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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Annual passes for local museums and attractions My kids are lucky, living so close to fun attractions like the San Diego Zoo, Legoland and Sea World. When I was growing up outside […]

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Get Ready for Guests in 30 Minutes!

I love having people over to our house. That being said, I would not love having them over to a messy house. My friends have this impression that my house is never a mess. I wish that were true. I’m organized and hate clutter, so I pick up a lot, but I have two young […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. Gymboree Uniform Pants We were going Chase’s cousin’s wedding reception when I realized that Clay didn’t have any pants to wear. I ran to the mall with my Gymboree 20 percent off […]

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Friday Five: Save time and money – and get organized!

The “Friday Five” series shows five things that could help save you time or money – or help you get more organized. 1. PBS Kids and Disney Junior online games For the next three weeks, Clay will be in and out of camp until school starts. I am still working, so I need to keep […]

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Friday Five: save time and money

The “Friday Five” series shows five items that could save you time or money. I hope you enjoy this week’s list!  1. Booze at Target Well, it’s almost the weekend, so why not start the list off with a way to save money on alcohol? Target’s regular prices on alcohol are similar to the grocery […]

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Friday Five: save time and money

The “Friday Five” series shows five items that could save you time or money. I hope you enjoy this week’s list!  1. CVS Spray Sunscreen Since it’s the first day of summer an easy, inexpensive sunscreen had to be at the top of my list. I like the CVS spray for quick trips to the […]

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Friday Five: save time and money

The “Friday Five” series shows five items that could save you time or money. I hope you enjoy this week’s list! 1. Garage trash can Before I had kids, my mom friends warned me that my car would be a disaster. I vowed not to let it happen, and so far, I’ve succeeded.  I think […]

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Friday Five: save time and money

Starting today, each Friday I will post a “Friday Five,” showing five items I’ve purchased that could possibly help save you time or money. The Friday Five could include household items, beauty products, clothing or just about anything else. This is my list for the week, I hope you enjoy! 1. Jergens Natural Glow Daily […]

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Not in my house

I’m going to preface this by saying I am not a parenting expert. Just a mom with a job and not a lot of time, so while I realize I’m a bit anal, I think it works to my advantage in terms of keeping my house relatively unscathed from the tornado of young children. I’ve […]

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Laundry is fun!

The kids wanted to help wash their blankets. I went to work out and Avery came with me. While we were gone, Clay put the laundry into the dryer and turned it on, without any help (Chase was in the bathroom). He asked this morning if we get to do more laundry today. If I […]

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