5 Sizzling Summer Savings for Moms

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Even though we just passed the 1st day of spring, and snow is still present across most of the country, summer will be here before we know it! Summer is obviously every mom’s “favorite” time of year, where they get to “relax” with their kids all day, as the kids “entertain” themselves, right? WRONG! Most summer time entertainment falls solely onto mom’s shoulders, and those 2 ½ months can be rough on the family financials, especially if a vacation or two is thrown into the mix as well. Here’s a list of 5 great ways that moms can find some financial solace during the summertime fun! Invest in “Multi-Summer” Apparel Kids grow. There is nothing we can do to stop it. As a parent, our responsibility is to keep them clothed, and during adolescence, that involves going through lots and lots of articles of clothing. One item that constantly is … read more

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Banana Bread with SPLENDA® #SweetSwaps

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Disclaimer: This post is part of the SPLENDA® Brand Sweet Life blogger program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Every year around this time, I try my best to “Spring Clean”. Of course this always includes my house. I take time to clean out my closets, organize my room, clean out and organize my cabinets. This year, part of my Spring cleaning has included replacing junk foods with less added sugars. I need to work on keeping myself healthier. The older I get, the more I notice my health taking a decline and I am not liking it! I just can not give up my sweets! My family has a horrible history of diabetes so I have decided that my biggest step is to … read more

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Have you heard of Zaycon Foods?!

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Disclaimer- Zaycon Foods provided me with complimentary products. The opinions I have expressed are my own. #ad I am pretty darn stoked right now. This week, I will be picking up my first ever order from Zaycon Foods! I was given the chance to review a case of Zaycon Chicken and I can not wait to check it out and cook up some amazing recipes with it. have you heard of Zaycon Foods before? If not, here’s a quick breakdown. For starters, they provide fresh, high quality product, straight from their suppliers, cutting out the middle man. That means no grocery store, no added processing, shipping, stocking costs for you to absorb. Plus fresher products on your table! You are only able to purchase from them in bulk, but that enables them to combine the buying power of many families together, enabling them to negotiate huge savings on food purchases for your … read more

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How to treat a burn

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As a mom, you no doubt want to do all you can to protect your family from harm. The trouble is, no matter how hard you try, there is always a risk that an accident will happen – and burns are one household hazard you need to watch out for. In case one of your loved ones suffers an injury like this, it’s important that you have access to well stocked first aid kits, and you’ll also need to know exactly what to do. By acting fast and doing the right things, you can limit the amount of damage that burns cause to the skin. Things you can do at home First and foremost, you’ll need to stop the burning process. This may involve removing the person from the area, dousing a blaze or smothering flames with a blanket. Don’t put yourself at risk too though, otherwise you’ll only be … read more

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Magic Science with The Young Scientists Club

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My four year old is a huge science fan already. He is always “doing a spearmint” as he calls it. He even got a telescope and microscope for his birthday because he likes looking in depth at things. I think it amazing that he shows such an interest this early and since it was always one of my favorite subjects, I do everything I can to encourage it! He recently received a Magic Science kit from The Young Scientists Club to review and I think he would sleep with the set if I’d let him! The Young Scientists Club has a really amazing line of products that he is always excited to check out. The minute he saw the box come in, he wanted to do every experiment in the book. The magic Science kit comes with rainbow glasses, measuring cup, test tube, bottle connector, screen, sponges, mirrors, a lab tray, a … read more

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