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Give a S’mores Kit as a Fun Gift

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Put together this easy S’mores Kit complete with instructions on how to make s’mores indoors.

Fruit of the Spirit Christmas Ornaments

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Create these fun and whimsical homespun Christmas ornaments for the tree. They’re a great reminder of the fruits of the Spirit.   Please note: I am not a crafter. I am not a seamstress. I am most definitely not an artist. Rarely do the visions in my head actually turn out the way I, well, […]

A Cheat Sheet for Freezing Baked Goods

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Ready to get baking for the holidays? Here’s a cheat sheet for freezing your holiday baked goods. Make them now and enjoy them later. Ever pull something out of the freezer and find that it’s covered in a thin crust of ice? Ever thaw a loaf of banana bread to find that it’s gone mushy and weird? […]

Make the Holiday Special with Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

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Make your young guests feel special by planning some Thanksgiving activities for kids. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays if not the one at the top of the list. There’s plenty of good food, a chance to catch up with folks you haven’t seen in awhile, and — for kids — there’s loads of […]

The Afternoon High Five

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Do you have an afternoon routine for your family to wind down from school and work? Give them an afternoon high five to make it easy. What do your kids do when school’s done for the day? Is it a free-for all? Do folks scatter for their rooms and individual devices? Or do you have […]

Road Trip Packing List

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Ready to hit the highway? Be sure that you’ve packed the basics for kid comfort with this road trip packing list. While school may be back in session, you don’t need to kiss travel goodbye. Plan for weekend road trips! By strategically planning a few fun getaways during the school year, you can get some precious R&R, […]

Printable Beach Packing List

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A trip to the beach is a wonderful way to spend a summer day. Be prepared for the adventure with this free printable beach packing list for families. One of the perks to living where we live is that the beach is just a ten-minute drive from our house, depending on which beach we want […]

My Household Planner Revealed (& a Few Free Downloads)

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What do you put inside a household planner to help you manage the day to day without going crazy? Here are the planning pages that make a great household notebook. My notebook, or household planner, is like my brain on paper. I have tried different systems over the years and even gone digital with some […]