Clean Out Your Jewelry Box and Make Money!

It’s easy to start to accumulate a lot of jewelry as the years pass. Whether you inherit precious pieces when family members die or you accumulate lesser prized possessions just from general “life” sometimes the day comes when your jaw drops as you look at the top of your dresser and you have to […]

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Working Magic on a Burnt Pan

This tip is straight from my mom this morning.  She told me that yesterday she was boiling some sugar water for her hummingbird feeder and got distracted and left the syrup boiling on the stove until all that was left was black burnt-on sludge on the bottom of her pan.  It was so bad that […]

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Am I Ready For This?

We have got so many things coming up that are going to be tests of my stamina and good health. I really hope I’m up for everything that is coming up.

For starters, we have our annual Great America outing this Thursday. That is always an exciting, but exhausting, day for everyone.

Next week we […]

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See Ya Summer!

Transitioning from summer “looseness” to a more structured fall routine can be difficult. Even homeschooling families need to orchestrate a shift in routine as they go from a summer break schedule to hitting the books again.
Here are a few suggestions for transitioning from summer to fall:
1. Make memoirs of favorite summer activities
Encourage your kids […]

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Mix and Match to Create a Great Swim Suit

Moda Star Fashion designs and manufactures bikinis and sexy swimwear for women.
What I love about this website is that they have over 100 styles so that you can mix-and-match and create your very own swimsuit. Any mom will tell you that swim suit shopping is not the most pleasant undertaking. The idea of […]

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Thought For Today

Be Tolerant
You have the power to tolerate anyone and any situation. Tolerance is not just suffering in silence, however. It means looking past any personal discomfort you may feel, and giving a gift to the person you would tolerate.
Give your time, attention, understanding, compassion, and care. These all are gifts which you also receive […]

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