Summer Sanity

Jul
03
2014

Vacation Memories: Disney Customized Maps

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Do you love Disney or are you planning a Disney vacation soon? Order Free Customized Maps to highlight your family’s favorite Park activities and attractions and then have them delivered to your door! Create special keepsake Maps of all 4 Parks that highlight your favorite attractions and entertainment and pay only for shipping. Click the […]

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Jun
25
2014

July 4th Party Food – Kid Friendly Treats!

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July 4th Food - Kid Friendly Treats from The Peaceful Mom

If you’re planning a party for the Fourth or simply want to serve your family some holiday-themed food, these three kid-friendly treats look and taste great – and they’re a cinch to make!     Watermelon Freezer Pops These frosty watermelon cutouts look festive with red striped paper straws. Click here for instructions.     […]

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Jun
18
2014

Frugal Family Fun: Tie Dye Waffles

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Tie Dye Waffles 1 - The Peaceful Mom

Now that the morning rush is over until Fall, you can take a little bit of extra time to enjoy a special breakfast with your family. These super simple Tie Dye Waffles are a fun way to start the day!   Ingredients Waffle Batter (use my Freezer Waffle Recipe here or our Gluten Free Waffle […]

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Why Your Kids Need a Summer Routine - The Peaceful Mom

3 Reasons Your Kids Need a Summer Routine It’s summertime and that means no homework and lots of time for fun. It can also mean mom feeling frazzled and overwhelmed. To experience less of those crazy days you may want to consider a summer routine for your family. Scheduling your carefree summer days may not sound […]

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Jun
12
2014

Living On Less: Budget Summer Decorating

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Kitchen Shelf Before - May 2014 - The Peaceful Mom

Living on Less: Budget Summer Decorating  Just because we live on less doesn’t mean that I don’t enjoy some of the little extras in life like decorating our home. I simply choose to decorate for less. One of my favorite rooms in our new house is our kitchen. I love the light in the room, […]

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Jun
04
2014

10 Ways to Lower Your Power Bill This Summer

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10 Ways to Lower Your Power Bill This Summer - The Peaceful Mom

I love the carefree days of summer, but I don’t love paying the summer power bills! I have found that if I take a few small actions I can save 20-30% on our overall bill, which leaves more money for fun!   Set It and Forget It It’s tempting to adjust your thermostat throughout the […]

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Jun
03
2014

A Great Way to Start Your Summer {+ My Weekly Plan}

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How to Find Equilibrium in Your Life + - The Peaceful Mom

Now that it’s summer and the schedule is more relaxed, it’s a great time to evaluate how things are going in your life and to make some changes before things get busy again in the Fall. I am personally striving to find equilibrium in my own life. Equilibrium is the state of rest in which […]

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May
26
2014

Fun & Free Summer Ideas!

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Frugal Summer Fun - The Peaceful Mom

Woohoo! Summer’s here and if you’re like me, you’re searching for free Summer ideas. I have some great resources for you!   Pinterest Finds Check out my Pinterest boards for these great ideas:  Find fun and creative projects for kids and teens on my Summer Fun Board here.   Taking a road trip? Check out my Road Trip Pin […]

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May
09
2014

Ready for Summer? Get My Summer Sanity e-Book FREE!

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Beat Summer Boredom with this FREE ebook from The Peaceful Mom

Are you ready for summer? It’s just a few weeks away and I know as a mom you want to have the fun, memory-making kind of summer rather than the mom’s-pulling-out-all-her-hair kind of summer.   My e-book Summer Sanity: A Mom’s Guide to a Great Summer is just the thing you need and for a limited […]

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Mar
25
2014

5 Budget Vacation Ideas Kids Will Love

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5 Budget-Friendly Vacation Ideas Kids Will Love - The Peaceful Mom

5 Budget Vacation Ideas Kids Will Love is a guest post from Corinne Jacob. Keeping kids entertained during vacations can be a daunting task. As much as I’d like to create unique and memorable experiences for them, the ready-to-enjoy entertainment options keep popping into my head, tempting me with their high success rates and the ease […]

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Jul
23
2013

Yummy Frozen Pop Recipes

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Strawberry Pops emeals

Yummy Frozen Pop Recipes It’s hot out there! If you are like most moms I know, you want to keep your kids cool and healthy and you want to spend as little as possible. Here are a few yummy frozen pop recipes to help you do just that: Like this? Share!

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Jul
11
2013

Summer Crafts for Teens: Twine Covered Bottle

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Crafts for Teens-Twine Covered Bottle (1)--The Peaceful Mom

Summer Crafts for Teens:    Want to connect with your teens and pre-teens this summer? To help you, I am sharing electronic-free, budget-friendly crafts for you and your teens to do together (or for them to do alone if you like). Our versions tend to be more “girly”, but you can easily adapt the crafts to […]

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