Pack That Lunch

My kids are old enough to pack their own lunches and they do sometimes. Ah but sometimes they are on the verge of emotional breakdowns and really it’s not worth the torture of watching them take forty minutes to do … Continue reading →

They Have Ruined Box Tops

My history with Box Tops includes a great deal of sarcasm, some careless clipping, and a whole slew of appreciation for what they stand for. You can read about our history here. Box Tops are a great way for schools … Continue reading →

What year is it?

Two things I have lived through that I am not ready to come back…. Mom jeans, these high waisted beauties do nothing for my delightful pear figure. I am positive that I will look ridiculous sporting this style! The second … Continue reading →

Camelback Water Park

Get two tickets to Camelbeach for $44 on Get Amy Perks. The beauty of this deal is that it’s valid through next summer, so pick them up and tuck them away!(These aren’t printable and must be picked up in Pittston, … Continue reading →

The Local Bakery

As a child, I was allowed to travel with friends alone to a few select places … the penny candy store, the neighborhood park, and our local bakery. I have vivid memory of my bakery, Pierce Street, where you took … Continue reading →

Seeing it for the First Time

Forward:  This blog post has probably been bouncing about my head for months, but it never has made it to print.  First of all, I had to think about how to balance emotion with information to even get it out … Continue reading →

Hot Deal Lands End Backpacks! $17!

I know we have all been distracted by prime, but today it’s buy time for Lands End backpacks. Here’s the deal. Start at Rakuten (formerly Ebates) for 10% off. Here is my referral link if you haven’t signed up. Next … Continue reading →

Happy Prime Days

So I have had only a few minutes to look at what is for sale on Prime Day, but I have seen a few buy worthy deals. First off, this is the time to pop in a few books in … Continue reading →

School Supply Stock Up

Amazon has been consistently running some great deals on school supplies such as lead pencils, pens, and highlighters lately.  The mechanical pencils are always a big hit with students and can be used as a reward too!  The multi colored … Continue reading →

The Middle School Years, Hey Where’s My Kid Gone?

I’ve been seeing posts popping up on my feed about the challenges of the middle schools. No matter the gender, no matter the location, no matter the parenting style it seems common ground that we can agree these years are … Continue reading →