August Extreme – Pinterest

August Extreme – Pinterest

| August 15, 2012 | 8 Comments

August Extreme – Pinterest
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Oh My Gosh Beck!
LifeWithLevi
Tammy’s Two Cents
Cheep Boutique
ShopaholicMommy
The Frugal Free Gal
Coupon For Five
SmartySaver
Musings From a Stay At Home Mom
Free Makeup and Beauty Samples
About A Mom
Sunshine and Sippy Cups
Pink Zest
Lille Punkin’
Love/Hate Fitness
acadiana’s thrifty mom
Celebrating Family

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Back to School With TOMS Shoes

Back to School With TOMS Shoes

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

The kids are getting back to school now, and it’s time for back-to-school shoe shopping. At my kids’ school, the rule is that all toes and heels have to be covered, and that no characters are allowed. Because we live in Florida, we wear sandals year-round. Your kids have probably gotten accustomed to wearing flip-flops […]

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The Scoop on School Uniforms

The Scoop on School Uniforms

| August 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Last year, my family and I switched our kids to a new K-8 charter school. The benefits were great, but the school requires all students to wear school uniforms, which was something that we’d never dealt with before. My husband and I were apprehensive. My elementary-schooler was upset at the idea of not being able […]

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Preparing for Kindergarten

Preparing for Kindergarten

| August 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

Now that preschool is out for the summer, you might be wondering how you can best prepare your soon-to-be kindergartener for the challenges that await her once she starts “big kid school.” Today’s kindergarteners are expected to know so much more than they were when we were children; I’ve heard it said that kindergarten is […]

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FLYing and Getting Control of Your Clutter

FLYing and Getting Control of Your Clutter

| August 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

I don’t know about your house, but my house often falls into a state of disorganization. By the middle of the summer, I’m completely out of my cleaning routine, and the kids have been here all day, every day making messes! We recently had houseguests, and as I scrambled around giving everything a lick and […]

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2012 Sales Tax Holiday

2012 Sales Tax Holiday

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is the 2012 Sales Tax Holiday happening in a state near you? We have up-to-date information!
2012 Sales Tax Holiday in Ten U.S. States – August 3-5, 2012
Back to school Tax Free Weekend starts today in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. This three day tax exemption starts […]

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Food

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and we can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some […]

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]

Shopping

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

Wow, June already; we’re almost halfway through the year! June brings Father’s Day, camp outs, the official start of summer, and some great sales on items that you want and need. Just like last month, June is a good time to buy mattresses; stores deeply discount last year’s stock. We were able to buy new […]

Things to Buy on Sale in February

Things to Buy on Sale in February

With a special holiday involving flowers, chocolate, and hearts coming up soon, you may have been planning to spend your extra money on Valentine’s Day items over the next couple of weeks. If you’re hoping to save money in February, though, those are definitely not the items that will be on sale… at least not […]