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7 Reasons To Create And Use A Home Management Binder With Your Family
It seems like everyone suggests you should make a home management binder. Find out why it can benefit your family.
Household Notebook: Use It To Organize Your Home Life
A household notebook, also known as a home management binder or a homemaking notebook, is like a master planner for your home's needs and family's lives.
How To Make A Homemaking Notebook
Making a homemaking notebook does not need to be complicated or elaborate, but it should involve some thought process. Find out how to make the most of this useful tool.
How To Stick To Your New Years Resolutions
Find out the trick below to sticking to your New Years resolutions, so you can start improving your life right now.
Week #13 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Post Holiday Stress Relief And Getting Back Into Your Normal Routine
Now that the holidays are over (mainly) you would think holiday stress would be a thing of the past, but instead, you can get stressed thinking about the clean up.needed to give it a try.
52 Week Money Challenge: Save For A Better Year!
You know I'm all about the 52 week challenges so when I saw various version of this 52 Week Money Challenge floating around the interwebs I knew I needed to give it a try.
Week #12 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Getting Ready For Christmas - It's Almost Here
Below are the tasks you should do this week for getting ready for Christmas, so you can experience less stress now and when Christmas day arrives.
Printable Christmas Menu Planner Form
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.
Tips To Prevent Frozen Water Pipes In Your Home
Here are tips to prevent frozen water pipes in your home when the temperature outside dips down extremely low.
Printable Christmas Grocery List For Your Holiday Meals
Here's a free printable Christmas grocery list, below, that you can use to plan all the items you need to purchase to make all of your holiday meals.
Week #11 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Christmas Preparations
Christmas preparations can be a fun part of the holiday season themselves. Here are the tasks to do this week to make a Christmas that is stress free, and enjoyable for you and your whole family.
Grinch Kabobs: Easy Fun Christmas Treat To Make With Your Kids
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.
Top 10 Family Christmas Movies For Kids & Adults
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.
Real Christmas Tree Care Tips From Set Up To Clean Up
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.
Week #10 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Tasks For Week To Make This A Stress Free Christmas
It's now week #10 in the Stress Free Holidays Challenge, and that means that, gasp, Christmas is less than 25 days away! But . . . don't panic. There's still plenty of time to make sure you get what you need to done and to have a stress free, relaxing, enjoyable holiday with your family. Here's what I suggest you do this week to make this Christmas one of the most enjoyable ever!
Week #9 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: 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.
Diaper Bag Checklist - Don't Leave Home Without It!
Here is a free printable diaper bag checklist to reference when you are in a hurry, running out the door with the baby.
Week #8 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Thanksgiving Stress Avoidance
There is no reason to experience Thanksgiving stress this year, if you do some simple typically last minute tasks ahead of time.
How To Defrost Turkey
Learn the safest ways to completely defrost turkey, and also make sure you start the process soon enough to get your bird ready for Thanksgiving Day.
Printable 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.
Handprint Turkey Craft - Easy Thanksgiving Kids Craft Idea
An easy Thanksgiving craft you can do with your kids is to make this cute handprint turkey.
How To Fold A Napkin Several Fancy Ways
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.
Snoopy Thanksgiving Movie And Party Idea For Kids
Here is a good party idea for watching the Snoopy Thanksgiving movie with your kids that is both easy and fun.
Free Printable Christmas Planner
Get ready for a stress free Christmas holiday with this free Christmas planner. It contains 9 printable forms to help you get yourself organized.
Free Printable Thanksgiving Day Schedule: Cooking Countdown
Below is a free printable Thanksgiving day schedule you can fill out to countdown what needs to be cooked or prepared at particular times on the big day to make sure your meal comes together on time.
Week #7 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: More Planning For Thanksgiving
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.
Is Glass Bakeware Safe Anymore? The Dangers Of Exploding Glass Dishes
I've used glass bakeware for years, but I recently learned about increasing incidents of exploding glass while cooking. Learn safety tips to lessen the risk of exploding glass in your kitchen.
Housekeeping Checklist For A Messy House: Get Ready For Guests Without Stress
Here's a plan you can use whenever you're going to host guests to clean up your messy house, using this free printable housekeeping checklist.
Free Printable Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner
Below is a 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.
Fire Safety Tips For Keeping Your Home & Family Safe
Here are lots of practical fire safety tips to help keep your home and your family safe from fires, including in the kitchen, electrical, and heating fires.
Writing Christmas Letters To Friends & Family: Ideas & Tips
Some people groan at the thought of Christmas letters tucked inside a Christmas card, but honestly, a well written letter from a friend or family member is one of my favorite parts of receiving cards.
Printable Thanksgiving Grocery List & Shopping 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.
How To Check Smoke Alarm Or Smoke Detector
Checking your smoke alarm is a very simple fire safety tip that is often overlooked.
Week #6 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: More Steps For Planning Thanksgiving Day
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.
Spring Forward Fall Back - Routines For Your House Around This Biannual Event
The spring forward fall back biannual event changes the time forward or back an hour, but you can also use the event to remember to do certain chores around your home.
Free Printable Christmas To Do List
Here is a free printable Christmas to do list that you can use to track the tasks you need to accomplish before the holiday.
Fire Escape Plans: Make Sure Your Family Has One & Practices It
Do you and your family have any fire escape plans? If not, learn how to make a plan here to keep your family safe, and how to practice it.
Thanksgiving Countdown: Plan For A Great Day
Getting ready for a big holiday celebration, like Thanksgiving, can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to. Use this Thanksgiving countdown plan, which lists all of the major things you need to do to get ready for the big day, to help you. I've even included a free printable checklist or schedule of tasks you can reference!
Free Printable Thanksgiving Planner
Get ready for a stress free Thanksgiving holiday with this free Thanksgiving planner. It contains 6 printable forms to help you get yourself organized.
Week #5 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Thanksgiving Planning This Week
Thanksgiving planning time is now upon us in week 5 of this series. Follow these steps for a stress free Thanksgiving with your family.
Teach Kids Proper Hand Washing Technique - Instructions And How To Videos
Teaching kids proper hand washing technique is one of the best, cheapest and most effective ways to prevent or slow the spread of germs within your family.
Printable Thanksgiving Calendar For November
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.
Free Printable Christmas Wish List For Kids & Adults
Here's a free printable Christmas wish list that can be used by either kids or adults, to help you get ideas for what to buy your loved ones.
Family Christmas Photo Ideas: Tips To Make Your Pictures Fun & Easy
Here are family Christmas photo ideas and tips to make your family pictures this year stand out, and still be fun and easy.
Free Printable Thanksgiving To Do List
Here is a free printable Thanksgiving to do list that you can use to track the tasks you need to accomplish before the holiday.
How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds
One of my favorite Halloween memories are toasted pumpkin seeds. Learn how to roast pumpkin seeds here to make your own.adults).
How To Practice Stop Drop And Roll With Your Kids
Does your child know how to stop drop and roll if their clothing catches on fire? Check out this video which gives a demonstration of the technique for kids (and adults).
Halloween Safety Tips For Kids
Here are my top Halloween safety tips for kids, to make sure they have a fun and still safe time while dressing up and going trick or treating.
Week #4 Stress Free Holiday Challenge: Final Preparations And Halloween Planning Tasks
Halloween planning gets you ready for this fun holiday, so you can have a nice, stress free and enjoyable time. See what steps to take here.
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