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Get the Summer Survival Guide for $5 This Weekend (EXPIRED)

Get the Summer Survival Guide for $5 This Weekend

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. From now until my birthday (May 27, 2014), you can get […]

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5 Cheap & Easy Ways to Get Ready for Summer

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Planning a great summer doesn’t take a lot of money. Consider these ideas for frugal summer fun. Summer is just around the bend. For us that means a lighter school load. We still do math and literature through the summer, but we go a little more relaxed about it. For other families, kids are home […]

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How to Shop on Instagram

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Do you enjoy browsing pictures on Instagram? Do you like to shop online? Life as MOM contributor Rena offers some tips on how you can shop on Instagram. I was in love with Instagram at first sight. It combined my love of photography and social media, but left no room for snarky comments. But then […]

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30 Recipes for a Whole 30

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Interested in taking the Whole 30 Challenge? Here are 30 family-friendly, budget-minded recipes that will help you pull it off. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps […]

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A Guide to Curing Thank You Note Writer’s Block

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Cat got your tongue when it comes to writing thank you notes? Here are some ideas to help you say thanks in a real and honest way. This post is sponsored by Hallmark. All opinions are my own. The end of the year is a great time to say thanks. Whether you homeschool or send […]

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A Giveaway from Band-Aid

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This post is sponsored by Band-Aid. All opinions are my own: This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: bethsteiner@ This past week had me digging through my emergency stash, clicking around on my county’s emergency preparedness site, and otherwise thinking about all things emergency-related. If it wasn’t the possibility of being evacuated due to […]

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Meal Planning for Hot Weather

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Hot days are coming, if you haven’t felt them already. Plan ahead with meal plans that suit the hot temps of summer. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your purchase […]

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Do They Know You Love Your Life?

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Do your kids know that you love your life, specifically your life with them? Sometime in the last week my eldest son, almost 17, said, “You always seem sad and depressed these days.” He said this with a little sadness in his own voice. It was just the two of us in the kitchen, early […]

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