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Bookin’ It: The Total Money Makeover

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Read any good books lately? I hope so. We’re on a mission […]

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Another Great Diaper Possibility!

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Last week I shared a great diaper deal where you got $25 off a $50 order from Diapers.com. Today presents another fun diaper opportunity. Yes, diaper and fun can be in the same sentence, especially if the word free is included. Join the Pampers Village and get a chance to win a year’s worth of […]

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What Kind of School Do You Do?

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Photo source: In Awe of God’s Creations So, I’m curious. I teach my children at home. But, there are many of you out there you have chosen different options for your child’s education. Would you mind sharing with me? One of my goals for the year is to make this site a place where moms […]

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Eat from The Pantry Every Day for the Rest of Your Life: A Guest Post

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Today’s guest post is provided by Cheryl @ Moms In Need of Mercy. I appreciate Cheryl’s simple approach to meal planning and “eating from the pantry.” I, along with many of you, took the “Eat from the Pantry Challenge.” And then I called it quits. For my family, the challenge offered a fun and creative […]

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Meal Planning: Organizing Your Menus and Groceries Together

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Last week I mentioned how I like to plan our meals a month at a time. If you’re interested in doing this yourself, read my tips for monthly meal planning. It is totally doable! This month is a crazy one already. Not only have we been battling coughs and colds, but my father-in-law has been […]

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Saving Money on Auto Service and Repair

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Photo Source: vagawi A few weeks ago, FishPapa got new tires for his truck. I know, everyone has an opinion about tires. Believe me, we heard a lot of them while we were tire shopping. Yes, I even made some calls and learned a world of information about tires. We shopped around for Michelins, knowing […]

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Be My Frugal Valentine: Frugal Friday

Valentine’s Day is a week from Sunday — and it will sneak up on you right quick. Time to think what you’ll do for your sweetheart and children. Preplanning will help avoid high costs in a week or so. How can you celebrate what’s in your heart without spending an arm and a leg? Try […]

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Ultimate Recipe Swap: Super Bowl Food

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It’s such fun to plan a Super Bowl Party. Love it! Now don’t get me wrong — I don’t “do” football. I’m just here for the food. But, my guys love football. We’ve been Chargers fans for the last couple years, and it was a sad, sad day a few weeks ago when they gave […]

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