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Tips for Planning a Birthday Party on a Budget! #joyofmom

Tips for Planning a Birthday Party on a Budget

Tips for Planning a Birthday Party on a Budget My daughter’s best friend’s (since kindergarten) daughter paid me the ultimate compliment the other day. “Vicki,” she said in her ever so sweet (and tiny) voice with an ear-to-ear smile, “You’re so nice. I’m inviting you to my birthday party!” I …

Our Quick Tips For Relaxing This Weekend! #joyofmom

Weekend Rx: Quick Tips For Relaxation

Our Quick Tips For Relaxing This Weekend It’s Friday, which means the weekend is almost here! Through the countless loads of laundry, packed lunches, baseball games, homework help, and, for many of us, a full work week on top of it all, we’ve made it through the week. While of …

The Joy of Cleaning! #joyofmom

The Joy of Cleaning?

The Joy of Cleaning If you are like me, once you get into the rhythm of a deep home cleaning, you begin to enjoy it. And, most times, actually love it! There is something quite relaxing about washing dishes with some favorite tunes playing in the background, or vacuuming the …