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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: What the Mama in your Life Really Wants

Attention all those looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for those special moms in your life; I know just what you’re looking for! While flowers are always appreciated, going out to dinner is a good bet, and homemade cards from your kids are priceless, there is one Mother’s Day gift that tops all of […]

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Government Shutdown: How it Could Impact My Family

My husband works for the federal government. When mention of a government shutdown due to the inability of Congress to agree on a budget starts circulating, we pay close attention. News related to this event becomes monumentally important. We start planning together for the impact on our family. Ironically, our relationship began shortly after the […]

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10 Man-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

Let’s be real here: Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly topping anyone’s favorite holiday list. The phrase “man-friendly Valentine’s Day” may seem like an oxymoron. Some of you are probably thinking Valentine’s Day isn’t even a real holiday. Well, Halloween isn’t a real holiday either, but everyone loves that. Isn’t it interesting how, as a society, we prefer […]

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5 Great Local Lunch Date Ideas for Couples on a Budget

If you’re like my husband and me, you know how tricky it is to manage a household budget with kids. We are very organized when it comes to planning and shopping for groceries, maintaining a stock of household items, and minimizing baby product purchases. As homeowners, we have consistent bills each month that we need […]

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