Today's guest post is by Jemma C., who's spotlighting some great reads around the web.
This entertainment blog covers movies, TV, music, and books. Check out this post
if you’re getting ready for the next fan convention and you’re on a tight budget. Media Medusa shares many helpful tips to save on costumes, collections, dining, hotels and even attractions outside the convention.
Sequins and Strawberries is a lifestyle blog written by a 20-something living in NYC. Susie writes about her fashion inspirations, delicious recipes, summer essentials, and more. And, of course, we love that she throws in a few deals and coupons every so often.
If you absolutely love home decorating and creative DIYs, this is the blog for you. Artsy Chicks Rule is written by Nancy, a wife and mother of two with a passion for decor on a budget. Check out her Furniture Makeovers
page, which includes so chic ways to revamp your furniture. Also be sure to come back to her blog regularly for DIY home ideas, special holiday gifts, and the occasional giveaway.
The It Mom is an extraordinary blog by TV personality and mom of four, Daisy Teh. Daisy originally created the site to help moms effortlessly look great in everything that they do, but there’s seriously something for everyone here. Topics include fashion, beauty, cars, food recipes, travel, tech and family activities. Furthermore, Daisy shares her own inspirational life stories with us in Daisy’s Diary
. And as for deals, she loves finding celebrity fashion looks for less and posting giveaways for her followers.
Calling all foodies! Foodie Chicks Rule is created by Nancy, the same fun and spirited author of Artsy Chicks Rule. In this blog, Nancy indulges us with mouth-watering pictures and recipes for every meal of the day and beverages to go along with them. Try her healthy
foods for enticing gluten free and sugar free recipes and check out her desserts
if you’re more in the mood for a treat.
Garage Sale Cow lets you search for (and post your own) garage sales by zip code. Here you can read about anything from auctions, free dates, coupons, eating healthy and of course garage sale shopping/hosting tips. A list of flea markets by state can also be found here
At Shoeaholic No More, you’ll find lots of advice on budget planning and adopting a minimalist lifestyle. Blogger Kayla tells us about the debt she accrued from comfort shopping and the steps she is taking each month to get herself out of it. It’s inspiring, funny, honest and definitely worth the read. Check out her recent post
on dropping digital clutter to see what we’re talking about.
Most of us could probably use a little extra guidance when it comes to our personal finances. Financial Conversation offers valuable insight on a variety of financial topics including investing, financial planning, saving money and managing credit cards. Get started with this post
on having multiple streams of income.
Budgeting in the Fun Stuff is written by a very successful personal finance blogger named Crystal. Since February 2010, she has grown the site into a money-making business in addition to starting several other sites including Crystal’s Cozy Care Pet Sitting
. If you’re in the Spring, TX area and need someone to watch your cuddly friend, be sure to look into her services. And for all those curious about how Crystal makes money blogging, consider purchasing her eBook here
Motherhood Later...Than Sooner is a blog devoted to moms who started parenting later in life, whether it’s for the first time or again after age 35. You can read about inspiring midlife mother stories from the founder, Robin Newman, and other prominent members of the community here
. The site also features giveaways, an online shop and relevant articles about midlife moms in the news.
For the avid travelers and adventure junkies out there, Expert Vagabond is right up your alley. In this blog, author and photographer Matthew Karsten shares his incredible experiences with breaking out of his comfort zone and venturing to foreign lands. A good place to start is on his Best Of
page which features some of his favorite posts and travel tips. From camping on an erupting volcano to diving with Great White Sharks, you’ll be amazed at what Matt has accomplished. Plus his stunning photographs make each post that much more extraordinary.