Elaborating With Ellie

Friday, October 31, 2008

What’s your SANITY SAVER?

I love the phrase “sanity saver,“ and parents you know EXACTLY what I’m talking about here.  It’s the thing (or things) that maintain our sanity despite the chaos that surrounds us day in, day out.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

What would you give for sleep?

I got a good chuckle out of this.  Parenting magazine did a poll on how much we as parents would pay for an uninterrupted night of sleep.  I believe “uninterrupted” is the key word here.  :)

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Monday, October 27, 2008

Monday!

It’s Monday.  Welcome back to reality, my friends.  How ya doing?

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Basil

It’s funny.  I’m getting so many questions about my “basil” conversation wtih Jym Ganahl on First at 4.  Let me explain….

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Friday, October 10, 2008

Guest Post: A New Mom…Month 7 and going strong!

Emily Martin is one cool mom.  You’ll love her, and like me she’s a relatively new mom trying to navigate the baby world. 

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Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Guest Post: Birthday Bash Bargains!

Jessica and I have daughters close in age, so I enjoy checking out her blog to see what Natalya is up to.  Plus—I get to check out all of Jessica’s latest bargains.  Here are her tips for keeping a birthday bash within budget.

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Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Guest Post: 10 Coupon Resources Other than the Newspaper

Drum roll please….
Ladies and gentleman, please welcome a queen of bargain hunting, couponing, and all around thriftiness (in a fabulous way, of course), Tara with Deal Seeking Mom.  She is our guest writer today and shares her best ways to nab great coupons.

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Monday, October 06, 2008

Guest Post: Great Hair, Great Price

All this week, my favorite “Bargain Hunting Moms” are dishing their favorite money saving secrets in guest posts….and I mean these ladies are GOOD!  To kick off the week, Ellen Peppercorn of Thrifty and Chic Mom shares how to nab deals on haircuts.  Enjoy!

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Friday, October 03, 2008

HAPPY

Bargain Box and Freepeats Columbus…good stuff!  And I’ll explain “Happy.“

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