Flights of Fancy Mom

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

Finance

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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7 Ways to Save Money by Summer

We are past Christmas now, and all the ways we couldn’t avoid spending money. But, now it’s time to start thinking ahead! Summer is coming up and people are looking forward to heading to the beach or the mountains. Going to another country or on a cruise?  Those costs are going to add up! Here…
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Finance, Saving Money, Summer, Vacation

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5 Ways to Keep Your Finances in Order

New Year, New Start right?  Make 2017 the year you get your finances in order. There are many ways to stay on top of them to make sure you don’t go past due each month and in general, just maintain your overall financial health. Here are suggestions for you to keep your finances in order:…
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Finance, Financial, Money

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4 Ways I am Saving For My Retirement

I’m going to be as honest as I can be here. I am 44 (next week) and I am SO not prepared for retirement.  I don’t want to go the route a lot of elderly middle to lower-income families are going and work until I’m put in the grave. That is an injustice to those…
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Finance, Retirement, Saving Money

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Boondocking ~ How to Find Your Free RV Campsite

By now, you all know that I am hoping to purchase an RV and travel the country while working from the road. I previously wrote about Six of my Favorite Travel Campers. There are many people who want to live this kind of lifestyle, but, feel they can’t afford it. So, I researched that further…
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Challenge Yourself, Change, Finance, Happiness, Jayco, Nomad, Nomad Lifestyle, Remote Worker, RV Lifestyle, RV Travel, Tiny Home Living, Travel, wanderlust, Winnebago, Working Nomad

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4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Moving into a Tiny Home

I’ve shared with you that I recently moved from Delaware to Pennsylvania. I sold my house and got rid of so much clutter and, in general, stuff.  I’ve always lived in places that have been at least 800 square feet. My first house after I got married was just under 1600 sq ft. My last home…
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Country Living, Finance, Happiness, Lifestyle, Tiny Home Living

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Taking a Page From our Millennial Generation. Don’t Settle.

I have to admit something to you all.  I am TOTALLY jealous of the Millennial generation. Not only because I’d love to relive my youth… (Oh come on, you all know you want to relive your youth. You can’t lie to me! :)) And certainly not because when they do stupid things, it’s all online…
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Challenge Yourself, Employment, Entrepreneur, Finance, Happiness, Job, Lifestyle, Retirement, Uncategorized

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RV Budgeting That Won’t Break the Bank. What Can the RV life Cost?

You all may remember a post I did on Six of my Favorite Campers. I went in and really researched what is out there that I could use if it were just me traveling. Now, keep in mind, I do hope to live in one while working from the road.  That is my goal once…
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bucket list, Finance, Happiness, Jayco, Lifestyle, Mom, RV Lifestyle, RV Travel, Saving Money, Single Mom, Tiny Home Living, Travel, Uncategorized, United States, Winnebago, Work, Writer

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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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