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Best Peach Recipes

Stockpiling Moms

It is Peach Season! I am sharing with you some of our best peach recipes so that you can enjoy your peaches this year in a variety of ways. Hands down our most popular peach recipe is the the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Photo Opportunities at Walt Disney World

Stockpiling Moms

I wanted to share with you the best Photo Opportunities at Walt Disney World. This is one of my favorite places to take pictures so here are some of my tops choices! Photo Opportunities at Walt. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Shopping Savings: National Lipstick Day

Motherhood Moments

Smith & Cult - on National Lipstick Day 7/29 – Monday, 8/2 Locked & Lit CBD Lipstick and Fractal Prismatic Lip Sheen are only $10 (55% off; originally $22) Vapour – on National Lipstick Day 7/29 Gift of Lux Organic Lip Conditioner ($22 Value) + Free Shipping with any Lip purchase Code: LUXGIFT This material comes from Motherhood Moment.

Home Habits: Is it worth it to remodel a bathroom?

Motherhood Moments

While there are many other spaces in your house that need remodeling, you should not exclude your bathroom. Aside from your bedroom or kitchen, the bathroom is also a significant space in your home. Moreover, it is the most intimate area in your house, next to the bedroom.

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Why you should use a fire pit service on 30A

Stockpiling Moms

Why you should use a fire pit service on 30A. We are home from the most amazing vacation on 30A. We celebrated my son's 16th Family Day while we were on our trip and hired a beach fire pit service to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Enriching Education: Kidx Classbox

Motherhood Moments

PlayKidx is building a product that was inspired during the pandemic. The pandemic shifted the education from offline to online, which dramatically affected young children. Their young and developing minds require active interaction and offline play with their hands.

Book Nook: Not All Who Wander Need Be Lost - Stories of Hope for Families Facing Alzheimer's and Dementia

Motherhood Moments

Did you know that 1 in 3 seniors die each year as a result of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia related illness? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it’s estimated that more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s in 2021.

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Book Nook: Financial Planning Revolutionized - Money Doesn't Exist Until You Spend It

Motherhood Moments

James LaHam recently released " Financial Planning Revolutionized: Money Doesn’t Exist Until You Spend It," an entertaining and insightful personal finance guide for the contemporary adult interested in saving for retirement while satisfying a modest epicurean appetite.

Five Frugal Things | Starting with a veggie bowl

The Frugal Girl

I made a use-it-up lunch bowl. I cut the bad spots out of two peppers and sautéed them with the last of a red onion. Then I added a sweet potato from Hungry Harvest and some black beans (the beans were free because there were extras at the food pantry).

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Shopping Savings: The Best Summer Games Freebies and Deals

Motherhood Moments

By: Shannon Dwyer from The Real Deal Auntie Anne’s In celebration of the upcoming Summer Games, Auntie Anne’s has teamed up with Coca-Cola and Soccer Star Abby Dahlkemper to create the ultimate (and most delicious) fan bundle: “Coca-Cola’s Olympic Games Snack Pack, Powered by Abby Dahlkemper.”

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Enriching Education: Who Was?

Motherhood Moments

With the 2020 Summer Olympics finally starting this July, anticipation for the world’s greatest sporting event has never been higher. Who Was?,

Book Nook: From Politics to Picture Books

Motherhood Moments

Creating the World of NORMAN THE INTERESTED CAT By author Cheryl Cage Although I’ve been politically active my entire life, in 2005 I began to work exclusively as a political consultant.

Healthy Habits: Can you Pass the Tick Test?

Motherhood Moments

Common Misconceptions Help Spread Tick Diseases Between global warming and the post-pandemic push to move to the suburbs, it is the perfect storm for an uptick in the number of tick-borne illnesses.

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An Orta Self-Watering Seed Starter Review (from a non-gardener!)

The Frugal Girl

This spring, I got a little seed starter pot as freebie from that gardening bundle I participated in. (I I just had to pay for shipping.). The free one is a factory-second, and that appeals to my waste-avoiding heart; I’m delighted to give a home to a less-than-perfect item at a discount.

Meet a Reader | Sonal, from India

The Frugal Girl

I was delighted when Sonal emailed, offering to answer the reader interview questions. I just think it’s so fun to know that the community here is made up of people around the globe! The internet is a grand thing. Here’s Sonal: 1. Tell us a little about yourself.

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Thankful Thursday | Still got my free propane!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that my Propane Taxi credits are not lost forever. Propane Taxi rebranded to Cynch , and in the process of changing websites, all of my credits disappeared. (I

Guide To Securing Debt Consolidation Loan

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If you have mounted debts and need a way to cope, you may be interested in knowing more about debt consolidation loans. Designed to help individuals with paying off multiple credit accounts, these loans can provide peace of mind and a quicker, easier way of making full repayments. In this post, we will be detailing exactly what a debt consolidation loan is and how you can secure one today. What Is A Debt Consolidation Loan?

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Shopping Savings: Olympic Games Freebies and Deals

Motherhood Moments

When the Olympic Games kick off the stadiums won’t be open for fans, but you can still watch those amazing athletes go for the gold special.

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Things to Splurge On In Vegas

Shereen Travels Cheap

As you know, I'll be heading back to Vegas in September after two years of absence and I'm looking forward to not just visiting family, but doing some new things that I've been waiting to travel for and trying some new food places.

Area Attractions: Postcards from Peppa Pig (Ridgedale 8/28 and 8/29)

Motherhood Moments

“ Peppa Pig’s U.S. Adventures Tour ,” based on the top-rated preschool property Peppa Pig from eOne, Hasbro’s global entertainment studio, is coming to Minnesota, August 28 – 29 th , for two days of fun at Ridgedale Center. The experience will feature Peppa and George performing “Postcards from Peppa,” a 15-minute interactive live show, and will celebrate the wonder of little ones with craft and coloring stations.

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How to Become a Doer

Motherhood Moments

Once you find the thing that you’re really excited about, you need to devise a plan to make that happen and then stick with it. This is what will make you a doer and not a talker or a dreamer. We are not truly defined by our intentions, our aims, or our ideals. In reality, we are defined by our actions and these are what will make us successful or otherwise.

Caring Causes: H2O for Heroes 8/7

Motherhood Moments

Firehouse Subs ® invites guests nationwide to join its effort to hydrate local heroes and communities with the ninth annual H 2 O For Heroes ® bottled water collection drive. On Saturday, Aug. 7 , Firehouse Subs restaurants will offer one medium sub* to each guest who brings in at least one unopened, 24-pack of any brand of bottled water*.

Fun Freetime: Annie at Children's Theatre Company (MN)

Motherhood Moments

Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to announce the much-anticipated production of Annie is now on sale. Directed by Peter Rothstein, Annie runs November 7, 2021 through January 9, 2022, opening the first live CTC theatrical season post-pandemic. This goosebump-inducing, gorgeous production is choreographed by Kelli Foster Warder with a live orchestra music directed by Victor Zupanc. Scenic designs are by Vicki Smith , costume designs are by Richard O.

Stay Dry & Comfortable with WAMA Underwear

Shereen Travels Cheap

When you travel, you probably do a lot more walking and sweating than usual. I know we do. Having appropriate undergarments are important and the difference between feeling sticky and miserable or happy and comfortable.

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WIS, WWA | a peachy week

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I didn’t do much shopping this week! $20 20 at Target. $5 5 at Harris Teeter. $11 11 at the liquor store for bourbon for a recipe. $8 8 at the produce stand for peaches. So, that’s a total of $44.

Wistfulness over kids growing up

The Frugal Girl

Reader Rose ( we met her, remember? send me this question: How do you deal with wistfulness about time passing with your children? My son turned 27 (!!!!!)

On aging

The Frugal Girl

I recently read Justine Bateman’s new book, Face (from the library, naturally). It’s a collection of essays about aging, and the premise is that our faces are not something that needs to be fixed.

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Five Frugal Things | haircut and birdhouse coupons

The Frugal Girl

I used a haircut coupon. Haircuttery sent me a coupon code, so I scheduled a haircut for myself. Since I’ve been doing my hair wavy/curly, I’d been wanting to get more layers cut in anyway, so this was the perfect time. I looked up a Michael’s coupon for the girls.

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WIS, WWA | sandwich, sandwich, sandwich

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. You know something? We don’t have any BJ’s receipts this week. This is probably related to the fact that Mr. FG has been back in the office for work a little more regularly of late! $27 27 at Harris Teeter. 140 at Aldi. So, $167 for this last July report. July Spending.

Thankful Thursday | Lisey got a scholarship!

The Frugal Girl

This week, I am thankful: that Lisey got a scholarship. Lisey has applied for a whole slew of scholarships, and last week, she heard that she won a scholarship from Mike Rowe, of Dirty Jobs fame.

Enriching Education: CRT Interviews

Motherhood Moments

The Florida Department of Education adopted a rule that bans the teaching of CRT in public schools during its State Board of Education meeting in June. CRT has become a hot point recently in education, and there's a lot of information and misinformation out there about it.

How 2021 Being a Mast Year Contributes to the Tick Population

Motherhood Moments

The erratic weather patterns experienced this year contribute to 2021 being a mast year, when trees go into overproduction mode. But how is this related to the tick population?

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Caring Causes: Helping a Hero

Motherhood Moments

L ee Greenwood, along with Louis and Patti Breland of Breland Homes, recently announced a partnership with Helping a Hero to provide a custom-built home for a wounded warrior in north Alabama as part of the All-Star Salute to Lee Greenwood event. Helping a Hero has launched the “Nominate a Hero” program where the community can nominate a wounded veteran for consideration to be selected as a home recipient. Nomination forms can be found on Helping a Hero’s website at helpingahero.org.

Consumer Critique: Pass the Pandas

Motherhood Moments

I recently found out about a few educational, family-friendly and engaging board games from UltraPro Entertainment. Burger Academy A learning game that combines the playfulness of hamburger building with STEM-oriented coding curiosity. The game has been the recipient of several recent awards, including the National Parenting Product Award (NAPPA), the Mom’s Choice Award and the Academics’ Choice Award. The object of Burger Academy is to flip the burger to match the image a player is given.

Consumer Critique: Starlette Galleria

Motherhood Moments

Summer is in full swing and so are your fun summer adventures in the sun. We all know the importance of protecting your skin from the sun (thank goodness for sunscreen); but many are unaware of the impact that the sun, sunscreen and bug spray can have on our favorite pieces of jewelry.

Book Nook: Mapping America - The Incredible Story and Stunning Hand-Colored Maps and Engravings that Created the United States

Motherhood Moments

I recently had a chance to review Mapping America - The Incredible Story and Stunning Hand-Colored Maps and Engravings that Created the United States. As someone who loves to travel and enjoys learning about history, this was an intriguing book to see.

Fun Freetime: Out of Line

Motherhood Moments

Developer Nerd Monkeys and Publisher Hatinh Interactive have announced that award-winning hand-drawn puzzle platformer Out of Line is now available. Inspired by Studio Ghibli, modern philosophy and impressionist art, the game is an enchanting children’s book brought to life.

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Consumer Critique: Nora's Naturals Coffee

Motherhood Moments

A good cup of coffee (or three) is our saving grace on a busy day. It helps keep us energized, focused and ready for whatever the day has ahead.

Thankful Thursday | a fridge for Lisey

The Frugal Girl

This week, I’m thankful: that Lisey’s friend gave her a fridge. not a permanent part of our living room decor. One of her friends just graduated from college, and she gave her dorm fridge to Lisey. This will be lovely to bring with her to the room she’s renting.

All Your Travel Info Organized

Shereen Travels Cheap

When you’re planning for vacation, do you end up with endless pieces of paper for hotels, car rentals and other stuff you’re doing?

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Meet an Australian Reader | Emma

The Frugal Girl

Hello everyone! Emma answered my call for international readers, and I am so thrilled to feature her today. Tell us a little about yourself. Hi, my name’s Emma and I’m 42.

Ikea published a free anti-food-waste cookbook and I have mixed feelings

The Frugal Girl

Ikea, purveyor of home goods with Swedish names, has recently published a free downloadable e-cookbook focused on food waste fighting. Click the link above to get the free download.). They call it scrap-cooking; basically taking what would usually be scraps and turning those into something delicious.

Should You Stop Drinking Bottled Water?

Motherhood Moments

Should You Stop Drinking Bottled Water? Do you consider yourself to be a bottled water fanatic? If you find yourself struggling to consume tap water, instead opting for “convenient” bottled water, you might be surprised to learn there are ways to make tap safe.

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