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I Want To Be You When I Grow Up, Mommy

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 1:00P Regan Long
I want to be you when I grow up, Mommy. 10 words that may be the most moving, that every Mama dreams her little girl will say to her one day. But here s the honest truth: as much as it melted my heart...

22 Summer Hacks

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 9:00A Liz
These summer hacks are going to make your summer so much fun! We ve got all sorts of ideas for you from smart tips for a BBQ, to a trip to the beach, to keeping all those pesky bugs away from you. I...

Sloppy Joe Turnovers

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 7:00A Allie
Sloppy Joe Turnovers is an awesome and easy twist on traditional Sloppy Joe sandwiches. I love them because there s no mess like the original ones. No having to worry about gloppy gloop spilling out...

Inertia and Spinning Marbles

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 4:00A Rachel
What can you learn about inertia and Newton s First Law of Motion, using just marbles and glue? A lot! STEM activities are designed to make kids look at science principles with things they can touch,...

Jungle Animals Word Search Printable

Kids Activities Blog 5/22 1:00P Tammy
If you re looking for a Jungle Animals Word Search then you found it!    In this word search activity there are 11 animals hiding out. This is a more challenging word search with words going not...

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Avoid Summer Brain Drain: Stay Sharp with Science

In the Loop Kids (Education) 5/23 5:11A Gigi Ekstrom
The long, lazy days of summer... Kids look forward to a break from their studies, while parents worry that all that doing nothing will wreak havoc on their performance when school resumes in the fall....

Poll: Who should be Dallas ISD board president?

DMN Education Front Blog 5/23 9:31A Tawnell D. Hobbs
Dallas ISD candidates Jaime Resendez and Audrey Pinkerton will be sworn in at Thursday’s board meeting after winning seats in the May 7 election. After that, trustees will begin what can be a...

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Slow Cooker Massaman Chicken Curry

Jennifer Cooks 5/23 3:34A Jennifer
Massaman Curry is what I generally order at our local Thai restaurant.  Sometimes I order it with chicken, sometimes with pork.  Massaman Curry is basically a Thai curry with a lot of Indian...

Weekly Dinner Menu: Week 7

Jennifer Cooks 5/22 5:00A Jennifer
Hey y’all! Another week’s over and a new one begins. Do you have your weekly dinner menu planned out yet? I’m hoping this dinner menu will inspire you and help you get ready for a new week!  Enjoy!...
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Fab 5: Week 8

Jennifer Cooks 5/21 5:00A Jennifer
Thank you for stopping by to check out my Fab 5! Here s what s trending this week #1 Homemade Cinnamon Rolls Classic, buttery homemade cinnamon rolls, loaded with a buttery brown sugar and cinnamon...

Easy Lemon Cake

Jennifer Cooks 5/20 3:34A Jennifer
Need a quick and easy dessert? This Easy Lemon Cake makes for a cheery treat to brighten up the table!  This may not be a from-scratch recipe, but it s hard to beat this church potluck favorite!...

Cream Corn

Jennifer Cooks 5/18 3:05A Jennifer
This recipe for cream corn is the closest I could get to Rudy s BBQ version and it s fantastic! Every time I serve this creamy concoction I get rave reviews and also get asked for the recipe. If you...

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60 Day Budgeting Challenge – Sign Up Here!

Carrie Elle 5/23 11:07A Carrie
Years ago, I was driving home from work one day when I heard something on the radio that caught my attention. The guy on the radio had mentioned San Diego, and as I d recently moved to Texas from San...

Muffin Tin Syllable Counting Activity

Frugal Fun For Boys 5/23 11:00A Sarah
Here s a fun literacy game for kids muffin tin syllable counting!  Owen is new to this skill, and this game was a great way to learn. We found this game in the book 100 Fun...

Water Safety Tips for Families

7 on a Shoestring 5/23 9:00A Staci Salazar
Did you know that drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. for children under the age of 14? We live on the lake here in Texas. According to Texas...

Make Money for Watching Ads with WynZyn

7 on a Shoestring 5/23 7:24A Staci Salazar
We could all use a little extra money, right? Whether you are saving for a vacation, want to do a bit of shopping, or simply need to pay the bills, WynZyn gives you the chance...

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Ragtime is coming to Dallas Summer Musicals

My Crazy Savings 5/22 5:18P Courtney Solstad
Dallas Summer Musicals has another awesome production coming! RAGTIME will be showing at the Music Hall at Fair Park May 24 – June 5, 2016. A timeless celebration of life,...

Winter bodies and summer dreams

My Crazy Savings 5/19 5:25A Courtney Solstad
Summer is coming quickly and if you are like me, you are trying hard to work off your winter body! I have been back in the gym (Orange Theory Fitness) for over a month and I...

Let Dad drive and Exotic Car this Father’s Day

My Crazy Savings 5/16 6:46A Courtney Solstad
Sometimes I get offers to do things that are WAY too fun for me to enjoy myself! This past week, I was invited to drive exotic cars with Drive Fittipaldi at the Texas Motor...

Restocking the Medicine Cabinet for Spring

My Crazy Savings 5/16 6:09A Courtney Solstad
The Pfizer Pediatric Platform products, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my...

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Comfy & Chic Boutique.

The Wiegands 5/23 1:12P CaseyWiegand
I love when I can find a cute boutique that has an amazing selection but also great prices- they are my favorite to share!! I got these two beautiful shirts and a monogrammed sunhat for the summer and...

Before You Quit :: Nicki Koziarz {Ep 121}

God Centered Mom 5/22 8:57P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
I ve made the excuses. Maybe you have too? All the reasons why I just can t keep that commitment. Maybe even in the name of simplicity or sanity And didn t Bob Goff tell us in Love Does , we should...

Aiden & Golf.

The Wiegands 5/22 4:02A CaseyWiegand
My dad started this spring taking Aiden to golf every Friday and I have been meaning to share a few of these photos to always have as a memory- isn't this the sweetest?! I can't explain what it does...

25 weeks.

The Wiegands 5/20 9:37A CaseyWiegand
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Top 100 Beatles Songs! (In My Humble Opinion)

Rob Carmack Words 5/20 3:59A Rob Carmack
In honor of AlphaBeatical’s final episode—which has been posted today on their podcast feed—I wanted to share my list of top 100 Beatles songs (the order of this list is sure...

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Living With Kids: Alicia Brothers

Design Mom 5/24 2:00A Design Mom
By Gabrielle. When I asked Alicia for brighter photos of her dining room, she wrote back two paragraphs! Turns out, it is the darkest room in her home because of its complete lack of windows. Which...

Easy gluten-free/paleo chicken nuggets that kids will love

Rage Against the Minivan 5/23 11:41A noreply@blogger.com (Kristen How
I have two seriously picky eaters in my house. They are on the classic “beige diet” . . . they would prefer their food consist of some variation of flour and cheese. Pizza and pasta with no sauce are...

Four Picture Books You’ll Love

Design Mom 5/23 8:28A Design Mom
I ve got four terrific book picks for you today. One funny, one sad, all gorgeous. Let s start with the sad one. It s called  The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown (yes, the same author as Goodnight...

Spring in NYC

Mommy Shorts 5/23 6:31A Mommy Shorts
The flowers are blooming and the street performers are singing in NYC. It’s adorable to watch my girls point out the beautiful pink blossoms that line our concrete commutes to school. “Spring is...

What I want you to know about therapy from a therapist

Rage Against the Minivan 5/23 6:30A noreply@blogger.com (Kristen How
What I Want You to Know is a series of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing greater compassion to the unique issues each of us...

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