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7 Summer Activities on a Dime

The Locke family at Sparks Marina's playground.

While finally being able to stay at home with my kiddos is a dream come true, it puts us in a spot where we have to be very deliberate and frugal with our finances.   Here’s the hard part…it’s summer and we still like to have fun!  Fortunately, though, there are …

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Giveaway! Craft Wine & Beer

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Our third and final Father’s Day giveaway is sure to delight the beer or wine loving dad in your life! If you’ve never treated the man in your life (or your dad!) to a shopping spree at Craft Wine & Beer in Midtown then this giveaway is a surefire way …

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Hidden Veggie Recipes for Picky Eaters


If you have ever experienced your child staring at a plate of veggies while giving you the “that is not going in my mouth look,” you are not alone. Since my daughter started with table food, she has struggled with eating in general, but she is particularly picky when it …

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Giveaway! Tinder Box Cigars for Father’s Day


Is there a dad in your life who loves to unwind with a good cigar? Whether it’s your husband, dad, grandpa, brother or uncle, one lucky winner can treat her special guy on Father’s Day with this indulgent giveaway: a box of 20 Alexis Cigars from The Tinder Box, plus …

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Midtown Wine Bar


I think I met my new best friend… she just doesn’t know it yet. Rachel Jara owns Mid Town Wine Bar in Reno and is the self-proclaimed wine dealer for all her friends. She stocks them up with great new finds during school drop-off and always makes sure there’s great …

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