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8 Ways to Save Money with Bonus Tip

We could all stand to save a few bucks, right?  I know I can.  With school season in bloom and Christmas around the bend, I thought I'd share a few ways to save some money. GAS—Getting the best price on a gallon of gas isn't the only way to save big at the pump.  Make sure your ride has inflated tires, clean oil, good spark plugs, and a clean ... Continue Reading

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Back to School Shopping – Walmart Apparel Haul for Truett

Don't we all just love shopping for school clothes? *rolling eyes*  It's not so bad with boys but girls? eeeesh, I can only imagine!  Luckily I have boys who are laid back and easy to please, which makes shopping a breeze.  Truett, my handsome lil' cowpoke, has grown a great deal. He needs everything this year; underwear, socks, pants, and shirts.  ... Continue Reading

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School Supplies List Made Easy

It's only a month until the new school year begins, which means school clothes and school supplies.  This year, Walmart has created a useful tool where teachers and parents can team up to make school supplies shopping easier.  Classrooms by Walmart is sorta like a gift registry. The teachers create the lists and parents buy what's needed.  You have ... Continue Reading


Walmart Shareholder’s Meeting 2012 Recap

Just like the last two years, Walmart invited me to the Walmart Shareholders Meeting.  The misconception is that it's tons of fun because of the entertainment parts of the actual meeting but in truth, there's a lot more to it. Upon our first day of arrival, we tour layout centers to see the new and hot items for Fall and 2013.  We provide ... Continue Reading

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Luster 1 Hour Tooth Whitening System

I remember when I had white, straight teeth.  I was young.  I'm old now though and years of soda have taken its toll, not to mention crowded teeth causing some crookedness.   I was excited to try Luster's 1 hour tooth whitening system to see if my tooth color would improve. Everything you need is provided - Accelerator Mouth Rinse Super ... Continue Reading

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Celebrate Being a Mom Every Day

I actually got this kit for Mother's Day and I think it's GREAT that we celebrate that day. We all know that we Moms are totally deserving.  I got to thinking though, why does it have to be around Mother's Day only?  Why not just every day?  Have you ever noticed when you change up your makeup, try new colors, or give your hair a new do that it ... Continue Reading


Simple Skincare

I love trying new lines of skincare. I am not blessed with great skin unfortunately so I do try to find new favorites to add to my collection. The Simple Skincare line is excellent for sensitive skin. You will find NO dyes, NO artificial perfumes, NO harsh irritants but will find lots of vitamins and things your skin will ... Continue Reading


Review of Kinect Rush, a Disney Pixar Game for Xbox 360

The Kinect has been a wonderful piece of equipment in addition to our Xbox 360.  It makes for great exercise and lots of laughs!  Toy Story and Cars are just two of Truett's favorite Disney movies/characters so when we got the game, Kinect Rush, Truett's eyes lit up immediately! The game includes characters from The Incredibles, Up, Ratatouille, ... Continue Reading


Sometimes You Only Need the Apple

I've heard of parents sneaking in fruits & veges to get their kids to eat them but around here, there's no need to be sneaky.  When I received a big box of Piñata apples, Truett's eyes lit up.  He asked what I was gonna do with them and I said, "I don't know, I think I'm gonna make them into a pie or muffins or something sweet".  You know what ... Continue Reading