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Cheap DIY Colloidal Oatmeal Bath Treatment

Colloidal oatmeal is a soothing addition to baths for the treatment of eczema, rashes, and other skin irritations. To put it simply, colloidal oatmeal is nothing more than VERY finely-ground oatmeal. So then why is it so expensive?! It doesn’t have to be if you DIY it! 🙂 Both of my little guys suffer from really bad eczema, especially in the cold, dry winter like what we’re having now. We have prescription meds to treat the problem, but whenever possible, I prefer to go the natural, homeopathic route first. We’ve…

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Recipe: Chocolate Black Bean Veggie Brownies (for picky eaters)

My almost 2-year-old has gone from a fairly good eater, to a really picky eater, and this made me start to get pretty creative. I don’t want to constantly be cramming veggies down his throat, and make him hate meal times. But I also worry that he’s not getting the nutrients his little growing body needs. The kid has a love of sweets. Put a cookie or brownie in his hand, and he devours it like a little pig. So, this got my wheels turning. How could I create a…

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Create Your Child’s Entertainment Library For FREE!

Now that the little Pumpkin is almost 2 (Gasp! It’s going too fast!) he’s really starting to get more into kid’s cartoons and TV shows. I wanted to add a little TV to the playroom and start a kid’s DVD collection, but I also really did not want to drop several hundred dollars on a new flat screen, or a few hundred more on DVD’s. So, the frugal girl inside me got creative and went to work!

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10 MORE Date Night Ideas For Parents Who Don’t Get Out Much

I got lots of good feedback on my last date night post, so I’m going to share a few more ideas with you guys from the Date Box! Enjoy! I will not tell a lie, since Baby #3 (“Peanut,” a.k.a. “Oops!”) came along, we do not get out much. Life is just ridiculous with three kids and two of them under two.

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