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Five Dollars, Five Ways: Dollar Store Activities for Kids — Winter White (and Cold) Sensory Fun {Series}

We never really know if we will get much snow in Nashville, but with these dollar store activities, your child can still explore “snow” and other wintry things. You will need shaving cream and hair conditioner (make sure it’s white!). Both can be found in the health and beauty section of the dollar store. You […]

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LearningRx Builds the Smart Mom’s Toy Box {Sponsored Post & Giveaway)

{NMB has partnered with LearningRx for this sponsored post. As mamas ourselves, we know how important it is to give your children the tools to learn and improve their cognitive skills. We’re excited to offer this information on fun learning games, the book giveaway, and the discount code for cognitive skills assessments because we believe in […]

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Five Dollars, Five Ways: Dollar Store Activities for Kids — Imagination and Exploration {Series}

It’s starting to get cold and rainy. The kids can’t go outside as much, and they have some days off school coming soon. Besides being frugal, the simple activities in this Five Dollars, Five Ways will foster creativity, promote imaginative exploration, practice fine motor skills, and nurture independent play while working on skills such as sorting and […]

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Five Dollars, Five Ways: Dollar Store Activities for Kids – Rainbow Rice {Series}

Five Dollars, Five Ways is a series that explores a variety of activities for your kiddos based on a trip to the dollar store with a five dollar budget. We show you  how to maximize a few bucks for hours of fun and entertainment!   I love colors—especially when they are all together in a rainbow! Dyeing rice […]

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Fashionable Kids—on a Budget

I know I wish that my kids could always be perfectly dressed and rival Quinoa—the best-dressed (imaginary) kid in all of the land, but its just not always realistic. This is true for me because (a) I don’t have that kind of cash to blow on my two (soon to be three) kids wardrobes and (b) because they […]

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Five Dollars, Five Ways: Dollar Store Activities for Kids – Rainbow Craft Sticks {Series}

Five Dollars, Five Ways is a series that explores a variety of activities for your kiddos based on a trip to the dollar store with a five dollar budget. We show you  how to maximize a few bucks for hours of fun and entertainment!   When I saw these rainbow craft sticks at my local dollar store, […]

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Money Saving Monday: Saving on More than Groceries {Series}

According to Fortune3, an e-commerce blog, approximately 73% of all Americans do at least half of their shopping online. A whopping 66% prefer online shopping to in-store shopping. While I totally and completely advocate shopping local Mom & Pop shops (Nashville is home to tons!), I do tend to fall in with the 66% who […]

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Money Saving Monday: Store Rewards Cards—App Style!

Store rewards programs are great, but the plastic cards that attach to your keychains are not. The days of walking around with a key ring full of plastic cards with peeling edges appears to ending, however, as more and more companies are developing apps instead. More often than not, you can download a store app […]

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