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Three Great Read Aloud Handbooks

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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.Are you looking for some good books to read with your children? […]

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Try It, You’ll Like It! Pop Pals

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A few months ago I heard about this new product called Pop Pals. They were billed as holders for ice pops to prevent children from having cold hands. I confess I was a little skeptical about their usefulness. Cold hands has never been a problem for my children. Drips and messes are. And trying to […]

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Supersize Your Suppertime!

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If you have kids, you know that behavior tends to plummet with their blood sugar. Though it is not an excuse for grouchiness, hunger can certainly contribute to a lack of self-control – yours and the kids. How about when you’re stuck in the grocery check stand line at 6:00 pm, and your baby is […]

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Laugh and Learn (and Win)

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I remember all too well what a know-it-all I was when my first child was born. I had purchased a number of pregnancy and baby books. And somehow I figured that I knew everything that there was to know about caring for a newborn. So much so that I didn’t watch the videos that the […]

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Lessons from a ’79 T-Bird

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Thought you might like a glimpse into my past. This is me back in 1989, permed hair and all. That’s the parking lot of my high school. That car (enter shocked emoticon here) was “mine” for all intents and purposes. It was only 10 years old then, but it seemed absolutely ancient at the time. […]

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Coupon Giveaway Winners

Congrats to the winners of the coupon packs. hjclemlap1@sylouette98@ I’ll be starting a new series on couponing this month, answering your great questions or seeking out others who can. So stay tuned!

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What’s Your Bag?

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Hopefully, you had the opportunity to peruse what they have available over at Top Shelf Totes. I particularly like the Round About Tote (pictured). It has just a touch of my color green, making it coordinate with practically everything I wear. I encourage you to check out what bags they have available, there just might […]

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Meal Planning: Going to Fill My Freezer

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This past week I reduced my grocery spending and relied on what was in our pantry, frig, and freezer. It was nice to see some clean surfaces as we used up some things that had been lingering too long, especially in the freezer. It was a nice break. My sweet husband calls on his way […]

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