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Make Dinnertime Easier with eMeals #Review

Posted September 28, 2013 By dealinanddishin

TweetI received a year of dinner plans($58 value) from in exchange for my trying and sharing my own thoughts about . Post also contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own as always. This year I swore to be more organized, because with both kids in school I figured I would have the time to […]

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Recycling Project: Train Table into a Lego Table

Posted July 14, 2013 By dealinanddishin

TweetPost contains Affiliate Links. All opinions are mine, and no other compensation was provided. Disclosure. We have had this train table since my son was 4 (he’s almost 10 now), and it has becoming a table to play on with everything but the trains. His sister plays with it more than him, but it’s in […]

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Dressing up and Freezing Pancakes

Posted June 6, 2013 By dealinanddishin

TweetI love breakfast for dinner! I enjoy all breakfast foods, but when it’s Pancake Night it can be tough. The Girl wants blueberry, The Boy wants chocolate chip, and The Hubs and I normally eat regular. Then there is the bacon and scrambled eggs. It’s like I’m running a diner with customers demanding their food. […]

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Time to Organize All the Barbie Stuff

Posted May 28, 2013 By dealinanddishin

TweetThe Girl inherited my old Barbies and all the accessories and various stuff! It’s everywhere, and she can’t find anything. I wish I had “before” pics, but I didn’t think of that until I was halfway done. Time to Organize All the Barbie Stuff (and other dolls) I got this three drawer cart pretty soon […]

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Vacation Planning Tips

Posted May 21, 2013 By dealinanddishin

Tweet(Contains Affiliate Link Disclosure) So it’s that time of year again, and I am attempting to plan our family vacation. This has been the toughest year so far, because of my lack of time to do it. I am still using the same vacation organization tips I wrote about before but a few new things. So […]

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Packing and storing solution-Packaways *Review

Posted September 12, 2012 By dealinanddishin

TweetAs a member at Tomoson I got the chance to try out Packaways and review  a couple of the boxes they offer. I received two boxes (16 gallon and 21 gallon sizes) in exchange for honest opinions of the product. Here are my views and thoughts. I am a container junky! One day I’ll share […]

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Vacation Organization Tips

Posted June 17, 2012 By dealinanddishin

TweetVacations are fun, but also can be stressful. A lot of times you are going somewhere new, where you don’t know the traffic, stores, etc. Thank goodness we have the internet to help with this and a variety of travel sites like AAA. Here are some tips I use to organize our family vacations. Vacation […]

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Freezer meals with chicken

Posted January 4, 2012 By dealinanddishin

TweetWith busy schedules making meals can be tough and eating out too much can be bad for the wallet and waistline so I’m a fan of big batch cooking. So far it works best with chicken and vegetable soup. I love chicken because of the variety of things you can do, fairly inexpensive, and low calorie […]

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Getting Organized – Bills

Posted January 1, 2012 By dealinanddishin

TweetSo the New Year is here and thoughts turn to resolutions. I’m not a huge believer in making resolutions, because to me like diets you have a hard time keeping them. I believe in Lifestyle Changes. I’ve been falling back into bad eating habits with Christmas and life stresses, but am hoping to get back to […]

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