All Posts By Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin is a full time work at home blogger and a social media consultant. Her blogs cover a wide variety of topics including travel, cooking, product reviews, and what is going on in her daily life. She has been interviewed by the Chicago Sun Times, The New York Times, and The SouthTown Star. You can read Lisa’s blog at My Thoughts, Ideas, and Ramblings.

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Lisa has written 19 awesome article(s) for It's A WAHM Thing.


Minding Your E-manners

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In this day and age, I think everyone has an email account.  Email is slowly replacing snail mail, and there is definitely ways to do it correctly.  Here are a few tips for safer and smart emailing. Follow the “if you would want your mom to see it” rule.  What this means is that you […]

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Saving While On Vacation

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No matter what you vacation is this summer (traveling across the country or just camping out in your backyard), there are some great ways to save yourself time and money this summer. We personally drove from Chicago to New York and back, and managed not to overspend. (The kids managed not to kill one another […]

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How much sharing is too much?

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According to a recent survey from Intel Corporation on mobile etiquette and digital sharing, more than 90% of Americans think too much information is being divulged online. Almost 50% also feel overwhelmed by all the data out there. Also one in five people questioned admitted to posting false information. A third of the people polled […]

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Taking Steps Towards A Healthy Financial Future

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With the economy the way it is right now, it very important to stay on track financially. No one knows what tomorrow is going to bring. You want a financial plan to follow to best stay in control of your finances. There are several things you should be doing in order to stay on track […]

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Why You Should Use Online Bill Pay

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I personally have used online bill pay for years. Most banks offer this as a feature and allows you to stop writing checks, licking a stamp, and sending it out in the mail. Here are 5 reasons you should start paying your bills online: Save Money. You do not have to waste another dollar on […]

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Controling Your Vacation Food Budget

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Taking a vacation can be very expensive. Eating on vacation can cost you even more! Unfortunately for our budgets, we all need to eat. What makes things worse is that food in most vacation hot spots is much more expensive than your local grocery market. Restaurants and stores know they can charge more for food […]

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Taking Advantage of This Low Interest Rate Environment

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One good thing that has come from this terrible economy is interest rates at record lows. This allows us to actually have choices for managing our money. There are many options out there for consumers to save, spend, and invest. It is very important to choose the strategies that best suit your financial circumstances. Here […]

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How To Create A Budget

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I’ll be honest, it always surprises me when I find out that our friends and families don’t keep track of the comings and the goings of their money. In this economy, it is extremely important to know where their money is going and how to save a few more bucks each month. You need to […]

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Sending Good Email

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There is nothing worse than coming to work on a Monday morning (or any morning for that matter) and finding that your inbox is clogged with useless email.  Email has gotten to the point that sometimes it feels like it is taking over our lives.  Now, we are not going to get everyone to quit […]

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Get Paid To Spring Clean!

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Here in Chicago, we have had some wonderful weather in March.  We had a long string of days that reached over eighty degrees (which in March is unheard of here in Chicago).  Also, spring is officially here (as of March 20th!), so it is time to start thinking about going through your house.  Everyone has […]

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