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Celebrate Ordinary Days in February!

I know you’ve seen the February Bucket Lists floating around Pinterest, rife with Valentine’s ideas and celebrating Black History Month. Of course you want to do those activities! Celebrate ordinary days too with some of these ideas. We have an amazing calendar for celebrating every ordinary day that we have had so much fun with […]

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Cheap and free indoor activities around the quad cities

It’s Winter, Quad Cities! Cheap, Free, Fun Family INDOOR Activities for You and the Kids to Enjoy

Winter weather making you and your kiddos a little antsy?  Searching for things to do in the winter with kids Quad Cities? Prefer some family friendly indoor activities that are cheap or free? We’ve got you! Cabin fever doesn’t stand a chance with these mom-approved indoor activities around the Quad Cities. Explore the Quad Cities […]

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My Big Family of 8 is…Perfect

My big family of eight is… perfect. I have six kids. My large family of eight is perfect because I love all these different personalities and challenges. It’s fantastic in so many ways! Granted, there are also many inherent challenges, but I’m not here to talk about that. There are challenges with any size of […]

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CELEBRATE EVERY DAY!

A delightful way to easily create joyful days in your home is to frequently celebrate. We have a calendar which tells us the special day each day. Sometimes, it’s something like “Pet your Dragon Day”, or “Clean out Your Computer Day”, but often it’s something we can do to create special memories without any or […]

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RADICALLY FRUGAL CHRISTMAS

Saving money is something we all want to do, but it’s hard sometimes to live up to the expectations of society and still keep true to our bottom line, especially at Christmas. As the mama to a big brood, I need to make that bottom line be extremely frugal and cheap. In my life, I’ve […]

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