Websites where you can make money freelancing from home

Websites where you can make money freelancing from home

It's been three years officially since I started my home-based business. And it's been one year since I expanded that business to an official "part-time" job where I earn a consistent income. 

I hear from a lot of people ( A LOT!) who want to start their own business freelancing from home. And I am honest with them, it can be tough but I am also proof that it can be done. 

So I thought I would share a few websites where you could start earning a freelance income this month. 

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Great mornings begin the night before: Three things I do to ensure a successful morning

Great mornings begin the night before: Three things I do to ensure a successful morning

Did I tell you about the time I lost my keys? I tore up my whole house looking for them. I search my purse, the diaper bag, the hook where they were SUPPOSED to be. I searched the bottom of the clothes hamper, the toy chest. Even the toilet because... toddlers. 

Do you know where my keys were? The ignition of my car! 

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Two lessons learned after not having access to my money for three days

Two lessons learned after not having access to my money for three days

About a month ago I found myself on the phone with the bank, frantically trying to figure out why my debit card was being declined. 

As a budgeter, I know how much money is in my checking account at all times. So when I swiped my card at the Dollar Tree and it came back as declined I knew something was up. 

Had my account been hacked? My card number been stolen? Was there a problem with the system at the Dollar Tree. No, no and no. 

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Three things I do to manage my home everyday (even when it's chaotic)

Three things I do to manage my home everyday (even when it's chaotic)

It's not like my house looked like an episode of hoarders or anything. BUT, there was a time when I would put it off and put it off until our entire family plays a rousing game of find the smell.

And while my house is far, far, far from spotless, it is managed and manageable, thanks in part to my four things a day rule. There are four things every weekday that I do

 These tasks are super simple and very basic and you can do them in pretty much any season of life, whether you have small children underfoot, you work from home or you work crazy hours outside the home. 

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How cutting out just one thing can drastically change your budget

How cutting out just one thing can drastically change your budget

It happens when we're not paying attention. These little budget leaks start to trickle out each month or each week and before we know it we are underwater. 

It's a coffee here, or a trip to the drive-thru on a day you're really, really tired. I mean, do you guys remember the chicken finger incident

A could weeks ago I did a post on two reasons your spending freeze might have failed. I think this failure is usually due to one of two things, a lack of planning and not changing the root behavior. 

I truly believe that big change happens in small steps. It's why the baby steps are so popular, it's why people flock to Weight Watchers. It's why human beings take 40 weeks to grow. Big things happen in tiny steps. 

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