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Light the World

Every year my family does some sort of December Advent calendar. This is a tradition that I looked forward to every year as a child. Each year my mom would hang up our red and white gingham advent calendar with 25 cross-stitch numbered pockets.  We would rotate who got to look in the pocket each …

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Do your kids clean bathrooms? With this Clean Bathroom Checklist, your kids will be cleaning bathrooms like professionals!

Clean Bathroom Checklist for Kids

Cleaning bathrooms…not my favorite task. Teaching children to clean bathrooms…even less of a favorite task. I’ll never forget the first time I taught a kid to clean the toilet. As toilet water was flung everywhere, I realized exactly why some people choose to do all the housework themselves. If you stick with it though, there …

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Want the whitest whites? I tried the laundry whiteners, I even tried dying my clothes white. Nothing seemed to work. Then I found the best recipe ever!

Best Laundry Whitener Ever

I’m sock snob, but in a weird way. I ALWAYS wear socks, except at the pool. I wear socks so often that I buy the large bags of plain white socks so that when one gets a hole, I can easily match it with another of the many socks from that pack. I have passed on my …

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Having a rotating lunch menu has simplified our mornings so much! The kids make their own lunches without me worrying about what they're eating.

Rotating Home Lunch Menu

We recently had what you might call “The Great Home Lunch Disaster of 2016”. It all started with me getting lunch ready for the 3 kids at home.  I realized that a box of crackers that we had just opened now only had 6 remaining crackers. I have my school kids pack their own lunches …

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Need a chill, stay-at-home, and free date night? Pop some popcorn, pull out some blankets, and turn on Netflix. Here are some of our all time favorites.

Date Night with Netflix

  Ever need a chill, stay-at-home, and free date night? Pop some popcorn, pull out some blankets, and turn on Netflix. Hopefully you’ve enjoyed my other recommendations for Netflix shows to watch for date night. Here are some of our all time favorites. The best part, is there are multiple seasons, so this is a date …

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Want a simple way to make apple pie filling? This is our absolute favorite way to have fresh apple pie on hand all year long!

Frozen Apple Pie Filling

Want a simple way to make apple pie filling? This is our absolute favorite way to have fresh apple pie on hand all year long!