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Budget-Friendly, Big Family Travel

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Does the size of your family seem to limit your adventures away from home? Here are some of our strategies to make big family travel happen. Years ago I had big dreams of jetsetting around the world. I had been a French major and lived a year in France. That year I traveled to Austria, […]

Fun Gifts to Make Yourself

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As the holiday season approaches, now is a great time to start thinking about making homemade gifts. Check out this collection of fun gifts to make yourself. While you may not want to be thinking about Christmas just yet, it really is only a couple months away. Now is a great time to start budgeting, […]

Practically Free Family Night Ideas to Try with Your Kids

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Family Night Ideas don’t have to be complex, expensive, or involve crazy stunts. Our kids mostly want to spend time with us that doesn’t involve laundry or dishes. This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Summer […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget

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Looking to improve your family’s diet, but not sure how to pull it off on a budget? Consider these 5 ways to eat healthier on a budget. Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya One of the dilemmas about food — and there are many these days — is that the healthier food is also the more expensive food. The […]

Protein Style Meal Plan is Back — LIMITED TIME

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Get my protein style meal plan today! It’s only available for a few days, and I don’t want you to miss it! It’s part of the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]

Fall Travel Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

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Fall travel doesn’t need to be expensive or extensive. Check out these fun ideas for getting away with the family on a budget. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Visit San […]

Amazon Prime Day: Can you really save money?

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Amazon Prime Day could be a great opportunity to save money on things you’re already planning to buy. But, you should use caution to make sure you really do save money. This post contains affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for […]

12 Ways to Save on Vacation

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Vacations are a wonderful opportunity to reconnect as a family, relax, and reenergize. And if you can save on vacation? So much the better! Vacation season is upon us! I know this because we went to the beach last week for date night. The place was packed, even after 6 pm. Summer and vacation season are […]