Family Fun Parks



Welcome to the 30 Days of Summer – Go-To Guide for Moms!

Day Nine

Here’s a riddle for you: What has water and waves but is not a beach? Figured it out yet? Well, if you want some family fun, spend the day at a Waterpark.  If you are extremely lucky, your park will have both, water and rides!

Going to a Family Fun Park for the afternoon, or even the entire day is a great way to spend some time during summer vacation.  But if you don’t plan accordingly you could end up with a bunch of crabby people. [Read more…]

Last Day For Homemaking Secrets!


Today is the last day for the incredible Homemaking eBook bundle sale – it ends tonight.  Just a quick reminder because I know how life gets – I’ll grab that later this week and before you know it, the specially price is gone and you are really bummed!  If you want to learn more on the books available click here to read my previous post.

Grab almost 100 ebooks/eCourses, valued at just over $600 for only $29.97~

You will be set with some really good and informative reading with practical tips, strategies and encouragement to push forward through 2013 – all for under $30!

Have a great weekend ladies!

This bundle is no longer available.

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Garage Sale Tips for Busy Moms


If you are shopping at garage sales, chances are you really like a good deal.  Spring and summer are the best times to get out and hunt the garage sales.

With my post Monday on getting things in gear for Back To School Shopping, this post comes at the perfect time!  Garage sales by their nature present some great bargains on gently used backpacks, clothing and other household items. But you can do even better! Here are some tips for getting great deals at garage sales.

Be Friendly and Courteous

One of the fun things about yard sales is getting to know the seller(s) a bit. For most of them, this is their house and their stuff (and their garage!) Don’t speak negatively of any of the items (“That’s so ugly!” or “That’s so dirty – it needs a good cleaning.”). Instead, compliment the seller on his/her house, yard, and so forth. Striking up a conversation and being friendly may make the seller more inclined to give you an extra-good deal.  It is also important if your children are coming along that they learn these basic tips of being courteous as well.  How many times have our kids embarrassed us – yet, had we taken a moment to fill them in on our expectations it could have all been avoided? [Read more…]

Friday Freebies


Here are some great freebies for you!  In addition, make sure you jump over to Families with Purpose to see my guest post, The Benefits of Nagging.” I hope you find the information useful in correcting some patterns of behavior that aren’t very helpful!  Feel free to leave me a comment – I love them!

How do you combat nagging?

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