Why I Work From Home

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work from home? Or why you would even want to? Here’s why (and a little bit of how) I work from home. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for […]

What I Wish I Had Known Before I Started Blogging

Blogging is a new profession, a little over a decade in the making. It’s constantly changing, and there’s so much to learn. Here’s what I wish I had known 10+ years ago. Can you really make money blogging? That’s what I wondered over ten years ago when I started my first blog, Life as Mom. […]

How to Write a Blog and Be Successful

Have you ever wondered how to write a blog and be successful at it? I’ve been blogging for 8 years now, and I’m still here. Here’s my advice. image credit, used by license, changes made I’ve never really been interested in writing a post like this. I feel like there are plenty of people out […]

Mystery Shopping: 5 Things You May Not Know

Ever wonder if you can make a bundle as a mystery shopper? Linsey shares 5 things you need to know about mystery shopping. Mystery shopping is one of those part-time, money-making ideas that people are either very enthusiastic about or insist is a scam. I have experience doing mystery shopping (sometimes called “auditing”) for many […]

5 Things You Should Know About Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

Note from Jessica: Recently, I shared 5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home. One that really piqued interest with readers was that of being a virtual assistant. I turned to an expert to help us out. Life as Mom contributor and founder of 1099Mom, Linsey Knerl has got some great insight as to what […]

5 Great Ways to Earn Money from Home

Wondering how you can earn money without throwing your life into upheaval? Here are five ideas to get you started. Twenty-five years ago I went away to college with the purpose of getting a degree, establishing a career, and if truth be told, find Prince Charming. That all happened at UC Santa Barbara. I graduated with […]

Organizing Tips for a Home Office

Is your home office a disaster? I can relate. I’ve gathered some organizing tips to help us both keep the home office neat and tidy. I started writing cookbooks in 2010. It became a full time job in many ways. At that time we had a bonus bedroom. (Yes, ours is a 5-bedroom home.) While […]

How to Start a Home Business on a Budget

Thinking of working from home? Check out these tips from Life as MOM contributor Prerna on how to start a home business on a budget.