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Zone Defense: Organizing Your Personal Space

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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.Time to tackle clutter and disorganization. First play: your personal space. So, […]

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Eat at Home More Often

Improve Your Family's Diet (series)

Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider eating at home more often to save money, control ingredients, and enjoy the meal together. Over the last two to three weeks, we’ve done most of our eating at home. Part of that is due to the Pantry Challenge, but even during our Christmas vacation, we ended up […]

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Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #35

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Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with easy baked chicken, chicken salad, chicken gumbo, chile & cheese bake, and omelets. Ready for an easy week in the kitchen? I think this week’s meal plan is just the ticket for easy meals. You’ll do some double-batch baking of chicken […]

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You Can’t Do It Alone

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You’ve heard me say it before: No mom is an island. And yet, we try to do it all ourselves. We worry what folks will think of us when we hire a house cleaner, outsource a school subject, or ask a friend for help with a project. We feel inadequate when we come face to […]

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The Weekly Ramble

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This is where I blog like it’s 2004. 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 support this site. So thanks! The girls had their first ballet class […]

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The Tyndale Rewards Program & a Chance to Win a Kindle Fire

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The following giveaway is sponsored by Tyndale House Publishers: The giveaway is now closed. Congrats to the winner: KristyBartlett@ As you know by now, we’re big readers at this house. Yesterday I took the kids to the library and we came home with 40+ books. We are regular book buyers, too, with kids saving their money […]

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Freezer Cooking: Protein Power in an Hour

Freezer Cooking: Protein Power in an Hour

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 support this site. So thanks! After a pretty crazy fall, I’m pretty excited to get back to my regular freezer […]

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Save Money with Kindle Matchbook (Frugal Friday)

Kindle Matchbook

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 support this site. So thanks! Hubs and I have been buying books via Amazon for at least fifteen years, since […]

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