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The Top Christmas Gifts in Our House

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 7, 2018 · 0 comments

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Well, there were a few gifts this year that were a HUGE hit.  Some of them were expected.  Some were surprising.  Here are the top gifts from this Christmas: This was no surprise – he only mentioned he really wanted this for Christmas twice a day for 82 days leading to Christmas. It’s the LEGO Ninjago Destiny’s Bounty …

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Happy New Year 2018! Thanks for being a reader!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 1, 2018 · 0 comments

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Happy New Year! Happy  New Year to my wonderful blog readers!  I hope you had fun last night – whether your idea of fun was staying up all night or going to be early, I hope you got to celebrate how you wanted. Thank you for being a reader of this blog.  Without you, I would have …

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Merry Christmas! Count Your Blessings and Hug Your Loved Ones!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 25, 2017 · 0 comments

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Merry Christmas!  Remember to Count your Blessings today! If you are reading this on a phone, tablet or computer you are more fortunate than most!  Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas and a blessed new year! See you tomorrow with after Christmas deals!

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How Does a Blogger Make Money? A List of Revenue Sources for Bloggers

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 14, 2017 · 0 comments

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It took me a while to accept the fact that blogging is my job.  It quit being a hobby/side gig/way to make extra cash a long time ago.  It became my job when I quit my full time job years ago. But I know that there are a lot of people that don’t think of blogging as a …

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Happy Easter to All! He is Risen, He is Risen Indeed!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 16, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy Easter! Living He loved me Dying He saved me Buried, He carried my sins far away Rising He justified, freely forever And one day He’s coming Oh, glorious day! O Glorious Day – Casting Crowns I hope everyone has a blessed Easter!

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What a Budget Buster!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 11, 2017 · 0 comments

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You guys… this van has been PAID OFF for a grand total of 85 days.  It’s been my van for over 4 years but it was PAID FOR back in January.  I was so excited to not have a car payment anymore. Then THIS happened tonight! This has to be the biggest budget buster!  I’m so bummed!  

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Happy New Year! What are your goals for 2017?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 1, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy New Year! Happy  New Year to my wonderful blog readers!  I hope you had fun last night – whether your idea of fun was staying up all night or going to be early, I hope you got to celebrate how you wanted. Last year on this day, I offered a piece of advice… 2016 will be …

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Merry Christmas! Count Your Blessings and Hug Your Loved Ones!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 25, 2016 · 0 comments

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Merry Christmas!  Remember to Count your Blessings today! If you are reading this on a phone, tablet or computer you are more fortunate than most!  Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas and a blessed new year! See you tomorrow with after Christmas deals!

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Never Forget

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 11, 2016

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9/11/16 – Never Forget It’s the “where were you” question of my generation.  When my mom was alive, she could tell me where she was when Challenger exploded and Kennedy got shot.  When my son gets  older and starts asking questions, I’ll be able to tell him where I was when America was attacked on our …

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Honesty is the best Policy

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 22, 2016 · 0 comments

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Hey, guys. I just wanted to let you know that I’m taking a brief hiatus. And it’s not even a full hiatus. I’ll still be posting a few things here and there and check in on the current giveaways. Regular posts like Free Weekend Activities and the Sunday Giveaway Linky will go up as normal. …

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Happy Birthday, Hubs!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 25, 2016 · 0 comments

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Today is Hubs’ birthday!  :))) I won’t announce how old he is, but I will say that he is older than I am! I love you, Hubs! Check out what all you can get for FREE on YOUR birthday by checking out all the BIRTHDAY FREEbies you can sign up for!

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It’s Our Anniversary Today!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 18, 2016 · 0 comments

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It’s our anniversary today!  We are celebrating as a family in Gatlinburg, TN.   We’re having a blast!   It’s hard to believe though, that Hubs and I have now spent nearly half our lives together.  It’s crazy!  It seems like yesterday we were saying “I do” and starting on this crazy roller coaster they …

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With teens spending more and more time on their mobile phones, every parent should know about the new trends in mobile apps that pose serious dangers and many times go under the radar. Although many already have rules in place about Internet and mobile safety, TeenSafe, the first and most popular parental smartphone monitoring and management …

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Happy New Year! What are your goals for 2016?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 1, 2016 · 0 comments

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Happy New Year! Happy  New Year to my wonderful blog readers!  I hope you had fun last night – whether your idea of fun was staying up all night or going to be early, I hope you got to celebrate how you wanted. Last year on this day, I offered a piece of advice… 2015 will be what …

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Teaching Children to Memorize Scripture | Even a Toddler Can Start Learning

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 30, 2015 · 0 comments

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You have no idea how long this post has been in the making.  It’s been a really long time.   And when I planned it, I had no idea I would be starting a homeschool blog years down the road.  So this is part one of a two part post.   The second part of …

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Operation Christmas Child: Our 2015 Shoe Boxes went to…..

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 27, 2015 · 1 comment

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On Christmas morning after all the presents had been unwrapped, opened, and assembled, I collapsed on the couch (we had been up since 5:30am!) and I checked my email on my phone.   I’m glad I did because I had three emails that were the best Christmas present!  They were email updates about where our 11 Operation Christmas …

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Merry Christmas!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 25, 2015 · 0 comments

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Merry Christmas!  Remember to Count your Blessings today! If you are reading this on a phone, tablet or computer you are more blessed than most!  Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas! See you tomorrow with after Christmas deals!

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The Reason for the Season | The Christmas Story Read by a 7 year old

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 25, 2015 · 0 comments

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In case you needed a reminder of what today is all about. Here is a portion of Bug reading the Christmas story to the family on Christmas Eve. Enjoy! Merry Christmas!

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Sometimes I Just Have to Take Care of Me

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 13, 2015 · 0 comments

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That picture is of me and Bug today.  We love going to the local Chinese buffet after church for lunch and selfies. So, I know the posts on the blog have been lacking this weekend.  I know everyone is trying to get their Christmas presents bought for the best price and their Christmas groceries bought with …

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This summer, we started something that was very important to me to start – morning devotions over breakfast.  This was met with a little resistance as Bug was used to morning cartoons over breakfast.  And, truthfully, it takes a little more effort from me because it means I have be up (awake, coherent, dressed and caffeinated) …

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