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Win Ella Bella Hair Clippies!

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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.THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. Ella Bella Hair Clippies is a company […]

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Oh In-N-Out Burger! How I Love Thee!

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If you live somewhere other than California, Arizona, or Nevada, and have never eaten a Double-Double, I’m sorry. You’re so missing out. Get thee on a road trip and make sure you stop at In-N-Out Burger. It’s one of the fast food joints that I missed the most when we were in Kansas. And, yes, […]

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Camp Wannalafflotta: Meanwhile, Back on the Farm….

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I hope that you had great oceans of fun last week with the first installment of Camp Wannalaffalotta. This week we head inland for farm-themed family fun. And what an important part of our heritage the farm is! Currently the kids and I are studying the American Colonial period in our history study. This past […]

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Longs Shoppers, You Have Arrived: A CVS Primer for Newbies

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I just realized that some of my readers may be Longs shoppers. And now that Longs is CVS, well, your life is about to change. And hopefully for the better. Don’t get me wrong. When I was in college, a newlywed, and a new mom, Longs was actually “my drugstore.” There seemed to be a […]

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What’s Cookin’

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After a month of doctor’s appointments, house guests, and family celebrations, this week is a quiet one. Praise the Lord! I’m hoping that since we have nowhere to go this week, we will be able to reestablish some routines. And since my cupboards are full, I don’t think I need to buy anything other than […]

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Giveaway Winner

Congrats to Chrissy for winning this giveaway. I’ve emailed you, so you should know if you’re “the Chrissy.” New giveaway coming up this week! Stay tuned!

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50 Ways to Streamline Your Life, Part Six

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Life as MOM can be a veritable labyrinth of twists and turns. You never know what lies around that bend in the track. Could be a smooth ride or there may be a few bumps in the road. How can we streamline our lives in order to absorb the shock of those bumps? The following […]

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MOM Deals: CVS Has Come Back to Me!

This past week was an expensive one: braces for one child, a retainer for another, both vehicle registrations, and a broken washing machine. All told, I think $4,000 left my checkbook. Ouch! I’m in the mood for some deals, how ’bout you? *** Those of you in California will understand the CVS withdrawals I’ve undergone […]

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