Raki Wright

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Shortcuts to Finding Time for Yourself

Moms, do you need to find time for yourself?   Here are three easy ways you can use shortcuts to get some much needed mommy time.

Moms, do you need to find time for yourself?   Here are three easy ways you can use shortcuts to get some much needed mommy time. | OutsideTheBoxMom.com

 

Why Moms Need to Make Mommy Time

As working moms, we spend all day in the office earning a living.  We need a way to recharge our batteries.  We need a release for the stress that has built up concerning finances, schedules, and priorities.  When we take the time to renew our minds and bodies, we are able to be better wives, moms, and women.

I know you’re thinking, how in the world am I going to have time for anything else? Continue reading…

3 Packing Tips Everyone Should Use

When it comes to your next move, does your checklist include the three most important packing tips?
When it comes to your next move, does your checklist include the three most important packing tips?
Disclosure: I have partnered with a sponsor to write this post. Infographic provided by 1-800-PACK-RAT. I have been compensated for my time spent writing.
All opinions are my own.

As mentioned in my post 10 Reasons You Should Leave Moving to Professionals, moving is no easy feat.  In fact, I have moved at least six times in my adult life.  Once was from Virginia to North Carolina, another was within North Carolina, and then back to Virginia from North Carolina.  So, with each move, I have learned a few things to make my moves easier. Continue reading…

The Working Mom’s Guide to Spring Break Childcare

Here are some great tips on finding Spring break childcare if you’re a working mom.

Are you facing the same challenge lots of working mothers are facing during the next few weeks: what will I do for Spring break childcare AND how do I keep my child entertained?
I’m facing the same challenge lots of working mothers are facing during the next few weeks: what will I do for Spring break childcare during the 6 days they are out of school AND how do I keep my child entertained?   Continue reading…

Eight Critical Checklists You Need to Save Time

Checklists include all the steps, activities, or items needed for a given project.  They make it easier to complete tasks and the need to memorize virtually unnecessary.

Checklists include all the steps, activities, or items needed for a given project.  They make it easier to complete tasks and the need to memorize virtually unnecessary.

I find that printable daily routines help me be more efficient, especially when I have a lot of distractions. Tasks that I only complete once a year can cause me to forget all of the parts involved and inadvertently reinvent the wheel.  However, with these eight checklists, I can stay on top of things. Continue reading…

Grocery Store Deals: March 4 – 10, 2015

Stretch your weekly grocery budget by shopping for the best grocery store deals each week. Featuring the top 10 nationwide grocery chains.

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Mom, I know you are busy! So, I’m including the best grocery deals at about 10 grocery stores nationwide. Please let me know if this is helpful and if there are other stores you are interested in. I will also be adding links to coupons you can use to maximize your savings. Read the series I wrote about using coupons and don’t forget to use these printable coupons.

Get the best deals at Walmart, Target, Food Lion, Kroger, Albertsons, Publix, Shoprite, Safeway, and Super Dollar this week!

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