Flights of Fancy Mom

I'm a mom with dreams.  I want to live my life with no boundaries.  One day at a time.

Extra Income

Working Just To Live

The American Dream of our parents day is not the American Dream of our day. Once upon a time, people were able to sufficiently live on one income. Back in the later 40’s after the war, the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and some of the 80’s. Dad went to work, mom stayed home and kept the…
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Earning Money, Employment, Extra Income, Family, Finance, Financial, Job Search, Living Wage, Minimum Wage, Money

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12 Months of Grateful – February

This is the second month of my 12 Months of Grateful series. I have a few things I’d love to highlight for you! I received my annual bonus and raise this month. It’s always a good thing to receive extra money, right? My manager said it wasn’t as high as he’d asked for, but I’m…
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Extra Income, Family, Financial, Grateful, Happiness, Things I am Grateful For

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Dear 2018 Self – How Do We See 2017 Treating Us?

Dear 2018 Jacqui – 2016 wasn’t horrible to us. We had our first book published. HUGE accomplishment! We moved to Pennsylvania to have more time with our daughter. We launched our Freelance Business Website, our Author Website and really stepped it up with our blog here. So, what do we want to see happen in…
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Challenge Yourself, Change, Comfort Zone, Entrepreneur, Extra Income, Goals, New Year

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Ways to Save Money for a Major Purchase

My daughter turns 16 in three months.  She will have her learners permit at that time.  OMG.  I am way too young to have a daughter who is about to start driving people!  I mean come on now! How and when did this happen??? With that said, my daughter informs me that I need to…
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Challenge Yourself, Co-Parenting, Extra Income, Finance, Mom, Saving Money, Single Mom, Uncategorized

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7 Financial Causes of Stress in America

I read an article on MSN about what the #1 cause of financial stress in every state was. As with most of these types of articles, i.e. “the most searched item online in each state”, I assumed it was going to be a fluff article. This one for the most part, showed legitimate concerns.  The…
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Challenge Yourself, Change, Emergency, Employment, Extra Income, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Retirement, Uncategorized, United States, Vacation, Work

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11 Ways to Earn Extra Money to Make Your Plans and Meet Your Goals

“I have plans.” “I have goals.” “I want to do this/that.” Do you hear yourself saying that a lot?  I hear myself saying it EVERY SINGLE DAY. Here is what my plans/goals are: Start my freelance writing business Start my freelance editing business Get my eCommerce business back off the ground Write multiple books for…
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Extra Income, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Travel, Vacation

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Winning Powerball??? Yes Please

Everyone is getting asked the question, “If you won the Powerball, what would you do?”  Well, seeing as it is at approximately $800 million dollars?  There is SO much we could do with it.  After taxes, you figure, we should get, what, $500 million if we took it all?  My daughter and I were talking…
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Extra Income, Happiness, Lifestyle, Single Mom, Travel

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8 Ways to Bring in Extra Money

I’m a single mom.  I am ALWAYS on the lookout to make a few extra bucks.  All within legal limits of course!  Here are some ways that I’ve found. Hopefully they can work for you! – Sell on eBay. This is one of my favorite ways to earn a few extra bucks. Sometimes I make…
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Extra Income, Single Mom

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