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Fight Ants and Other Critters with EcoSmart

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise. […]

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Link Up Your Better For You Tailgating Recipe!

Football anyone? This is what we’re going to be munching on around 1:15 PST when the Chargers play the Somebodys. Remember, I’m just here for the food. Anywho, if you’ve got a great tailgating recipe, I want to know about it. Enter my Recipe Contest which is open until 8 pm tonight, PST. Details about […]

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Embracing the Now

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There are a lot of things in life that we don’t want to do: pay the bills, change a diaper, get up from the dinner table for the tenth time in ten minutes because someone needs a fork, a cup of milk, seconds, or an actual plate with food on it. Life is like that. […]

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MOM Deals This Week

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Looking for some great deals? Look no further. Free MagazinesThis past week I received Elle Decor, Martha Stewart Living,, and Traditional Home in the mail. How much did I spend? Zero. Keep your eye open for great deals (like $0) for magazine subscriptions. I’ll let you know when I hear of one. Two current offers: […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Let Your Little Brother Do It

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So you know, my brother moved in with us while he finishes his last semester at college. And since he has late night classes. And since he asks me if I need anything while he’s out. And since I usually do. I sent him to school with a stack of coupons. Yes, yes, I did. […]

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Frugal Friday: Get Out of Debt By Increasing Your Income

The last couple weeks I’ve shared bits and pieces of what FishPapa and I did to get out of debt. If you missed the first few parts, you can start at the beginning. But, basically, it went something like this: 1. Lose the credit cards. (As in, stop using them.) 2. Listen to the Dave […]

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A Fall Festival of Fun, Food, and Friends

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Where did the summer go? Autumn begins next week. Well, Fall is one of the best times of year, anyway. So, let’s make the most of it! Why not celebrate, plan ahead, exchange great ideas, traditions, and recipes? Join us for a great week of autumn-themed festivities. Five blogs, five days, five great ways to […]

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Not Soggy Nachos (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Better For You Appetizers)

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Like I mentioned earlier, several nights a week are spent engaged in watching football games at our house. The boys love to watch. FishPapa loves to watch. FishChick loves to be wherever they are. Me? I’m just there for the food. And football season is all about food as far as I’m concerned. As you […]

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