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Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

Tips to Teach Kids Laundry Skills

What is loads of fun and never ends? Laundry! Just kidding about the fun part. Doing laundry does seem to take up quite a bit of time within mommy life. Here are some tips to help young kids get involved with the family laundry routine.

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea  at The Arch London

Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea at The Arch London

Few things make many little girls (or moms) more delighted than a tea party. Next time you are in London, don’t miss the opportunity to experience The Arch London’s sumptuous afternoon tea.

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

6 Common Insects that are Good for Your Garden

When you see bugs in your flower bed or vegetable patch, don’t be too hasty to reach for the pesticide. You may be surprised to know that many insects are beneficial for your garden. Some prevent overpopulation of harmful bugs, while others can help plants grow. Here’s a rundown of some of the most garden-friendly insects.

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6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

6 Upgrades for a More Comfortable Home

A comfortable home requires keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter. These tips can help you maintain the right temperature and humidity of the air inside your house, improving the living conditions for everyone. 

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

5 Commonly Overlooked Household Cleaning Responsibilities

A mom’s house cleaning routine usually includes vacuuming, wiping countertops and cleaning the bathroom. These five cleaning tasks are often overlooked but are just as important to maintain a happy and healthy home. 

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

4 Smart Installations to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

It’s easy to keep your house safe and secure when you leave home for an extended trip. You want to know that everything will look exactly the same as when you left with nothing missing and pets that are safe and happy. These simple ideas and devices will help you make sure your home is safe and in good condition when you return.
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How To Make Extra Money Without Sacrificing Time With The Family

How To Make Extra Money Without Sacrificing Time With The Family

Moms can easily make money at home and still spend the majority of their time with their families. Technology has made working from home more than possible by offering a variety of writing, design and marketing freelance jobs.

4 Essential Financial Decisions to Help Your College Kid With

4 Essential Financial Decisions to Help Your College Kid With

Going to college is a complicated time in your child’s life. As a mom or dad, there are some essential financial decisions to help your college kid with before your teen leaves for school.

Creative Gift Ideas for Her

Creative Gift Ideas for Her

Finding the perfect gift can be challenging. It’s hard to buy special gifts that my husband really enjoys and I’m sure he equally has trouble buying gifts for me. Gift ideas for moms, girls, girlfriends, wives and grandmas can be pretty and practical or just creative and fun! Here are some gift ideas for her that are perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthdays and any special occasion.
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Refresh Kids’ Bedrooms with Color

Refresh Kids’ Bedrooms with Color

I enjoy cleaning up our home each season and freshening up some of our decor. It’s easy to inexpensively brighten up kids’ bedrooms with a few pops of color.

Great Stuff for Guys for Any Special Occasion

Great Stuff for Guys for Any Special Occasion

Looking for a gift for a special guy in your life? It can be helpful to not overthink gift giving. Guys like food, useful tools and cool gadgets. Here are some gift ideas that many guys will enjoy!

Cozy Year-Round Family Basics & Organizing Tips

Cozy Year-Round Family Basics & Organizing Tips

Are you ready for a new year? After the holidays, I often work on getting my house in order. My post-holiday organizing can include decluttering closets, finding spots for our new holiday gifts and donating unneeded toys and clothing. It’s also fun to stock up on new basics for the new year such as buying new socks! Here are some of my family’s organizing tips that are helpful year round!
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Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

Gourmet Holiday Snack Ideas & Festive Drinks

The holidays are a fun time to try new recipes, make yummy snacks and mix up delicious hot beverages. We’ve partnered with SheSpeaks, Inc and the Simply Orange Juice Company to share some easy holiday ideas you can use at your next party.

Favorite Things that Shimmer and Sparkle

Favorite Things that Shimmer and Sparkle

I love the sparkle of the holidays; cheerful twinkle lights, glittery details on holiday decorations and the shimmer of newly fallen snow. Here are some of my favorite gift ideas and DIY activities that are inspired by a bit of sparkle!

Cozy Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole & Stocking Stuffers

Cozy Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole & Stocking Stuffers

I love making our Christmas morning breakfast extra special but I also do not want to be stressed about getting up early or being preoccupied cooking when I could be cuddling my little elves and reading the story of our Saviors’ birth before opening gifts. My mom’s Christmas breakfast casserole is PERFECT for mornings like this. Add some bell peppers or green onions for a pop of flavor and festive color! (more…)