How to Stay Stocked on the Essentials During Busy Summers

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When Summer hits, your feet hit the ground running too. With swimming lessons, camping trips, sports camps, trips to the library, family reunions, and late nights, finding time to do your regular errands, like grocery shopping and doing laundry, don't always get done like they need to be. Unfortunately, this leads to oops moments when you find yourself needing something you don't have. Like when you discover you're out of diapers or wipes right as your child has a major blowout as you're heading out the door to the library. Or you can't find any swim diapers and friends are waiting for you at the river to go swimming. Or ...

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Online Grocery Shopping Made Easy: Walmart Grocery Pickup Review

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On Facebook the other day one of my local friends, Crystal, tagged me in a post with her personal Walmart Grocery Pickup review. Our local Walmart has recently become a participating Walmart Grocery that offers free curbside pick-up service. My friend was a fan. She said: I just tried this and it was amazing! I took my time shopping, double checked my list against my week's meal plan, price compared to other stores to make sure I was getting the best deal. And I did it all without my kids whining through the store or running down the aisles. So amazing!  I will also say that they pick you the best produce. Better than I pick on ...

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5 Ways to Support Your Husband Going Back to School

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I am glad we made the choice for my husband to go back to school but it can be hard! These are great tips to support him and our family as he gets his degree.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #JustACallAway #CollectiveBias Whenever your spouse wants to go back to school, it's not an isolated decision - it affects your whole family. My husband has not only gone back to school for a Master's Degree, but is currently working on a PhD, and it has definitely affected our lives. I mean, we are living in Texas now, a state neither my husband or I had ever really wanted to live. And of course, the decision to pursue more education has affected our finances, the time we spend together, and our future. As hard as ...

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10 Ways Your Family Can Save Money This Summer

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10 great ways to save money in the summer! Because summer fun doesn't have to be so expensive.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #Save4Summer #CollectiveBias Summer is my favorite time of year! I was born in the summer and enjoy the heat and the outdoors and all the awesome adventures you get to have. But, I'm also aware that because there are so many fun things to do, that you can easily start racking up the bills! So, it is important find ways to save money on your adventures, and having a phone from Walmart Family Mobile can help! 1. Use Walmart Family Mobile Okay, if you have been following my blog for a while, you know that we are Walmart ...

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Fisher-Price Little People City Skyway Review – Perfect Toddler Toy!

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What a fun event for the kids to help you figure out what toys to get them this year! #ChosenByKids Holiday Toyland events at Walmarts! #ad

I was given this great new toy to try out thanks to Sverve and Walmart, but all opinions are my own. A couple weeks ago, on Saturday, October 4, 2014, my family and I headed to our local Walmart to check out their #ChosenByKids Toyland Event! There were two nice workers set up at a booth who showed us the toys, explained Walmart's layaway program, and they let our kids play with toys! All three of my kids loved the Fur Real Get Up and GoGo My Walking Pup Pet Plush, one of the two toys available for my kids to play with. They all also really liked the Fisher-Price® Little People® City Skyway.  We went ahead and picked it up for ...

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Celebrate the Sleeping Beauty DVD Release from the Vault!

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I am so excited that Sleeping Beauty is coming out of the vault on October 11, 2014! Can't wait to get the Sleeping Beauty DVD!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. #CollectiveBias and its advertiser #DisneyBeauties. All opinions are mine alone.  With twin daughters, wanting to be pink, frilly, and a princess, is a very real thing around my house. While I'm not one to encourage such things, I'm not really trying to discourage it either. I say, let them love pink, feminine things! My daughters pretty much wear skirts every single day, and love dresses (although one really does love her sweat pants and sweat shirts too!). However, to celebrate the release of the Sleeping Beauty DVD from the Walt Disney Vault, they will definitely be ...

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10 Ways to Save Money During College

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College can be expensive with your limited income. Here are 10 smart tips on how to make life easier financially. #Phones4School #cbias #shop

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser #Phones4School. All opinions are mine alone and affiliate links are used. My husband just started his doctoral degree program and I couldn't be more thrilled for him. He'll be busy this semester for sure, with three classes, seminars to attend, and math labs to teach. And he again will have long days, needing to be on campus from about 8am to 8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, in addition to classes the other days of the week too. As a family of five living off of his very modest graduate assistantship income (and unfortunately a bit of student loans), ...

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