Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Ice Cream Sundae Party!

June 2, 2018
Filed under Marriage & Family

For our summer staycation, I love inviting the children over for an ice cream party. Have them come in their bathing suits. Set up a folding table with sprinkles, marshmallows, and all the fun toppings you choose. Bring out the plastic bowls and the gallons of ice cream and let the children make their own […]

Make Every day Mother’s Day

May 1, 2018
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It’s right around the corner: that special day once a year when we celebrate moms. And if you’re scrambling for some last-minute gift ideas, or just holding out hope that your husband actually remembers this year, consider this: Perhaps the best gift you’ll receive this year isn’t going to come in a package, and it […]

Date night with hubby

April 1, 2018
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You have got to get out with your husband. You need to keep your marriage alive. Being married isn’t enough. You want a romantic, loving, intimate, fun, friendly relationship. You want the relationship you had before the kids came along. Well you aren’t going to get it back if you always have the kids along. […]

Getting kids involved

March 1, 2018
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Teaching children to pick up after themselves is a lesson of personal responsibility that will follow them into their adult lives. Picking up after them not only makes more work for you but also can lead you to feel resentment and anger toward those you love. Get tough. Let your kids know that whatever you […]

How to get your husbands to help around the house

January 1, 2018
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Besides doing everything that is listed in the article 10 ways to make your husband king of his castle, I have one more very big tip that most women do not know about. But I will share with you as long as you are prepared to be surprised. Your husband will start doing what you […]

How to string popcorn

November 29, 2017
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Are you looking for an old-fashioned way to decorate your tree? Let’s learn how to string popcorn garland! Pop at least one large bowl of corn and let it cool. Thread a needle, but do not cut the thread from the spool. You’ll need a lot of thread, and this keeps the popcorn from sliding […]

Turkey Apple

November 4, 2017
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Materials: 1 red apple 1 large stuffed olive a small bag of raisins or craisins 5 small marshmallows 6 wooden toothpicks cloves(optional) Directions: Place your apple on its side, and insert 5 toothpicks along the larger bottom of the apples. This will be the feather spray. Squeeze craisins (or raisins) on to the toothpicks until […]

Halloween Traditions

October 14, 2017
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What are your favorite Halloween memories from your childhood? Did your family have any traditions? Trick or treating was a must, right? But did your dad let YOU carve the pumpkin, or did he do it? Was it a family event? If not, this is just for you and your kids! This week’s “Family Fun” […]

Happy or Hopeless Housewives

June 1, 2017
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Are we Happy or Hopeless Housewives? There is a strong Mind and Body connection. Stress can be one of the strongest health hazards. Keep reading for tips on dealing with stress and learning to love yourself. Girls, I have a problem. I am constantly stressed and worried. Oddly enough, not about myself, but about how there are other […]

Deployed Love

February 8, 2017
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I hope you enjoy this guest blog from my friend Mary. She is a military wife, author, and stay-at-home Mom. Her husband is one of the 15,000 National Guardsman currently serving in Afghanistan. I used to get really revved up and nervous when Hallmark holidays rolled around. But the longer I’m married the more I […]

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