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How I Make Money From Home|Stay At Home Mom

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A while ago I made a couple of posts about making money from home and I thought I would do a little revamp and update on all the ways I make money at home. I am a stay at home mom, which I love. My daughter is 8 months old and I love being home with her every step of the way. Being able to watch her grow and see all her first's means the world to me.

Before to begin, I do not make a "ton" of money. I am lucky enough to be able to work from home while my boyfriend works outside of the home. If it wasn't for him working, I wouldn't be able to be a stay at home mom. The money I make on the internet is just extra money we have to go towards bills, stuff we need in the house, my shopping trips to Target etc.

I have found quite a few websites that work for me and having my blog has helped bring in some extra income as well. I have a lot of information to go over with you so let's begin! (I will be sharing a lot of links that are affiliated. Which means I may receive money if you sign up for any of these).

The first thing I will talk about is different websites that allow you to receive free gift cards.



  • Swagbucks: This is my go-to site to receive freebies. I will either redeem Amazon gift cards or PayPal giftcards (which means they just deposit money into your PayPal account). I use Swagbucks so often that I was able to make $100 for the month of September. I know Swagbucks can be a little bit confusing, but I stick to one thing and one thing only on the website. When you starting earning your SB, I stick to using nCrave under the video tab. With the nCrave's there is two options listed that are movie/website playlist. These playlist will automatically keep playing. Whenever I am sitting watching tv, shopping, doing house work or even cooking dinner, I just let the playlist keep playing. I can typically get about 150 SB's a day just from that. And on top of it, if you reach your daily goals, you will get a pretty big bonus at the end of the month which is a huge plus. If you would like to signup you can do so here. The nCraves isn't the only way you can get SB's. You can also shop through Swagbucks and receive points with each purchase. You can do surveys and also play different games. But after years and years of being on Swagbucks, the nCrave has been the most efficient for me. 
(here are the gift cards I recently redeemed since the beginning of September)

  • MyPoints: This is pretty much the same thing as Swagbucks, but just on a different website. So it really just depends on which set up you like better. I like to use both and just go back and fourth. I also use the nCraves on Mypoints since it is set up the same as Swagbucks. You can sign up for MyPoints here
These are the two websites that I use on a daily basis to bring in some extra income.

Another thing I did to bring in some extra income was creating a Etsy shop. It was something I have been wanting to do for a long time and I finally did it. You can come up with some many ideas of things to create and sell. I went with baby headbands since I have a daughter and thought it would be a fun hobby. If you would like to check out my Etsy shop you can check it out here: MilaKsMommyCrafts and also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/milaksmommycrafts.


My blog is a really good source when it comes to my income, but I plan on doing a whole separate post on that in the near future. When you have a blog there is a lot different places your income can come from, so I want to make sure I have a dedicated post to just that so I can explain everything. And I will also do another post in the near future on easy ways to save money and money saving apps. I have tons and tons of tricks and tips to share with you, so I hope you find them helpful!

Let me know in the comments below if you have any requests on any of these topics or if you have any questions. I could talk about this kind of stuff for days!  

New Urban Decay Kristen Leanne Collection|Swatches

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Hi loves,  I am so excited to share with you some swatches of the new Urban Decay Kristen Leanne collection. Urban Decay was so kind and sent me some of the items from this collection. I meant to have this post go up a few days ago, but I was out of town for a few days and didn't have time to get everything typed up. But I finally had sometime so I hope you guys enjoy all of the photos and swatches!

Kristen Leanne is a beauty influencer and is cruelty free which is amazing. She is known for wearing bright and glittery looks. This collection is seriously so beautiful and the packaging is to die for!

The first product I want to talk about from this collection is Beauty Beam Highlight palette. It includes three shades, there is a soft rose-gold pearl, white-gold pearl and a warm golden pearl. The shades are stunning and have such amazing pigmentation. They also blend like a dream!

This palette retails for $34.00.





Next up is the Daydream eyeshadow palette. This palette comes with 5 different matte shades. From left to right there is Lucy (ivory matte), Day Dream (soft nude matte), 12/12 (soft peach matte), Subscribe (warm nude matte) and Eight (rich warm brown matte). I am seriously in love with this palette. It has such pretty warm tones and I love that it is all matte!

This eyeshadow palette retails for $26.00.



Next up is the Kaleidoscope Dream eyeshadow palette. I love that this collection came with two different palettes. This palette includes 10 different shades with a mixture of finishes. If you love color, you will love this palette! The shades in this palette are:
  • Spitfire (bright pink satin with purple shift)
  • Stay Gold (metallic yellow-gold)
  • Tajin (orange matte)
  • LCW (metallic teal blue)
  • TRM (metallic deep navy blue)
  • Leo + Brixton (holographic green pearl shift + holographic red-green pearl shift)
  • Lime Time (metallic neon green)
  • 13th Floor (black matte)
  • Dye (violet satin)
  • Corona (metallic soft bronze with gold shimmer)
They are all seriously so stunning. This palette retails for $39.00.




Lastly, there is three lipsticks I would love to share with you! I am seriously in love with the tubes since the tops are all a beautiful pink. The three shades in this collection are Cloud9 (comfort matte), Bun Bun (comfort matte) and Spellbound (mega matte). I think these are all super beautiful and have great pigmentation. 

These lipsticks retail for $17.00 each.



I would love to hear your thoughts on this collection! I think it is amazing and has the cutest packaging ever! Kristen did such a great job with this collection!