Celebrating the Prom, Mother’s Day and Hitting Submit

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I went another year to prom where I teach. I went with my high school sweetheart after 24 years!

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I celebrated my Mom who taught me everything I know about cooking. I made my first biscuits when I was 5 or 6; can’t remember which.

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I finally hit submit after countless hours and lack of sleep deprivation. I feel like I put my life on hold during this crazy semester and now it’s almost over. I’ve done the hard work and I’ll sit back and wait until November to here. But oh how I am relieved and I’m finally prepping meals again.

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So many times I had to quote. I’m grateful to be back blogging and thank you for your patience. Happy Saturday.

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How We Got a $155 Carriage Ride for Free Plus 9 Money Saving Vacation Tips

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Months ago, my daughter had a field trip to Charleston, SC, and the carriage ride was a part of her package cost. My teacher husband was one of theĀ chaperonesĀ and after the carriage ride, he told the driver how much he enjoyed the tour and shared that our family was returning for a vacation.

The driver gave him a business card signed with admission for 4 adults. Wow, that was a $100 gift! It pays to compliment the driver.

Read the rest at MoneySaving Mom and find out my 9 Money Saving Vacation Tips.