a lot of people. After subtracting your bills, you think you’re all done budgeting. In reality, you have only spoken for a portion of your total budget. After sitting down to budget, if you don’t find yourself with a balance of $0 then you’ve missed something. Every single cent should have a place. It’s like doing the laundry, you don’t just put away your work clothes, the important ones, and just leave the rest in a pile on your floor and call it a day. Well, maybe you do; but you should definitely not do this with your money! So what are some things you might not be budgeting for, but you should?