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Kayden

Kayden Hamlin is a full-time preschool teacher and graduate student. She is passionate about saving money, self-care and mindfulness, and child development! When not in a classroom, you'd most likely find her reading with a cup of tea in hand or knitting projects for her family and friends.

Kindle Paperwhite 2021 Review

Are you wondering if you should invest in a Kindle Paperwhite 2021? Here’s my honest review! After pondering it for about a year, I finally bit the bullet and purchased my Kindle Paperwhite in September 2021 as a yay me gift for surviving yet another week of back-to-school teaching! For years I swore by reading physical …

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My To Be Read Book List – March 2022

My current personal goals are only to be matched by my lofty 2022 to be read book list! Here’s a sneak peek at my March 2022 TBR list! January and February proved to be crazy months full of changes, growth, and the ever-reliable fact of life…chaos. Post-winter break teaching has been a doozy, to say …

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How to Save Money When You’re Living Paycheck To Paycheck

There are many people living paycheck to paycheck without saving money…and if you’re reading this, you probably do, too! Cheers to you for wanting to break the cycle of living beyond your means!  Money is…tricky! And saving money when you’re living paycheck to paycheck never feels like a priority.  Sadly, you’ll always just barely make ends …

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Chaotic Bullet Journal: An Unorganized Approach To Organizing Your Life

Try as I may, a beautiful bullet journal was never in the cards for me… It wasn’t until I followed my chaotic heart that I actually found organization in my unorganized life! You know the dream: glamorous, Pinterest-worthy bullet journal spreads, updated daily and perfectly handcrafted with top-of-the-line markers, pens, and stickers.  I spent years striving …

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Dodging Winter Dry Skin With Six Holy Grail Products

Skip the twelve-million step skincare routine and learn how I’ve dodged my winter dry skin with six, easy to find products! When I tell you I’ve struggled with winter dry skin, I mean it! Long…harsh…practically 10-month Vermont winters wreak havoc on my sensitive skin. Don’t get me wrong, winter has been and always will be …

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5 Educational Snow Day Activities For Kids

Getting that 5:00 a.m. snow day phone call should no longer cause you any stress now that you have these 5 educational snow day activities in your back pocket! “Snow day.” by Finding Josephine is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Growing up in the northeast meant having snow days…a lot!  Call me crazy, but winter has and always …

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New Year, New Budget: Three Small Goals To Save Money In 2022

Here we are… the moment many have been waiting for and many are surprised it’s already here: 2022! It’s a brand new year and time for a new budget! In honor of the new year, I will be sharing with you the three small money saving goals that have helped me time and time again! …

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