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Summer Movie Express – $1 movies all Summer long!

regal summer movies list 2018

The Regal Summer Express $1 movies is a highlight of our summer!  We can’t wait to share the entire 2019 discount summer movie schedule with our readers.  Over the years,…

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Star Wars Room

Star Wars Themed Boys Room

Star Wars is probably the most iconic movie universe out there. My son has been captivated by Star Wars since his dad introduced it to him at about 3 or…

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Why I Trust Get Away Today

Why I trust Get Away Today and discount code

  As a family travel and Disney blog, it made sense for us to partner with a reputable travel agency.  When looking for quality travel partners I researched authenticity, transparency,…

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How to get FREE coffee and treats at Disney!

free treats at disneyland

Have you heard that you can get free coffee and treats at Disneyland and Walt Disney World?  It is true that there are simple and completely allowed ways to get…

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How to have a DEBT FREE Christmas this year, but you gotta start today!

use these tools for a debt free Christmas

So did you go a little crazy on Christmas 2016? Did you spend more than you had available, and now you have Christmas debt following you into the new year? …

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Money Saving tips – LEGOLAND

money saving tips legoland

  LEGOLAND is one of Southern California’s best theme-parks for young families. Not only is LEGOLAND home to incredible LEGO sculptures, but it’s also filled with multiple attractions, shows and…

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Easy Money Saving Tips for your next trip to Disneyland!

money saving tips disneyland

Money Saving Tips for Disneyland. Planning a trip to The Happiest Place on Earth is filled with excitement and anticipation. Planning what attractions you are going to ride, what shows…

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Free Disneyland tickets with this easy trick!

Get free tickets to Disneyland

Did you know there is a way to get free tickets to Disneyland?  It does take some time, but it is easy and it is completely legitimate.  We use this…

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Lilo Costume : Easy NO SEW Halloween DIY

DIY Lilo Costume

Lilo is one of the sweetest and easiest DIY Costumes you can make!  Without breaking out a sewing machine, you can make this no-sew Lilo and Stitch costume.  With these…

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Vacation Fund Jar for kids

vacation fund jar for kids

Our vacation fund jar is mostly symbolism, but we love it.  We decided years ago that debt free was the way to be. We plan out everything. Our goal is…

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Get a FREE Month of Amazon Prime!

We signed up for a free month of Amazon Prime thinking we would ditch it after that month. While it was a super easy process to unsubscribe we decided it…

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Our FREEBIE backyard play structure makeover!

We moved into our new little fixer upper house about a year an a half ago.  Our new house is a bit smaller than our last and full of projects. …

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Garage Sale Lamp Makeover!

If you have been here for any amount of time you know I am a little bit into garage sales.  Garage sales, thrift stores, estate sales, and Craigslist are almost…

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My Summer Garage Sale List

So last year I shared my Garage Sale List and as you can see from my update we got quite a few of the items on our list!  Not only…

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Thrifted Honey Lemon Costume – DIY

Our kids are obsessed with Big Hero 6 and I love it.  I love the messages of this film, especially that smart and quirky is cool and that girls are…

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10 tips for Thrift Store Shopping from the expert!

As you may have noticed, I enjoy thrift store shopping and garage sale shopping.  Spring Cleaning time is here which means thrift stores are going to be full of gently…

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Thrift Store Haul Videos

I have noticed quite a few searches for Thrift Store Haul Videos recently and I thought you just might like all of our Thrift Store Hauls all in the same…

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Potty Training, it will happen when it’s gonna happen : Parent’s Choice Diapers for now!

Parents Choice Diapers sold exclusively at Walmart

So, our littlest recently turned three.  We had hoped we would be out of diapers by this point.  We knew we might not be completely potty trained, but we were…

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Energy Management Tips for Families this Summer

energy saving tactics for families

Summertime in California is when we tend to see our energy bills rise.  There are easy ways to manage our energy so we can keep California golden AND have more…

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Adoption Fundraising Ideas

Adoption Fundraising ideas

How to Afford Adoption was nearly a year in the making so I decided I should probably break it up a bit!  In the first Affording Adoption Article I shared…

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