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Budgeting Tips for Growing Families

Budgeting Tips for Growing Families   When your family is growing, it’s more important than ever to find ways to conserve and set aside money. Whether you’re struggling to make ends meet or you’re thinking ahead to avoid financial setbacks, follow these tips to get up to speed with financial planning.   Focus On Debt   If a large portion of your current budget is dedicated to paying off debt…

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Honor America’s Greatest School Nurses + How to Nominate Your School’s Nurse! [GIVEAWAY]

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own. School nurses are a godsend. When you’re at work or staying at home, school nurses are there to take care of your children and many other children throughout the day. Every fever, every cold, every tummy ache, every fall…school nurses handle it all. They often go underappreciated and unmentioned. It’s not a job…

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Peaceable Kingdom Valentine’s Day Cards = Enough For the WHOLE Class!

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Valentine’s Day is just a month away. Wait…WHAT?! Didn’t we just celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving and Christmas? Time is certainly flying by, and now we get to celebrate a day that we express our love to others. One way of doing that, especially for school-aged children, is by handing out Valentine’s Day cards to their…

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What to Include in a TTC Tool Kit!

Disclosure: Affiliate links included for convenience. So, you’re trying to make a baby? Whether you’ve been trying for a month or many months, you’ve come to this page to hopefully learn about items you might want to include in your own Trying to Conceive Tool Kit! While simply relaxing is one of the most common pieces of advice, it’s not very helpful. I can’t count the number of times someone…

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Even Miracles Take a Little Time! ANNOUNCEMENT!

After nearly eighteen months of trying to conceive, month after month of tears over negative tests, countless OPKs and fertility meds, and everything else under the infertility sun…we have an announcement to make… We’re FINALLY pregnant!!! I am due September 9th, 2017. OMG…I HAVE A DUE DATE!!! To say that I am over the moon excited is the understatement of the year. I’ve waited so long (albeit not exactly patiently),…

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What Bella Got for Christmas 2016

I know, I know. I’m late. It’s all good. Who doesn’t love pictures of kids opening their presents? . The night before Christmas, I gave her a few presents, one being this Movie Snack Kit that includes two boxes of M&M’s and three bags of popcorn. We put on Santa Clause and munched down on the snacks! Bella was feeling under the weather and didn’t want to partake in many…

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101+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Girls of All Ages!

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Is it just me…or are stockings the best part about Christmas? Growing up, I loved diving into my stocking to see what Santa (errr…my mom) brought me. The contents changed throughout the years, but the love put into it remained the same. Now that I have a daughter of my own, I’m constantly on the quest for the best stocking stuffers to make her…

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: EarZings Pierce-Free Earrings = PERFECT Option For My Daughter!

  Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.   Bella is 6 years old and does not have her ears pierced. I’ve left the decision up to her since it’s her body, and she hasn’t brought it up…until she started first grade. She wanted earrings and thought they looked pretty, but didn’t want them pierced due to the thought of pain. We…

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: Glasstic Shatterproof Water Bottles Make the Perfect Present!

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.   Dancing is such a wonderful activity to build up cardiovascular strength, as well as lower body and core strength. Since it requires working all those muscles, you’re going to need to stay hydrated, especially if you’re a child. My daughter has been taking dance classes for the past few months, and we always make…

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