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Time for Mom: Indulge Yourself

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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. While I know a few moms who make themselves first in […]

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Grocery Geek Presents:Ways I Saved This Week

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Here’s a peek at some of the ways we saved money on food and home supplies this week. — Returned to Ralphs for more of the Mega Mix and Match Sale. I ended up with lots of free things like dish sponges, lint rollers and evaporated milk. I also loaded up on apples when I […]

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Food for Thought

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TGIF: Le Gouter

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My sister and her girls are here for the weekend. We just got home from a fun “park day” afternoon with our local homeschool support group. So nice to come home to a cool house. It was 92 degrees here! Now as the boys fire up their video games, Janel and I are enjoying le […]

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Escalloped Corn and Corn Souffle (Recipe Swap: Thanksgiving Vegetables)

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My dad and I in our backyard corn patch. Thanksgiving is rife with tradition. Everyone has his own “must-have” dish. Obviously, most families serve turkey and mashed potatoes. But, when it comes to the fixin’s, that’s where we see family traditions and uniqueness emerge. And while it’s hard to see the vegetables for the carbs, […]

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Links of Love

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Just a few things that I appreciated this past week or so. Enjoy! I liked this idea for a drawstring bag from Small Notebook. I’m thinking of kid-ifying it by sewing them out of themed fabric. I could make one for each kid and fill it with love notes, candies, and a few gift cards. […]

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Giveaway: Debt-Proof the Holidays

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED If ever there was a time for Americans to start pinching pennies, this would be it. I am so thankful that the Lord gave us a wake-up call about 18 months ago. We aren’t completely out of Debtors Forest, but we can see the light through the trees. Though we […]

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Attention Men: Things You Don’t Say to Your Wife

Thanks, Julie!

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