1. How to Make Amazing Homemade Applesauce

    Today we're going to show you how to make the most delicious homemade applesauce you've ever tasted! This applesauce recipe is a family tradition. My mom makes it every year…

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  2. Christmas Gift Ideas for a Clutter-Free Christmas

    Looking for Christmas gift ideas for kids that will actually get played with?  Things that will be put to good use rather than adding more toy clutter for you to…

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  3. 40 Old-Fashioned Skills that Kids Need to Know TODAY!

    Our world has gone digital, but there are so many analog life skills that our kids still NEED! It's no secret that life has changed in the past 25 years.…

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  4. Our Home Renovation Before/After Reveal

    Well, this post is a departure from what I usually write about, but I thought that it would be fun to share about our new house! We are huge fans…

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  5. Printable Gratitude Journal for Kids

    Are you looking for ways to encourage gratitude and thankfulness this Thanksgiving? Here's a printable journal that will help you do just that! I was trying to decide what to…

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  6. Five Steps to Liking Your Kids Again (When You're About to Lose Your Mind!)

    We've all been there, haven't we?  Our kids are adorable and precious.  They really are.  But after a day filled with bickering, whining, requests to find countless "lost" items, requests…

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  7. How to Get Kids to Clean Their Own Rooms!

    Today, I'm sharing our room cleaning plan for getting kids to actually pick up their stuff.   A couple months ago, a friend asked me what our expectations were for…

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  8. Up to 50% Off Green Toys and Star Wars - Amazon Deal of the Day

    Today is another of our favorite sale days on Amazon - up to 50% off Green Toys!  Green Toys are well made toys that are made from recycled milk jugs!…

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  9. 50% off Select Melissa and Doug Toys Today Only!

    They did it!  I had just about given up on this awesome sale for this year, but today is the day!  Amazon has select Melissa and Doug toys up to…

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  10. Black Friday Toy Deals on Amazon

    It's Black Friday, and the best way to do some deal shopping is FROM HOME!  Avoid the crowds and shop from your sofa - that's what I recommend!  I used…

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