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What Are Essential Oils For Anyway? - What are Essential Oils For? This is the first question I usually hear while talking with a friend and the topic of essential oils comes up for the first time. When I first learned about essential oils I thought surely some plant juice is not going to solve all my needs the way I was hearing my friends talk about them like they would. I mean I hadn’t used essential oils in my life and I was totally fine, so why start now? Maybe you’ve thought the same t...

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How to Plan An Awesome Staycation for Your Family - We all need a break from our day to day routine sometimes – even when it’s not in the budget. Whether you are looking to save money or fit some R&R into your busy routine, a staycation might be a good option for you and your family. It’s basically free – you just need a solid chunk of time to spend “staycationing” and enough supplies at home to keep you well fed and entertained. Want to make your staycation as relaxing as possible? Here ar...

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One Skillet Chicken and Asparagus - I can’t wait for our annual family camping trip when I plan to make this One Skillet Chicken and Asparagus recipe. I love how easy it is to modify this recipe to use over a campfire instead of your kitchen stove. One thing I always try to think about when I am planning out our meals for camping is how many dishes will this take to make. Thankfully this one is a one skillet meal so we won’t be left with cleaning too many dishes after eating. You might also...

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5 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat Without Air Conditioning - It’s summer and it’s hot out there! Maybe you aren’t one of the lucky ones that has air conditioning and you are thinking that you are just going to have to sweat it out. Wrong! There are plenty of great ways to beat the summer heat without air conditioning. Here are a few: Make Your Own “Ice Fan” Head to the gas station and buy one of those BIG blocks of ice. Place it in a large bowl right in front of your floor fan and turn on the ...

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Ways to Avoid Foreclosure & Get Out of Debt Fast - When I was 20 years old, my husband and I bought our first house with the dream of raising our kids and creating a home that would bring years of good memories. We were so proud to become home owners and never dreamed we would one day be facing the very real possibility of having it taken back away from us because we couldn’t make the payment after dealing with a layoff that lasted several months. Both my husband and I have fought to crawl ...

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FREE Apple Summer Camp for Kids - The FREE Apple Summer Camps are back again this year! Join Apple Camp, a free three-day program for kids ages 8 to 12. They’ll broaden their creative horizons by making movies, composing musical stories, coding games and robots, and more using Apple products. Apple Camps available for summer 2017 Creating Characters and Composing Music Kids ages 8-12 will create their own stories through drawings and sounds. Campers will start their session by sketching cha...

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Nuts About Dad Father’s Day Gift + Free Printable! - This is a fun and frugal Father’s Day Gift Idea! Just grab a Mason Jar and fill it with whichever kind of nuts dad likes best. If you don’t have a mason jar, you can switch it up and use any jar you have around the house. Then decorate your jar of nuts and stick on the printable Nuts About Dad Father’s Day Gift Label and you are all set! SUPPLIES 1 Quart Mason Jar Dad’s Favorite Nuts Printable Label (included) Yarn, Ribbons, Twine for dec...

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How to Get a FREE Essential Oils Starter Kit - I am SO excited to announce that I am offering a special offer on the Essential Oil Kits that I am always recommending to everyone I know as THE best way to save money on Essential Oils! Your Premium Starter Kit Includes: Dewdrop™ Diffuser Premium Essential Oils Collection; Lavender 5-ml Peppermint Vitality™ 5-ml Lemon Vitality™ 5-ml Copaiba Vitality™ 5-ml Frankincense 5-ml Thieves® Vitality™ 5-ml Purification® 5-ml R.C.™ 5-ml DiGize™ Vitality™...

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FREE Hungry to Help Family Action Planner - Growing up Hungry I learned early on how important food, or the lack of food, really was. I grew up in a home where my single mom didn’t know much about budgeting or how to use coupons.  I know she was a very frugal woman, but keeping 4 kids fed on the amount of food assistance she received in food stamps never seemed to be enough to last. Summertime was the worst for us. During the school year my mom knew that she only needed to provide 2 meals a...

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Father’s Day Crochet Gifts for Men -   Crochet Father’s Day Mustache and Bow Tie Mug Cuffs This Crochet Father’s Day Mustache and Bow Tie Mug Cuff is the perfect project for advanced beginners who have mastered the basic stitches and crochet techniques. The finished project is intended to fit a basic coffee mug, but can be easily modified to fit any size mug. This pattern is written using U.S. Crochet Terms. This project may be made with any type of yarn and any size hook you are comfortabl...
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