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Are Groceries really cheaper in the USA?

market-893319_1920I read a lot about saving money. Especially when it comes to meal planning – this is something I love to do, and I spend time looking up recipes and comparing notes with other moms.

One of the things that keeps coming up is how inexpensive groceries seem to be in the USA – specifically meat – I wonder how much I would spend if I lived across the border. Are the deals really that great? Is there a place where buying boneless, skinless chicken doesn’t cost a small fortune? Continue reading

Turn it up Tuesday!

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday! Hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving, and spent time with family and friends. Thank you so much for stopping by last week and sharing all of your posts – we had so much fun checking them all out!

We’d like to thank you in advance for partying with us and sharing all of your amazing posts with us – we LOVE checking them all out! If you’ve been here before, thank you for coming back! And if you’re new here…welcome! Feel free to share, share, share! We love having you! Continue reading

Turn it up Tuesday!

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday! Thank you so much for stopping by last week and sharing all of your posts – we had so much fun checking them all out!

This week is Thanksgiving, and we’re so grateful and thankful to share it with all of you! Share your holiday recipes, decorations, DIY projects, exercise tips, and anything that you’d like to share from present and past! We can’t wait to check out all your posts! Continue reading

Turn it up Tuesday!

The big news around our house this week is the all about the Super Moon, and trying to get a glimpse of it! Hopefully your weather was cooperating and you were able to see it last night and tonight.

 

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday! Thank you so much for stopping by last week and joining in the fun!

Next week is Thanksgiving so we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving for the next 2 weeks! Share your holiday recipes, decorations, DIY projects, exercise tips, and anything that you’d like to share from present and past! We can’t wait to check out all your posts! Continue reading

Turn it Up Tuesday!

Another week has gone by, the Halloween decorations are down, and Thankgiving plans are underway for many of us.  Thanks so much for joining us again this week! We had so many great posts last week, and I enjoyed going through them. More things to add to my ‘must try’ list! I am thrilled to be a guest host for the month of November!

Welcome to a new week at Turn It Up Tuesday!

If you’ve been here before, thank you for coming back! And if you’re new here…welcome! Feel free to share, share, share! We love having you!

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What constitutes overscheduling with kids?

I was picking up my son yesterday from school, and I was sitting next to a grandma, who was also waiting for her two grandkids.  We got talking – she said that they had to hurry, because they had dance lessons after dinner, and wouldn’t be home until 8pm. “Sometimes my daughter listens to me, and I tell her it is too much”, she said. I could tell she didn’t agree with them being out so late on a school night, and she felt they were overscheduled. Continue reading

Funny how some things never change

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When I was a kid, I remember my brother playing guitar in a band he put together with his friends. They used to get ‘gigs’ in these seedy bars, and they were so excited to have the opportunity to play that they would have done the show for free.  They used to lug all their equipment around in whoever’s car was big enough, dragging around guitars, amps, cords and drum sets. Continue reading