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Its OK to not buy school pictures

It’s OK to not buy school pictures

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It is that time of year again. Back to school is here with budget busting purchases around every corner.  I have found that we are able to keep our costs…

10 of the most outrageous signs spotted at the Women’s March

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We are getting ready for another Women’s March because things are still as crazy as they were last year.  We had so much fun last year and we took lots…

Schitts Creek Family Costumes

Schitt’s Creek Costumes

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Schitt’s Creek is one of the best shows of all time. We discovered it years before it became an Emmy award winning show and still will rewatch episodes.  This popular…

Peter Pan and Wendy Costumes : Boy & Girl Twin Costume Ideas

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Peter Pan and Wendy is one the sweetest group costume ideas ever.  Peter Pan and Tinker Bell are a very popular choice, but we chose Peter and Wendy Darling for…

Cleft Palate Repair Surgery printables

What to expect with Cleft Palate Repair Surgery (Plus free printables)

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Cleft Palate Repair surgery is an uncomfortable reality for children born with cleft palates. Our youngest child has had two cleft palate surgeries to date with one more possibly on…

Hearts On the Door Valentines Day

“Don’t Forget My Hearts Mom!” Easy Valentine’s Day Tradition

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Door hearts is our favorite Valentine’s Day Tradition.  During the month of February we love to shower our kids with this fun and completely free activity.  This is a simple…

something I want

Christmas List FREE Printable – Something I’d like, Something I need…..

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It is time to start our reasonable Christmas lists! In our family we do three presents and a personalized stocking.  Our four presents are “Something I want, something I need,…

3 reasons why I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.

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It is the time of year that so many of us are thinking about Christmas cards.  The holiday season is fast approaching and Christmas cards are such a nice sentiment. …

Online teaching tools

Distance Learning Ideas for Teachers

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With the Pandemic being stronger than ever, most schools in the United States have made the difficult but necessary decision to do most of their teaching online. Online learning provides…

adoption resources

How to Afford Adoption : Adoption Grants, 50 Money Saving Ideas, and more!

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One of the first concerns for many people who wish to adopt is the cost.  I am here to tell you that there are many ways to afford adoption. I…

homeschool tips during school closure for corona virus

How do you Home School? 10 tips to get you through.

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In light of the Coronavirus global pandemic, I have been asked several times about how we manage to home school our kids.  While this isn’t really affecting families that already…

losing a spouse unexpectedly

When it is too late to re-evaluate your Life Insurance….

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Life insurance is something we know we need, but it really isn’t something we want to think about.  My friend, Kara speaks publicly about how she lost her husband tragically…