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How About Reading?

Running, jumping, wrestling, riding bikes, playing video games, baking cookies, dancing, drawing with sidewalk chalk… what else are your kids up to these days while they try to entertain themselves and you attempt to have some peace and quiet for a little while? How about reading? Reading opens up a whole new world for a …

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Barbecue cups

Oh, so yummy! My mom got this recipe when I was in kindergarten and basically made these my whole childhood. I then made them throughout the years my kids were growing up, and every time I went to a church potluck or took food to someone who was sick or who just had a baby. …

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The dining room with the updated blue curtains and rug
Cottage DIYs

Limited budget makeover

I don’t know how long my husband and I can go without doing something DIY. Weekends at home have us figuring out which room to tackle next; if not a whole room, then a mini-project. When we came home from vacation, we were tempted to start the living room project, but pulled back because 1) …

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Outdoor Movie Night

Have I got a fun fall idea for you!!! Why not host an outdoor movie night?  It requires a little investment up front, but is so much fun and worth it! You will need a projector. I chose this one, and I love it because I can hook it up to either my phone or …

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