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Have you seen the speckled tees that are appearing everywhere? It seems like I can’t go into a store without seeing the adorable tee shirts that look a little bit like robin’s eggs. Here’s the deal, though. I cannot justify spending that much money on the latest on-trend tee shirt when my son will outgrow it or the trend will die within weeks. As a frugal mom, I really like to make sure that I can give my son something cute and on-trend to wear while still sticking to a budget. I trust Member’s Mark® Ultimate Clean Fresh Clean Detergent from Sam’s Club to keep his clothes clean until he outgrows them, but to make sure his style always stays fresh, too, I also have a great DIY tutorial for you to get your kids these cute speckled shirts without breaking the bank!
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Sometimes, as a mom, you find yourself feeling a little bit drained. It’s so important to make sure everyone gets everywhere they need to be and that everyone actually gets there wearing pants and shoes and all of the essentials. It’s hard to ensure that all of the laundry gets folded, that all of the meals get made, and oh yeah, maybe taking some time for yourself, too. All too often, as moms, we push ourselves to back burner– we make sure that everyone in our family is taken care of, but when we run out of hours in the day, we tend to neglect ourselves. I have quickly started to realize that filling up other’s cups when yours is empty can be quite the challenge, so I’ve been making intentional time for self-care, and I can’t wait to share my tips for easy self-care ideas (when you’re pressed for time), starting with taking your vitamins!
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Sloppy Joes are kind of par for the course for busy families. Usually they fit right in during the rush between practice, homework, and bedtime, which makes them a great go-to dinner. Simply make the beef, stir in the sauce, and dinner’s served. But the thing is, Sloppy Joes are just… so… sloppy. And sloppy dinners means more laundry, and no one wants to do more laundry than they have to. Fortunately, Sloppy Joe Pockets are simple to make and have all the flavor of your favorite easy meal.
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I was sitting in a coffee shop with a friend of mine, telling her how excited I was for my upcoming beach vacation. She asked if I planned to spend a lot of time in the water, and I remember leaning over to her and saying “I do, but I’m… I mean… I’m” I affected a very quiet whisper and leaned in closer “going to be on my period.” For me, that was the kiss of death for my vacation, and it meant I’d be sidelined for pool and beach activities, instead sitting and reading. It was then that my friend did something out of character… she pulled a small pouch from her bag and said, much louder than my initial whisper, “How about a menstrual cup?” and opened the pouch to show me her DivaCup.
“No! Don’t touch those!” I heard myself scolding my son at the store, encouraging him to leave the tags on the shelves alone. Unfortunately, all my son heard was “touch those!” which just led to me scolding him again. I didn’t realize that the way I said things, and the way I told him not to do something and scolded him when he didn’t do as I asked were creating a cycle of him disobeying.
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I am SO stoked — college football season is here, and I can’t tell you how excited I am to gather around with family and friends for some good old fashioned grill-gating. Nothing makes game day better than delicious food with the ones you love while enjoying cheering for your favorite team (I know I’ll be donning crimson and pioneer blue for my alma mater this fall!) But the REAL star of game day isn’t on the field, it’s on the grill, and I’ve got a great recipe for Dr Pepper marinated beef that works perfectly for tacos, tapas, and even sandwiches!
I love an easy meal. More than that, I love an easy meal that my family will actually enjoy! And this one? Boy, it takes the cake on easy-to-make. Five simple ingredients, a few minutes of prep, and some thawed ground meat are all you need for this delicious meal to be dinner-ready. The best part? You can easily serve this on game day for a great tailgating treat! Plus, the name “Hanky Pankys” just cracks me up! This is an old family recipe that my grandfather gave me, and… it’s so good. You won’t even need to write it down on a recipe card to make it because it’s easy to memorize, too.
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Sometimes it’s hard to think the best about yourself and give yourself the benefit of the doubt. For me, it’s especially hard in the morning, and I have a habit of kicking myself for things I didn’t do quite as well as I wanted to do them. But sometimes thinking positively just requires a good reminder of why you deserve better from yourself. (Plus, it’s really easy to give yourself a space to share these positive thoughts!)
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“I wish I lived next to the end of a rainbow so that I could just climb up the rainbow and look at the colors.” My son has a fascination with rainbows, like most kids do. They’re colorful, they’re vibrant, and the way they appear in only the most specific circumstances makes them exciting and fun, a special treat. That’s why my son was so excited to make these easy rainbow popsicles with me! (And trust me when I say they’re SO easy that your kids can make them!)
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With school back in session, it can be really hard to make time for family time. Honestly, between sports, music, and other extracurriculars, plus homework, it can feel impossible to get the whole family in one place at one time. But making time for that family connection is very important, so I’ve got a few tips to make sure you can reconnect with a fun family movie night and make sure it goes really smoothly! We’ve already got a fun family movie night planned in our household around the release of Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.