Hello and welcome!
I’m Keri Lyn Renner and I’m so happy that you are here. For 12 (TWELVE!!) years I’ve been the gal behind the computer here at She Saved. It’s been quite a ride and I’ve loved every minute.
She Saved started as a way for me to share my passion for frugal living. I truly believe that it doesn’t matter who you are or how much money you have, you should always be frugal, smart and informed when it comes to your money.
At the end of the day: it’s not about what you spend, it’s about what you SAVE. That’s been my blog motto since the beginning and as the proud owner of an 850 credit score, I’m very proud of my frugal ways!
While I think that saving money is a huge piece of the pie when it comes to security and happiness, it’s not always about saving money. It’s also about saving time and sanity by researching your choices as a consumer and selecting and supporting the brands that offer the things you value most because you work hard for your money. It’s about quality over quantity. It’s about products that stand up to the test of time. It’s about spending your time and energy on the moments (and people) that matter most.
It’s about making the life choices that best feed your soul and help you to be the very best version of yourself. Unapologetically.
I will choose quality over quantity any day of the week. I believe that less is more BUT paying less doesn’t always mean more.
Life is best when you hand pick the people and places and things that you spend it with. My peeps (above, in full 80s gear, below in *argh* Pirate form) are my world. Ride or die. I know that you feel the same way about your peeps. It’s what makes all of this so awesome. It’s a huge part of the “WHY”.
It’s about SO much more than saving money. It’s about time. Precious time. You work hard for your family. I work hard for mine too. I’m here to help you get the very most out of your precious minutes, memories and money. I’ve spend the last 14 years raising kiddos and figuring out that it all goes by way too fast. There are things worth spending money on, but mostly, there are things worth making time for. I write about those things.
I love my job! I’m a big believer in putting your passions to work, so that’s pretty much what I’ve done here. Frugally minded (it’s in my dna) I truly believe that no matter how much money you have, you need to be smart with your dinero. I love shopping, I love saving and I love finding awesome products and sharing them with all of you. As I already mentioned, you work hard for your money, make it work hard for you. I’m here to help with that. I’m also the proud owner of a 850 credit score. (whoop!whoop!)
About me, Keri Lyn.
I’m an Idaho girl, born and raised. A 40-something proud mama of 2 kiddos that are growing up way too fast. Honestly, my heart can’t keep up. I’m the wife of a country veterinarian who still doesn’t have an email account (for reals) and we live in a 1912 farmhouse that we started remodeling over 15 years ago. Heaven only knows when we’ll finish. Things are never dull in my world but I love it. My family. Country living. And my view. I love the view from here. I share it often on my Instagram page and I would love to have you follow along. As mentioned above, I only share things I love. I keep it real. I’m quirky but always well intended and I try to be diligent in my research, reviews and cautious with the information that I’m sharing.
What brands should know. All of the above PLUS the fact that I am a self-proclaimed “brand loyalist” who is known for her strong and enthusiastic voice when it comes to the products and brands that I love. I have 15+ years’ experience in brand marketing and a huge passion for participating in the connection between brands and consumers which has led me to become a successful consultant to several brands/companies, helping them to connect and build strong affiliate programs and relationships with bloggers. If you have a brand that is share worthy, I’m all ears. If it’s a fit, I’m all about sharing it and would love to help you grow it in the online space. Email me, let’s chat: [email protected]
Speaking Engagements, Brand Connections & Affiliate Marketing
My love language!! I truly love the online space and the power that it has in bringing brands and consumers (people!) together. I’ll talk your ear off if you want to hear about why I love it so much and why I think that this form of marketing is not only valuable, but priceless. And if you have a brand that is trying to break into this space, hit me up. I’m your gal. *just don’t offer to pick my brain, that’s so buggy!
If you are a blogger (or would like to be) and are looking into affiliate marketing, make sure to read my How to Do Affiliate marketing post, it’s got the basics and I’m always here to answer any questions that you might have, feel free to email me at [email protected]!
O, The Oprah Magazine Insider
I’m also a proud O Mag Insider, which means that I belong to an amazing group of women that were selected to represent O, The Oprah Magazine. In 2018, I had the honor of being selected as the O-verall Contribution O-Ward Winner. Not only have my adventures with Oprah Magazine brought some amazing women into my life, they’ve given me the opportunity and opened doors for me to work with some amazing brands and I’ve even been featured in O, Magazine!
Bottom line, I’m a real person here behind the scenes at She Saved, and I would love to connect with you!
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Oh! I also need to share that I am the proud mama to several rescue pets, including a giant mule named Big Mac. I call him “Big Baby” because he reminds me SO much of Big Baby from Toy Story. He’s beat up and old, but so full of personality. I rescued him and he rescued me right back. You can keep up with the latest Big Mac stories and more over on the She Saved Instagram page!
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Be happy. What makes you happy? Meet my Happy. Isn’t he a hunk? He’s also needy, messy, he eats a LOT of groceries and he really likes his breakfast early. (Like before the crack of dawn early!) Let me back up a bit and explain. Several months ago I was feeling anxious and stressed and maybe even a little depressed about so many things, things that were out of my control. You might have experienced similar feelings. I felt like I was having a hard time finding my happy (any happy) among all of the noise and sadness in the world. So what’s a girl to do? I adopted a mule. That whole sentence sounds odd and probably completely crazy to some (it even still sounds completely crazy to me!) but here’s the thing: it’s not really about adopting a mule. It was about finding a place to put my energy, something that brings me joy, finding an outlet that feeds my happy, taking on something that needed me. And boy oh boy did he need me. He was literally bound for Mexico on a slaughter truck. I heard his story, and decided that with all of the things in the world that I couldn’t fix, I actually could fix this. And you know what, he has brought me so much happiness and joy. . . and lots and lots of kisses! What is YOUR happy? I love that I can wear my Be Happy tee to remind myself that this whole happiness thing really is a choice. These (and a ton of other!) awesome inspirational tees from @CentsofStyle are marked 50% off the lowest market price PLUS free shipping, go here for details: http://www.shesaved.com/2017/01/be-happy-my-mule-story.html/ (or click link in profile to get to my post) #BeHappy #Happy #MyStory #Fashion #CentsofStyle
And above all, please contact me if you have any questions, thoughts, ideas, great products to brag about, etc. I love, love LOVE to share ideas; that’s what it’s all about!
Contact me: [email protected]
Cheers & Blessings!