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Mesh Backpacks

  Our upper schools require the use of mesh or clear backpacks.  While clear backpacks work better on rainy days, most of the students prefer mesh.  I have many readers respond with suggestions of where to buy these packs and … Continue reading →

Last Minute Getaway Camelbeach/ Aquatopia!

This is a great deal! For $299 book a double queen with outdoor Camelbeach Tickets and access to indoor Aquatopia for your stay plus 80 arcade credits! Use code H20FUN for stays between August 19th-23rd. Finish summer off with a … Continue reading →

New York City With Kids Save or Splurge?

As those who have been following know, I have been researching our two night getaway to NYC for a long time.  Though NYC is only just over two hours away from my home, my own children had never been.  Two … Continue reading →

Backpack, Backpack

Let’s check put some current backpack deals as of August 4th. First always start at Ebates. If you are one of the few that haven’t signed up, I’d be tickled if you used my referral for this free money back … Continue reading →

What About When There Isn’t a Deal?

I remember it clearly even though seven years had gone by. We had ended up at Target unplanned and I didn’t have my coupons. I hadn’t devised a shopping list and I felt stifled. I was thick into extreme couponing … Continue reading →

Visualizing Multiplication Helps

My daughter learned arrays in second grade. As I was trying to get her ready for multiplication facts, I was quickly reminded that understanding the concept is the most important step. Sure certainly I can say to her any number … Continue reading →

I Will Take This Moment

I am not even sure when she arrived in my bed, but I woke up to someone curled into me. While for years I worked on her staying put in her bed, today I will take this moment. Her extra … Continue reading →

$5 off $20 Worth of Books through 7/17 on Amazon

My heart broke when our Barnes and Noble was taken out by a tornado. What’s the chances a tornado even hits Northeastern Pennsylvania, much less knocks out 6 of my favorite places? It’s extremely unlikely. Prime Day has been a … Continue reading →

Had a Blast at British Soccer Camp

My son attended British Soccer Camp this week and he loved it. The turn out for his age group was small, so they offered us to double up with the younger crew but the timing didn’t work for everyone. So … Continue reading →

Back When Chick -fil-a Kept Me Going

I stopped working as a teacher once I had my first child. The year prior unbeknown to my husband, I had stopped using my salary all together and was paying everything with his. I always handled the finances and still … Continue reading →