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Why you Don't Need an Elf on the Shelf

I know this may seem early, but I'm trying to save you the time, money and hassle of buying an Elf on the Shelf. 
Christmas is my all time favorite Holiday. Growing up we used to get together with our extended family for Christmas Eve dinner and created such wonderful memories.I’ve always loved the lights, sounds, smells and magic of Christmas.My mom and aunt always made the best cookies. We even had a dinner tradition, which was a mix of both my parents’ backgrounds, Italian and Polish.We would eat mostaccioli and homemade pierogies with a side of perch, mashed potatoes and garlic bread. YUM!Now that I have three kids of my own I try my hardest to continue my families tradition, but have also tried to create a new tradition that’s unique to our new family unit.
As a puzzle and games person, every holiday I try to come up with something fun for the kids. Scavenger hunts are one of my favorites.For Easter, I would set up a 10 questions scavenger hunt for them to follow in order to…

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Back to School Savings Tips

It is that time of year again when the kids head back to school.  If you are anything like our family you are probably asking how you can save some money this year.  Kids require quite a lot to return to school; clothes, supplies, bags, medications.  Here is our 4 step process on back to school clothes shopping.