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Back to school means HUNGRY kids in the house at 3:30 every afternoon.  Or, since we homeschool, that means I have a hungry kid in the house all.day.long.   As G has gotten older, I have found it harder to find a balance when it comes to healthy snacking than it was when he was …

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O hai there!  Lady is just popping in to make sure you are treating your fur babies well.  Are they getting the nutrition they need without any of the bad stuff?  Have you checked?  Weruva is launching gluten, grain, and carrageenan-free cat food.   Why free of those three things? Gluten, grain and carrageenan (a thickening agent extracted …

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New Delectables SqueezeUps for Cats | A Pawtastic Treat from Hartz

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 6, 2017 · 0 comments

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Cats nationwide are going “pawtastic” over  Hartz Delectables SqueezeUp treats.   The new rich, thick puree in a lickable tube that provides cats with a fun and delicious treat in chicken and tuna flavors. “Delectables SqueezeUp treats allow cat parents to hand-feed their cats out of a tube for a fun experience for both cat and …

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Try Home Chef Today and Get $30 off your First Order (enough for 3 meals!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on February 6, 2017

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Have you tried Home Chef?  I am so glad I did!  I’ll be honest, I was sort of taught to cook one way (southern home cooking) and when I got married I knew the basic meals – spaghetti, tuna casserole, chili, tacos… And over the last decade I’ve ventured up and learned how to cook …

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Try Home Chef Today and Get $30 off your First Order (enough for 3 meals!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 29, 2017

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Have you tried Home Chef?  I am so glad I did!  I’ll be honest, I was sort of taught to cook one way (southern home cooking) and when I got married I knew the basic meals – spaghetti, tuna casserole, chili, tacos… And over the last decade I’ve ventured up and learned how to cook …

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Try Home Chef Today and Get $30 off your First Order (enough for 3 meals!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 22, 2017

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Have you tried Home Chef?  I am so glad I did!  I’ll be honest, I was sort of taught to cook one way (southern home cooking) and when I got married I knew the basic meals – spaghetti, tuna casserole, chili, tacos… And over the last decade I’ve ventured up and learned how to cook …

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Try Home Chef Today and Get $30 off your First Order (enough for 3 meals!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on January 15, 2017

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Have you tried Home Chef?  I am so glad I did!  I’ll be honest, I was sort of taught to cook one way (southern home cooking) and when I got married I knew the basic meals – spaghetti, tuna casserole, chili, tacos… And over the last decade I’ve ventured up and learned how to cook …

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Friskies Pull ‘n Play Cat Treat Play Pack for the #MostPlayfulCat!

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 6, 2016 · 1 comment

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  I have always felt that keeping my cats indoors was best for them.  We live too close to the road for it to be safe for them to be outside the house.  But if you’re going to keep cats indoors you have to provide enrichment to keep them engaged for their health.  They need exercise and …

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British Soccer Camps – Our Summer 2016 Experience

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 28, 2016 · 0 comments

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Bug’s first sport love was soccer.  He’s all about karate now, he tried to do both for a while but he reached a point where he had to make a choice of one or the other.  Karate won but even though he doesn’t play soccer year round, he still takes a week each summer …

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Summer Fun with Air Rockets from Estes Rockets

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 3, 2016 · 0 comments

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Looking for something fun to entertain the kids this summer that’s not electronic and gets them outside? Model rockets have been both entertaining and educating kids for decades, and that hasn’t changed much in recent years. Today an estimated 9.6 million model rockets are launched every year by 2 million enthusiasts of all ages – roughly …

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Mixbook Customizable Photo Books

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

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Mixbook Customizable Photo Book Review! My Photobook from Mixbook is STILL one of my most favorite photobooks! It’s a theme called “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” and I knew EXACTLY what I was going to make a book of!   Our Day Out With Thomas from 2011. From the website: Mixbookphoto books are 100% customizable, allowing users to begin with either a blank book or …

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Is Disney’s The Jungle Book too scary for young children?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 15, 2016 · 0 comments

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Is THE JUNGLE BOOK too scary for young children?? Before I answer my title question I just want to say that Disney’s live-action film THE JUNGLE BOOK is phenomenal. I highly recommend it. See it in 3-D if you can. I wish that we had. Okay so back to my question, is The Jungle Book too scary …

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Why a Halftee is Exactly what you need in your Wardrobe

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 2, 2016 · 0 comments

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  Looking to add to your wardrobe for the spring and summer?  Let me tell you about Halftee and you’ll see that it’s exactly what you need! From the Halftee site: Do you love the layered look, but hate the bulk and the heat that all of those layers create? We do too! That’s why we invented the …

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Magformers 26 pc Neon Set Review & 30% Coupon Code

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on April 3, 2016 · 0 comments

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We are builders around here.  I don’t know if that just comes with having a boy in general or if Bug is just really drawn to it.  But he has been building since he could put rubber baby blocks in his hands and stack them on top of each other.  We have had (and still …

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VeggieTales in the House now on DVD | 8 Episodes for $9.99

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on March 29, 2016 · 0 comments

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VeggieTales are in the house for Spring Break!  Grab the all new VeggieTales in the House: Puppies & Guppies DVD anywhere VeggieTales DVDs are sold! It retails for $14.99 on the VeggieTales site but Family Christian has it for just $9.99! Join Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and all their veggie friends in this super-sized collection of …

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Know any quilters?  My step-mother is one and she is quite good at it.  She has won several awards at quilt shows across the country.  But she doesn’t just quilt for show.  She makes Quilts of Valor that are given to disabled veterans, and Storybook Quilts that are given to children in the cancer ward …

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KidsEmail.org: A Safe, Secure Email Accounts for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 17, 2015 · 0 comments

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  Today’s technology-centric world is enough to make a parent a basket-case.  Bug just turned 7 and he knows less about the workings of the internet than most kids his age – thank goodness!   It’s one of the benefits of homeschooling , that I don’t have to worry about what’s he’s learning from the kids at …

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Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author Mary Hunt has written a book called Live Your Life for 1/2 the Price and it’s available from Family Christian Stores (in-store or online!) From the website: You work hard for your money. You know you should save some, but it seems like every month something comes up that sets back your best laid …

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Halloween will be Full of Marvel’s Avengers | Get the Perfect Thor Costume

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on October 12, 2015 · 0 comments

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Super heroes are always a popular choice for Halloween costumes.  Especially if you have boys.  This holds true in our household.  Bug has been one for the past two years.  First Batman, then Captain America and this year, Thor.  Hey, DC…Marvel…we don’t discriminate around here when it comes to cape and/or masked crusaders. My biggest complaint …

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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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