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Our Top 30 Baby Gift Ideas

By: , August 5th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Money, Parenting

To assist our readers in finding the perfect baby gift, we've compiled a list of our personal favorites!

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, since I’ve had so many people ask me for advice about what to buy for a new baby.  Whether you’re …

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Baby’s First Two Years – How Many Diapers Do I Need?

By: , August 3rd, 2015. Posted in: Money, Parenting

If you've ever wondered how many diapers you'll need in the first two years of your baby's life, this post is for YOU!

A few months back, I investigated disposable diaper and wipe prices at major retailers’ so that I could find out how much money new parents would spend on them.  The read more

10 Ways To Improve Family Finances: Living On One Income

By: , July 27th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Money

How we were able to take the leap from a double income family to a single income family.

Leaving my steady-income accounting career was incredibly scary to consider.  For most of my working life, I’ve been someone else’s employee.  It’s what most families know.  Before Jason lost …

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Our Milwaukee County Zoo Adventure

By: , July 17th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Parenting, Travel

The largest zoo in Wisconsin is a big win for family-friendly day trips.

I must admit, now that we have two children, leaving the house for a full day trip to the zoo can seem a tad daunting unless Jason and I are …

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Gray Areas of Parenting

By: , July 13th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Parenting

Raising a family cannot be done in black and white.

Take a good look at the black and white photo at the top of this post.  In basic terms, this is a picture of my family posing and smiling for …

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Christmas In July!

By: , June 21st, 2015. Posted in: Contests & Giveaways

Every Friday in July, we are giving away a $100 gift card to Target!

EDIT 8/1/2015: This promotion has now ended.  There will be another great contest coming soon, so keep coming back to our blog for details.

We think that there’s no better day …

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10 Things I’ll Miss About Being a Working Mom

By: , June 16th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Money, Parenting

Hey, mom! Working outside the home has benefits other than a pay check.

There are pros and cons to every possible decision.  Breastfeeding or formula?  Cloth or disposable diapers?  Stay at home or working mom?  While these …

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Big News About This Blog!

By: , June 4th, 2015. Posted in: Happiness, Money, Parenting

Change can be scary, but change is good.

When Jason and I imagined this blog at the beginning of the year, our vision was to create fun and informative content that would resonate with parents and non-parents alike. …

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Snake Oil Game Giveaway

By: , June 3rd, 2015. Posted in: Contests & Giveaways

Every week on Friday, we will draw the name one lucky winner! If you sign up now, you could win the Snake Oil game giveaway!

EDIT 8/5/2015: Thank you so much for your interest in this giveaway.  Due to circumstances out of our control, this promotion has now ended.  There will be another great contest …

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Baked Omelette Florentine (Slow Carb)

By: , May 30th, 2015. Posted in: Recipes

Slow carb breakfast doesn't have to be boring.

For those of you following along with Jason’s Flip This Diet posts, you know that he’s been following the slow carb plan from Timothy Ferriss’ book, “The 4-Hour …

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