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Minnesota State Fair on a Budget

Minnesota State Fair on a Budget

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the most important events in this state. Everyone from across the state come together to see all the wonderful things the fair has to offer. People even visit from other states and countries just to see the spectacles. The state fair has been a tradition of both Ms Blue Ribbon’s and my family since we were kids (her family takes it a little more seriously). When it comes to the state fair the…

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Frugal With Kids – 10 Things to Help Make Kids Cheaper

Frugal With Kids – 10 Things to Help Make Kids Cheaper

This article may contain affiliate links. Read our disclaimer. I hear it nonstop. “Kids are expensive.” It gets very old. I’m not sure if it is more annoying from people who don’t have kids or people with older kids. I have to hold my tongue because I could easily turn around and say, “your 4,000 square foot house with 2 people is expensive” or “your brand new $30k+ car is expensive.” Everyone chooses to spend their money differently and that’s…

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An Unexpected Gift –  #actsofkindness

An Unexpected Gift –  #actsofkindness

Let me tell you the story about a young couple that had no idea what they were doing. It all started when their son was born. Some may say his hair was as red as the character from Tom Thumb Mini Donuts at the MN State Fair… Shortly after coming home from the hospital in the dead of the night there was a cry from the small child. The parents woke with a startle…ok fine, the mother woke to a…

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