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Clean Your Oven Naturally

It’s easy to find a commercial chemically-based oven cleaner, but not as easy to find an all-natural one. Which is ...
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10 Free Winter Coloring Pages for Adults

Winter weather might be bone chilling and lots of snow for some. For others, it might be crisper air and ...
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3 BEST Apps to Save Money AND Time Grocery Shopping

You’ve got to do it. The kids, husband and YOU have to eat. Buuuuuuut, it is a time hog, a ...
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How Whole30 Changed My Life

In April 2016, I noticed a friend had lost weight and looked great. A few days later I chose to ...
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Top Chef Meals Delivers Custom Prepared Healthy Meals

I enjoyed devoured 7 meals from Top Chef Meals and I’m eager to share my experience on how much it ...
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Fundraising Tips to Raise Cash for Schools

There are the tried and true ways of fundraising at school. We hold bake sales, candy sales, wrapping paper sales, and even ...
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How to Contact Paper Books

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Late Summer Pool Safety

Living in South Florida means that pool season is most months of the year. We are always looking for ways ...
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Making Your Adopted Dog Feel at Home

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBeneful #CollectiveBias Last March ...
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School Supplies List Shopping Now for Later

The school supplies list arrives in our inbox sometimes even before school lets out. It lingers there until we frantically ...
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Back to School Haircut Supporting the Underprivledged

It’s on every mom’s to-do  list,  a back to school haircut. We start the year with polished shoes, fresh uniforms, ...
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DIY Pallet Board Pool Toy Storage

Our backyard pool seems to have noodles, floats and balls scattered everywhere. I knew we needed a remedy to this ...
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National Geographic Kids Photo Guide Book Reivew

The National Geographic Kids Photo Guide book is a great resource for your blooming photographers. They grab our phone all the ...
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Leadership Activity for Girls Inspired by Princess Elena of Avalor

Look at your daughter. What do you see? Is she strong? Smart? Fearless? Is she willing to help others before ...
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7 Road Trip Budget Busters to Avoid This Summer

Having a road trip budget is crucial for Smart Mamas! This summer we set off on #SmartyPantsTravels Road Trip! We ...
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Tropical Inspired Art Project for Kids

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#BringTheTropicsHome #CollectiveBias My morning ...
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Building a Gardening Potting Bench

Building a potting bench (a hightop table that’s perfect for storing your gardening materials and to use to plant) is a ...
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Head Lice Prevention

I vividly remember having head lice as a child. I know how I got it. My friend’s and I used ...
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Miami Indoor Birthday Party Space

Happy Birthday to You! We sang the song at the top of our lungs to my daughter and her friend last ...
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Hosting a Preakness Party

It’s great fun hosting a Preakness Party! The Preakness Stakes, held at Pimlico Race Track in Baltimore, Maryland takes place ...
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Top Posts in 2015

You arrived on SmartyPantsMama and what did you read? According to Google Analytics, the following 10 pages were my most ...
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What to Buy Cruise Travelers

Based on my experience cruising with our family, I want to share with you what to buy cruise travelers. Will ...
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Setting Goals with Kids

I sat in the Herbert Wertheim Performing Arts Center to watch this year’s TEDxFIU. The theme was Always Forward. Eight ...
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Hot Gifts for Kids that Hold Educational Value

STEM gifts are trending under the tree once again! On your mark, get set, go! It’s time to hit the ...
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How I Spruce Up My Home For Thanksgiving

Autumn is filled with family time and festivities. Not only do we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, but our family celebrates 3 ...
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A Phone for International Calling Moms

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Cricket Wireless blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here ...