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Baseball Team Gifts Your Little Slugger Will Love

Put together these easy sports team gifts for your little slugger’s baseball team for the end of the season party. Filled with baseball items and a treat from our sponsor Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® they are sure to be a hit with the team. For the first time ever, I am a baseball mom.  Back in January… 

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Family Recipes

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25 Cheap and Easy Meals under $10

Meal planning is hard and doing it on a budget can be even more challenging, so here are 25 Cheap and Easy Meals under $10 to help! I hope I’m not the only one, but I have had a little trouble staying in budget with our grocery money sometimes. I have tried several different ways… 

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Discover how to make a dirt cake that is both yummy and elegant! This chocolate dirt cake is served in an elegant footed serving dish and topped with bright spring flowers for a centerpiece that is both gorgeous and delicious!

How to Make a Dirt Cake Centerpiece

Dirt cake isn’t just for kids! Learn how to make a dirt cake centerpiece that’s both gorgeous on the table and delicious to eat using. This dirt cake looks stunning in our sponsor Luigi Bormioli’s footed serving bowl topped with colorful spring flowers. I made my first dirt cake for my son’s first birthday.  I couldn’t believe… 

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Easy Summer Peach Cake

Easy Summer Peach Cake is made easy with a box cake and gelatin, topped with a cream cheese frosting.  Serve with a side of homemade peach ice cream for the perfect summer dessert for barbecue season! Hello again from Budget Girl! Now that March is nearly over, it’s warming up a lot here in Georgia. I’ve opened… 

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20 Fun Cakes to Make

Have a special occasion or just feel like baking? Why not try one of these 20 fun cakes to make. They are sure to be a hit! These cakes are tasty and delicious, and are sure to be fun cakes to bake. We have included cakes from your child’s favorite Disney movie, cakes that have surprises… 

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Family Life

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How A Sleep Number Bed Saved My Marriage

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sleep Number. All opinions are 100% mine. When my husband and I got engaged we were both sleeping in twin beds. In fact, I was still sleeping in the twin daybed I’d had pretty much my entire life.  We quickly realized that once we… 

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Avoid “Hanger” with a Fitness and Food Planner

The best way to prevent “hanger?” Plan ahead! Plan meals, track water intake, and schedule workouts with our free fitness and food planner. Thanks to Silk for sponsoring this post. Benjamin Franklin wrote that “if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” I have found that to be so true in all areas of my… 

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Easy Crafts

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Baseball Team Gifts Your Little Slugger Will Love

Put together these easy sports team gifts for your little slugger's baseball team for the end of the season party. Filled with baseball items and a treat from our sponsor Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® they are sure to be a hit with the … [Read More...]

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How to Make a Humming Bird Feeder

Get your kids excited about nature with this easy to make humming bird feeder! All you need is an empty milk carton, sugar, water and some twine to create a fun bird feeder.  Join our sponsor, Tree Top, in encouraging kids to learn about gardening … [Read More...]

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Duck Tape Pool Noodle Wreath

This post brought to you by Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Turn a pool noodle in to a festive spring wreath with Duck Tape! I love to have a nice wreath hanging on our front very tall front door.  I like to swtich them out by the … [Read More...]

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How to Make Clay Necklaces for Essential Oils

Diffuse your favorite essential oil wherever you go with clay necklaces. We tried two different types of clay and found the perfect one to make your essential oil clay necklaces. I have been using essential oils for about 3 years now. I mostly … [Read More...]

Family Travel

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How to Plan a Family Road Trip to Utah’s National Parks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias Plan a family road trip to Utah’s national parks – all 5 of them in about 5 days!  From camping to hiking, if you love the outdoors this is a family road trip your family will never… 

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Travel Organization Tips for Families

This post brought to you by TownePlace Suites by Marriott®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Growing Up Gabel. Spend more time having fun while on vacation, and less time trying to find what you need, with these travel organization tips for families. When I was in my early twenties I had… 

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Family Friendly Technology

Looking for some new and fun date night activities? Get out from behind the screen and spend some quality time with your spouse with these 12 fun ideas - one for each month - for a date night free from technology.

12 Tech Free Date Night Activities

Looking for some new and fun date night activities? Get out from behind the screen and spend some quality time with your spouse with these 12 fun ideas – one for each month – for a date night free from technology. I love technology, but I hate my husband’s cell phone.  If it was up… 

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A Sleek Family Cell Phone: the Sony Aquos Crystal Smartphone

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Check out the Sony Aquos Crystal Smartphone! With an amazing display and other fun features, the Aquos is a great family cell phone. I received… 

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