Family Life

Wishing You a Merry Christmas!

by Ann-Marie on December 23, 2014

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas!

May your Christmas be richly blessed!

I will take the next couple of days off to spend with my family. If I happen to see any really fabulous deals that I just have to share, I’ll let you know on my Chaos Is Bliss Facebook page or on Twitter.

I hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday, and that Santa brings exactly what you’re hoping for.



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Keeping Your Identity Safe

by Ann-Marie on September 29, 2014

This post was sponsored by LifeLock, but all opinions and words are 100% my own. For more on that, see my disclosure policy.


We are fortunate not to have been a victim of stolen identity (yet), or even of the recent credit card breaches at Target and Home Depot.

My husband handles our finances, manages our credit cards and does his due diligence in preventative measures to ensure our identity safety.

But some things are just out of our control. And it’s a scary thought that your personal and financial information can get into the wrong hands.

Here are a few tips I’ve learned that can help minimize that chances that your identity is stolen.

Keeping Your Identity Safe

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What I Want My Kindergartener To Know

by Ann-Marie on August 13, 2014

What I Want My Kindergartener To Know

This morning, I watched a big chunk of my heart hop onto the school bus and drive away.

The last kid.

My baby girl.

And I didn’t shed a single tear; well, until I sat down to write this.

Dear Sweet Child of Mine,

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