A Different Kind of Easter Egg Hunt

Last year we switched up our style of Easter Egg Hunt. Instead of filling the eggs with candy, I filled them with tokens that the kids could redeem for prizes.

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Make an Empty Tomb Cake for Easter

Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Decorating an empty tomb cake for Easter is a fun tradition for […]

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How I Made Laundry Easy on Myself

In the life of Mom, dirty clothes are inevitable. Believe it or not, laundry is one of my favorite jobs, particularly now that I’ve made it easy on myself! These tricks can help YOU transform your laundry situation as well. Laundry is an unavoidable job, unless you’re Martha Stewart who has a decidedly gorgeous laundry […]

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Baby Gifts that Will Go the Distance

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Panasonic. All opinions are 100% mine. Spring seems to bring baby season with it. As you plan for baby showers and precious new arrivals, consider these baby gifts that will go the distance, gifts that can grow with the family and be used for […]

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3 Easy Ways to Save Money This Year

As tax time approaches, do you feel newly motivated to find more ways to save money? I always do. It’s not that there are always huge tax bills, but the act of examining the past year in dollars and cents produces fresh motivation in me to watch our spending. Here are three strategies I’m using […]

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Why I Want to Live Debt-Free (& What’s in it for YOU)

To live debt-free is not as impossible as it might sound. I was once a skeptic, but now I’m a believer that we can live within our means. Here’s why I think it’s a valid pursuit. Almost eleven years ago my husband and I were convicted to stop using credit and to pay off our […]

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Can You Do Legoland on a Budget?

Want to visit Legoland in San Diego? Not wanting to spend a lot of money? Check out these tried and true tips for enjoying Legoland on a budget.

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What to Take for Team Snack Day that’s a Little Bit Healthier

Little league season is rife with adventure — weekly practices and games as well as the age-old tradition of Team Snack Day. Consider these tips for a happier and healthier team snack. Over the years the FishFam has dabbled in a few sports and other athletics. So far this 21 years, we’ve done t-ball, soccer, hockey, […]

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