Low, or No Cost Fall Family Fun…

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Do you feel that?  Can you smell it?  Yup, Fall is in the air!  Ahhhh…I love Fall.  It’s definitely my favorite time of year.  I love that it begins to get cooler out, but not too cool, oh and here in our area, it means that those dreaded mosquitoes go away too!  Summer is nice, […]

Family Fun Ideas for the 4th of July

Draw Stars on the sidewalk with these free printables

The 4th of July is one of my all-time favorite holidays. I love any excuse to gather with friends and family, there are no gifts involved, and lots of opportunities for family time and being thankful for our freedom. Being with my family is always top on my list, so here’s 10 great ways you […]

5 Simple Tips for Teaching Your Family Healthy Eating Habits

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I myself was a not-so healthy eater up until a few years ago.  Healthy eating is not just a “diet”, it must become a way of life, and it must be learned. It’s so much easier if you are just training yourself, but when it comes to the family, it is much more of a […]

Back to School Round Up

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Emily had a terrific first day of 2nd grade, and we are looking forward to a great school year ahead!! In the spirit of back-to-school, I dug deep into our archives and around the web to put together this fun round up: From the Archives: 5 Easy DIY School Supplies Celebrating Education Nation with The 10! […]

Allowance Manager

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Mark and I have discussed starting an allowance for Emily, and we’re still in the process of experimenting with exactly what process will work best for us. However, there is a great new site that helps manage your child(ren)’s allowance — allowancemanager.com which I was recently asked to review. Giving Emily an allowance would help […]

Sunday Snapshot — Car Repair

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Mark’s car is back on the road! It was no small task considering it has over 175,000 miles on it, and we are grateful for that!! Wishing you a fun-filled weekend!!