Top Five Friday Favorites

It’s that time again – this week’s top five Friday favorites.  I found lots of good stuff this week I think.

We have a race filled agenda for the weekend.  I’m running a 5k on Saturday morning and David is running a half marathon Sunday morning.  We have two early mornings and I really hope Aiden enjoys the fresh morning air, so he’s not too cranky.

Anyways, here they are!

15 Fun Activities For Toddlers.  I love Pinterest, but I must say that I have quite a few Pinterest fails. One would think that if you follow step by step directions, projects would turn out as they are supposed to, but sometimes this is not the case.  I have to say I am getting more crafty in my mom days though.  Anyways, here are some easy and fun activities to do with the little ones!

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18 Moves to Terrifically Toned Inner Thighs.  I have decided that I really need to lift more weights and tone my body – particularly my inner thighs and triceps.  I need to start doing these ASAP for the pool season.

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How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half.  This article says that the average family spends about 10% of their income on groceries and the price of food keeps increasing.  These are some simple tips to get the grocery bill down.

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Foods That Regrow From Your Kitchen Scraps.  I find this interesting.  We did this with scallions last year and those little suckers are durable.  I swear nothing will kill them!  I’m going to try a few more this year.

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How to Make Italian Sodas.  I absolutely love italian sodas.  I used to get one like every day in high school from this little drive thru called Pony Express.  I haven’t had one in lots of years, but was randomly thinking about them the other day.  These contain half and half in them, so if you can consume dairy, please make these!  They are a nice little treat.

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Enjoy!

Questions:

Do you like Italian soda?

Do you plant gardens at your house?  

How do you cut your grocery bill?

6 Responses to Top Five Friday Favorites

  1. Courtney says:

    I’m not entirely sure I’ve ever had Italian soda. I might have to try one!
    Cute toddler activities. I like the spray bottle one. Good idea!
    We don’t garden any. I have an excellent black thumb.

    • Ali says:

      I have a black thumb too~ My husband is the gardener. You should definitely try the Italian soda… I have fond memories of it:)

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