A Budget-Friendly Galveston, Texas Beach Vacation (Cheap Food & Entertainment Ideas!)

It's hard to believe we've been parents for nearly 15 years and this summer we finally got around to taking our boys to Galveston...

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  Parents across America are going INSANE with the constant thuds and thumps echoing through their houses caused by BOTTLE FLIPPING. Here are some suggestions for...
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Reduce Your Property Taxes

We all want our houses to be worth the money, we just don't want to overpay taxes on them. I got that lovely yellow...
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Check out our Indoor Rock Climbing Wall and Reading Loft!

With three boys at home, you can imagine how rough and rowdy it can get around our house....especially during the winter months when they're...
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5 Creative and Affordable Valentine’s Date Ideas!

Valentine's Day will soon be here. Yep, it's the holiday created by Hallmark and Hershey's designed to pressure people into spending too much money, in...
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City Pass: Save 50% on Entertainment in America’s Top Travel Cities!

A CityPASS is a booklet of full of admission tickets to the best attractions over 20 of America's Top Travel Destination. You’ll save up to...

Why I Don’t Stress Out Planning Kids’ Birthday Parties Anymore

This weekend, our middle son turned 13. Eek!!! Another teenager in the house. When my boys were little and it came to their birthday parties,...

Connect Your Smartphone to Mini Projector = Neighborhood Movie Night!

The weather will soon be perfect for outdoor movie watching with friends and neighbors. It's such a fun way to build community, plus entertain...
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Top 5 FREE (or Cheap) Factory Tours in Texas!

FREE Texas Factory Tours Bureau of Engraving and Printing Did you know that over half of the nation's currency order is produced in Fort Worth at...

Chipotle Catering ~ Great Option For Large Crowds

  I asked an event planner what was the best catering option for graduations and events? She said hands down, Chipotle catering.  So I put...

Dallas Zoo Penguin Days: $7 Admission through February!

Don’t let the chilly weather stop you from visiting the zoo. Throughout February, admission has dropped along with the temps to just $7 during Penguin...
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WIN a Week at Sky Ranch Launch Camp!

If your son or daughter wants a summer camp experience but isn't quite ready to leave home for a week, Sky Ranch offers "Launch...

Music Video: “Healthy Snacks”

Hope you enjoyed a wonderful holiday weekend with your family! My boys are still coming down from their sugar high courtesy of the Easter Bunny. And...