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something I want

Christmas List FREE Printable – Something I’d like, Something I need…..

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It is time to start our reasonable Christmas lists! In our family we do three presents and a personalized stocking.  Our four presents are “Something I want, something I need,…

3 reasons why I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.

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It is the time of year that so many of us are thinking about Christmas cards.  The holiday season is fast approaching and Christmas cards are such a nice sentiment. …

Video of San Diego Kidnapping Attempt

Attempted Kidnapping at Costco in Vista California video released

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As a mom, I am as concerned as anyone by the idea of an attempted kidnapping. When I heard that there was an attempted kidnapping in my home town of…

Schitts Creek Family Costumes

Schitt’s Creek Costumes

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Schitt’s Creek is one of the best shows on TV right now.  This popular show from Canada features a hysterical cast with eccentric wardrobes. Our family found Schitt’s Creek on…

Online teaching tools

Distance Learning Ideas for Teachers

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With the Pandemic being stronger than ever, most schools in the United States have made the difficult but necessary decision to do most of their teaching online. Online learning provides…

homeschool tips during school closure for corona virus

How do you Home School? 10 tips to get you through.

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In light of the Coronavirus global pandemic, I have been asked several times about how we manage to home school our kids.  While this isn’t really affecting families that already…

10 of the most outrageous signs spotted at the Women’s March

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We are getting ready for another Women’s March because things are still as crazy as they were last year.  We had so much fun last year and we took lots…

Hearts On the Door Valentines Day

“Don’t Forget My Hearts Mom!” Easy Valentine’s Day Tradition

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Door hearts is our favorite Valentine’s Day Tradition.  During the month of February we love to shower our kids with this fun and completely free activity.  This is a simple…

losing a spouse unexpectedly

When it is too late to re-evaluate your Life Insurance….

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Life insurance is something we know we need, but it really isn’t something we want to think about.  My friend, Kara speaks publicly about how she lost her husband tragically…

Its OK to not buy school pictures

It’s OK to not buy school pictures

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It is that time of year again. Back to school is here with budget busting purchases around every corner.  I have found that we are able to keep our costs…

Easter

Easter Bunny in our Backyard!

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Pro tip – Photoshop a picture of the Easter Bunny in your back yard and show it to the kids! This is a favorite memory for our kids. This is…

lucky 13

Lucky 13

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Lucky thirteen.  So my tiny baby is thirteen years old. I am having some feelings. Please enjoy a sappy picture walk through baby and toddler pictures along with my thoughts….