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To help busy moms and dads beat the rush of Black Friday, Barnes and Noble is kicking off their Discovery Weekend starting today, November 21st through 23rd. Lots of events are scheduled for kid from preschoolers to teens. You and your spouse could take the kids to one of the fun events, and have one […]

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50 Ways to Leave Your Debt Behind: Help Others in Need

November 20, 2014
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Every year, my children’s school, a public Catholic school,  holds various food and clothing drives to help others in need. My children harass me about donating items which is a good thing. I love that they want to help others, to fill a need that needs to be filled. I want my kids to grow […]

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Customized Vistaprint Address Labels 50% Just in Time for Mailing Christmas Cards

November 20, 2014
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When I was digging into my mailing supplies last night in preparation for working on Christmas cards next weekend, I discovered I was out of return address labels! What a CRISIS! I don’t mind spending time writing addresses for recipients. I’d rather not write our address on 40+ cards. Not a great use of my time! […]

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Used Disney Game Reviews: the Lion King (Super NES)

November 19, 2014
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With Christmas coming, I asked my oldest son, Matt, to share tips and reviews of current and older video games. He’s been knee deep in video games for quite a few years. With his expertise in buying and selling used and new games and equipment, I rely on his guidance when reviewing games for my […]

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Kids, Activities, and Allowances

November 19, 2014
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Kids and allowances are always a tough subject to handle. Should you pay kids? How much? Do you pay for chores? What about teens and teaching them how to handle money? Kids and activities are easy topic for me to handle. Since we have 5 kids and a limited budget, we usually stick to one […]

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Used Video Game Reviews: Lego Racers, Pac-Man World 2, Harry Potter

November 18, 2014
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With Christmas coming, I asked my oldest son, Matt, to share tips and reviews of current and older video games. He’s been knee deep in video games for quite a few years. With his expertise in buying and selling used and new games and equipment, I rely on his guidance when reviewing games for my […]

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20 Wonderful Ways to Decorate Your Front Porch for Christmas

November 18, 2014
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I think Christmas decorating starts on my front porch. I start decorating Thanksgiving weekend with lights and greens, and move into more decorating the first and second week in December. Decorating the front porch sets the tone for the rest of my Christmas decorations. These front porch Christmas decorations are sure to inspire you as […]

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#xfinity xtreme home: Philadelphia Magazine’s Design Home 2014

November 17, 2014
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Last week, I had a chance to tour Philadelphia Magazine’s Design Home 2014 in Wyndmoor, PA and learn about the new X1 Platform from Xfinity/Comcast. As it so happens, my family of 7 is almost ready to look for a bigger house for our large crew. I was hoping to pick up designs tips and […]

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Motivation Monday Linky Party #117

November 16, 2014
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Welcome to a new week of Motivation Monday! Last week, 261 links were shared at Motivation Monday. That’s pretty amazing! I think my cohosts were feeling hungry when they picked their features – lots of recipes being featured this week: Peppermint Meringues Rustic Oatmeal Casserole Bread and 20 Popcorn Recipes sure to please just about […]

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Free Printable: Elf on the Shelf Countdown

November 16, 2014
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A few years ago we started our Elf on the Shelf tradition: Buddy the Elf came to visit us for the first time. Even though my kids had met the Elf on the Shelf in their Kindergarten classes, the Elf had never come to visit our home. While some people love Elf on the Shelf and […]

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