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Ready for 1st Day of School with Great Prices on Back to School Supplies!

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It’s the first day of school! Today, my kids head to their first days of pre-Kindergarten and 4th grade! While I am happy to return to more of a routine, I also can’t believe summer flew by so quickly. But, I feel good that they have everything they need this school year and that I […]

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Simplifying School Mornings: How to Pack School Lunches & Snacks for the Week

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In the constant race to not be tardy and stay sane, I am always looking for ways to make school mornings run as efficiently as possible. And with a daughter known to burst into song at a moment’s notice and a husband with health issues, this is an uphill battle! One way that I have […]

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Starting Our Back to School Shopping with Affordable Back to School Clothes!

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start talking back to school shopping! With a little over 4 weeks before my kids’ first day of school, it’s time for this mami to start thinking about back to school clothes, supplies, and preparations. One good thing about having a 4th grader and pre-Kindergartener is […]

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Adding Flair and Individuality to School Supplies with Duck Tape & Sharpie!

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My 8-year-old’s third grade school supply list this year included plenty of notebooks and composition books. A caveat, though, was that all the notebooks had to be solid colors and she could not label any of them. This was because the school uses a system called community sharing where they collect all the children’s school […]

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Back to School Lunch Idea: PB & J Fruit Kabobs {Recipe}

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Having a picky eater makes packing school lunches challenging. My 8-year-old daughter happens to be a picky eater and though she is making progress and trying new foods lately, for the most part, there are still many foods on her “No” list. For this reason, I find myself often repeating one of her approved lunch […]

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