How to Tell If Your Kids Are Ready for a Pet

How to tell if kids are ready for a pet

      Thinking about getting a cat or dog, but aren’t sure if your kids are ready for a pet?   A family pet is one of the most common requests from children, but there are a lot of things that parents should take into consideration before even considering the addition. It is important […]

Tips for Making Business Travel (and Being Away From Your Kids) Easier

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  While being a working mom is tough in many regards, one of the things I struggle with the most is when I have to travel without my family. The time apart is tough for all of us, and in addition to not seeing each other, there’s all the extra planning, arrangements and juggling that […]

4 Tips for Simply Smooth Hair – #AvedaNaturallyStraight @SheSpeaksUp #ad

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  Two Kids and a Coupon received product for review. All opinions and quests for super smooth hair are completely and totally my own.     Once upon a time I actually used to curl my hair. I spent an hour a day in high school wrapping hot curlers between snooze alarms before school and […]

How to Remove Tough Carpet Stains – @amomsparadise Guest Post

How to Remove Tough Carpet Stains

  Whether it’s fruit punch, wine, pet stains or something else, chances are you have or have had a tough stain that just won’t come out of your carpet. There is an easy way however to remove tough carpet stains.  Here’s how! Supplies Bucket Hot Water Dish Soap Clothes Iron White Towel (One you no […]

5 Tips for Surviving Losing Your Job (And Why It Became a Great Thing For Me)

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    One year ago I lost my job due to layoff. My world came crashing down and while I was devastated at the time, it ended up being one of the best things that ever happened for our family. Here is how losing my job changed my life and my family’s life for the better. […]

13 Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy and Happy This School Year

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  Now that school is started, in addition to education, your child is being exposed to lots of additional things as well. As lots of kids get together in classrooms, so do lots of germs and it can be a struggle to keep children healthy — especially during back to school and cold and flu […]

Must Have Back to School Apps for Every Family – @USCellular #Sponsored

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 Disclosure: I am a compensated member of the U.S. Cellular Better Moments Blogger Brigade. However all opinions and unnatural obsessions and attachments to my smart phone are my own.     This week when I filled out back to school paperwork, it kind of blew my mind for a minute that I had to sign a permission slip for […]

25 MORE Tips for Saving on Back to School — From Our Readers

MORE back to school savings tips

  Do you still have school shopping to do yet? I thought I was done, except for some additional fall weather clothing, but then my son’s afterschool program gave me a list of school supplies as well!  Recently I asked Two Kids and a Coupon readers for your best tips for saving on school supplies […]

6 Tips to Make the First Day of School Easier

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The first day of school can be a scary thing. New teacher, new classmates, and new things to learn. And if it’s a completely brand new school, too, it’s that much more nerve-racking. They don’t their way around or know anyone. This can be enough to make even the most confident child lose some confidence. Here are some […]

4 Nutrition Tips for Picky Eaters – #Sponsored #MC #HealthyFusion

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  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating.   I knew it would happen eventually, but the day finally came. My little guy who used to gladly eat anything and everything […]

25 Tips for Saving on Back to School

25 Tips for Saving On Back to School

  Have you finished back to school shopping yet? While we have school supplies, I’m still working on school clothes shopping, shoes and a few of the other things our children need for back to school. Recently I asked Two Kids and a Coupon readers for your best tips to save. Here are 25 of […]

4 Tips for Making Back to School Sandwiches Fun PLUS How to Win $25,000 – #Sponsored

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  This post is brought to you by Brownberry® Bread. All opinions and tasty back-to-school sandwich combinations are completely and totally our own.   Back to school is here and part of heading back to the classroom is also back to brown bagging it. Whether you’re packing tuna, ham, PB & J or some other […]

Tailgating Tips: How to Keep Grilled a Hotdogs Warm for Hours

How to Keep Hot Dogs Warm

  Looking for an easy way to transport hot dogs for your next picnic, tailgate or barbecue? Here’s an easy way to take them on the go. Step 1: Grill your hotdogs at home making sure they are completely cooked. Step 2: Place the hot dogs in buns, but don’t add condiments yet or the […]

4 Tips to Protect Your Cell Phone from the Heat

Protect your cell phone from the heat

  Oh Baby, it’s hot outside!   In addition to keeping your family cool, it’s important to protect your electronics from the heat as well. Here are a few tips to keep your electronics cool from Gazelle . With the endless list of items to haul it’s easy to forget your smartphone or tablet locked in […]

7 Tips for Saving on Back to School Clothes

Save on Back to School Clothes

  Back to school shopping can get very pricey, especially when it comes to buying new clothes. There’s more to saving money on back to school clothing than just shopping the sales, though. If you really want to save money on back to school clothing, then you’ll want to follow these steps.   1. Take […]