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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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Snack Time is Edible Crafts Time! 8 Ways to Be Food Creative

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018  You’ve heard (and probably said) it before: Don't play with your food! But we say yes to edible crafts: Go ahead, play with your food all you like! Getting crafty with family snacks is a great way to spend quality…
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How to Make a Jewelry Holder from Natural Elements

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  UPDATED January 12th, 2018 No matter how many jewelry holders I have, it seems I can never fit all of my jewelry on them. That’s not to say I have a lot of it, much less a lot of expensive gems—although that would be nice.…
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How to Upcycle a Kitchen Drawer

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 UPDATED November 16th, 2017 I love planting succulents, I don't know a whole lot about them, but to me having these your home is the  modern way to live! It also adds a natural element to your home decor. From kitchen drawer, upcycle…
Zombies, Vampires and Frida, Oh My! Fun Halloween Costumes

Zombies, Vampires and Frida, Oh My! Fun Halloween Costumes

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Halloween is just around the corner and probably the only thing that's even more fun than putting on a frightening, glam, goofy, fantasy costume yourself—is commiserating on the perfect Halloween outfit for…
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Knitting Benefits at Any Age

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Did you know that knitting benefits can actually affect your wellbeing? In a world where we’re constantly told what NOT to do, what’s bad for our health and what is guaranteed do damage to our well-being, it’s refreshing to find an activity…
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DIY Xmas Ornaments to Make with Your Kids

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There’s something magical about homemade Christmas ornaments. Some may be heirlooms, you may have bought some from a local artisan and others made by the precious hands of your budding little artists at home. When making DIY ornaments with…
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5 Fun Family Crafts & Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

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Living in New Orleans gives me the opportunity to attend many parades. Now that Mardi Gras is over, my favorite parade will be rolling out. My family loves going to the St. Patrick’s Day parade. Filled with families wearing green, this…
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Boredom Crushing: 10 Craft Ideas to Get Into Now

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If you've got the winter blahs, look for some craft ideas and projects to carry you through until spring. DIY crafts are a fantastic way to keep your hands and brain occupied when it's too cold and snowy to spend time outdoors. And they have…
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The Card Shark: 15 Tips on Customizing Your Holiday Cards

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Custom holiday cards are a fantastic way to spread some cheer and make family and friends feel special. Aren't you always a little disappointed when you open a festive envelope only to find a generic card with just the sender's name under…