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25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2016 (Your Holiday TV Favs!)

25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2016 (Your Holiday TV Favs!)

It’s back! The 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2016 is here and believe it or not, the countdown to the 25 Days of Christmas schedule has already begun!!! 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2016 Plus, you can earn points for Disney Movie Rewards. Click here to find out how you can earn your bonus points. I thought we were early by …

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DIY Mason Jar Gifts {TV}

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This is the time of year when everyone is giving gifts. But what happens when you have SO many people you want to express gratitude to without adequate funds to do so? Give DIY Mason Jar gifts! Stick with me here… I’m sharing my best  tips on Talk of the Town today when it comes to giving gifts to everyone …

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How to Feed Hungry Holiday Guests on a Budget {Caramelized Onion Bacon Tart Recipe}

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You know you’re going to have guests visiting over the holidays – and they’re going to need to eat – but you want to be able to spend time visiting with friends and family, not in the kitchen the entire time. Plus, who wants to spend the time or money replicating the main holiday meal? The key to feeding hungry …

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Throw the Perfect Football Party: Party On Mom Walmart Giveaway

Walmart Party on Mom Prize Pack Giveaway

Have you ever thought about how to throw the perfect football party? Want to have people over, but stop short of sending out invitations because you don’t know how to prep for such an event? Have no fear: I’m here to help you pull off the perfect “HomeGate” before the big game! I love football. It’s hard to find anyone …

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7 Ways to Save over $100 a Month

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I’m sharing 7 ways to save over $100 a month on Talk of the Town, but in case any of you miss it live on TV, I wanted to share these tips with you in detail here. The truth is, these money-saving tips will likely save you OVER $100 a month and can be used by anyone anywhere, not just …

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My 4 Favorite Frugal Fall Tips {TV}

4 favorite frugal fall tips

September is a great time to re-establish routines and reconsider where you’re spending your money – think of it as a “New Year” without the pressure! With summer ending and the holidays still a few months away, it affords you the perfect time to get your (financial) house in order and re-implement those frugal practices you may have forgotten over …

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Summer Grilling Recipe: Grilled Citrus Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple Cucumber Salsa

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Are you looking for the perfect summer grilling recipe to take advantage of all the beautiful summer produce in stores right now? You’re in luck because I’m sharing the specifics of my Grilled Citrus Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple Cucumber Salsa recipe I presented live on Talk of the Town. But some of you may be wondering why I’m creating a …

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How to Eliminate Entitlement and Cultivate Compassion in Your Kids & Teens

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Compassionate kids don’t happen automatically. On Talk of the Town, I discussed how to effectively model compassion within the walls of our homes so we can launch our kids into adulthood without a sense of entitlement and with a heart to help others: * Help your kids uncover their talents and passions – ask younger kids to draw what they …

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#DadDo Giveaway

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Disclosure: I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but it fit so perfectly with our family and our values, not only did I know I needed to participate, but I knew you all would agree and benefit as well. All opinions below are my own. Have you heard of a Dad-Do? Pantene’s Dad-Do Strong is Beautiful campaign is …

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How to Make a Summer Budget

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Summer is finally here! And while the last thing you may want to think about is creating a budget, that’s exactly what I’m going to show you how to do today. After all, without a plan, none of our summer fun could be possible. So here are my essentials for How to Make a Summer Budget * Discover Your Monthly …

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