I'm a sucker for Victoria Secret leggings. I've paid as much as $40+ for a pair before, but I'll admit, spending this much on a single pair of leggings makes me sick to my stomach.
The other day I hopped on eBay to see if there were any good deals on Victoria Secret leggings and I came across a knock-off seller from Hong Kong. Because I'm leery of international sellers of clothes, I was reluctant at first to buy a pair. Then I thought what the heck, it's only $14, so I ordered a pair.
I'm soooooo glad I did. They are available in small, medium, and large. Because I wear x-small and small in Victoria Secret, I went ahead and ordered a small. They fit awesome, but next time I'll probably order a medium because they do run a bit smaller than leggings from Victoria Secret.
If you want to order a pair of these leggings, you'll have to do a bit of research on eBay because different sellers sell out of them very quickly. It's rather easy to do the research, though. All you have to type in the eBay search box is PINK LETTER LEGGINGS. These leggings range in pricing. Like right now when I search for them, I come across various pairs for $15.99, $15.80, and $8.51, all of which come with free shipping.
I thought it would take forever to receive the leggings because it usually takes orders from China at least a month or more to make it over here to the United States, but surprisingly, I received them in less than three weeks.
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I just saved more than $2,300 on my car insurance.
You probably hear stories like this all the time, but I'm here to tell you that some of them are true.
Want to learn how I did it? It truly was as simple as making a phone call. Check out my article I Saved $2,304 on My Car Insurance to get the full details on how you can save money too.
You've worked hard all week to make your dreams come true (or at least to make ends meet). Here are three tips to make sure you get the most out of your weekend.
Free PINK Gift code
Why not treat yourself to something nice? I'm going to head on over to the mall and pick up my free PINK gift at the Victoria Secret store. Don't have a code for your free gift? No problem. Screenshot mine and take it with you. It's good May 4-24th.
Become a Writer Like Me
Want to start earning extra money this weekend? Try out any of these sites and start earning money the same as I do. I make more money through these sites than I could ever imagine earning with my college degree. Even better is I get to work in my pj's from the comfort of my own home according to a schedule that complements every other aspect of my life.
Textbroker (this one is especially awesome for beginners)
Save Money On Online Purchases
I downloaded the Honey browser extension a few weeks ago and I absolutely love it. Anytime I make an online purchase, Honey automatically checks for discounts and applies them to my final purchase price. I have saved enough money since I started using it to pay this month's Internet bill. Either I'm saving a lot of money or I do entirely too much shopping online :)
*Don't forget to comment on or share our posting from May 2 to enter to win a free DREAM BIG coffee mug.
The Dream Big Moms are back and we're dreaming bigger than ever (and we're drinking more coffee than ever too).
To celebrate the second kickoff of the The Dream Big Moms website, we're giving away a free DREAM BIG coffee mug (yep, it's the one you see in the picture above). All you have to do is share this posting on Facebook or comment in the REPLY section at the bottom of this page.
Over the next few weeks, you can expect to start seeing a ton content on our site. We're going to dive deep into what it means to be the not-so-perfect mom. We'll be sharing our personal stories and experiences in hopes that we inspire you to keep dreaming big. We're also going to share tips and advice on finances, dating, the best places to shop (we LOVE the Pink store!), and how you can lessen the stress of getting through this ever-so-crazy thing called life. Our lives aren't perfect and we fail often, but we always extend a helping hand to pull each other back up. And now we're here to extend a helping hand to you.
In the next week or so, we're going to have a product page up and running and we must admit, we have some pretty cool coffee mugs we're going to be selling.
You Can Win 10% of Our Monthly Sales Revenue!
Here at The Dream Big Moms, we're all about giving back. For every coffee mug or product you buy off our site, your name will be entered into a drawing. At the end of each month, we're drawing one name out of a hat and giving that DREAM BIG mom 10% of our sales revenue for that month. This means if you spend $6 on a coffee mug and we end up doing $2,000 in sales revenue for the month, then you have the chance to win $200. I don't know about you, but I sure wish I had the chance to win money each time I bought a product. The more products you buy, the better your chances are at being the month's big winner.
We're All About Dreaming Big
Branigan and I have built businesses from the ground up and we understand the hard work that goes into making your dreams come true. This is why we created this site.
If you have a BIG DREAM that you've worked hard to make a reality, we want to hear about it. In fact, we want to feature you on our site. There's no need to write your story, that's what I'm here for. And Branigan will take charge of showcasing your dream through beautiful imagery on a blog posting that is all about YOU!
If you would like to be featured on our blog or you have a question about who we are and what we do, please don't hesitate to shoot us a quick email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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It is ingrained in us that we have to do exceptional things for God— but we do not. We have to be exceptional in the ordinary things of life, and holy on the ordinary streets, among ordinary people— and this is not learned in five minutes.
Posting by Whitney White
Today was a long yet productive day. The weather outside was perfect, complementing a nice get-together with a few other Dream Big Moms (one who is fixing to be a mom for the first time (so exciting!). Get-togethers are always nice because they don't happen too often, and when they do, there's normally at least five to 10 kiddos running around, with precious little Jimmie being the youngest (and completely rotten already). Check him out, ain't he a charmer?
And while Jimmie brightened my day, two other little munchkins delighted me with a taste of the simple life -- took me back to Thomas the Train days. Miss Hadley didn't have a good start to the day because her ears were hurting, but she pressed through like a champ while her Bubbie had more energy and conversation than I've had in a long time. Here's Miss Hadley on a better day last week. She's such a doll.
After the get-together was over, it was time to pick the boys up from school. In a dire attempt to add a little change to my life without going overboard, the boys and I then headed off to Wally World for hair dye. I wanted to buy every box they had but knew I'd look like a fool when checking out, and in all honesty, buying a bunch of boxes would've been a waste of money because I'd never use all of them and I'd never choose which color I really wanted. So after walking back and forth, back and forth, back and forth down the hair dye aisle, I narrowed my sights on two boxes of color that caught my eyes -- amthyest black and blue. After checking out with the rowdy boys, we headed cross town to let my cuz do my hair.
Before we popped the tops to the boxes, though, we were delighted with a special visit from a few friends. I say special visit because the cuz and I don't normally get out and about except to see each other. We prefer staying in our pajamas, working (goofin' off) on the web all day while the kiddos spend time with their second moms, aka school teachers. And when friends come to see us, it makes us feel like we're pretty darn special. We enjoy the company of good-hearted people.
Once the special visit was over, the cuz's daughter (currently in her first year at middle-school) asked if she could dye her hair with me. She said I inspired her (don't think I've ever heard that one before). She's so sweet. So, we broke out the necessary supplies, except for the gloves because I lost them (the cuz's hands were and still are completely covered in dye...ha,ha), and we got our tips dyed blue. I honestly was having the kind of day that I didn't even care if it turned out okay ... I just wanted something different. Something to remind me that life is what I make of it, not others.
Tonight was the second time I've dyed my tips blue, and both times it's turned out really well. The cuz's daughter looked absolutely amazing and I'm sure all of her friends at school are going to ask about it. As far as the hair dye product we used, it's made by Splat. It's really cheap, and you can buy it at the local Walmart.
Lil Lucas and Lil B worked by the shed, breaking bricks for some reason (they're always wanting to tear something up), and riding the heck out of Lil B's dirt bike. Before we could call it a night, though, the Ole Boys in Blue showed up across the street looking everywhere for someone in the cemetery, around a warehouse and in the trees behind a cabin. The weirdest crap always happens around the white house past The Moose. I don't think they found the person, but then again, I honestly don't even know what they were looking for. We were just happy they didn't say anything about the massive bonfire we had going in the backyard.
All in all, it was a good day. The kiddos had fun and everyone stayed safe. In today's crazy world, it concerns many mothers whether it's even safe to let the kids go to school. Did you know this nation has endured more than 45 school shootings this year, with the majority of them taking place on our side of the country? And not that one shooting is any worse than the other, but many of them are taking place at elementary schools.
And what about the mom who thought it would be completely okay to inject her teen daughter with heroin? Seriously? Is this going to become a common occurrence, too? I refuse to believe this is going to be the future for the younger generation.
As for now, I think I'll head out to the patio to enjoy the warmer weather before I suit up in my North Face and hibernate during the cold days. I've found that simply sitting by yourself from time to time can really clear a mom's head from all the craziness and negativity that interjects its way into our lives. By reflecting on who we are and actually giving a hoot about how we spend our time on earth, our big dreams can become realities.