• Time Doesn’t Heal Grief

    I wrote the following letter to my dad 3 years ago for Lifetime Moms (which doesn’t exist anymore) on the 10-year anniversary of his passing. This letter was such good therapy for me 3 years ago and I realized that I needed to express grief that had been built up ... Read More
  • Eat to Lose Weight

    Last week I started sharing about my weight loss journey and how I have lost 50 pounds over a 6 month period. If you didn’t read the first post, I encourage you to head over and start there first. If you are ready to read about the second part of my weight ... Read More
  • How to Lose 50 Pounds in 6 Months

    Ready to talk about how to lose 50 pounds in 6 months? I am because I am proud of my accomplishment. I’ve also had so many people asking me about how I did it, so I decided it was time to share. Ok, it does feel a bit awkward to talk about my weight. It […]
  • Arizona LEGO Kidsfest 2015: LEGO Heaven!

    Disclosure: We were given free tickets to LEGO Kidsfest for a honest review that was not altered by the sponsor. No other compensation was given. We had a chance to go to LEGO Kidsfest last Friday and it was a blast! University of Phoenix stadium was transformed ... Read More
  • Meet Our Newest Family Member

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sam’s Club. All opinions are 100% mine. We recently added to our family, that’s right, we are a family of 7 – 2 parents, 3 kids and 2 dogs. Our newest addition is a 3 month old puppy named Troy, who I think ... Read More
  • Why You Won’t Find Store Match Ups Anymore

    The Road Here It has been 5 years since I started Saving Cents With Sense and it has been such a fun journey! When I first began the blog, it was because of my own life circumstances. It was out of necessity. Having been laid off and losing half our income, my goal ... Read More
  • Happy Mother’s Day from Army Wives

    Happy Mother’s day to all you moms, grandmas, aunts, sisters, and other women that help make a child’s life special. It is hard to believe that this is my 8th Mother’s Day – if seems like just yesterday I had my first little baby boy. But now he is about to ... Read More
  • Please Excuse This Interruption for a Few Important Announcements…

    Photo Credit: Kate Today is a special day here at Saving Cents with Sense. We have a lot of celebrating to do around here and I wanted all of you to be able to share in the fun. First, today, 3/14 is Nicole’s birthday. For those of you that don’t know, Nicole ... Read More
  • Merry Christmas 2012!

    Merry Christmas! I hope you all have a wonderful and blessed day with your family or friends! I am enjoying the morning with baked french toast, peppermint mocha coffee, and plenty of flying wrapping paper :) – And of course the best gifts of all, my husband, aka ... Read More