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Game Changer! My New Favorite Mom Hack!

This is a sponsored post by Anker. All opinions are 100% my own. It’s that time of year where there are kids’ Christmas programs to attend, Christmas parties, decorating the tree, the visit to see Santa, and so much more! As a mom, I want to capture these moments. Since I always have my phone with me, the quickest and easiest way for me to snap pictures of everything going on this time of year is with my cell phone.…

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Home Management Tips

How to Find This Year’s Hottest Toy (Hatchimals)

Hatchimals are the hottest toy this year! They super hard to find, unless you want to spend a couple hundred dollars for one from Amazon. You could luck up on one while shopping, but most of the major retailers who advertise Hatchimals sell out as soon as they hit the shelves. Spin Master (the maker of Hatchimals) has released the following statement: The consumer response to Hatchimals has been extraordinary, exceeding all expectations. Some of our first shipments have already…

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Amazon, Home Management Tips, Online Deals

STOP!! Don’t Buy Another Toy Until You Read This Post!!

I have recently read COUNTLESS Facebook posts in mom groups that complain about how (insert retailer here) RUINED their kids Christmas by shipping their products in the original box. What if I told you, they told you right on the product page that they would be shipping it in the original box?? It’s true. Look at this: and this:   So, what can you do?? Read the fine print on the product page to see which retailers offer gift options.…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips, Recipes

7 Ways to Use Overripe Bananas

So what else can you do to use up those bananas that just don’t get eaten up before going brown? Here are 7 ways to use overripe bananas.

My family loves bananas but it’s either feast or famine around here; they either disappear in a day or I am left with a mound of overripe bananas that are bound for the trashcan. We can only eat so much banana bread to use up all those overripe bananas until we are sick and tired of it (although it does taste amazing!). So what else can you do to use up those overripe bananas that seem to turn brown before…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

8 Must Have Items for Summer Road Trips (with kids)

Summer road trips can be fun; however, it can be hard to keep the kiddos entertained while driving to your vacation destination. When I was a kid, we used to have three day road trips from Wyoming to South Alabama. Those were in the days before DVD players were in the car, so it was up to our walkman, games of I Spy, and books to keep us entertained. My mom always packed a little bag for each of us kids, with…

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Home Management Tips, Summertime Activities

8 Ways to Get Your Child to Read During Summer Break

Keeping your child reading during the summer months can be a difficult task. It’s true they need plenty of outdoor time to be active and spend time with friends. However, you don’t want them going two to three months without reading! Read on to find out how you can get your children to read during summer break. 8 Ways to Get Your Child to Read During Summer Break: 1. Let them choose the books. Children are much more likely to read…

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Home Management Tips

5 Tips for Potty Training (While Keeping Your Sanity Intact)

I was given a Kandoo Potty Training Kit for review. All opinions are 100% my own. Potty training is not fun, and can test your patience as a parent. In fact, before potty training started with my oldest daughter, I read some of those articles. . you know the ones that tell you how to potty train your kid in three days guaranteed? I went in with “toilet paper in both holsters” and was determined to potty train Sabrye (my…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

9 Must Have Apps to Save Mom’s Sanity

Ask any mom and they will tell you that they are either one of two things: running themselves ragged or smooth sailing and calm. If she tells you the second one? She’s either lying or using every resource available to her to keep herself organized. One of those resources that Moms have available to them is their phone. As the old advertising slogan goes, “there’s an app for that.” These 9 must have apps to save Mom’s sanity are just…

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Why You Should Choose Kindness

I’ve had my share of hurt and heartaches over the years. In my younger days, I responded to that hurt with tears, angry words, and bitterness. I’ve learned over the past few years that responding to hurt in that way can (and often-time does) have a negative impact. Well, how else am I supposed to respond to hurt? (You may be asking.) With kindness. No, I’m not kidding, and no, I haven’t lost my mind. Just hear me out. Responding…

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Home Management Tips

7 Swimming Pool Safety Tips

The arrival of summer means it is time to put on those swimsuits and head to the pool! A splash in the pool is perfect for cooling you down on a hot day, plus it is also great exercise and a way to make some memories, but did you know that every summer, hundreds of children are hurt or killed in pool accidents? Playing it safe around swimming pools is always smart, and can ensure that you and your family enjoy the pool…

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