Weekly Roundup

A Few Good Posts: A Weekly Roundup

blog roundup

Earlier, this week I participated in a blog carnival where we shared some of our favorite Christmas memories. It certainly put me in the holiday spirit, and since this is the Season to Share, here are a few posts from some of my favorite bloggers and websites.

Find out a brilliant way to keep your children on their best behavior while you create a memorable (and repeatable) Christmas Tradition. The Naughty List: 4 Simple Ways to Inspire Good Behavior and Fun by Kelly from Crazy Crafty Mom on Planet Fassa.

I’m a huge proponent of making value-based decisions, and I’m not the only one! Mandy from Money Master Mama shares her a-ha moment and some tips on her guest post, Do Your Purchases Reflect Your Values? at Eyes on the Dollar.

The fine family behind See Debt Run has their debt on the run this year. They share what they did to reduce their debt and put them back on track in Budget Opening Up.

Remember Etch a Sketch? Who knew that the key to success was a child’s toy. Read Six Tips to Success: Etch a Sketch Your Life on one of my favorite websites, The Momiverse.

As I mentioned earlier, my friend, Sicorra, at Tackling Our Debt hosted a blog carnival featuring bloggers from around the world sharing their holiday traditions and memories. Find out some of Sicorra’s favorite traditions and links to all the carnival participants in her post, My Favorite Childhood Christmas Memories.


The Heavy Purse Store is now open! My new downloadable Money Club Workbooks—based on age or level of expertise&#8212are now on sale. Each workbook provides five targeted lessons to help you raise Financially Confident Kids. Please check them out in The Heavy Purse Store.

December 7, 2012  •  6 Comments  •  Weekly Roundup

Leave a Comment


  1. Friday, December 7th, 2012
    Thanks for including my post Shannon! I really appreciate all of your participation in the Christmas carnival. It was lots of fun! We'll have to do it again next year :-)
    • Friday, December 7th, 2012
      You're welcome! Thank you for all your hard work putting it together. Looking forward to participating again next year!
  2. Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
    Thanks so much for including Dr. Daisy Sutherland's article Six Tips to Success: Etch a Sketch Your Life in your weekly roundup!

    We absolutely love The Heavy Purse website and the work you do, Shannon, so it's an honor to be mentioned here!
    • Shannon Ryan
      Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
      Awwww…thanks Charmin! I feel the same way about the Momiverse. You're doing great things there and I'm always happy to support fellow Moms!
  • Meet Shannon

    "As a Certified Financial Planner, it is my passion to help individuals and families build a healthy relationship with money. I look forward to helping you raise financially confident kids.” - Shannon Ryan