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The After Christmas Blahs: 3 Ways to Get Back In the Rewards Site Game

I have been trying with all my might to get back in the swing of things after the holidays. It was a long 2 months consisting of 4 birthdays, a house move around and living room renovation, and 2 major holidays each consisting of multi day trips away from home. So suffice it to say, […]

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3 Things to consider when buying online

I recently needed to purchase a storage cabinet for all of the toys my kids use in the playroom/living room. I didn’t need anything fancy and figured I would just head to Amazon, pick out a cabinet and buy it. But I found a site I hadn’t found before called Jet.com. Jet.com doesn’t have as […]

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The Membership Question: 5 Things to Consider

As summer was winding down, I began to wonder what I was going to do with my kids if it started to rain (not likely in this drought) or get chilly. We spend a lot of time at the park and I really needed another activity option. So I’ve been thinking a lot about memberships. […]

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The Tuesday Tackle (Update)

Update: I read a few articles about using tension rods to create division and space in a larger cabinet.  I tried it out and it seems to be working.  I created a top shelf and four lower divisions.  The best part is that a divider would have cost about $20 – $30 (I could have […]

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Earth Day Mini Challenge

Happy Earth Day! One of the things that I have tried to focus on as a California resident is saving water.  We are in the middle of a dangerous drought and I often wonder, “why do I need to use clean water to flush my toilet?”  So I do 2 things to save a little […]

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Groupon Deal: Children’s Fairyland

If you live in the East Bay or San Francisco you might be interested in this deal. Groupon has a Buy One Get One Free deal for weekday entrance to Children’s Fairyland. The cost is $8. In addition, Groupon has a 15% off coupon that expires today. That’s two tickets for $6.80, a savings of […]

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Friday Means Free Kids’ Apps

Happy Friday!  If you are interested in free educational kids’ apps for your smart phone or tablet, head over to freeappfriday.com and download some great apps.  Always double check the price before downloading.  Thanks to bestappsforkids.com for providing such a great site. Have fun saving and living simply! jenn

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Freebie Fail

My recent post on expensive freebies got me thinking about all of the times I have either 1. paid money for something free or 2. failed to take advantage of an easy free offer.  Then I thought, “hey, I could blog about those”.  So here is today’s Freebie Fail. The Fail: When I signed up […]