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A couple of weekends ago, we struck gold at both Lowe’s and Home Depot. Both stores were passing out FREE kits they usually use at their in-store DIY workshops for kids! I would say this is a matter of serendipity, but the truth is we visit at LEAST one of these (if not both, multiple…

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A couple of weeks ago, I got inspired by this video to make some concrete pumpkin planters for our front porch. They were surprisingly easy! Supply List: 4 Small Pumpkins 120 pounds of Quickrete is just enough for 4 pumpkins (we bought two 60-pound bags from Home Depot) Plastic pumpkin trick-or-treat pails – the $1…

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This post is in no way sponsored by or affiliated with Yoplait. Opinions are my own – offered freely and without bias. Photo via Design Love Fest. Let me start by saying thank you TikTok. Yes, thank you, TikTok for hours of mindless entertainment, getting endless song bites stuck in my head (and Teddy’s head!),…

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Let’s FaceTime!

Nope! I am not talking about using your phone either. I am talking about looking at the people you live with and talking to them! Believe me, I know that it seems much easier to allow them extra screen time but make time for face to face conversation and playtime. I know there have been several…

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Shaving Cream Art

I first wrote this on my personal blog, MommieVentures, on 04/15/20. This was such a fun and cheap craft to do with your kiddos! Messy, yes, but totally worth it! All you need is a foil pan, a canvas of any size, a plastic knife, shaving cream, and food coloring. All these supplies were purchased…

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Hi all. If this note finds you sheltering in place with your kids; solidarity to you! If you are still working, thank you for doing what you do! I realize everyone can’t until ordered to do so, and that’s ok! If you are needed personal, and won’t even get to if that is put in…

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DIY Holiday Gifts

Don’t drain your wallet this holiday season by splurging on expensive gifts that no one needs.  Save money and give a gift that really comes from the heart by creating it yourself. You can find loads of DIY gift ideas on YouTube and Pinterest, or use your imagination and see what you can come up…

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It’s baaaack!!!! I’m so excited to share we’re sponsoring this for a second year – here’s all the update details for 2020. One of the biggest changes from last year? MORE prizes = more money for your kids and your schools!! Basics? Texoma Community Credit Union (TCCU) and TexomaWithKids.com are hosting and sponsoring the first…

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Know your budget  With $5,000 you can spring for a fresh coat of paint, some modern accessories, a new faucet and an updated light fixture.  With $15,000, you can also buy a new appliance and replace your countertops and cabinets. If you’re planning on spending more, you can possibly redo your entire kitchen. Choose your…

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