When you load up the suitcases for a big vacation, you might cram in some granola bars or trail mix, but you probably aren't packing the fixings for days (or weeks) worth of meals. So unless you want pay restaurant prices, or fork over some serious cash for hotel food, you need to get creative. Here are a few good tips and tricks to help you save money on food during your … [Read more...] about Going On Vacation? Here’s How To Save Big On Food!
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As we head into November, many of us are thinking about Thanksgiving dinner. It is my favorite dinner of the year! I let all my dieting tricks go out the window for the one night, so I can enjoy turkey, stuffing, and all the fixings. But even though I may overeat, I try to make my dinner as eco-friendly as possible. 1. Turkey Be sure to get a humanely and/or … [Read more...] about 5 Simple Ways To Have A More Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving
My most cherished Thanksgiving took place several years ago, when my children were all under 10. At that point, most of our Thanksgivings had been at home. My husband and I both hate to venture out on Thanksgiving weekend. We especially despise traveling with three kids who relish bickering in public places like airports and relatives’ houses. So for years we stayed put. … [Read more...] about The Year We Had Two Thanksgivings
For all those little boys celebrating a birthday this summer...we have an awesome party idea to share with you! For Greyson's 1st Birthday, we decided to do an outdoor camping theme as he loves to be outside and his daddy loves to go fishing! You don't need to live in the mountains or by a river to throw this party...you can bring the great outdoors right to very own … [Read more...] about Birthday Party Ideas for Boys
I’m totally ringing in the last days of summer, and sad to see this one end. It’s been action packed, full of surprises, new friends and great memories. Last weekend we took it to a new level and decided to show our kids another extreme. We camped out on a beach in Malibu! I know camping isn’t for everyone - trust me, most of our friends passed - but I am always up for an … [Read more...] about Last Days Of Summer