Teacher Gift Card Printables!

FREE Gift Card Holder Printables for Teacher Appreciation Gifts! Want to give a teacher a gift that is super easy and that you know the teacher will LOVE? Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up! May 1-5! So we decided to help you find a cute gift to give your child's teachers!Give a gift card with a cute printable! I know I could easily use up any of these gift cards with pleasure and the printables are so cute and creative. I searched the... …
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Making Easter About the #PRINCEofPEACE

#PRINCEofPEACE - what is this all about? Allow me to step out of my normal blogging self and share something that is personal to me and near and dear to my heart. First of all... just what is #PRINCEofPEACE all about? Well, beginning March 31 and through out the duration of Holy Week, you can head on over to the #PRINCEofPEACE website to learn more about 8 core principles of PEACE. Why am I telling you about this?With Easter right... …
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13 FREEBIES for New Moms: Carseat Canopy, Udder Covers, Baby Slings, Maternity Bands, Baby Leggings,Nursing Pads & More!!

I am a busy mother and I know just how expensive it is to have children. Because of that, I decided to find you 13 of the best deals out there, put them all in one place, and help you get FREE products for you and your babies. Here is a list of 13 of the hottest deals in the industry right now that will leave you paying just the shipping and handling. No joke, we are talking discounts up to $60 and free items shipped right to your door, no strings... …
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How to Outsmart Clutter and Disorganization

I am not sure about you, but each day I wake up and tell myself that "today I am going to keep the house straightened!" By the end of the day, the kids have trashed it, there are dishes to be done, and clutter happens to be everywhere! I try to clean up, but eventually, we all have to sleep. Organization always is on my "to-do" list but sometimes, it is just so hard to get it all done. I am sure this is a huge concern for most of you so that... …
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6 Easy Tricks To Getting Younger Kids on a Schedule {and free download!}

Trying to get your kids on a schedule? Here are some tips!Most of you know that I have 8 kids. At the time of writing this post, my oldest is nearly 21 and my youngest is 2! So I've been doing this mommy thing for awhile now. While I don't want you to think that I'm this perfect mommy who has everything figured out and my kids are perfectly organized, I DO have a few things that I've done that have helped us have a little more structure in our... …
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18 Easy Ways to ROCK Valentines Day for Your Kids

Growing up, my mother always had a surprise waiting for my siblings and I when we woke up to get ready for school on Valentine's Day morning. She had heart shaped EVERYTHING decorating the house. It always put us in the perfect mood. Not only did she decorate, but she always found a way to slip something into our backpacks so we could remember the love she and our father had for us kids while we were away. I remember finding everything from heart... …
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How to Teach Your Children About Money (and why it’s so important!)

How to Teach Children About Money When my first born started talking, walking, and growing I was quick to pick up the educational toys and books to help teach him shapes, colors and the alphabet. These things are important, right? At two years old, I noticed that he became fascinated with money.  This made me really start thinking about how I could teach him and the rest of my children about money.I have found that far too often the... …
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105 Cheap Date Night Ideas

20 years of marriage and 8 kids later... here's my top tip for a successful marriage... date nights are a must! Here's a list of more than 100 ideas. Time to make date night a priority!
I've been married for 20 years now, and I'll be the first to say that having a successful and loving marriage takes work!   If you don't take the time to nourish it, your marriage relationship can evolve from a relationship of loving adoration into one that feels like you're nothing but business partners managing home, work, and family schedules together.One thing my husband and I have always tried to do is to make Friday night date night... …
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Got Bored Kids?Here’s My Little Trick…

Are you tired of your kids getting sucked in to mindless games, television, and videos? Here's my workaround... I recognize the need to decompress and be a part of the digital world. But I'd MUCH rather have them be benefiting long term from their time on electronics. That's why I am glad to have found ABCmouse.com. ABCmouse is the a fun "game" software (except you don't download ANYTHING) that allows kids from ages 2-8 to LEARN while they are PLAYING!... …
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Top 10 Reasons to Give the Gift of a Vacation This Christmas {Plus $100 Giveaway}

Two years ago Christmas prep was SIMPLE. Why, because rather than trying to figure out 4-5 gifts for every one of my children, they each got one item valued at about $30, and then we surprised them with a big trip to Disney! This was by far the most memorable Christmas gift we've ever given! Make sure you read my Ways to Save Money at Disneyland post too!Read my top 10 reasons to give a vacation for Christmas AND enter yourself to win a $100... …
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