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Grocery Geek Presents: Some Things Money Can’t Buy

2009-January-147

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.at Costco. While we set some grocery goals this year that will […]

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TGIF: Pattern Blocks

2008-December-019

A few months back Gramma Ruthie gave us a big box of wooden pattern blocks. We were familiar with them as we have a small, plastic set for our school. I put them aside, not sure if we would need them. However, upon move in, the kids flocked to this box and immediately started playing. […]

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And the Winner Is…..

I’ve been remiss in posting the winner to our Happy New Year Show and Tell. Thanks again to Kate and Amy for their great posts to help us Ring in the New Year — With Kids. Great stuff. I hope you had a chance to take notes of the good ideas that struck your fancy […]

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Do You Swag?

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You’ve probably already heard about this new service called Swagbucks. It’s a search engine that operates through Google and Ask.com. Basically, you can win Swagpoints by searching the web, something you probably do everyday. Points can redeemed for prizes, including gift cards to Amazon and Starbucks. Can you say Free-paccino?

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Budget Living: Don’t Turn Up Your Nose at Used Furniture

2008-December-126

When FishPapa and I were first married, we lived in a tiny, 250-square foot studio apartment. It was the guest house / pool house for a larger home. The landlords became good friends of ours and we enjoyed that season immensely.(Hi Ribbens Family!) Needless to say, space was a hot commodity. But, we lived in […]

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Mustard Grilled Chicken (Recipe Swap: The Healthy New Year Edition)

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Not only is New Year’s a time for goal setting and getting a fresh start, it’s also a time to purge that Christmas candy from the pantry. Oh my! We had a little too much fun around here the last month or so. My jeans feel a lot tighter than they did back in early […]

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Don’t Forget! BDay Cake Challenge

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Don’t forget to nominate a theme in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. I’ll end the nominations Thursday night. Voting begins on Friday! There are a few doozies in there. Whew!

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Definitely a BOY Blog

2008-August-010

My boys are super intense about Legos. A small fortune in plastic bricks lurks in every nook and cranny of my home. The FishBoys love to create and then take photos of their creations. As a result, I have hundreds of Lego shots on the hard drive. My youngest brother, now 22, is also a […]

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