Welcome to Smelling Sunflowers

I am a mom. A single mom. A single stay-at-home mom.
I am passionate about saving money in a myriad of ways.
Saving money has helped my daughter and I to make it through some extra lean times.
I also like finding ways to make extra money online and offline.
I want to share with you my tips and tricks to save money and make more money.
I am also passionate about helping other moms navigate the journey we call motherhood.
To give advice. To give tips. To share stories so you know you’re not alone.
I want to help you be the best mom you can be and not only survive but thrive in the crazy fun that is mom life!

Don't Forget to Smile - Woman Holding a Smiley Balloon while Smiling

Don’t Forget to Smile

There’s a tendency to get caught up in the tasks of our day, the urgency of what’s coming up, the distractions of being online. And…
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How to Savor Life-Sunflower, Clothes, Shoes

How to Savor Life

Savoring is usually applied to eating good food: take a single square of dark chocolate and put it in your mouth, but don’t chew and…
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Listening in the Silence - Blue and White Clouds

Listening in the Silence

We are often afraid of silence because it can feel idle, boring, unproductive, and scary. And can have a certain empty quality to it. Plus…
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The 30-Day Rule - Woman Sitting on Stool with Shopping Bags at her Feet

The 30-Day Rule

Maybe you have been struggling with impulse shopping. Or shopping has become entertainment for you. Or you just want another way to save money. And…
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