February 27, 2017
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Budget-Friendly and Quick-to-Make Healthy Breakfasts for Kids

When preparing breakfast for my kids, I have three criteria: It shouldn’t cost a lot. It shouldn’t take me a long time to prepare. And it has to be healthy. It’s important to me that my kids start the morning … Continue reading

December 6, 2016
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3 Simple Gift Wrapping Techniques for Gifts (and Budgets!) of All Sizes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WrapGiveRepeat #CollectiveBias Everyone loves to receive a beautifully wrapped gift. When you take the time to wrap a gift creatively, it shows that you … Continue reading

May 19, 2016
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New Saving Up for Disney Blog Affiliate – Gymboree!

A word about my affiliates: I only have affiliate links for items that I’ve actually used and want to share with my readers. Please know that by shopping through my affiliate links, you help support me and my blog. Thank … Continue reading

May 6, 2016
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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Cake #ad

This post is sponsored by Baskin-Robbins in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own. Growing up, Mother’s Day involved a handmade card for mom, church services, lunch afterwards with … Continue reading

May 4, 2016
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Why the Panasonic Lumix ZS60 Camera is Perfect for Amusement Parks

Disclosure: I received the Panasonic Lumix ZS60. This is my honest review and no further compensation will be given. All opinions are my own. In addition to my Smartphone camera, I have a “nice” camera that I usually take with … Continue reading

April 8, 2016
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Top 10 New Baby Essentials That Fit Your Budget

The baby books and online pregnancy websites will have you believing that you need to fill your house with all the newest gadgets to make baby comfortable and happy. But truly there are very few necessities you’ll need for baby’s … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
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How to Host a Budget-Friendly Family Game Night

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameNightIn #CollectiveBias You can spend time together at home, make it budget-friendly but also bring the family closer together. From creating a special dinner plan together, … Continue reading

February 8, 2016
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Stuck in a Marriage Dating Rut? Date Night Challenge-Things We Have Never Done

“THINGS WE HAVE NEVER DONE” DATE A Mother’s Random Thoughts (Patty) and Saving Up for Disney (Julie) welcome you back for round another fabulous Date Night Challenge. This Third Date Night Challenge is easy, and you can make it as simple or extravagant … Continue reading