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3 Little Things: Thanksgiving Project & More

I've missed a few 3 Little Things the past few weeks because, well, nothing was making me happy. I was in such a funk. It felt like Seasonal Affect was happening already just from the cooler weather combined with the gloomy grey days. But it's way too early for that! So I'm back on track with … [Read More...]

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Love Letter {Favorite Family Game}

Love Letter is a fabulous card game that friends shared with us over the summer. It has quickly become a family favorite game--how can I tell? Because it's played over and over again, it's taught to all friends and family who visit, and then it's loved by those friends and family (just like the DC … [Read More...]

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5 Ways to Save on Halloween Costumes

Are you ready for Halloween? There's still plenty of time to dress up and have a fun time! Halloween is not a "big" holiday at our house, but my kids do like putting costumes together and trick-or-treating in our neighborhood. Over the years, we've done all these ways to save on Halloween costumes. … [Read More...]

Easy Casserole Recipes | MoneywiseMoms

7 Easy Casserole Recipes

I think the casserole has a bad rap. For years, it's been "uncool." I get it. Over history, casseroles have been comfort food, often fat-laden and filled with cream-of-whatever soups. But we're in a new era, baby! Now there are plenty of healthified casseroles out there made with whole foods, … [Read More...]

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The Strong National Museum of Play {Rochester, NY}

This past August, we took a week-long trip to upstate New York, mostly to see Niagara Falls, but also to visit The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester. I'd read about it in Family Fun magazine years ago, and ever since then, I'd wanted to visit. It was an amazing place! I'm dubbing it the … [Read More...]

Meal Plan Monday Fall 2014 | MoneywiseMoms

Menu Plan Monday – Fall 2014

It's been ages since I posted a Menu Plan Monday, but I've had a lot of questions about what we're eating, so it seems like a good time! This time last year, I shared my 30 Easy Meals for the Fall, which was basically a month-long list of meals that we like to eat (and are easy to make) so that … [Read More...]

2014 Financial Goals: Quarter Two Update | MoneywiseMoms

2014 Financial Goals Quarter 3 Update

Every year, I share my family's Financial Goals, then update them each quarter, both to hold us accountable and to inspire you to write out and achieve your own goals. Here's the Quarter 3 update: It's been just over a year now since we paid off all of our debt, and I still can't believe it … [Read More...]

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Join me at #drinkTEN Twitter Party 10/10

Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know I do, and I'm excited to co-host a party about Dr Pepper TEN and all of the TEN beverages at Kroger! On Friday, October 10th at 12:00 pm ET, please join us for the #drinkTEN Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing adding TEN beverages to your fall recipe … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Pie | MoneywiseMoms

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Pie

It's pumpkin season, and after you've baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins and Pumpkin Pancakes and all the other yummy things out there, it's time for pumpkin pie. But why stick with traditional pumpkin pie? This Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Pie adds a delicious swirl of flavor and takes your pie … [Read More...]