Getting Our Ski Legs

If you have been a long time follower, then you know we ski as a family activity each winter.  You may also remember some sensory and clothing issues that have plagued my youngest. We have worked really hard and spent … Continue reading →

Great Deals Winter Ski/Outdoor Gear

We shop both local (Top of the Slope) and online for great winter gear.  If there is one thing we have learned since moving back to Northeastern Pennsylvania,  it’s that good gear can make your winter more enjoyable.  No need … Continue reading →

Stock Up On Target Gift Cards

Today only it’s 10% off Target gift cards. While this isn’t a spectacular deal, it’s one that’s pretty practical. Here’s why. We all spend money at Target anyway so even if shopping for the family it’s 5% more than the … Continue reading →

Crossing the Finish Line

I believe there is an old saying that goes something to this effect, “Childhood is a journey not a race.”  This sounds wonderful and I believe we’d all likely agree with this adage. Yet, when I look at my children’s … Continue reading →

Lands End Snow Pants under $25

Lands End has great iron knee snow pants that will keep your child both warm and comfortable.  We have this set and they are durable and waterproof! Use code LEFLANNEL to get this down to $21.98! … Continue reading →

Fourth and Fifth Graders Ski Free in PA

There is a wonderful program open to all students in fourth and fifth grade to ski free this winter in Pennsylvania. The way it works is for $35 before December 1, you submit proof that your child is a fourth … Continue reading →

Kohl’s Dupes Us Again

When we walked into Kohl’s to do an Amazon return today, my daughter looked around and said is this place a mall or something. That’s how frequently we go to Kohl’s. Why? I don’t have or want the credit card. … Continue reading →

Where Have You Been???

This is it folks, it’s work and then practices or games and homework then get the house together and collapse. Rinse and repeat. Some nights it’s 8:30 before I am sitting still in my house. I am sure it’s the … Continue reading →

Pura Vida Sale

My nine year old is obsessed with Pura Vida bracelets! They are quite trendy and support artisans in other nations. Right now you can get 30% off, free shipping, and a free gift with purchase. That means for as little … Continue reading →

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 →