Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Backyard Camping

July 2, 2018
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Break out the tent and brush up on the ghost stories. Tonight the campsite is in the backyard! You don’t need a lot of space to have a lot of fun. In our condo days, we camped out on the patio more than a few times in a fort. Sometimes the desire for a camp […]

More family time

May 1, 2018
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It is so important to get back to the basics and enjoy life as our fore-mothers did. Even in the tightest budgets, even if all they had was beans and rice to feed their family, they did the best with what they had, and they lived trusting that everything was going to be okay. They […]

Liquid Detoxification

April 1, 2018
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By Jessica “Jia” Woodruff,  from Color Me Untypical Did you know that one of the major items needed for a proper detox is right in your kitchen right now? Keep reading to find out how drinking the proper liquids can assist you in your healthy living journey. We know we need to drink water, and […]

Power of Prayer

March 1, 2018
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Whether you learned to kneel as a child in Church, at your Mother’s side, in or before an altar, or if you’ve never prayed before, now is a good time to start! No matter your personal religion, prayer is often considered a stress relieving act of meditation that can calm body, mind and soul. During […]

Family Night: Love at Home

February 1, 2018
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By Mariel, from Or So She Says… “Family Night is a designated night, once a week, where you sit down with your family…have a lesson, an activity, and a treat. It’s a great way to spend time together as a family and teach your children about the important things they don’t learn in school.” Something […]

Cabin fever kids

December 30, 2017
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Looking for something to entertain the kids when it’s raining or too cold to go outside? Crafts can keep kids busy for hours- and best of all, can be educational. There are crafts you can make with kids of all age groups, from preschoolers through grade school. Clear your kitchen table off and gather some […]

Decorate Christmas Cookies Like a Pro!

November 29, 2017
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By Jessica “Jia” Woodruff,  from Color Me Untypical Do you want to learn how to decorate Christmas cookies like a pro? A professional Mom that is! Don’t be concerned with perfection in Christmas baking. This is about memories, smiles, laughter and fun! The last thing you want to do is complain or yell at your […]

Stuff the turkey, not yourself!

November 4, 2017
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By Jessica “Jia” Woodruff,  You can already see the beautiful turkey, the sweet cranberries, the potatoes and gravy and every other side dish that every member of your family insisted on bringing. And don’t even think about the pies yet. It’s mouth watering and lovely to imagine. But what about an hour after Thanksgiving? Are […]

Bringing the Harvest Home

October 7, 2017
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Enjoy the beauty of the season by bringing some of it inside! Don’t waste the gorgeous yellows, oranges and reds on your front lawn! Many of the things in your own yard and garden can be used to add warmth to the inside of your home. All you need is a little creativity, and occasionally […]

Healthy Summer Treat

July 1, 2017
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Tired of sugary Popsicles for the kids during the hot summer days? Try something healthier. Take a bunch of grapes and one by one add them to kabob skewers (you can find cheap reusable metal ones in your grocery store). Lay your new grapesicles on a sheet pan and freeze for about twenty minutes. They’re […]

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