How to Make Reading More fun for kids
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How to Make Reading More fun for kids

Although my kids do love to read now it wasn’t always the case. Jordan has always been above par when it comes to reading, writing and being creative. But, that hasn’t always been the case for my other kids. I’ve had to get creative to come up with easy, fun and creative ways to get…

Alternative Uses for Cereal Boxes
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Alternative Uses for Cereal Boxes

Your family most likely goes through cereal like it’s the cheapest food around, why not use the box it comes in again rather than tossing it? We have SO many boxes left over every month so instead of tossing them in the recycling bin we try to use them around the house! If you are…

Canadian Bloggers: You Can Monetize Your Blog Too!
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Canadian Bloggers: You Can Monetize Your Blog Too!

This post is going to be a little bit different. I’m going to focus on the blog just for today. I’m going to talk to you about monetizing your blog — Yes, there are TONS of articles online most of which are full of important, helpful and amazing information to help monetize your blog. However, not…

7 Ways to Calm Back to School Jitters in Children
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7 Ways to Calm Back to School Jitters in Children

Tomorrow school starts here in Ontario! After a year of homeschooling… Kyla, Ava, Jayden and my sweet little first year Kindergartner Jackson are heading to school tomorrow (Jordan will still be homeschooling!) I have some mixed emotions because of how terrible last year was, and also because my little Jackson will be leaving me for…

8 Tips for Frugal Fun This Summer
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8 Tips for Frugal Fun This Summer

With summer now in full swing, parents need frugal fun ideas and fast. What will your kids do for the next 10-12 weeks? It can be hard to make money stretch during the time off. I know of some parents that take second jobs so that they can afford to do all of the activities…

8 Tips For a Stress-Free Summer Break
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8 Tips For a Stress-Free Summer Break

Summer break can go by in the blink of an eye, or can feel like it’s dragging on for ages and ages. Either way you look at it, summer break is relatively short in the grand scheme of things. Instead of getting stressed out, just relax a bit and have fun! Who knows, maybe you…

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5 Alternative Uses For Lemons

Lemons! Let’s think spring! Lemons have tons of alternative uses around your home. Check out these uses to try next time you’ve got old lemons sitting around. (You may even want to purchase more than normal to use them for some of these great ideas!) Sanitize Jewelry Soak jewelry in lemon juice mixed with water,…