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38 Useful Camping Hacks and Tips

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To be honest with you, I’m not camping’s biggest fan. But as it is a cheap way to get away with all the kids so hubby and I have resolved to ‘get more into camping’. If you are struggling to get yourself over the line to catch the camping bug, do what I did – inspire yourself with camping hacks! You’ll be off camping just to try out some of these ingenious hacks, and before you know it you’ll be having a great time! 1. Corn chips (I tried with Doritos) make a great substitute for fire starters or kindling when...

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These Creative Mom Inventions Will Change Your Life

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When it comes to creativity, moms have no shortage of inspiration. From unique wall art and heirloom keepsakes to pretty pet accessories, these women are making home, travel and life in general more beautiful. Batik Artwork: Art 4 All Earning her bachelors in fine art and a masters in art education, Abby Paffrath's love for art is evident. Drawing from the nature and wildlife around her home in Jackson Hole, Paffrath uses her skills in the art of Batik to create truly unique prints and products for her company, Art 4 All. The mom of two produces beanies, hats as...

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The 1 Thing I Tried as a Mom During Daylight Saving Time That Failed Miserably

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While I realize that daylight saving time (DST) might have been necessary once upon a time, whoever invented it clearly didn't have to deal with keeping a baby or toddler on a sleep schedule. Just when I get my son all acclimated to a strict bed time, the clocks decide to shake everything up. Sure, eventually they get the hang of things, but let's be real, it's not without a trip on the struggle bus first. It doesn't matter whether we're springing forward or falling back, my toddler will find a way to subsist on the tiniest amount of sleep...

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You probably know by now that we’re joining in with #SecondHandSeptember this month

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Last week I mentioned in our mini charity shop haul that we’d found a bargain 99p t-shirt and today, I’ve enlisted the help of Miss Frugal who’s volunteered to show us all the different ways you can style the t-shirt so it’s perfect for all occasions. The t-shirt she’s using today is a H&M oversized black t-shirt which is the perfect length as it’s just long enough to pass as a dress as well as be worn as a t-shirt.  The best thing about it for me is that it cost just 99p from the sale rack in the Age...

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You probably know by now that we’re joining in with #SecondHandSeptember this month

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Last week I mentioned in our mini charity shop haul that we’d found a bargain 99p t-shirt and today, I’ve enlisted the help of Miss Frugal who’s volunteered to show us all the different ways you can style the t-shirt so it’s perfect for all occasions. The t-shirt she’s using today is a H&M oversized black t-shirt which is the perfect length as it’s just long enough to pass as a dress as well as be worn as a t-shirt.  The best thing about it for me is that it cost just 99p from the sale rack in the Age...

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