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Celebrate with Cool Whip Frosting Cupcakes #CBias #CoolWhipFrosting

Celebrate with Cool Whip Frosting Cupcakes #CBias #CoolWhipFrosting

This has been one CRAZY week… There have been fundraisers to volunteer for, costumes to sew, doctors appointments, Indian longhouse project… and then…as if the clouds had passed and the rays of sunshine started to beat down upon me… I looked at kid’s school calendar… and there it was…. The break in the middle of(…)

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Family Fun Night with Angry Birds XBox 360 game and Angry Birds Popcorn Balls #CBias

Family Fun Night with Angry Birds XBox 360 game and Angry Birds Popcorn Balls #CBias

My shopping partner, Isaac, and I recently made a trip to Savemart to purchase goodies for our Angry Birds Game Night. I know what you’re thinking…how can I possibly get any shopping done with such cuteness along for the ride??  I assure you that I can maneuver my shopping cart, search for his favorite videos(…)

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Chicken Parmesan Tenders–Perfect Progressive Dinner Entree #ChooseSmart #CBias

Chicken Parmesan Tenders–Perfect Progressive Dinner Entree #ChooseSmart #CBias

Have you ever heard of a Progressive Dinner?  You know, where you start with an appetizer at one person’s house, then…head on over to another person’s house for an entree, and keep going house to house until you’re stuffed and finishing off an AMAZING night of food! Well, with a little help from Smart and(…)

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Avocado Ranch Dip and Veggies for Game Night #CBias #AnythingDressing

It’s MONDAY night Football… I knew it was coming.  I knew the guys would be eating JUNK.  PURE-T-Junk (said in my sweetest southern accent).  With this futuristic knowledge that I so possess, I took it upon myself to help them limit the pounds they would pack on while mindless eating during the game. The little(…)

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Fantasy Football with #SnickersMinis #CBias

Fantasy Football with #SnickersMinis #CBias

AHH…what a CRAZY summer!  With all the preparation of getting kids ready for BACK to SCHOOL, my hubby traveling more often than usual, and overall mass chaos surrounding us….I thought it was time for a FORCED FAMILY FUN NIGHT!!   On a recent shopping trip to Walmart…I was inspired.  With the start of football season,(…)

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Seattle’s Best Red Cup Showdown at CA State Fair #RedCupShowdown #CBias

Seattle’s Best Red Cup Showdown at CA State Fair #RedCupShowdown #CBias

I am SO tired from our trip back east, but that didn’t stop us from heading over to the CA State Fair in Sacramento last weekend! From the moment we entered the gates, Eli was in AWE!  The day started off in the low 70s, the crowds weren’t out yet, and we were on an(…)

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Homemade Cleaners: Kitchen Surface Disinfectant

Homemade Cleaners: Kitchen Surface Disinfectant

Still trying to SAVE a little money AND maybe save the Earth (what any superHERO mom would be doing…right?) ….let’s talk about your kitchen cleaners?  What do you use?  I have a few favorites, and over the years I have gravitated to ones that are more “green” than the ones that I use to use.(…)

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Homemade Cleaning Products: Laundry Detergent

Homemade Cleaning Products:  Laundry Detergent

If you’re an EXTREME couponer….I’m sure that you’re able to snag laundry detergent for cheap. BUT…if you’re like the rest of us, and don’t have the time to clip a bazillion coupons or coordinate with store sales and kid schedules…what do you do??   YOU make your OWN laundry detergent!  Yes…YOU can do it.  (my(…)

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Homemade Cleaning Products: Frugal Dishwasher Detergent

Homemade Cleaning Products: Frugal Dishwasher Detergent

Come on….tell the truth.  Is this what your kitchen sink looks like??   As I’m always trying to save money where I can, my BFF over at TheDealFanatic and I started talking about what cleaning products we make to save money.  Not ONLY can making your own cleaning products save you money, but they are(…)

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Brownie Cheesecake with a side of Ambiance #MyBaristaMoment #CBias #Collectivebias

Brownie Cheesecake with a side of Ambiance #MyBaristaMoment #CBias #Collectivebias

This post if for ALL you coffee drinkers out there!   Smart & Final carries a line of coffee called “Ambiance”.   Here’s what some of the special blend packaging looks like:   Some of those special blends include:  Hazelnut, French Vanilla, Italian Roast, House Blend, Espresso, and Kona Style.  I saw bags of Restaurant(…)

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