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Married, mom to two busy kids, biology major turned internet marketer, workaholic, trying to slow down long enough to enjoy life! Tina Becci

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Teaching Kids to Conserve Natural Resources

Teaching Kids to Conserve Natural Resources

| February 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Maybe your kids are a lot like mine. They leave lights on when they’re not in the room, forget to shut the refrigerator, leave the door wide open when it’s 90 degrees outside, and take 20-minute showers (usually after arguing over the necessity of a shower to begin with). All of these things are not […]

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Valentines Day 2012 Craft Ideas

Valentines Day 2012 Craft Ideas

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day! Soon your kids will receive instructions from their teachers to bring in a valentine for each member of the class, and chances are that they’ll also want to give something to you, their grandparents or their neighbors. If you’re crunched for time, you can always stop by […]

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Family Safety Tips and Advice for your Home

Family Safety Tips and Advice for your Home

| February 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Although it’s been unseasonably warm in some areas of the country, February is a very cold month in many places. Whether you heat with electricity, oil, gas, wood, or a combination of all of these, it’s important to keep your family safe. Any heating system can cause a fire, and any fuel-burning appliance can cause […]

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Healthy Family Snacks for Game time

Healthy Family Snacks for Game time

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday is family night for us. Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and close friends all come together for football. Of course, on the night of the biggest game of the year the food and the parting is even bigger! In the last couple of weeks we have been adjusting our diet choices quite a bit and are […]

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Going without my SmartPhone for a day

Going without my SmartPhone for a day

| February 2, 2012 | 1 Comment

Last spring, our family participated in Television Turn Off week. I thought I’d never hear the end of it from the kids, who were not only addicted to iCarly and Spongebob, but also video games on the Xbox and Wii (which were also off-limits, since they can only be used through the television). The first […]

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Menu Planning Save Time in the Kitchen

Menu Planning Save Time in the Kitchen

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I always find that the hardest hour of the day, aptly nicknamed “the witching hour” is the one before dinner. At about 5:00 pm, my kids start losing it, and so do I! When they were younger, I would cook dinner with a wiggly baby in my arms and a toddler hanging on my leg… […]

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TOMS Valentine Women’s Classics for 2012 #TOMS

TOMS Valentine Women’s Classics for 2012 #TOMS

| January 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

TOMS Valentine Classic Shoes for 2012 are here!
Valentine’s Day it just about here but have you thought about what to get as gifts?! TOMS is back with another wonderful style to add to their collection. TOMS women’s classic valentine shoes are adorable. The Valentine limited edition shoes are set to be THEE Valentine’s Day gift […]

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Chinese New Year 2012

Chinese New Year 2012

| January 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

Today marks the Chinese New Year, Year of the Dragon. We always like to take a little extra time and teach our children about international cultures and this holiday is a perfect one to spotlight! The Chinese New Year ranks high as the most important festivals and celebrations in China. The first day of the […]

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TOMS Shoes – Try some Red to beat the Winter Blues #TOMS

TOMS Shoes – Try some Red to beat the Winter Blues #TOMS

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is no way to beat the winter blues if you are stuck in the house but we have a suggestion to make you feel happy. TOMS Shoes are not the traditional winter shoe but they can help you beat the winter blues! How you may ask? Lets start with the spicy TOMS Red Canvas […]

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America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right On The Money

America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right On The Money

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m always on the lookout for books to help me out in this whole parenting/budgeting thing. Kids are expensive! No sooner do you buy them clothes, than they outgrow them. They need school supplies every year, and when they reach a certain age they want an allowance**. On top of the routine things that we […]

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