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 […]

6 Ways to Prepare Your Digital Files for an Emergency

No one expects to have their computer crash, either due to natural forces or a dying hard drive. But, you can prepare your digital files for an emergency so that they are easily recovered. This post is written by Life as Mom contributor, Linsey Knerl. There is quite a bit of discussion on the internet […]