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summer vacation fun on a budget

Summer Fun On A Frugal Budget

My daughter will be out of school for the summer soon. She will be home seven days a week and will be looking to me to provide her with the entertainment and fun that she gets during the school year while she is at school. I’m planning fun for us on a budget. This summer we are going to have as much fun as
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Sanity in the Summer

Sanity in the Summer

I attended a workshop at my church titled, “Sanity in the Summer.” It was great two day workshop with free childcare! During the workshop we discussed ideas to keep our sanity and have a lot of fun with our children during the summer. Most summer vacations only last about 10 weeks but since Allie gets out of school the second week of
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DIY Toy Organizer

DIY Toy Organizer on a Budget

My daughters’ toys were need in of some major organization. I have been looking at getting one of those fancy toy organizers for awhile. However, the toys were a mess and I really didn’t want to wait for one of these to go on sale. I didn’t really want to spend almost $60 for a toy organizer. So, instead of spending a
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hot pink breakfast smoothie combo

Budget Friendly Smoothies Great For Picky Eaters

Smoothies are a tasty and healthy treat, depending on what you put in them. I love smoothies because I can pack them with tons of nutrients and drink it up like a treat. If you run down to your local smoothie shop you will probably be paying about $5 or more for 1 smoothie.  That can add up if you
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Menu Plan Monday Winter Banner

Menu Plan Monday – Jan 28/13

Okay so I know this is not Monday, but I did have it done I have just been sick and have not posted it until tonight. I thought I was getting better but it is still lingering in all of us. As a result, again my menu from last week was not followed completely because we didn’t feel well, and
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