You learn as you go, and adapt #WalgreensLatino #MiBebe


This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Walgreens.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. My kids are all past the “baby” stage at this point.  They aren’t in diapers and don’t need the baby stuff anymore…but that doesn’t mean I don’t still keep some of the items on hand.  I’m so happy I [...]

Protecting my personal info #IDSafetySeason @FellowesInc


#spon: I’m required to disclose a relationship between our site and Fellowes. This could include the Fellowes providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment. I’m always worried to throw out papers that have personal information on them.  What if someone got their hands on my information?  What if they stole my identity? [...]

DIY Minimal Desk (and Chalk Finish Paint) #LowesCreator

minimalist desk

Disclosure: This tutorial was written because I am a Lowe’s Creative Ideas blogger. I was provided a gift card to purchase supplies. All thoughts expressed are 100% my own. My son needed a desk, but didn’t need much of anything…just a little desk to do his homework on.  I didn’t want to spend a bunch [...]

Well Beginnings offer great quality #WalgreensLatino #MiBebe | Giveaway


Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Walgreens. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Caring for a baby is expensive.  No matter how much you try to cut corners, it really adds up.  There are lots of different brands out there, but how do you know what works best? [...]

Going All The Way with @CocaCola & a Giveaway


Disclosure: Promotional consideration for this content was provided by The Coca-Cola Company; however, Thrifty Ninja is fully responsible for this giveaway. All opinions expressed in this content are my own and not those of The Coca-Cola Company.   We’re getting closer to THE big game!  How many totally awesome commercials do you think you’ll see? Hopefully we will get a [...]

Save some money on prescriptions #WalgreensLatino #ad


Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Walgreens. However, all opinions expressed are my own. Healthcare. Yep, I said it.  Did you cringe? I did. It’s so confusing and things keep changing.  I can’t hardly keep up it seems.  Luckily I only have to deal with changes to my health plan, [...]

It doesn’t have to hurt….

Although I don’t remember everything, I’ll never forget that day. I remember being thrown onto the floor and kicked repeatedly in the head.  My son had just started crawling.  As I looked up I saw him face to face with me.  He didn’t understand what was going on and I tried to smile to not [...]