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Inspire Me Monday #143

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life The last week was a normal week around here. We sorked on getting back to our normal routines after vacation. That meant working on school and everyone back to work for the Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #142

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Well, the last week was so very fun and so exhausting.  We were able to enjoy a great family vacation on Sunday – Wednesday in the upper peninsula of Michigan and the Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #141

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life We are on our vacation for the summer. We didn’t plan on being able to get any time away, but Jake was able to get some vacation time last minute, and everything Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #140

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life The last week has been a pretty normal week. The kids I babysit were only here 1 day during the week, so things were a little quieter around here. I have had Continue Reading…

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All Natural Sports Drink and GIVEAWAY

If you have been a follower of this blog or know me personally, you then know I am a parent to some VERY active kids. Our kids get a short time for screen time in the afternoon, but that is it. The rest of the day they are off running and playing. They come in at the end of the day exhausted and dirty just like kids should! As of now, our kids drink lots of water and that is it. Really due to the preservatives, dyes, and junk in most sports drinks. We have been frequently looking for a pick Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #139

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life The last few weeks have been busy as always but not too bad. Well that is if you don’t count a tree landing on your new van and causing thousands on dollars Continue Reading…

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Back To School Savings Made Easy

If you’re a money saving person at all chances are you have heard of and probably used Groupon. I have used it many times in the past for saving money on local places, magazine subscriptions, events, products. You name it I have probably used Groupon for it. When I have used it in the past, I have saved myself quite a bit of money using their deals. Did you know they offer 70,000 deals from over 9,000 retailers? Disclaimer: I  was compensated for this review. All opinions are the honest opinions of my children or myself. We were not required Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #138

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media. NOTE: There will be no Inpsire Me Monday linky party the next 2 weeks off. We do this every year, so we can enjoy a couple weeks in the summer with our families. We will be back Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #137

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life Last week was busy. We spend 1 full day picking 56 quarts of strawberries from a local u-pick farm. After we got back home we worked on making our yearly batch of Continue Reading…

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Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam ~ With 1/2 The Sugar

Every year we make a bunch of strawberry freezer jam to fill our big freezer to last us until next strawberry season. We have now realized the kids will no longer eat store bought jam anymore. I can’t blame them since homemade jam tastes SOOO much better. Plus it doesn’t have any preservatives, dyes, and is all organic!! The first couple of years we made normal freezer jam, following all the regular freezer strawberry jam recipes are made. Last year was the first year we decided to only add 1/2 the amount of sugar to the recipe. The original recipe calls Continue Reading…

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Inspire Me Monday #136

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday Linky Party!! I’m glad you stopped over, please link up your posts, and stop over to check out some of the other great posts linked up too. Make sure to include the #InspireMeLink hashtag when sharing your posts on social media throughout the week. I will be watching the hashtag and re-sharing the posts on my social media.   Lately In Our Life The past week was pretty average around here. The kids spent plenty of time in the pool since it was in the 90’s-100’s with the heat index every single day. I am Continue Reading…

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Fun and Cheap Summer Activities To Keep Kids Busy

During the summer our homeschool schedule looks different from the regular school year. We don’t do all of our studies, but we do some of them. We also add in a bunch of fun activities on most days of the week to keep things fun and learn in a more “unconventional” way. Here is a look at some of the fun summer activities we will be doing this summer. What Our Summer Schedule Will Look Like I usually do certain activities on certain days during the summer. For example “What’s Cooking Wednesday” we would make something together. With me watching Continue Reading…