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Fake Camping

If you’ve been a reader for a while, you’ve gotten small glimpses of my children. I’ve shared some of their favorite games and books, recipes they’re actually willing to eat, and they’re even in a few pictures now and then.

It’s no joke that parenting is not easy. Like many families, we don’t have a lot of blissful meals together. One child (or all three) hops up when the doorbell rings, someone is complaining about the meal, there are a multitude of interruptions when any of us are trying to speak, and it’s an all-around hot mess.

It’s … chaos.

So when I have friends that have these amazing family vacations and camping trips and make nothing but lasting memories, I either don’t believe them, or I envy them.

Take camping for example. We’re just not ready for The Real Thing. So what did we do instead?

We “fake” camped. [click to continue…]


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Top Back-to-School Deals for this Week (7/28/14)

by Ann-Marie on July 28, 2014

Back-to-School DealsWhat’s hot in the back-to-school deals department this week?

  • Cheap or free Scotch Tape at Target – It’s free if you’re ok with the Transparent (red packaging) tape which is in the Dollar Spot, or I bought the Magic Tape (above) for $1.24 after coupon – look for bonus 20% free (850″ vs 700″) packaging!
  • PaperMate mechanical pencils FREE after rebate at Staples
  • Office Max & Office Depot 5″ scissors $0.25 each

Each week I’ll be sharing a list of the best prices on back-to-school supplies for that week. Be sure you’re following me on Facebook and Twitter as there’s often last-minute deals I’ll throw out there that don’t make it to a blog post!

Here’s this week’s Back-to-School snapshot:

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