July

What to Read is This Summer from Thriftbooks

What to Read This Summer   Books are one of my biggest weaknesses and I absolutely love to read.  I’ve always got a book in my hand during my downtime and each summer I always have a “theme” if you will.  This year’s theme was to get rid of extra clutter around our house and […]

Beauty Brands Shawnee Mission Kansasa

Pampering at Beauty Brands * I received a complimentary Blow Out Service in exchange for this write up. However, all pictures and opinions are 100% my own.  Moms are busy people and more often than not we take care of others before we take care of ourselves.  Yes, I am guilty of that very same […]

CleanMist

CleanMist Bathroom Tissue Spray *I received CleanMist Bathroom Tissue Spray free of charge to facilitate this review. However, all opinions are 100% my own.  Being a mom is something that is a tough job no matter what their age is.  But when you have little kids at home you have your hands full from the […]

What's on sale in July?

What’s on sale in July?     July is a busy month because it is National Ice Cream month, summer is in full swing and let’s not forget the 4th of July Holiday.  Those are just a few of the great items that will be on sale this month.  You want to stock up on […]

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Oriental Salad Recipe

Oriental Salad Recipe When we go out to eat Applebee’s is one of our favorite places to go.  But if the truth be told we only go out to eat maybe once a week because we have found it is much cheaper to dine at home.  So in an effort to make more flavorful meals […]

Peach Ice Cream Day

Peach Ice Cream Day   Peach Ice Cream Day is celebrated each year on July 17th!  Peaches are one of my favorite fruits and peach ice cream is absolutely amazing! It is time to make up a batch to help beat the summer heat at the SMSL household for sure!! If I don’t have time […]

Corn Fritter Day

Corn Fritter Day Corn Fritter Day is celebrated each year on July 16th!! Making homemade Corn Fritters is as easy as 1-2-3!   I prefer to bake mine so that they are a little healthier for us but you can fry them if you wish.  Some of the things you can dip corn fritters in […]

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Travel

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Fun For Kids in Kansas City Having lots of nieces and nephews I hear the famous "I'm bored" words a lot when they … [Read More...]

Travel Money Tips

Travel Money Tips Want to know the best way to use your money while travelling? This is important not just for saving … [Read More...]

Boots-HCR

  Relax Rejuvenate and Reach New Heights at HCR   We all know that I loved my time at the Horseshoe … [Read More...]

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Movies and Entertainment

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August

Ways to Save On Car Payments

Ways to Save On Car Payments We all know that I am frugal and some would even say a "cheapskate".  But I am … [Read More...]

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Teen Driver Means Teen Insurance     Having a teen driver in the house means that we now have to have … [Read More...]

How to save on Vehicle Repairs

How to Save on Vehicle Repairs   Vehicle Repairs are a necessity if you are a vehicle owner but not all of them … [Read More...]

Cut Down on Gas Usage

Cut Down on Gas Usage   Driving is something that for most of us is a necessary evil, but with a little effort we … [Read More...]

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Back to School

Teachers Survival Guide

Teachers Survival Guide   Are you looking for a unique gift for your child’s teacher this year? I’ve come up with something known as a Teacher’s Survival Kit. This is actually perfect for a back to school gift or even a Christmas gift for any teacher. I’ve chosen my gifts for the teacher based on […]

Fall Bake Sale Tips

Fall Bake Sale Tips   7 Fall Bake Sale Tips Hosting a bake sale requires a team effort. Assigning tasks to individuals – someone in charge of decorations, someone in charge of setup, someone in charge of cleanup, etc – can help keep things running smoothly. Decorate. Adding brightly colored napkins, colored cling wrap, and […]

Boogie Wipes Recap Quarter 3 2014

Boogie Wipes Recap Quarter 3 2014   This quarter has been full of Boogie Wipes love and with Back To School time at the beginning of the quarter I of course spread the Boogie Wipes love.  The day my box arrived was 7/25/14 and it was full of goodies!! I of course had to share […]

Dust-Off Screen Cleaning Kits

Dust-Off Screen Cleaning Kits Dust-Off Screen Cleaning Kits    Dust-Off has been around for years and they are one of the most reliable companies when it comes to keeping electronics clean.  But I had never tried their Screen Cleaning Kits so when I had the chance I jumped at the chance.  We all know that […]

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