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Toolin’ Up Tuesday: Cordless Optical Mouse

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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.My husband tried for several weeks to convince me to buy this […]

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Don’t Forget!

Toolin’ Up Tuesday is tomorrow. This may be the last one for awhile. If you’ve got an idea brewing, please share it with us.

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My Sweet Pumpkins

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Saturday morning the FishFam loaded up — eight in a minivan– to drive the 2 1/2 hour trek to my parents’. It was the first time my four siblings and I have all been together for five years. While we were reunited we celebrated my brother’s birthday and visited the local pumpkin patch, the same […]

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What’s Cookin’: This Week’s Menus

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We spent the last two days with my parents and four siblings. What a whirlwind trip! I’m hoping that this week we can really get our routines in place. Get back to whole-hearted schooling. Get the bathrooms cleaned. Get a box or two unpacked. Can we find the New Normal please? One thing that is […]

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Christmas Countdown Starts This Week

Remember when we talked about Christmas last month? Well, just a little nudge for you. If you’re so inclined, Organized Christmas’ Christmas Countdown starts this week. Check it out. I’ve followed this for several years and it has always been a great help to me, especially in remembering all the little details that might get […]

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MOM Deals for the Week

Here are some great buys at CVS for the week, starting Sunday: — Stock up on candy! Sunday and Monday ALL Hersheys, Mars and Nestle are 2/$3— Arm and Hammer laundry detergent is BOGO— 7-Up, Ginger Ale, Sunkist, and A&W are 4/$9 after ECBs (Walgreens has a similar deal)— Spend $20 in Playskool products (diapers […]

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Time for MOM: Read a Good Book

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I have always been a book worm. I learned to read at a fairly young age, and reading, thus became my favorite pasttime. I love to get book recommendations from others. And every New Year’s I devise a reading plan for the year and try to record my thoughts about each book as I finish […]

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Grocery Geek Reporting: Simplification and a Whole Lotta Sugah Watah

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This week I found myself running around and feeling exhausted in my efforts to “nab the good deals.” I only went to two stores on Wednesday, but I came home wondering if this is all worth it. FishPapa and I had a great conversation about it, and we realized that while my grocery geekiness pays […]

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