Frugal Father/Child Activities

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Hanging out with your child is a really important bonding time, but it can get expensive.  I have a few frugal ideas I have come up with – enjoy! Take a daytime hiking trip and pack a lunch! If there is a local hiking trail around, pack a lunch and take your child!  Hiking trails are long enough to allow you to have a good father/son conversation and short enough where you won’t get too tired too quickly.  Plus, you can stop in the middle of … [Read more...]

Getting Kids to Explore Nature

In a world of video games and movies, sometimes just getting to explore nature and relax in the great outdoors seems too good to be true. One of the best parts about summer was getting to enjoy the outdoors with my kids. Whether you like to fish, camp, go on nature hikes, or even go on walks through your neighborhood, enjoying nature is incredibly easy during the warm summer months. If you live in an area with cold winters, however, sometimes … [Read more...]

Guarantee3.com #Basketball Trainer #Giveaway ENDED

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This giveaway is hosted by LeahSay’s Views and Planet Weidknecht.  Be sure and enter all the blog giveaways found at the bottom of the post on the linky.  All of the listed bloggers have included awesome giveaways with prizes that are valued for at least $25.00. I am happy to be giving away a Guarantee3 Basketball Trainer.  Are you looking for extra basketball training?  How about some basketball training for your kids?  Check out the video … [Read more...]

Family Room To Man Cave In 10 Minutes

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Wouldn't this be the perfect man cave?  The boys and I would love this living room set up, but I don't think it would go over that great with the wife.  I already turned our office into game room with a pool table and my hunting trophies, so flipping our living room permanently probably wouldn't be a very good idea right now. Did you know that it is possible to turn your family room into a “Man Cave” in ten minutes or less?  Have you ever … [Read more...]

Ghost Prank In Brazil Elevator – Must See!

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I like to unwind and run through my Facebook thread in the evenings and sometimes come across the best youtube videos.  I found this one and my wife and I laughed and laughed while watching it.  It is a video of a prank that was played in Brazil involving a young ghost inside an elevator.  Be sure to watch it, this little girl really put the fear into the people on the elevator.  Both men and women were shown throughout this elevator prank.  It … [Read more...]

#Giveaway: MegaFanSports Pack Of 4 ENDED

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Welcome to the Sweet February Giveaway Hop Hosted by Planet Weidknecht and LeahSay's Views From February 3-15, you can enter giveaways at all the participating blogs listed below. Each blogger is offering a prize of $25 or more! . My prize is a MegaFold Family Cheer 4 Pack  This MegaFold Family Cheer 4 Pack is valued at $40.00 and also comes with free shipping.  The winner will be provided with a gift code so they may design their own … [Read more...]

The Importance of Teaching Your Sons Respect

  Being a parent is difficult. From the time we're thrust into the world of dirty diapers, late-night feedings, and pacifiers until the time our children get their first cars, go on their first dates, and leave home to go to college, parents have a huge responsibility. Not only do we have to make sure our children grow up healthy, safe, and well educated, but we also need to make sure that our children learn the importance of good manners and … [Read more...]

Tips For Cutting Everyday Expenses

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Trying to cut your expenses can be a real task.   With the way things are going these days,  it is smart to save money where you can. Here are a couple of ways you can cut down on your everyday expenses. Do you have cards with high interest rates?  Try calling the credit card company and get them to lower your rate.  They will also sometimes let you “pay off” your bill with less then is owed if you happen to have the ready cash. You can … [Read more...]

#Win $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway ENDED

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Time for an after-the-holidays giveaway!  I know we could use an extra $50 to put towards all those Christmas gifts we bought last month, what about you?  Make sure to enter to win the following giveaway.  One lucky winner will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card.  If you are new to entering giveaways, no worries.  Entering is always frees and doesn't bind you to anything, except for a chance at winning the prize of a $50 Visa Gift Card. Make sure … [Read more...]

Learning Outdoor Safety With Kids

Learning Outdoor Safety With Kids If your kids like to play outside, go camping, hike, or just generally have adventures, chances are they've gotten hurt before. Maybe they've even needed stitches or broken a bone. While getting hurt is sometimes a natural part of growing up, it's important to talk with our kids about outdoor safety. There will be a time when our kids may be outside without us and they get hurt, or a friend gets hurt. Knowing … [Read more...]