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3 Types of Hobbies

According to Wikipedia (just to flaunt my credibility from the start), a hobby is an “activity, interest, enthusiasm, or amateur pastime that is undertaken for pleasure or relaxation, typically done in one’s leisure time.”  I like how the definition implies that the activity is life-giving. Along with the definition, the site provides over 250 ideas …

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How to Save Money on Kids Sports Pictures

This summer our family had three young boys in baseball. It goes without saying, we have had an extremely busy summer. We only had two days a week where we didn’t have some type of kids sports commitment. Along with this time commitment also came a huge financial commitment. For starters, we paid the entry …

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31 Fun and Free Things You Can Do This Summer

Whenever summer rolls around, immediately those old tv commercials come to mind of the grandpa sitting on his porch, drinking Country Time lemonade as “Memories” plays in the background. It brings back a lot of memories of all the fun times we had growing up, running free and hardly a care in the world. Sharing is caring:

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SCORE4Sports: Investing In Our Children Through Sports

This week I need to pause and brag on a bunch of 3rd and 4th grade kids! For the last three years, I’ve been a part of a great basketball organization in the Omaha metro area called, Score4Sports. This past season I had the pleasure of coaching 9 awesome kids.  We focused on learning the …

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How to Keep Visiting Family From Busting Your Food Budget

If your house is like mine you have family visit and it looks like a barren, tornado-ravaged wasteland all rolled in to one. I love my family, I really do, but when they come to town it always feels like they eat us out of house and home. Instead of the normal and somewhat frugal …

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7 Reasons to Not Always Live Frugal

In October, I had the pleasure of going to watch a Washington Redskins vs. Denver Broncos game with my wife and brother! Unfortunately, the game didn’t go as we would’ve hoped. RGIII didn’t play his best game, the Denver defense and Peyton Manning proved to be too much for Washington to handle. I learned a …

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4 Ways You Can Invest in Family Night

I love spending time with my son. He’s only 16 months old, so for now, I don’t have to do too much to keep him entertained. We tickle each other, play hide and seek, chase each other, and read books when we’re too tired to run around. When he gets older, I know he’ll need …

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Ideas to Reuse Leftover Halloween Candy

**This post is brought you by the letter, “H”, and by my wife! :) She was gracious enough fill in for me today in writing this post while I work on a super secret side project. As always she has great ideas for how to save our kid’s teeth and spread out the usage of …

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4 Inexpensive Halloween Costume Ideas

If you really want to wow others at a Halloween party or win a costume contest this year, you’ll likely have to spend quite a bit of money — and perhaps even time — on a costume. But if you’re just looking for something fun to wear to a gathering or to go trick-or-treating, here are some …

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