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Activity Bags for Family Fun

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Now’s the season for getting out and about. The weather is warming up. Spring fever has hit. And the outdoors beckons you to load up the family and head out for adventure.

But, do you ever find yourself…

at the beach or other fun locale, and the weather turns cold, and tshirts and shorts just won’t cut it?
on a family field trip at a location where budget-friendly meals are a foreign concept?
at the park for an impromptu outing and find that you have no balls or toys in the car?
on a road trip without sufficient activities for the kids to amuse themselves with?
on your way to a faraway special event only to find out that someone made it into the car without any shoes?

Summer Reading for Moms and Kids

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Make summer reading a priority this year for you as well as for your kids. Here are some ideas on how to make it happen and where to find great books. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for […]

Be Prepared for Car Sickness

Be Prepared for Car Sickness Life as Mom

You never know when your child might feel queasy on the road, so pack a box of supplies for cleaning up so you’re prepared for car sickness. Summer vacations are just around the corner. And with vacation comes the summer road trip. While your destination and your luggage are important things to plan for, so is […]

Tool up for Summer Fun with this Survival Guide

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Ready to rock the summer and prevent childhood boredom and crazy moms? The Summer Survival Guide provides everything you need to enjoy the summer and stay sane.

How to Make Homemade Popsicles

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Homemade popsicles are easy to make, fun to eat, and so much better for you than commercial brands! You can save money and make your own all summer long. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Across […]

Spring Crafts for Kids

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Spring calls for bright colors and a little carefree play. Check out these fun crafts to do with kids. Fun is in the air now that spring has sprung. While it’s great to get outside and enjoy the warm weather, there are days that call for indoor fun. Check out these fun spring crafts for […]

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: We Love Mom Cupcakes

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Looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day with the moms in your life? Create these easy “We Love Mom” cupcakes! I was late to join the cupcake trend. And late to leave it. Ha! I still love cupcakes, six years now since it was at its peak and I first shared these cupcakes. […]

Living Debt Free

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Living debt free isn’t just about money. It’s something more important. For years, our family lived on the edge of financial ruin. We lived month-to-month, paycheck-to-paycheck. We were always frugal, but we lived beyond our means nonetheless. Since my husband was self-employed, all it took was an injury or a slough of bad weather to […]