What is Groupon Snap and How Does It Work: Save Money on Groceries at Any Store!

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Oh I love money saving apps like Ibotta and Checkout 51 and now Groupon is getting into the action as well! They just released a new app called Snap which can help you save money at any store where you buy groceries. How does Snap work exactly? Head over here to download the Snap App […]

Pumpkin Patches in Colorado 2014

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Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to gather the family and head to a pumpkin patch near you to search for those perfect pumpkins. Not only will it be a fun time, but the pumpkins can double as decoration until it’s time to transform them into jack-o-lanterns for Halloween. Many Pumpkin patches offer […]

Corn Mazes in Colorado 2014

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It’s time for the 2014 Colorado Corn Maze round-up! Visiting a corn maze is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy beautiful Colorado during the fall! What is a Corn Maze? What exactly is a corn maze anyway? Corn mazes are giant puzzles that are created through rows of grown corn. Paths are cut […]

5 Ways to Reward Your Child for Good Grades

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It seems to be a common challenge for many families to choose how good grades in school will be recognized at home. If you struggle with knowing how to give praise for good grades, here are five suggestions to help you meaningfully reward your kids for their excellent work. Because all children excel in different […]

3 Ideas to Make the First Day of School Extra Special

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The nerves have kicked in, and the start of a new school year is filled with anxious anticipation. There are mixed emotions about meeting new classmates and teachers while also reuniting with old ones. This is both an exciting time and a scary new adventure for kids as they enter into a new grade level. […]

School Supply Salvage: Ways to Re-use Last Year’s Materials

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As school time nears, the time is now to be preparing supplies for the school year. Last week, we took a look at ways to make the back-to-school budget stretch. One of the easiest ways to save money on supplies is to not actually have to purchase new ones but to re-use them. Although this […]

Using the Garden Veggies: Summer Squash Saute

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Guess what guys and girls?! I ventured out into having a “real” garden this year! Historically speaking, I tend to have much more of a “black thumb” than a green one so I didn’t want to tell you all before I was sure I could get at least one plant to survive the wrath of […]

5 Ways to Make Your Back-to-School Budget Stretch!

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School is just around the corner. The school supply lists have been or will soon be sent home reminding you of what your child needs to bring to school for the upcoming year. It’s likely the list looks daunting and seems pricey! If you are not careful, the back-to-school budget can easily be comparable to […]

3 Steps to Freeze Summer Berries

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If you are as much of a fan of berries as I am, I’m sure you are loving all of the delicious summer berries. Because they are in season right now, there have been and will continue to be some great deals on berries over the next few weeks that make them both delectable and […]