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

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.


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???


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 following number of states main causes of financial stress were:


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:


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 on the phone about it last night.  She told me what she’d like, and we went on dreaming.


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 enough to make my monthly car payments. I sell things from my house that I’m no longer using or need. Or, something I bought years ago, never used.  As I’m in the process of moving, I REALLY need to downsize. I’m talking at the minimum 75% of the items in my house need to go. Even then, I’m thinking I’ll still need to rent storage.  Here’s one of my items currently listed:


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