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A Backyard “Camping” Themed Birthday Party

Are you looking for some camping party ideas? Well, I was going through some old pictures on my computer and realized I used to throw...
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5 Ways to Teach Your Kids to Be Thrifty (Watch my...

  I grew up in a very frugal household. My dad was a CPA, which meant he was always keenly aware of how and why we spent money. And...
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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...
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Video: “Learn Their Lessons Well”

I sent my boys off to their first day of school this morning! Here's hoping they learn their lessons well...and do not smell!

Shopkick: An Indoor Scavenger Hunt for your Kids

Do you have to take your kiddos with you to the store? If so, it can hard to knock out your grocery list with...

LEGO Ninjago Birthday Party Ideas, Games & Food!

For Brody's 6th birthday he wanted a LEGO Ninjago Birthday Party. Now with a January birthday in Texas, we never know what kind of...
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My Boys’ “Fidget Spinners” Business

My boys are anxiously awaiting their THIRD shipment of fidget spinner to arrive from China. What are fidget spinners, you ask?  Well, they're great for...

A Simple Technique to Build a Girl’s Self Esteem

Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper, but opinions are 100% my own. As a mom to three boys, many times I find myself ignoring all those messages...
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FREE Summer Activities to Make your Kids Smarter!

When you're in the middle of those lazy dog days of summer and you've got kids at home, there's no laziness involved! They want...
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Hot Summer. Cool Camps! (15 Unique Day Camps in Dallas/Ft. Worth)

Summer will be here before we know it...and that means NOW is the time to start planning. Registration for many camps and activities fills up fast. ...

Summer Movie Deals

Woohoo, summer is here'!  Check out this roundup of Summer Movie deals and programs for 2017.   Regal Cinemas  $1 Kids Movies The schedule for Regal Cinemas...

Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Buyback Program (Kids Get Cash for Candy!)

Ever wonder what to do with all that leftover Halloween candy your kids collected while trick-or-treating?!? Of course, AFTER you carefully pick out all...
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Avoid Furniture Tip-Over Accidents (Plus, FREE Kit from IKEA)

The  Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says furniture tip-over accidents kill two children a month in this country and cause 33,000 ER visits each...