3 Things to Do Before You Lose Your Wallet

3 Things to Do Before You Lose Your Wallet 3 Things to Do Before You Lose Your Wallet

Enjoying the Extras in Life Without Letting Them Take Over

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15 Ways to Burn 500 Calories Without Technically Exercising

15 Ways to Burn 500 Calories Without Technically Exercising 15 Ways to Burn 500 Calories Without Technically Exercising

How to Find Pick-Your-Own Farms in Your Area

How to Find Pick-Your-Own Farms in Your Area How to Find Pick-Your-Own Farms in Your Area

When Cell Phones Trump Relationships {Free Printable}

When Cell Phones Trump Relationships {Free Printable} When Cell Phones Trump Relationships {Free Printable}
Homeschool Preschool Part 1 Pinnable

Caution: This post contains my rather strong opinion. Proceed with caution. It happens every fall. Homeschooling mamas and papas second-guess their decision to keep their preschoolers and kindergartners home. Concerned parents lament that their three-year-old preschoolers are not thriving with the expensive curriculum they bought to “do preschool.” Some are certain their four-year-olds are educationally doomed, while others wonder if they should try other curricula…

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Life blows past you and suddenly you’re looking back at the last five months, five years, or five decades wondering what on earth happened to all your time. How much of your precious, irreplaceable time was spent on Facebook or stressing over your latte and politics or reading about how to be a better wife or mother instead of tying heartstrings? Probably too much. What…

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Gift Ideas 2013 Pinnable

This is a big long list of affordable gift ideas. That’s it–nothing fancy. Most of these gifts are under $10, and many are homemade. As more ideas pop into my busy brain, I’ll add them to the top of this list, so pin it or bookmark it and check back often. Please share your favorite ideas in the comments below, and I’ll add them to…

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Instead of bulky, cumbersome chip clips or annoying little twist ties which were created only to aggravate parents of hungry children at lunch time, use clothespins to close bags in your kitchen. Simply fold down or twist the bag and attach a clothespin or two. If the item belongs to one person in particular, use a permanent marker to write a name on the clothespin….

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You know by now that we are full-time RVers. What you don’t know is that when we had a house, we owned a lovely little collection of puzzles and were avid puzzlers. Some RVers take puzzles on the road with them, but not us. That is, until Enlivenze LLC gave us this Solar System FlipStir Puzzle in exchange for a fair and unbiased review. What is…

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While our favorite way to study Spanish is to hang out in the southwest parts of the USA and speak a little Spanglish with the locals every day, we currently happen to be a little further north and find the Spanish speakers a little less everywhere. That means it’s time to turn to the curricula. Coincidentally, Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids hooked us up…

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Loving Your Spouse

Reposting in honor of my grandparent’s anniversary: Yesterday, while perusing a popular site about managing the home, I noticed the question of the day: “What about your spouse just drives you crazy?” As of this morning, there were 189 answers.  I got (literally) sick from reading the responses and petty complaints after about 30 or so.  Only one was positive: “It makes me crazy in…

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