Mar 13

Morning Madness

Getting three kids up and ready for school can be a daunting task.  If I am not organized about it, it can turn into a stressful, nagging-filled event.  The biggest key for me is to prepare the evening before.  T ...Continue reading →

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Feb 09

Valentine Fun For All!

Valentine’s Day (or “The Day of Love” as I like to call it) is one of my favorite holidays.  We like to involve our whole family by spending time together, exchanging little cards or gifts and having yumm ...Continue reading →

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Feb 02

You've Got Mail

Ella Louise LOVES to get mail!  Every day she asks if there is any mail for her.  Most of the time our mailbox is just full of bills and marketing materials, but the other day there was something addressed to her.&nbs ...Continue reading →

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Jan 23

The Dime Challenge

I was perusing Pinterest recently when I saw a post about a fun money saving project and without hesitating I pinned it to my “Ty” board.  Ty, my 11-year-old son, is a super savvy saver and loves math.  Th ...Continue reading →

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Dec 12

Kindness Can Go A Long Way

Kids can easily turn holiday time into “everything is about me” time.  Ella recently went through the Toys R Us ad and circled everything she was “getting” for Christmas.  They often talk too m ...Continue reading →

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Nov 28

Holiday Clearance

The weeks following Halloween, Christmas, Valentines Day and Easter are my favorite times to shop for holiday decorations and supplies!  I am not sure if the best part is how much you can save OR when you get your holiday ...Continue reading →

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Nov 08

Being Thrifty

The other evening, I found myself standing in front of eight 5th grade Cub Scouts talking about a topic all of them were looking forward to all year: Budgeting!  Okay, maybe it wasn’t as cool as mixing baking soda an ...Continue reading →

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Sep 07

Dating your kids

I openly admit it.  Having three young kids can be a bit (or a lot) chaotic at times.  Every once in a while, I will look at one of my kids and think to myself – when is the last time I had a real conversation w ...Continue reading →

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Aug 23

Lunchbox Jokes

It seems like just yesterday my kids and I were singing, “SCHOOL’S OUT FOR THE SUMMER!” I feel like I blinked and summer is gone. My Facebook feed is already full of back to school pictures from friends and re ...Continue reading →

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Aug 18

Birthdays On A Budget

I started this month with a 10, 7 and 4-year-old and here I am a few weeks later with a 10, 8 and 5-year-old.  You know what that means, two birthdays in the same month!  Two birthdays in 5 days to be exact.  Whi ...Continue reading →

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