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How To Practice Stop Drop And Roll With Your Kids

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).

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Simple Caramel Apple Recipe

Simple Caramel Apple Recipe
Check out this family favorite caramel apple recipe. My mother-in-law shared it with me, and my kids love it as much as my hubby!

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Stress Free Holidays Week 4 Final Preparations And Halloween Planning Tasks

Stress Free Holidays Week 4
This week our main priority is Halloween planning because the holiday is just a few days away!

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Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns And Stencils You Can Use

Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns
Use these printable pumpkin carving patterns and stencils to make an cool pumpkin carving this Halloween.

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Top 10 Family Halloween Movies: Not Too Scary Movies Your Whole Family Can Enjoy

Top 10 Family Halloween Movies
Here are kids' top 10 family Halloween movies, that are not too scary but still enjoyable for everyone.

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Stress Free Holidays Week #2

Stress Free Holidays Week #2
The best way to experience holiday stress relief is to plan your holidays now, and take small steps to make sure that everything gets accomplished that you want.

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Homemade Halloween Costumes: Ideas And Pictures

Homemade Halloween Costumes
Are you thinking of making your kids homemade Halloween costumes this year? If so, check out these ideas and pictures for making your own.

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Free Printable Halloween To Do List

Free Printable Halloween To Do List
Here is a free printable Halloween to do list that you can use to track the tasks you need to accomplish before the holiday.

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How To Make A Holiday Planner For A Stress Free Season

How To Make A Holiday Planner
Are you ready for a stress free holiday? If so, one of the simplest places to start your preparations is to make a holiday planner.

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Vehicle Maintenance Log: Why You Should Have One In Your Car

Vehicle Maintenance Log
A vehicle maintenance log, also known as an auto maintenance log book, is a handy little thing to put in the glove compartment of your car, to keep with you at all times.

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Stress Free Holidays: 13 Week Series To Make Your Holidays Fun And Not Stressful

Stress Free Holidays
Everyone wants stress free holidays, with fun and laughter and no last minute scrambling around to do tasks. Follow this 13 week series to reduce holiday stress and enjoy yourself.

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How To Load A Dishwasher The Right Way {To Make Sure Everything Gets Cleaned}

How To Load A Dishwasher The Right Way
Believe it or not, how to load a dishwasher properly, so everything gets cleaned, has been on my mind recently. And it's all my husband's fault.

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How To Organize Kids' Artwork Even If You've Got Mountains Of It

How To Organize Kids' Artwork
I've collected tips from readers, and from around the web with ideas for how to organize kids' artwork, even if you've got mountains of it.

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How To Keep Track Of And Organize Your Child's School Papers

How To Keep Track Of And Organize Your Child's School Papers
School papers -- if you have school age children, like I do, you know they bring home mountains of these daily.

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Bathroom Cleaning Checklist: List For Cleaning The Bathroom Daily, Weekly And Monthly

Bathroom Cleaning Checklist
This bathroom cleaning checklist, below, can be placed in your household notebook and used as a general reference for remembering what bathroom chores need to be done at various time increments.

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How To Pick Ripe Melons Using Four Of Your Five Senses

How To Pick Ripe Melons
Below are some tips for how to pick ripe melons using four of your senses, including sight, touch, smell and even your hearing, so you can please your fifth sense, the sense of taste.

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How I Use My Triple Laundry Sorter To Keep Up With My Family's Laundry

How I Use My Triple Laundry Sorter
One of the best things I ever bought was my triple laundry sorter, because it helps me keep up with my family's ever growing laundry pile. Here's how I do it.

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Family Game Night: Recommended Family Games For Kids Of All Ages!

Family Game Night
Family game night is a wonderful tradition to start or continue with your family. See some recommended games for everyone in the family here.

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Marathon Weekly Laundry Sessions Keep The Laundry Piles At Bay

Marathon Weekly Laundry Sessions
If you hate laundry, or otherwise don't have a lot of time daily to do a load, why not try a weekly marathon session to keep on top of your laundry piles? It works for these readers, why not you too?

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Daily Laundry Routine Can Reduce Your Laundry Pile

Daily Laundry Routine
There are lots of ways to keep your laundry pile under control. For instance, some people do marathon sessions once or twice a week week to keep up.

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Printable Whole House Cleaning Checklist: How To Keep Your Home Clean Year Round

Printable Whole House Cleaning Checklist
This house cleaning checklist is a big picture overview that helps you recall what house cleaning chores need to be done daily, weekly, quarterly, and less frequently around your home.

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

Garbage & Trash Can Cleaning Tips
Garbage and trash can cleaning is not normally high on my priority list, but sometimes it becomes necessary, such as when the can starts to smell, or when something yucky spills in there.

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How To Clean Hardwood Floors

How To 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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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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Why Weekly House Cleaning Schedules Benefit Your Home And Sanity

Weekly House Cleaning Schedules
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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House Cleaning Supplies & Equipment Checklist: What You Need For Your Home

House Cleaning Supplies & Equipment Checklist
Below is a house cleaning supplies and equipment checklist, with exactly what you need for your home, plus scroll down to the very bottom for a printable cleaning supply list.

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Uses For Vinegar: What Vinegar Can And Cannot Do Around Your Home

Uses For Vinegar
Everyone it seems is talking about uses for vinegar. But what kinds of things does vinegar clean well, and what not so well? Find out here.

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Top 10 Reasons To Create A Cleaning Schedule For Your Home

Reasons To Create A Cleaning Schedule For Your Home
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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Weekly Checklist For House Cleaning And Other Weekly Chores

Checklist For House Cleaning
Check out this weekly checklist for house cleaning and other weekly chores for ideas if you are struggling to figure out what needs to be cleaned in your house on a weekly basis.

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Create A Basic Sewing Kit To Have The 10 Sewing Supplies Every Home Needs

Create A Basic Sewing Kit
Every home needs to have a basic sewing kit in it, which contains basic sewing supplies, to deal with the routine stuff like sewing on buttons, sewing hems and other simple tasks regarding mending clothes.

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How To Check Smoke Alarm Or Smoke Detector

Check Smoke Alarm Or Smoke Detector
Checking your smoke alarm is a very simple fire safety tip that is often overlooked.

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How {And Why} To Make A Weekly Schedule for Your Household's Laundry

Weekly Schedule for Your Household's Laundry
When you make a weekly schedule for your laundry you are doing one of the most effective things to conquer your piles of laundry once and for all.

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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 changes 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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Teach Kids Proper Hand Washing Technique - Instructions And How To Videos

Teach Kids Proper Hand Washing Technique
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.

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Laundry Schedules & Routines For Large Families

Laundry Schedules & Routines For Large Families
When you've got a large family, either with lots of kids, or lots of people living in the household, you know one thing -- there are lots of loads of laundry.

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

Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
This kitchen cleaning checklist, below, can be placed in your household notebook and used as a general reference for remembering what kitchen chores need to be done at various time increments.

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Household Notebook: Use It To Organize Your Home Life

Household Notebook
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.

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How To Make A Homemaking Notebook

How To Make A Homemaking Notebook
A homemaking notebook, to actually be useful, does not need to be complicated. In fact, the more complicated it is the less likely you will make it and use it. Simplicity is the key.

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7 Reasons To Create And Use A Home Management Binder With Your Family

Use A Home Management Binder
It seems like every household management guru says you should create a home management binder, also known as a household notebook, or some other variation on that name. I know for the longest time I asked myself, why should I go to all that trouble? What can it really do for me and my family?

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52 Week Money Challenge: Save For A Better Year!

52 Week Money Challenge
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.

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Kitchen Cleaning Tips: 6 Daily Tasks For A Clean Kitchen

Kitchen Cleaning Tips
Follow these six kitchen cleaning tips regarding daily care of your kitchen and you will be able to keep on top of the never-ending, it seems, amount of dirty dishes and crumbs underfoot.

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

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.

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Stress Free Holidays Series Week 11: Christmas Preparations This Week To Make Your Christmas Stress Free

Stress Free Holidays Series Week 11
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.

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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 Week 10: Tasks For Week To Make This A Stress Free Christmas

Stress Free Holidays Week 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

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge Recip
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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Printable Christmas Menu Planner Form

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.

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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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Printable Christmas Grocery List For Your Holiday Meals

Christmas Grocery List
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.

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