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A Colourful First Birthday Party

We recently celebrated our son’s first birthday. Um, how has it been a YEAR already?!

It was a perfect Sunday, sunny and hot. I love late summer just before it tips into fall, and now we have an extra special reason to have a party every year around Autumn Equinox. 37 more words

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Making Holiday Magic

As Joni Mitchell sings, “It’s coming on Christmas, they’re cuttin’ down trees, they’re putting up reindeer and singing songs of joy and peace…” and some of us LOVE the holidays, whereas other wish they had a river to skate away on. 354 more words

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Saving money as New Parents

It’s no secret that having a child incurs a lot of expenses. A lot of couples who are planning to conceive worry they haven’t saved enough to be “ready” for the baby, whereas other Moms-to-be who are caught by surprise don’t have the luxury of time to build a nest egg before their little one arrives. 525 more words

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Five dollar dinner

Well here it goes. My first dinner post.


     Well, I had taken chicken out for dinner. It was preseasoned honey roasted garlic. Total price for the package that contained three boneless skinless chicken breasts was $4.37. 180 more words

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Making natural baby products

As someone who cares about saving money and the planet, making my own natural baby products just makes sense. Before I even had the time to think about it, my Mother had already done the research and wild crafted the flowers. 475 more words

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How much does it really cost to have a baby?

The answer to this question is, of course, subjective. There are basics that you will need, but every parent-to-be is going to spend a different amount, depending on their income, location, and personal preferences. 467 more words

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Meal Planning: Easy & Economical

My wife and I have been meal planning for years now, so it’s second nature to us. I smile when I read articles about how to simplify your life or save money on groceries and they mention meal planning. 421 more words

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