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I hate groceries!!  Looking at our budget, our bulk of spending goes to groceries!  How is that?  Things seem to get more expensive each day and with 3 growing boys (2 of which are nearly grown!), it can get downright ridiculous! To make things a little bit easier on everyone, I have compiled 9 simple …

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The children are running around the kitchen, the dog is barking at the door, and supper should have been on the table thirty minutes ago! It’s a common scenario in many households come dinner time. The reason that most meal times don’t always go smoothly may because dinner the last thing on your mind and …

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Summer is finally here and with the kids home all day this is the perfect time for a picnic. Pack up some food, cool drinks and a blanket and head for the park, playground or even just the backyard. You can even entertain your little ones with a picnic on the kitchen or living room …

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Today is the hard day – sit down with a pen and paper and start making a list of all the foods your family enjoys. Ask the kids and husband, too. Main dishes are the most important but if there is something you always eat with a certain dish put it beside it.For example: my …

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Today you need to be thinking of the things that only get done certain times of the year and put them on the correct monthly sheet some examples are: Jan – Take down Christmas Decos Feb – Mardi Gras , Valentines Day, Park Baseball sign ups (for me anyway LOL) March – ?? April – …

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