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Vanessa Barker (OurThriftyIdeas)
Worked at Our Thrifty Ideas and MommyNess Adventures
Attended Pleasant Grove High School
Lives in Utah
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These are my favorite cookies of all time. My whole family loves them, and my Dad even requests them often when it’s been too long since I have dropped by with a batch. I have made these cookies for years….15 maybe. And I’m not sure I will ever use a…
These are my favorite cookies of all time. My whole family loves them, and my Dad even requests them often when it’s been too long since I have dropped by with a batch. I have made these cookies for years….15 maybe. And I’m not sure I will ever use a different one. This is definitely a …
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DIY Picnic Placemat + Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe #EffortlessMeals [Ad]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias One of my favorite things to make this Summer is Chicken Pasta Salad because it’s so versatile. We have made it for…
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias One of my favorite things to make this Summer is Chicken Pasta Salad because it’s so versatile. We have made it for BBQ get togethers with all the toppings on the side so everyone can make …
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We are going on just over a month of Summer at The Barker House, and although we are loving being out of school, there’s only so long that we can go without hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” phrase. I’ve started compiling and creating a bunch of fun…
We are going on just over a month of Summer at The Barker House, and although we are loving being out of school, there’s only so long that we can go without hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” phrase. I’ve started compiling and creating a bunch of fun activities that my kids can pull out once I …
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Apple Chicken Salad Pitas - w/ orange almonds

  This is a recipe that is sure to be a hit with your family. But not only is it great for any regular meal but also perfect if you’re having a great get together with friends to watch a game on TV or a picnic during the upcoming warm spring day.…
  This is a recipe that is sure to be a hit with your family. But not only is it great for any regular meal but also perfect if you’re having a great get together with friends to watch a game on TV or a picnic during the upcoming warm spring day. Obviously you’ll need to …
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Guess what, I DID IT! Come check it out on the blog today. (Plus a Free Printables)

I’m not a workout blog, I’m not a fitness blog, I’m not a healthy living blog. If you read my posts you’ll know how much I love my junk food, I love  lounging under a tree on a hot Summer day and I definitely wouldn’t be surviving life without my Dr…
I’m not a workout blog, I’m not a fitness blog, I’m not a healthy living blog. If you read my posts you’ll know how much I love my junk food, I love  lounging under a tree on a hot Summer day and I definitely wouldn’t be surviving life without my Dr Pepper. But today, I’m …
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Alphabet Scavenger Hunt - Free Printable

I’m hoping and praying that nobody is hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” yet this Summer. I know at my house I have been trying to have something fun on the daily agenda to avoid it. But at only 2 weeks in I know that it’s inevitable and I’ll be hearing it…
I’m hoping and praying that nobody is hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” yet this Summer. I know at my house I have been trying to have something fun on the daily agenda to avoid it. But at only 2 weeks in I know that it’s inevitable and I’ll be hearing it from both of my …
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Creme Soda Floats - the perfect treat for a hot summer night #SunsOutSpoonsOut [Ad]

Make creme soda floats for an easy and delicious Summertime cool down treat.  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias When I think of Summer, I think of…
Make creme soda floats for an easy and delicious Summertime cool down treat.  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SunsOutSpoonsOut #CollectiveBias When I think of Summer, I think of soda floats. They are seriously the best way to cool down after a long hot …
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Neighborhood Block Party Invitation - Free Printable #EdwardsPies #PMedia #Ad

Use this free printable Neighborhood Block Party Invitation plus other great tips to make your next party stress and hassle free. This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and EDWARDS®, but all my…
Use this free printable Neighborhood Block Party Invitation plus other great tips to make your next party stress and hassle free.
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IT’S SUMMER TIME!!! There is seriously not much I love more than sitting outside with a cold popsicle watching the kids run thru the sprinkler. Where I live, we are already hitting 100• and have spent countless days in the water. The only down side is how…
IT’S SUMMER TIME!!! There is seriously not much I love more than sitting outside with a cold popsicle watching the kids run thru the sprinkler. Where I live, we are already hitting 100• and have spent countless days in the water. The only down side is how many times my little ones beg for a …
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Beach Themed Toddler Memory Game Printable

Is your family headed to the beach this Summer? It’s a dream of my kids, and I know we’ll be at the lake’s beach a ton. Hopefully we can find a time to go to the ocean soon and show my kids what REAL snorkeling and beautiful fish looks like.  I created…
Is your family headed to the beach this Summer? It’s a dream of my kids, and I know we’ll be at the lake’s beach a ton. Hopefully we can find a time to go to the ocean soon and show my kids what REAL snorkeling and beautiful fish looks like.  I created this fun beach …
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HEALTHY 3 Ingredient Popsicle - Pineapple Blueberry

I am trying SO hard to make healthy choices, which can be really hard when all I want to do is join the kids with a popsicle or ice cream cone multiple times a day. That’s the only thing that sounds good when it’s 90• outside and we are out there all day…
I am trying SO hard to make healthy choices, which can be really hard when all I want to do is join the kids with a popsicle or ice cream cone multiple times a day. That’s the only thing that sounds good when it’s 90• outside and we are out there all day long. So …
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Have Mommy Play Dates + a Giveaway #KeepPlaying #Ad wp.me/p5HYZG-37L

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This last week I had a Mommy Play Date (kids came too of course!!) at the park. I was talking to a friend about it after, and she made the comment that I…
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. This last week I had a Mommy Play Date (kids came too of course!!) at the park. I was talking to a friend about it after, and she made the comment that I “sure seem …
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