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Your Mechanic

This post was sponsored by Your Mechanic, however opinions belong to the writer.      I admit, I’ve allowed my car’s oil light to be ignored for far too long. I don’t know much about cars, but I know that this isn’t smart. And yet, it’s something that I’ve been doing with much more frequency in recent […]

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Kindergarten is Hard … on Me

Preschool to kindergarten is a tough transition. It means less sleep, less freedom and less family time. It also means more work, more rules and more distance between friends in different school districts. It’s a major change that is bound to cause some tears and frustration. And yeah, I guess it’s also hard for the […]

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Be Fancy AND Frugal with Craigslist!

When I decided to quit working and stay home with my children, I knew it would be necessary for me to contribute to our family in a different way. Like most stay-at-home moms, I did not choose this lifestyle because we were making too much money as a dual-income household. In fact, a large part […]

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