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Free Comic Book Day: Awesome Annual Kids Activity

Free Comic Book Day
We've been taking our kids to Free Comic Book Day for years now, and can't recommend this free kid activity more highly. Here's all you need to know about it.

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Garbage & Trash Can Cleaning Tips {For Kitchen, Bathroom & Outdoor Cans}

Garbage & Trash Can Cleaning
Here are simple but very important garbage and trash can cleaning tips for your home, including your kitchen and bathroom, to make sure your cans don't stink and periodically are disinfected.

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How To Clean Hardwood Floors {Step By Step Instructions}

Clean Hardwood Floors
Hardwood floors are beautiful, but can be damaged easily by improper cleaning. Here's how to clean hardwood floors the right way, with simple step by step instructions.

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Weekly Checklist For House Cleaning

Weekly Checklist For House Cleaning
Struggling to figure out what needs to be cleaned in your house on a weekly basis? Check out this weekly checklist for house cleaning for ideas. A free printable version is included.

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Why Weekly House Cleaning Schedules Benefit Your Home And Sanity

Weekly House Cleaning Schedule
Find out why weekly house cleaning schedules can help you keep your both your sanity and your home clean, plus get examples and resources to give you ideas for creating a schedule that fits your home and family life.

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Bathroom Cleaning Checklist

Bathroom Cleaning Checklist
Use this bathroom cleaning checklist in your household notebook to get your daily, weekly, and monthly bathroom chores done.

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Daily House Cleaning Schedule: 8 Essential Daily Household Chores

Daily House Cleaning Schedule
Getting overwhelmed by housework? Check out this daily house cleaning schedule with 8 essential daily household chores to know what needs to be done to keep everything clean and tidy, and clean most of the time.

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Top 10 Reasons To Create A Cleaning Schedule For Your Home

Cleaning Schedule
Do you have a cleaning schedule? If you don't see the top ten reasons you should create one, and see the resources for how to make your own schedule for cleaning house.

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How To Clean Windows In Your Home Like An Expert

Clean Windows
Window cleaning may not be your favorite job, but learn how to clean windows in your home like the pros, so you can get it done and have more fun.

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Spring Forward Fall Back - Routines For Your House Around This Biannual Event

Spring Forward Fall Back
The spring forward fall back biannual event happens to change the time forward or back an hour, but you can also use the event to remember to do certain chores around your home.

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How To Check Smoke Alarm Or Smoke Detector

Check Smoke Alarm
Check smoke alarm - this is a very simple safety tip that is often overlooked. Learn how often to check your smoke detector, and when to replace it here.

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How To Clean A Toilet: The Basics

How To Clean A Toilet
Is your toilet in need of some serious cleaning? Learn how to clean a toilet here, including both written instructions and a how-to video. It's what you should already know, but perhaps don't.

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Create A Basic Sewing Kit

Basic Sewing Kit
Everyone needs these 10 basic supplies in their basic sewing kit, whether you sew regularly or not.

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Kitchen Cleaning Checklist: Daily, Weekly And Monthly Chores + Printable

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Use this kitchen cleaning checklist in your household notebook to get your daily, weekly, and monthly kitchen chores done. Includes a free printable.

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How To Stick To Your New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions
Find out the trick to sticking to your New Years resolutions, so you can start improving your life right now.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Part 13: Post Holiday Stress Relief

Stress Free Holidays Series Part 13
Once the holidays are over you would think holiday stress would be a thing of the past, but now you have to clean up! Find out how to ease back into your normal routine without causing more stress in your life.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Part 12: Getting Ready For Christmas, It's Almost Here

Stress Free Holidays Series Part 12
See the tasks you should do for getting ready for Christmas, so you can experience less stress now and later as the holiday approaches.

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52 Week Money Challenge: Save For A Better Year!

52 Week Money Challenge
Take the 52 Week Money Challenge and save, instead of spend, for a better year! Free printable included.

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Tips To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes In Your Home

Prevent Frozen Water Pipes
Here are tips to prevent frozen water pipes in your home when the temperature outside dips down extremely low.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Part 11: Christmas Preparations

Christmas Planning
Christmas preparations can be a fun part of the holiday season, plus they make it possible to enjoy Christmas. Find out what you need to do here.

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Printable Christmas Menu Planner Form

Christmas Menu Planner
Here are free printable Christmas menu planner forms that you can use to plan your Christmas meals including your Christmas Eve meal, Christmas breakfast and Christmas dinner.

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Printable Christmas Grocery List For Your Holiday Meals

Christmas Grocery List
Here's a free printable Christmas grocery list you can use to plan all the items you need to purchase to make all of your holiday meals.

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Grinch Kabobs: Easy Fun Christmas Treat To Make With Your Kids

Grinch Kabobs
Making Grinch Kabobs has quickly become one of our family's Christmas traditions, since they're quick, easy and so very much fun to make and eat. Here's how to do it.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 10: Make This A Stress Free Christmas

Stress Free Holidays Part 10
Do you want a stress free Christmas? If so, planning ahead is key, so find out what tasks you need to do this week to make a great Christmas a reality.

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Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe - Perfect For The Holidays Or Anytime

Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
Here is an easy peanut butter fudge recipe, with step by step pictures, that you can make as one of your Christmas candy recipes this year.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 9: Christmas Planning

Christmas Planning
Christmas preparation must include Christmas planning, so that you can have a stress free holiday season. Get a list of activities to do this week to get ready for the big day.

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Top 10 Family Christmas Movies For Kids & Adults

Family Christmas Movies
Here's my top 10 family Christmas movies for kids and adults list, with suggestions of the best films to watch each holiday season together.

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Real Christmas Tree Care Tips From Set Up To Clean Up

Real Christmas Tree Care Tips
Here's real Christmas tree care tips you can use to set up your tree properly, make sure it lasts as long as possible, plus tips for clean up of needles and sap messes if they occur.

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Printable Cleaning Checklists To Put In Your Household Notebook

Printable Cleaning Checklists
A list of printable cleaning checklists created by Household Management 101, for daily, weekly and seasonal house cleaning. Each printable checklist is a resource for your household notebook.

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Thanksgiving Day Prayers - Ideas And Traditions For Your Family

Thanksgiving Day Prayers
Here are some ideas and traditions you can start with your family as part of your Thanksgiving Day prayers, to celebrate the real meaning of the holiday.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 8: Thanksgiving Stress Avoidance

Stress Free Holidays Part 8
There is no reason to experience Thanksgiving stress this year, if you do some simple typically last minute tasks ahead of time. Get the list of tasks here.

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Teaching Kids Proper Hand Washing Technique

Hand Washing Technique
One of the simplest, cheapest and most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs is to use proper hand washing technique. Learn how here, and how to teach kids too.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 7: More Steps For Planning Thanksgiving Day

Stress Free Holidays Part 7
Planning for Thanksgiving is a great investment of your time, because it pays off with a fun, stress free day with your family. See the steps to take this week to enjoy Turkey day this year.

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Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party Idea For Kids

Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party
Here is a good party idea for watching the Snoopy Thanksgiving movie with your kids that is both easy and fun.

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Printable Holidays & Celebrations Gift Tracker: Remember The Gifts Received To Write Thank You Notes

Holidays & Celebrations Gift Tracker
Here's a free printable gift tracker template you can use for any holiday or celebration to keep track of the gifts received. It will help you make sure you send thank you notes to everyone.

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Handprint Turkey Craft - Easy Thanksgiving Kids Craft Idea

Handprint Turkey Craft
An easy Thanksgiving craft you can do with your kids is to make this cute handprint turkey. See an example and full instructions here.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Day Schedule: Cooking Countdown

Cooking Countdown
Here's a free printable Thanksgiving day schedule you can fill out to countdown what needs to be cooked or prepared at particular times to make sure your meal comes together on time.

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Spring Forward Fall Back - Routines For Your House Around This Biannual Event

Spring Forward Fall Back
The spring forward fall back biannual event happens to change the time forward or back an hour, but you can also use the event to remember to do certain chores around your home.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 6: More Steps For Planning Thanksgiving Day

Stress Free Holidays Part 6
Here are some more steps to take as part of planning Thanksgiving day to make it a stress free, enjoyable time for you and your family.

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Writing Christmas Letters To Friends & Family: Ideas & Tips

Writing Christmas Letters
If you'd like to write Christmas letters to friends and family this year, but are getting overwhelmed, here's ideas and tips to make the process painless and fun.

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How To Fold A Napkin Several Fancy Ways

How To Fold A Napkin
Learn how to fold a napkin through videos, including into a a silverware pouch, Christmas tree, and into flowers such as a lily, fleur de-lis and an orchid.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner

Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner
Free printable Thanksgiving dinner menu planner, to make sure you don't forget any of the favorite dishes your family wants for this special holiday meal.

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Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List & Shopping List

Thanksgiving Grocery List
Here's a free printable Thanksgiving grocery list and shopping list template that you can print out and fill out to make sure you don't forget anything for the big day.

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Thanksgiving Countdown: Plan For A Great Day

Thanksgiving Countdown
Use this Thanksgiving countdown which lists all of the major things you need to do to get ready for the big day, including a free printable checklist or schedule of tasks.

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Free Printable Thanksgiving Planner {5 Forms Included}

Free Printable Thanksgiving Planner
Get ready for a stress free Thanksgiving holiday with this free Thanksgiving planner. It contains 5 printable forms to help you get yourself organized.

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Fire Escape Plans: Make Sure Your Family Has One And Your Kids Know It

Fire Escape Plans
Making fire escape plans from multiple points in your home is one of the most important things you can do to keep yourself safe. Find out how here.

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Printable Thanksgiving Calendar For November

Printable Thanksgiving Calendar
Here's a free printable Thanksgiving calendar, for November, that you can place in your holiday planner. It is undated so you can use a copy year after year.

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Stress Free Holidays Part 5: Thanksgiving Planning This Week

Stress Free Holidays Part 5
Thanksgiving planning time is now upon us. Follow these steps for a stress free Thanksgiving with your family.

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Check Smoke Alarm: A Very Important Fire Safety Tip

Check Smoke Alarm
Check smoke alarm - this is a very simple safety tip that is often overlooked. Learn how often to check your smoke detector, and when to replace it here.

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