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Today I would like to welcome Monique from Stretching the One Income Dollar. I had a chance to learn more about her blog and here’s what they had to say…

Please tell me about yourself.

I am Monique, with Stretching the One Income Dollar. Mom to 2 daughters: Ria( 25) and Erika (18-who will be graduating this year and off to college in a month).  I have been divorced for 5 years. I’ve lived with Gerry for the last 4 years and he has been a true blessing in my life.

Please tell me about your blog.

I currently am not working due to health problems, so spend alot of time with my blog and web surfing.I love blogging! We are a personal finance site- and we love sharing others money saving ideas too- we love to review products, and do giveaways.Guest posts on saving money in any subjects are always welcome, with links back to the guest poster’s site.

How long have you been blogging?

It will be 1 year in August!

How did you get started?

I was thinking of writing a book on penny pinching and thought it would be good to link the book together with the site. The site has taken off more than the book, but the book is still for sale and offered on the web site.

What kinds of products do you feature on your blog?

Giveaways, reviews penny pinching: we have all types of products that we giveaway and aren’t specific to items or value of prize.

What was your favourite giveaway?

The Dyson vacumm. We had alot enter that one and was the biggest valued prize we gave away at over $500.I would love to be able to give more big prizes away like that.

Who does your blog appeal to?

Those who love giveaways and personal finance- pinching pennies and learning how to stretch a dollar.

What direction do you see your blog going in the future?

More followers, more reviews and more guest posts.Alot of variety.

What is the biggest challenge you have faced so far with your blog?

I’m not great with site design, so I usually have to get a site designer to help with things I need to do- not all of it- but some.

What do you love about blogging?

I love the connecting with people- networking, making new friends and finding other new blogs.

Do you have a blogging pet peeve?

None that I can think of.

Do you have any advice for the readers entering your giveaway? newbie review bloggers?

Enter often, and space your entries.

Tell me some of your favourite blogs that you read.


How can people find you?

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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