Aspirations and Plans for New Possibilities in My Life

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Wow, its never to early or late to think about the new year, 2011. My new plans for the New Year is to lose the baby weight that I’ve gained, then an extra 30 or so pounds,  and to go back to school to use up my GI Bill! I had my baby boy in […]

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Five Helpful Tips for Holiday Tech Shopping

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Five Helpful Tips for Holiday Tech Shopping Back in the day, when I saw something I like I would just go and buy it. But now I’m wiser and trying to be a more frugal mom for my family. Since I left the nursing field and we are now living off my hubby’s salary only. […]

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My Favorite Road Trip

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When I think about my favorite road trip. The one that comes to mind is the one I made by myself in 1999 from Ohio to South Dakota!! What? You might be thinking. What’s in South Dakota? Well at the time my hubby (he was my boyfriend). So, let me start with just a little […]

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What Brings Comfort and Joy to My Life?

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“What brings comfort and joy to my life?” When I saw this on TwitterMoms as a new blogging opportunity, I knew what experience I would share. You might want to get a Kleenex tissue (I have one near by just in case I start to cry) and have it near by. You could also go […]

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10 Ways for Making Your Life Easier

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Hi, I’m going to share my ideas for 10 Ways for Making Your Life Easier. I’m a Mom to a 3 year old and 2 year old with one due in a matter of weeks. So really I need to make my life a bit easier! 1. Laughter!!! It’s hard to laugh in certain situations, […]

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My $2.77 Target.com Purchase

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I received the $25 Target e-gift card from writing a blog post and so I’ve let it sit in my Target account waiting to decide what to use it for. My two little girls needed sleepers for this upcoming winter. So I went to Target.com and found some. So using the e-gift card, my total […]

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Cloth Diapers

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Ok, I didn’t wait for my kiddo to come. Due Date is December 8th, 2010. I have 2 toddlers a 3 yr old and 2 yr old so I decided to take the jump and do the cloth diapering. Did I buy the cloth diapers? No. They are around $15-20 a piece. Some moms told […]

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Making Money Online

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So, you are a Stay At Home Mom (SAHM) or you want to make some money. Whether its for making ends meet or a little spending cash. You have a computer if you are reading this. Just going online opens up some opportunities for ya’ll. Sell your crafts! Do you quilt? Knit? Make jewelry? You […]

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To Cloth Diaper or Not?

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I’m expecting my 3rd child in December and have been really thinking about using cloth diapers. Does anyone have any experience with these? Would love to hear about it!! I’m becoming more and more of a frugal wife and mother! Have to be in this day and age. Since we went down to one budget. […]

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Laundry Soap Recipes

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homemade laundry soap recipes

Thanks goes to Amy F. for the recipes… Tips for Laundry Soap: They use Fels-Naptha bar soap in the homemade soap recipes, but you can use Ivory, Sunlight, basically any kind of your choice, but don’t use heavily perfumed soaps. You can buy Fels-Naptha by the case from the local grocer or online. Washing Soda […]

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Cleaning Recipes

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My friend Amy F. gave me some of the cleaning recipes she makes and uses in her own house. Most of the items are everyday things that we use!! Floor Cleaner 1/2 cup white vinegar 1 cup warm water Glass cleaner 1/4 cup white vinegar 1 quart water put in a spray bottle and spray […]

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