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Holiday Decorating: Inexpensive Ideas

Holiday Season Part of the fun of the holiday season — besides eating all the goodies — is decorating. With budgets tight, finding ways to decorate inexpensively can lead to creative holiday decor. To get some ideas on holiday decorations, check with local stores and get inspired to make your own seasonal holiday decor and […]

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Family Activities For The Holiday Season

If you are preparing to host a house full of family and friends this holiday season chances are football will be on the television and kids will be under foot. However this special time should be celebrated by talking, laughing and having fun instead of television and time-outs. It’s time to start planning some holiday […]

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Kids Thanksgiving Crafts

Brown paper bags are all you need to get started on great children’s crafts for Thanksgiving celebrating Native American culture. These are some ideas to get you started. Materials: Collect big brown paper bags while you’re doing your shopping at grocery and liquor stores or buy them online. Put together a variety of objects for decorations like […]

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Travel Safety Tips For Holidays With Grandma

Nanny in the Clouds is a hiring service that gives parents peace of mind and helps you keep track of your kids before, during and after your trip home to see the parents. Call the service and it will connect you with a nanny who happens to be on your same flight, or it will […]

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Recipes for Thanksgiving: Tempting and Traditional

Autumn is upon us bringing cooler days, colorful foliage and one of our favorite holidays; Thanksgiving. Giving thanks for our family and friends, as well as for our bountiful blessings, is what the celebration is all about. But face it, Thanksgiving without a table overflowing with  delicious recipes wouldn’t be the same. If you are […]

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The Importance of Grandparents in a Child’s Life

A couple weeks ago, I was on the phone with my grandmother, who is 82 years old, asking her about some of the history of our family. I told her that I am working on the genealogy of our family and wanted as much information as she could remember. Forty-five minutes later, she gave me […]

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Fall Decoration: Bringing Nature Indoors

From the fiery kaleidoscope of the leaves to the plumpness of pumpkins and ruby red of apples, fall’s natural beauty pervades the whole outdoors. Why not invite it indoors with you? There are many ways to include nature in your autumn decorations. Here are a few fall decoration ideas that are fun to make and will bring […]

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9 Halloween Safety Tips for Kids’ Costumes

When it comes to safety for Halloween, the focus tends to be on the candy or other treats the children are receiving from strangers.  However, the costume the little ones are wearing are just as important to be aware of. Keep them safe by following these 9 halloween safety tips for your kiddo’s costume. Good Fit Make […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas For A Children’s Halloween Party

Healthy Snacks It’s that time of the year again when you must start planning your Halloween party ideas for your children’s home or school parties. Halloween is all about the candy, but these days parents and schools want to limit the amount that are giving out to the kids. Some schools will not allow any snacks if […]

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Haunted House: Creating Your Own

Ghouls. Witches. Hyper-active children. What could be more fun at Halloween than making haunted house of your very own? If you’re wondering how to get started, these tips and tricks will help. Pick A Theme Making a haunted house can be an overwhelming task, but picking a theme gives you a starting point. Some themes […]

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