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A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

A Back to School Task You Probably Forgot

  Thank you JCPenney Optical for sponsoring this post. Visit your local JCPenney Optical to find your perfect frames! It’s that time of year again. The time where moms and dads toast to the return of a ‘normal’ schedu ...
10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

10 Non-Cash Ways to Support Your School

The other day I was having a chat with the Deacon at the church where I work. We were talking about the extensive fundraising the students do to help pay for a national leadership trip that takes place every other year. He gave an example o ...
Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Worries of a Kindergarten Mom

Life is so different when kids first head off to school. I’m not referring to the beginning of every school year but rather the beginning of school in general. You know, kindergarten. As a mom, you wonder if you taught them what they need t ...
Tech It Up in Time For School

Tech It Up in Time For School

If you’re on Facebook, you no doubt have started seeing it. The barrage of photos of children of all ages holding placards to their chests as they stand in front of their homes. “First day of xxx grade, 2016”. Or maybe you ...
Back to School With a New Style

Back to School With a New Style

My emotions are always pretty close to the surface. Scott is always prepared with tissues and my girls roll their eyes at how even the simplest of things can trigger the waterworks. Even knowing the plot and results, I still get teary-eyed ...
School Supplies Go Beyond Pens & Paper

School Supplies Go Beyond Pens & Paper

I can’t believe it. In a few weeks, I’ll have a daughter headed off to junior high school. The thought makes my stomach turn. She’s growing up. They’re both growing up. Where did the time go? Like any frugal mom, I h ...
Great Contributions from Great Clips

Great Contributions from Great Clips

I don’t know about you but when I see the back to school supplies start showing up in the Sunday paper, I’m torn on whether to be happy or sad. It is a definite sign that summer is quickly coming to a close. The kids are already ...