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How to pull off a Weekend Getaway With Friends: Cost, Prep, Food, Fun, and Function! [Stone Hill Getaway]

Back in April we had Spring Break here in Utah. We pulled off a last-minute staycation weekend getaway with 5 families and it was SO DANG FUN. I posted a video on Instagram and you guys went BONKERS over it! Many of you were dying for details. You ask, I deliver! This is a megapost that

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DISNEYLAND ON THE CHEAP: Part 3 – Inside the parks

Welcome to PART 3 (of 3) of my Disneyland on the Cheap series! As you might know, we took our kids to Disneyland for the first time in February. To give you the unbeatable inside scoop, I have created this (brace-yourself-thorough) “Disneyland On The Cheap” 3- part post series for you so I can share

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DISNEYLAND ON THE CHEAP: Part 2 – Prep, Packing, and Traveling (with kids!)

Welcome to PART 2 (of 3) of my Disneyland on the Cheap series! As you might know, we took our kids to Disneyland for the first time in February. I hadn’t been to Disneyland since I was a kid, and hardly remembered it. I was SO excited, but SO intimidated! What to pack? How much

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You don’t have to spend money to have fun, you know.

As I mentioned yesterday, there were two things that came to mind as I’ve been on on my spontaneous trip to Oregon. The first is that NOW is the time to use as much of your weekly budget as you can spare to start buying ahead for Christmas, back-to-school for next year, and even next

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5 tips for making dinnertime something your family will actually enjoy.

If your life is anything like mine, then dinnertime is…well…shall we say…CHAOTIC (though nightmarish, stressful, and tumultuous came to mind as well).  It’s a hard time of the day – everyone is hungry, tired from a long day, in a rush to quickly get things done before bedtime, and it’s often a time filled with

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