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Dollar Store Dinners: Spaghetti Surprise with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Continuing our theme of weeknight meals that are budget and time friendly for the crazy holiday season, I’d like to share this versatile and delicious pasta dish. The ingredients are a combination of common dollar store grocery finds and the kind of leftovers you’d find in our fridge at any given time. That’s the “surprise”:… Continue reading Dollar Store Dinners: Spaghetti Surprise with Creamy Tomato Sauce

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DIY Toddler Christmas Dress Makeover

Two years ago (when Evie was just a little thing) I was given a bag of used hand-me-down children’s clothes from a friend. Among the numerous items of clothing and shoes I was excited to discover Christmas outfits for all three of my kids, including a dress for my baby girl… until I realized that… Continue reading DIY Toddler Christmas Dress Makeover

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Evie’s Choice: CuteGirl Pretend Cosmetics… Just like Mommy!

When I asked the children to each pick their favorite toy for me to feature on the website this month, three-year-old Evie brought me half of her belongings. Needless to say, Mommy had to help her narrow her decision down a bit. The clear winner was chosen as a direct result of my daughter’s insatiable… Continue reading Evie’s Choice: CuteGirl Pretend Cosmetics… Just like Mommy!

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Maggie’s Choice: Snuggly Swaddle Dolls

I’m one of those people who shops all year long for Christmas. If I see a good deal on something that I know one of the kids would adore, I snap it up and hide it away until December… with one major exception: The baby! Babies grow too fast to stockpile toys and their wants… Continue reading Maggie’s Choice: Snuggly Swaddle Dolls

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Dollar Store Dinner: Pizza Bread!

The holiday season can be a real time-suck AND budget wrecker… a fact that becomes especially apparent when planning daily meals and grocery shopping lists for a hungry family. That being said, I’m going to be sharing a few of our favorite EASY weeknight meals, the majority of ingredients for which can be purchased at… Continue reading Dollar Store Dinner: Pizza Bread!

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Charlie’s Choice: Mental Blox 360 Degree 3-D Building Game

Being December, Christmas is quickly creeping up on us. Luckily I’ve got your back! This month I’m letting each of my children choose their favorite age-appropriate toy (from the items we’ve recently reviewed) to be featured each week. As a general rule, I only accept toys for review that offer a great value, are made… Continue reading Charlie’s Choice: Mental Blox 360 Degree 3-D Building Game

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Six Christmas Traditions That Change With Multiple Children

The holiday season is infused with a special kind of magic when there’s a child in the house. Charlie (our oldest) was only 4 months old when we celebrated his very first Christmas. With a baby that young, a sense of pure joy was obtained by simply surrounding the tree with dollar store helium balloons… Continue reading Six Christmas Traditions That Change With Multiple Children

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