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Kids Craft Essentials

This article was first published waaaay back in 2007 but Ali Edwards is still going strong.  We like that!  If you’re into scrapbooking with your kids or you just want some ideas – we encourage you to take  a look.  Enjoy! ********************************************************************************************************** Recently Ali Edwards wrote an article in her e-zine about her essential scrapbook supplies. […]

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Valentines Chocolates Kids Can Make

When I was younger, this was a family holiday tradition. It started as a Christmas tradition but quickly took over most holidays. Any child who can hold a tooth pick and can understand basic instructions can help with this. Even my 2 year old sister loved this one. You need: colored chocolate melts, valentine’s chocolate […]

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Home Organization: 10 Ways to Start Taking Control!

Was last year a frustrating and overwhelming year for you, too? As we enter into the new year, you probably find yourself reflecting back on what happened last year and making goals to improve your life this year. Even if you had a wonderful last year you are probably looking for ways we can further improve and take better control […]

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Fall Home Decor: Your Front Porch

How Do You Decorate Your Front Porch For Fall? I love fall. I love the cooler weather, the changing leaves and all the new decorating options. You can do just about anything to jazz up your front porch; you do not need to be decorating diva or a crafty queen (although glue gun know-how does […]

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Do You Have a Time Out Chair?

Perhaps you should… As moms we tend to take care of everyone but ourselves. We talk about this a few times in February’s Homemaker’s Hutch issue, but right now we wanted to share a quick and practical idea to make sure you get some much needed “Me-Time”. Do you have a time out chair for […]

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101 Gardening Tips: Making The Most Of Your Space

One of the things my family has decided to do is start a garden.  We’ve thought about it a lot and have talked about doing it forever and now, to both help stretch our budget and to eat a little more healthy we’ve decided to actually get started. I’ve done a ton of reading and […]

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