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Yard Sale Season is Upon Us!

Yes!  Spring is here and you know what that means: the start of yard sale season!  I have been looking forward to this since yard sale season was over last year.  Today started a beautiful weekend and I was actually feeling better (I am getting over a REALLY bad cold.  yuck!)  so I decided to…

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Spring Mini Bucket List!

My family will be the first to admit it: We’re dorks. We like doing things that some people might deem ‘weird’ or ‘unorthodox.’  But we’re fun.  At least, that’s what we tell ourselves.  So every season, we all make a list of things we want to go before that season is over.  I used to…

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Hungry Girl Book Signing!

As stated in my last post, the family and I decided to drive to New Jersey on Wednesday and attend the Hungry Girl book signing at the Woodbridge Wegmans.    I could write an entire post on how much I love that store and how I wish we had one near us, but that’s for another…

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Boots Botanics Ionic Clay Mask #powerofplants

After a full day of watching my two kids and a full night arranging fixtures at a department store, I am tired, to say the least.  Everyone is asleep when I get home so that’s my time to unwind and enjoy myself.  My ‘me time,’ in other words.  Some nights, I go online or read…

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On The Go with Ella’s Kitchen

We had an extremely busy Saturday, like most families.  We took a day trip to Baltimore to attend a memorial service for my husband’s grandfather.  Since we don’t get there too often, we also decided to visit my grandmom and then make a stop at our friends’ new house.  Baltimore is about 2+ hours away…

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Happy Holiday$$$

  Holidays can be fatal to your budget…but only if you let them.  As you know, I am a self-proclaimed cheapskate.  Not a day goes by that I don’t try to think of new, creative ways that my family can use to save money and/or get something for free.  Some of my ideas are unorthodox…

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