Can Unplugging Your Devices Really Save Money on Your Electric Bill?

save on electric bill
 This post contains affiliate links which means that Simpli Sanders earns a small commission off of any sales made through this site at no cost to you. Any clicks or purchases are greatly appreciated.

Unplugging: Can you Really Save on your Electric Bill?

As you know, I have been working on paying off my debt for the past two years. I’m so close to being debt free! You can read my story HERE if you’d like to know how to get started.  Since the start of this freeing journey I’ve been learning a lot about finances, budgeting, and how to penny-pinch the heck out of a dollar.  These last two months, I’ve been experimenting with my electric bill, take a look!

Continue Reading

How to Choose the Best Disposable Diaper for your Baby

sponsored post

As new parents, we all want the very best for our children. When it comes to diapers, the list to choose from may seem endless. How do you know which one is the best? You’ll have to take into consideration the absorbency, fit, comfort, and price. Will the cheaper diaper do the job, or is it really worth it to spend the extra money? In this post, I will introduce you to a company that I am using even as a third-time mother so that you can chose the best disposable diaper for your new little one.

Continue Reading

Fitting Three Car Seats In A Row? What You Need to Know

fitting three car seats in a row

Fitting Three Car Seats In a Row: How I  Did It

Sponsored Post

Hi there! If you’ve been following me on social media, you may know that I just had my third baby. I am officially a boy mom for life! Going from two to three kids was a huge deal for me.  So, choosing the right vehicle for my expanding family was my priority.

During my pregnancy, deciding the vehicle that would suit us best was the most stressful part of planning for our new baby. All my kids were still in car seats and would be for a while. This meant I needed to figure out how to fit three car seats in a vehicle. Do I really need a van? What about an SUV? Would a hybrid work? A car? Luckily, has this awesome tool called car seat safety check. Certified technicians install car seats into each vehicle to test for the best fit. For our budget, fitting three car seats in a row was super important to me. I’ll let you in on some tips on how I managed to do it.

Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids When You Are on A Budget

DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids on a budget

DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween is just around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you tend to do things last-minute. Halloween just happens to be my son’s favorite holiday. Why? Well, if you ask him he’ll tell you that he gets to take a long walk to see all the Halloween decorations and get lots of candy. He’s always been accustomed to liking “scary” things like ghosts, vampires, and haunted houses. When he gets his YouTube time, he’s always gravitating toward Halloween-themed videos and songs.

Continue Reading

My Miscarriage Story: The Storm

my miscarriage storyMy Miscarriage Story: The Storm of 2013

Trigger warning: October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month and is a time that I always think about my baby that I never knew. This post contains a potentially graphic experience, do not read if you are sensitive to infant loss.  My miscarriage story.

Miscarriages are rarely explored and a sore subject to say the least. It’s painful to talk about and the feelings associated with having a miscarriage bare great weight on mothers-to-be. The feelings of guilt, grief, sorrow, anger, sadness can hit all at once making it difficult to cope. So, many just don’t talk about it. Many just don’t know what to say. In this post, I’ll be sharing my personal story and how you can cope after losing a baby.

Continue Reading