Easter Eggs: What's in yours

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I don't want to just fill a bunch of eggs with candy and let the kids have at it. Sure, I do some candy treats, but we're big into the hunting of the eggs in this family and I try to think "outside the box" for fillers. Since Easter's just around the corner, I thought I'd share a few of my suggestions to fill plastic eggs that are not candy! Here are This Mama's suggestions to put into eggs: 1. Stickers 2. Tatoos 3. Bouncy Balls 4. Bandaids (what kid doesn't love character bandaids?) 5. Mini ...

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Ask a Daughter and Wife: What Makes a good Dad?

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On this day we celebrate the men in our lives for being Fathers. When we think about the importance a Father has in a child's life it is immeasurable. I think one of my favorite memories of my husband was when he was on the phone with one of his friends and he has said, "being a Dad is the best thing I have ever done." The fact that my husband was on the phone in the first place was a miracle and the fact that he was explaining how much his kids meant to him was priceless. We often talk about ...

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Indoor Kids' Activities for Surviving Winter

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The theme this week for Money Saving Monday at Inexpensively is Surviving Winter. If you are on the East coast you have probably had your fill of snow! Virginia has had the most snow in recorded history this year- and there is more winter to come.  So how do you survive winter? With two energized boys I am always looking for great ideas to keep them entertained. Our mom's group came up with some fabulous and frugal ideas this week! Let your kids take a bath in the middle of the day! Put ...

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