eMeals Review & Coupon Code – Low-Cost Meal Planning Service

Limited Time Offer: Click here and sign up for eMeals using coupon code MONEYCRASHERS to get 15% off during your first 3 months!

emeals logoIf you’re busy, you may have considered outsourcing your housecleaning and lawn maintenance – but did you know you can also outsource your family meal planning and grocery list preparation for a mere $5 a month? eMeals (formerly e-Mealz) offers you just that opportunity.

eMeals is an online service that allows you to pick a meal plan based on your dietary preferences, your cooking style, the number of people in your family, and the grocery stores you frequent. In addition to giving you a weekly meal plan, it also provides a detailed grocery list.

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13 Healthy Meals & Snacks to Bring on Your Next Road Trip or Vacation

road tripDepending on the size of your family, you could spend $400 or more by eating each meal out during a five-day road trip. Considering that you must already pay the inflated price of gas, that could be an added expense you simply can’t afford. Instead, consider packing your own food. By bringing meals and snacks that keep everyone satisfied, you can use the money on other things, such as souvenirs and sightseeing – or, save it for your next vacation.

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Using “Potty Train Your Child in Just One Day” by Teri Crane

potty train your child in just one dayIf you tell experienced moms that you plan to potty train your child in one day, you may get reactions that range from a chuckle to a patronizing look that seems to say, “Now, now dear, we all wish we could have potty trained our children in one day, but that just isn’t possible.”

However, using a book, “Potty Train Your Child in Just One Day” by Teri Crane, I was able to potty train my oldest child in one day. Sounds too good to be true? It isn’t. Potty training your child in one day is possible. Crane uses a two-fold approach for success.

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“The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke” by Suze Orman – Book Review

suze orman money bookBefore becoming a world-renowned financial guru and television personality, Suze Orman was a broke waitress. Her story is one of success, and in recent years she has listened to the pleas of twenty- and thirty-somethings who want advice specific to them and the current economic climate. College students are graduating deep in student loan debt – and often credit card debt – and are facing an economic climate that makes it difficult to get a job right out of college.

In “The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke,” Suze Orman addresses the unique concerns of this group of individuals, and offers some advice that is contrary to what many of us may have learned.

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What Is Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) – Companies, Tips & Scams

multi-level marketingMulti-level marketing first appeared on the U.S. scene in the 1940s. Carl Rehnborg, an American businessman, sold a product called Nutrilite, which was said to relieve a variety of ills including allergies, asthma, and irregular heartbeat. His customers told their friends about the products, and the friends then wanted to buy Nutrilite. Rather than selling directly to friends of friends, Rehnborg began to give his customers a commission for every product they sold.

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Sittercity Review – Connecting Parents With Babysitters & Nannies

Limited Time Offer: Click here and sign up for Sittercity using coupon code FEB30 to get 30% off a 3-month membership.

sittercity logoSittercity is to babysitters and parents what Match.com is to singles looking for love. The online service provides connections; it’s a way for babysitters to find more work, and for parents to find a good babysitter to watch their children. However, babysitters are not the only household help you can find on the site. If you are in the market for a nanny, pet sitter, senior care worker, house cleaner, or tutor, you can also find available candidates.

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Peapod Review – Online Grocery Store & Home Delivery Service

peapod logoPerhaps you dislike grocery shopping, or you’re unable to frequently leave your home due to an injury or a new baby joining the home. Or maybe you have a schedule that is so busy you have trouble making it to the supermarket. If this is the case, you may want to start using an online grocery service such as Peapod.

My family first began using Peapod in the winter of 2008 after my second child was born. She was a sickly baby, and that winter was a cold one, so rather than taking her out to the grocery store, I utilized Peapod and enjoyed having groceries delivered right to my home. I was especially surprised by the fresh fruits and vegetables available.

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How to Find a Good Babysitter to Care for Your Kids

babysitterWhen I was in college, I made all of my spending money by babysitting. I started out with one job babysitting a two-year-old boy, and by the time I graduated I had six families for whom I regularly babysat. Now, I am on the opposite side as a mother in search of someone reliable to take care of my children.

If you are going to leave your children with a babysitter, you want to make sure he or she is reliable and responsible. You will trust this person to take care of and protect your children. The decision cannot be taken lightly.

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5 Ways to Make Money With Paid Medical Research Studies & Donations

medical ways to make moneyIn difficult economic times, many people look for ways to make extra money, and you may be considering some creative options to pay down debt. One way to make money is by using your body. No, I’m not talking about hard labor, but rather the ways that your good health and bodily functions can help you bring in some extra cash – and help people at the same time.

First and foremost, you must carefully consider your medical decisions, and always discuss these ideas with your doctor.

Medical Methods of Making Money

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8 Frugal & Fun Martin Luther King Day Activities for Kids

atlanta, georgiaTo many young children – and even some adults – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is simply a day off from school or work. However, kids are very often interested in learning new things, and this holiday is a great opportunity to teach them about Dr. King and America’s painful history of injustice, the Civil Rights Movement, and the long, ongoing march toward equality.

This year, make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day more meaningful for your children by providing them with some history as to why we celebrate. Take the time to inform and entertain your children with these educational, affordable activities.

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