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Weekly Blog Round-Up

BY: cat | Dec 11, 2018

Today's guest post is by Jemma C. Every week, we round up some great blogs from around the Internet for your reading pleasure. Check out this week's top picks. Banking Sense, www.bankingsense.com Banking Sense aims to educate its readers on all aspects of personal finance. Whether you need help with getting your first credit card or planning for retirement, this blog has something for everyone. Additional topics include bank accounts, insurance, investments, mortgages, small businesses, and taxes. My Life On (and Off) the Guest List, www.mylifeonandofftheguestlist.com My Life On (and Off) the Guest List is written by a NYC based blogger, Glasgow Skinner, who has a passion for beauty, fashion, food, and sweet Rieslings. You’ll find her blogging about fun cocktail recipes (like this one) and the latest product and travel deals. Glasgow is also very up to date with products that combine beauty and technology. Check out her posts on fashionable smart watches and digital jewelry to see what we’re talking about. Wit and Wander, www.witandwander.org Wit and Wander is a blog focused on DIY projects, creative printables, recipes, and spontaneous date night ideas for parents. You’ll love this site if you’re in Dallas, as author Megan shares many exciting things to do in the city. And if you’re obsessed with wall decor, be sure to visit her online shop to check out her stylish and unique art. My Thoughts, Ideas & Ramblings, www.mythoughtsideasandramblings.com In My Thoughts, Ideas & Ramblings, work-at-home mom Lisa Martin discusses everything from hardship and health issues to more lighthearted topics like recipes and product reviews. She currently lives in Chicago with her husband and two children, so she's often caught writing about parenting and family activities. If you’re on the hunt for a great birthday party for your child, take a look at Lisa’s post on Sticky Fingers Cooking. Mom Favorites, www.momfavorites.com Katie Harding started Mom Favorites in 2010 to share her parenting experiences and tips that she has learned through raising two boys. She has grown the site to over 900 members and has a number of moms contribute. If you’re planning a trip to Charlotte, Atlanta, Raleigh, or Nashville, you’re especially going to love this blog. Most of the writers reside in these cities and frequently blog about the exciting activities and events that take place in them. Check out this post on Best Family Activities in Southport, NC to get a feel for their material. Veep Veep, www.veepveep.com Veep Veep is an adorably funny lifestyle blog written by Victoria, a mom of four and TV personality. Her family resides in New York City, where they eat, drink, sleep... and take care of their pet turtle. You’ll often find Victoria reviewing products for her kids and taking them outside the city to the beach or the movies. And with their love of eating comes a passion for cooking, so get ready to be tempted by some delicious treats like these chocolate chip cookies. Family Savings, www.familysavings.com Shelley is the author of Family Savings, and she sure does love a good deal! Her site features hundreds of coupons, freebies, sweepstakes, and giveaways to help families save on everyday items. She’s always on top of letting readers know which stores accept which coupons, too. To get you started (and since summer’s not over yet), check out these coupons for Aveeno Sun Care products and hydrating Lip Smacker balm or gloss. Live Colorful, www.livecolorful.com Live Colorful certainly lives up to its name, as you’ll quickly notice when visiting the site. Author Elba Valverde loves blogging about DIY projects, crafts, family stories, and anything that will put a smile on your face. She’s originally from Mexico, so you’ll see some Spanish here and there, and before blogging she was an interior designer. For a glimpse into her creative expertise, take a look at these before and after photos of her son's adorable nursery. Travel Tweaks, www.traveltweaks.com Travel Tweaks wants to help make your trips easier and more enjoyable. They provide information on travel news, trends, and destinations, as well as hotel and restaurant reviews. You’ll even find advice on different apps and technologies to use for improving travel. Check out this post on four apps that have revolutionized travel to see what we’re talking about. The Nerdy Nurse, www.thenerdynurse.com Britney Wilson is The Nerdy Nurse. Britney has a background in clinical informatics and her true passion lies at the intersection of healthcare and technology. You can clearly see this through her posts about Stress and Technology for Nurses, apps like NurseGrid, and smartphone resources for nursing students. She also reviews plenty of non-technical products too from nursing shoes to various books.