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    I’m planning ahead for summer and needed some easy toddler craft ideas for my two year old.  I came up with this list of simple and fun activities to keep your kiddos occupied all day long! Here are 42 toddler crafts to try: Water Color Name Painting Handprint Flower Bouquet Rainbow Paper Craft Sensory Bottles Handprint Caterpillar “Stained Glass” Window Projects Bath Crayons

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    Everyone knows that cruises have a very rich and luxurious look and feel, butt there are still ways to save money on a cruise. The truth is there are many ways to enjoy a cruise with all of the bells and whistles, even if you are on a shoes string budget! If you have wanted to learn how to save

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      Warmer weather and summer vacations can only mean one thing: it is time to travel – and many people wonder how to save on vacations! For many, the idea of traveling may seem expensive and out of reach. And so summer after summer they deprive themselves of getting out and seeing the world in fear of busting their budget.

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    Weddings can be SO expensive and they really don’t have to be.  I was married at 21, we were still in college without jobs, but we were able to have a beautiful and elegant money for very little money! Here are my tops 5 tips for How to Save on a Wedding Dress: Shop the $99.00 Sale at David’s Bridal.

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    There are many ways to save on Streaming Videos and get rid of cable – so today I will try to help you learn how to save on streaming videos. The video below shows many different ways on how to save while streaming videos into your home, but I wanted to highlight a few of them below: Purchase a Roku

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    I have baby on the brain lately, because I am about to have my Fourth Child!  We found out we were expecting another baby the day after we moved into our new house.  Thankfully we got a 4 bedroom house, but one of the bedrooms was unfinished.   I didn’t want to spend a fortune decorating her nursery, so here

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    We’ve all been there. You want… no… NEED a date night out, away from the business of life, but you don’t have the money! Well, you’ve come to the right place! These date night ideas are all FREE! They might not be what you’re used to, but that can be fun! One thing I know for sure: I remember more experiences I

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    It has been a little over 6 weeks since you set that New Years resolution to eat healthier, and you may be struggling to stick with it.  One area where you may be struggling is finding ways to eat those sweet indulgent treats while still staying on a budget.  Today I was on News Channel 9’s Bridge Street Program talking

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