Does a stay at home mom need life insurance?


Does a stay at home mom need life insurance? Usually in a single income family, you only consider insurance for the working parent. I’ve mentioned in the past couple weeks that my cousin and I have both been reviewing our families financial policies. I just had my benefits meeting at work earlier this week, and since […]

I think I need new Internet service


Cheryl and I have both been trying to figure out if we need new Internet service. We both have Comcast right now. Even though we live on opposite ends of the Twin Cities metro, about 40 minutes away from each other, we’ve both been experiencing the same issues with spotty service. Being bloggers, we use […]

Does your pit bull need insurance?


When Cheryl moved to MN, she never thought twice about bringing her two pit bulls with her. That’s one of her dogs, Prince, hanging out with my nephew Jackson. They’re like two peas in a pod. Champ is her other pit bull and he’s just about as sweet as can be. Both pit bulls are […]

Turning sadness into action


This post was commissioned by one of our site partners. This is a tough time for our family. Recently Cheryl posted about the Memorial Garden her daughter Alizah has been building for her Great Grandmother (our Grandma). The amazing and wonderful Gladicita la Bonita passed away this past March and it even though we knew she […]

Searching for lost money


This post is the first in a series I’m doing for a project on financial stuff on behalf of one of my site partners. Hopefully you guys will benefit as I learn and share about each topic. Have you heard of these “lost money” search sites? At first I thought they were a scam, but […]

Cheryl’s Taking Over

You might be wondering why I haven’t written much lately. I’ll be honest, it’s because ever since all the divorce stuff started going down, I don’t feel like I should be allowed to write here anymore. This site is The Alpha Wife, and I’m not a wife anymore. Don’t worry, though, we’re not going away. […]

Foxy Bingo Loves The Players

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There’s a lot of websites out there for playing online games, so some of them will really roll out the red carpet to invite visitors to stay and play a while.  That’s definitely the case when you visit Foxy Bingo (  From the moment you join in, you’re thrown into their reward and loyalty programs […]

Holiday ideas for 2013


I do quite a bit of travelling lately.  There are blog conferences and meetings around the country that I love to attend.  In two months, I’m even going to be taking my first trip to the Caribbean.  I think I should start treating myself to a trip each year to some distant place just to […]

The best family holiday destinations in the UK

I love traveling to Europe, and I can’t wait to take Levi on his first trip overseas. Ok, I’m not looking forward to keeping him occupied on the plane ride there and back, but the other parts should be great I was talking to my friend Carly about potential destinations, and she generously offered to […]

$100 Holiday Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Hanukkah starts tomorrow and Christmas is in just a couple short weeks. What better way to celebrate than with a $100 Amazon gift card giveaway? Giveaway ends Dec 16th, 2012. Open to US only. a Rafflecopter giveaway Giveaway brought to you by MROStop air springs. Visit the giveaway page here.