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Ingredients for a Fun Friday Night

2009-June-132

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.Homemade Pizza, Salad, and a Movie. Does it get better than that? […]

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Frugal Friday: Dejunk, Organize, and Clean

2008-April-161

With the beginning of summer vacation, I made the decision to clean our house from top to bottom. What I anticipated taking two weeks is going to take a little longer. Life continues to go on while I’ve sequestered myself in a room cleaning. This means that laundry, meals, and Lego explosions still happen. I […]

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Ultimate Recipe Swap: Feeding a Crowd

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Summertime seems to be the season of get-togethers. Family reunions, birthday parties, softball team barbecues, graduation parties, and 4th of July get-togethers all congregate during the summer months. My inner Martha loves this. There’s nothing more exhilarating to me to have a crowd come feed at my house. Good thing I was born into a […]

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways! Win Clorox Bleach

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TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. In light of my summer cleaning frenzy, it only makes sense to host a giveaway for Clorox Bleach. According to 25 Ways to Save Energy and Money from ConsumerReports, the average family could save about $60 a year by simply using cold water rather […]

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Almost Free Family Fun

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In the mood for some family fun but a little short on the funds to bring it about? Check out my guest post today over at Coupon Cravings for some good times that are practically free.

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways! Win a Gift Card to TJ Maxx

TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. Scavenger hunt giveaways continue. Up for grabs today: a chance to win a $25 gift card to TJ Maxx.

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Celebrating Summer with Giveaways: Win a Gift Card to TJ Maxx

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TIME’s UP! THANKS FOR PLAYING. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER TODAY. Once upon a time I might have thought about dropping a chunk of change on Ray-bans. I might have even done it. But these days 100 dollar shades just aren’t my cup of tea. When I needed new sunglasses this season, I headed down […]

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Interesting Weird Facts About Me

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1. I am the oldest of five children, and our names all start with the letter J. Jessica, Jamie, Janel, John, and Jace. My dad is Jack. (My mom is Veronica.) 2. I love to eat dinner leftovers for breakfast. 3. I was a finalist in the LA County Miss T.E.E.N. pageant in 1988. Unlike […]

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