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On Mama’s Radar: Balance, Breakfast Popsicles & Summer Chores

Plus — Garlic Chicken Farfalle, coupons and a 401K nudge. What a great list to lead us into the weekend.
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Plus — Garlic Chicken Farfalle, coupons and a 401K nudge.

What a great list to lead us into the weekend! BBQ safely and wear sunscreen, people.


Popsicles for Breakfast? by Shannon Carino



Work/Life Balance, Accepting the it is Dynamic by Amelia Maness-Gilliland

“Balance is unique, it should be grounded in your preferences, your values, judgment free and strategic.”Someone should embroider that on a pillow.

Summer Chores: A New Way to Play the Game by Carrie Finlinson

Most job/incentive programs overwhelm me - this is right up my alley. I can’t wait to hear how this goes (hint, hint).

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401K, Retirement, will I have enough? by Megan

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Garlic Chicken Farfalle by Leigh Anne Wilkes

Cheese, pasta, chicken, garlic...and BACON? I’m putting this one on my “Summer Bucket List”.


Work of Art on Bravo by Jen Price

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$250 in Coupons for Baby Necessities by Erin Collard

Whoa. What a deal!

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