Monthly Archives: April 2012

Kacy Koffa, MOM Magazine Makeover winner

A huge congratulations to Kacy Koffa, who was voted the winner of the Eugene MOM Makeover. Kacywill be pampered and featured on the cover of the June/July issue of MOM Magazine.

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Here is the nomination that was sent on her behalf:

My friend Kacy is beautiful inside and out and needs to be recognized by MOM magazine!! She is a single mom to 3 kids, her two oldest kids are twins and they are also autistic. Her twins have come a long way in the past few years and all because of her hard work and dedication to them! Among other things, they are now able to attend a regular school and ride the school bus! She is the most patient, loving and self-less mom I know. She also attends college for the nursing program and does housekeeping jobs on the side to make ends meet. This mom works so hard for her family and she's long over due to be treated like a princess!!

Nominate our next SuperDAD and win 4 tickets to Camp Tiki

Do you have a SuperDAD in your life? Nominate him today, and the winner will be featured in our June/July issue of MOM Magazine and will recieve a trip for four to Camp Tiki overnight at Wildlife Animal Safari Park this summer.

To enter, tell us why your man is SuperDAD in 300 words or less in an email to kyra@mommag.com.

 

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Apr/May 2012 issue

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Cover MOM Monica Adkins - How does she do it?

Summer camps - first time at sleep over camp?

Healthy MOM - McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center - Perscription medicines and herbal supplements

Money MOM - Tips for single parents

Autsim Awareness Month - Living with autism

Food - Berry sweet - strawberry recipes

Vacation MOM - Safety tips

Adventure MOM - Gone fishin'!

SuperDAD - Logan Sherris is SuperDAD!

Budget Wisely or Bust your Budget

Budgets allow us to live in the present and plan for the future. Keeping financial track of your spending and logging expenses, will allow you to see patterns of spending and make necessary changes during the month to empower your own financial growth and reach your goals.

One evening while reviewing my monthly logs, I added my espresso purchases for the year; I was shocked to realize that I had spent $1440.00 that year on Coffee! The first thought that popped into my mind was "you just drank your vacation!" I made the decision that night to start making coffee at home or in the office, by banking my "coffee money" it has allowed me to plan for the future. Guess what I starting planning for?

Free budget and spending planners can be found at www.NationalFinacialEducationCenter.org under the resource tab.

 

-Julie Wisely, Eugene MOM and Regional Manager of Debt Reduction Services

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