Impromptu Overnight Getaway and We Love Weekends

I will have to admit I was ecstatic when I checked our bank account to find our tax return money. It just so happened to be a Friday that hubby had taken a vacation day for a homeschool event. We ended up skipping that event to take a quick 24 hour overnight getaway.

Impromptu Getaway

We headed through Wendy’s Drive thru and were on our way! Of course we were down the road just 10 minutes when a potty break was called which led to Beanie Boo’s! My niece first introduced us to Beanie Boos a couple of years ago but usually they are $10-$12 a piece. This Circle K Filling Station had them for $4.99 each. So we let each kid pick one out. Eldest heard Princess debating on which one to get and she narrowed it down to 2. He picked one of her choices so she could get the ones she wanted. Such a sweet big brother!

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100 Budget Friendly Summer Activities

Summer time- yah or nay? Do your children long for Summer only to become infinitely bored at every turn? If your children are anything like mine, then a long list of fun things to do is a MUST for your Summer Sanity!

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Got a small budget that needs to be stretched this Summer? Trust me I have been there for the last 5 or so Summers! I try to rack my brain for activities but once your children become stir crazy then it seems like mommy brain sets in, lol. Yes, there are tons of ideas, jars, sticks, etc. floating around pinterest but why not just have a simple checklist of fun things to do? That’s why I created this list of 100 budget friendly Summer Activities.

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Swimsuit Buying for Your Body Type

This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase from ModCloth after clicking on my links.

Okay, I can hear you groaning about the tedious task of finding a fashionable swimsuit that is reasonably priced and comfortable. I am sharing an infographic that ModCloth has put together to help you in your swimsuit search. Remember that swimsuit buying for your body type will not only make your life easier it will make you love the suit you choose!

 

It’s a pool party over at ModCloth, and you’re invited! With so many bikinis and one pieces to pick from, you’re bound to find a standout look that suits your style. And while you’re at it, check out ModCloth’s exploration of so-called “ideal” beach bodies in their new Swim-fographic! It’s an intriguing look at how arbitrarily beauty standards have changed over time. Of course, ModCloth knows that every body is a beach body — the only requirements are a beach, your bod, and a swimsuit you can’t wait to flaunt!

 

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