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When my kids were younger, I bought a lot of their toys and stuff on Ebay and Craiglist. There were several times during those purchases that I had some major issues — like not getting the item I ordered, being shipped the wrong item, or sometimes getting stiffed all the way around. Now that I have found out about Swap.com – Kids’ Consignment — I don’t think that will ever be an issue again.

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We have been dying to get Mittens her very own cat tower. She loves to lay high atop anything that is in the house and look down. It’s just in her nature, so we started looking in the stores to find her the perfect cat tower. Little did I know a cat tower WILL break the bank — seriously! Have you seen the cost of these things lately? After doing some research at different stores, we decided to try shopping online and found some great coupon codes to use at PromotionalCodes.com.

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As a parent, you have a million and one things to prepare for every day. Simply getting yourself and your child up and dressed can be enough of a challenge, so it is easy to understand how some things can be overlooked. There’s often a long list of things to remember, including the numerous financial demands that come from your child’s school.

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I have two teenagers living in my household. We homeschool, so talking about money, credit cards, and banking are usually current topics around our breakfast and dinner table. Neither of my kids have a checking account, but they are always wanting to buy things online. I don’t like to let them use my credit card, so I am glad that there are companies like Card.com so that they can have their own prepaid debit card without the hassle of a checking account.

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My son and daughter have grown up with Capri Sun products in our home. From the time that they were old enough to drink from a straw, they were a part of our lunchtime or travel time plans. Now that they are older and into their teens, those small drinks are just not big enough to quench their thirst. Thankfully, now there is Capri Sun Big Pouch.

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Back to school time is in the air and that means TONS of shopping that needs to get done. For a lot of kids, mine included, they used to not be very happy about back to school shopping. Now that I let them be more involved, they love it. Here are 3 ways that you can get your kids excited about Back to School shopping.

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Okay — my kids are homeschooled, but when it comes to back to school items, we need them just as much as kids who attend public or private school. I am not the type of mom who buys every single back to school item on the list, but there are 3 that I consider must haves that I always make sure we pick up.
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I participated in this AMF Free bowling campaign as a member of One2One Network and am eligible for a prize drawing. All opinions stated in this post are my own.

My family loves bowling. We have been going since the kids were little, and it always makes for a great homeschooling field trip with friends. In the summertime, we always love the fact that we can go bowling for free, thanks to the AMF Summer Unplugged and their Summer Pass that they offer.

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When I was just 17 years old, I applied for my first credit card. I had a new job, and with that job I was earning a lot of money. I was quite proud of myself. So — I got a credit card. It wasn’t a mastercard or anything like that. It was a credit card to Speigel’s and not only did they send me one, but they sent me two separate credit cards. It was at that moment, that I believe my addiction to shopping began.

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Master Lock knows exactly how important tax season is. With the deadline looming right around the corner, here are a few top tax tips to make sure that you are on the right track with your taxes for 2013.

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