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Ashlen "the Kidspert" Sheaffer

Halloween Decorating With Kids

Decorating the house can be challenging with kids. You must find decorations that aren’t breakable, that can be squashed, stepped on, even chewed on, and still cute and festive. Yes, I promise this is one task that can be completed and for very little money. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing decorations to put out each season or holiday: READ MORE

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Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - Homemade Mouthwash DIY
Allison Goines

DIY: Homemade Mouthwash

As I work to replace all of the conventional, store-bought hygiene products in my home with natural ones, I have given up some products that I once used because I can’t find a suitable replacement.  Mouthwash was one of those products.  I hadn’t considered making a homemade mouthwash before now, but I had checked out a popular brand of natural mouthwash only to find that it contained sorbitol and xylitol, both of which make me feel sick when ingested in even the smallest amounts.  So, I gave up mouthwash altogether, and I’ve missed it. READ MORE

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  • Sacrificing Your Mommy-Only Retreat

    Several years ago, I finally acquired the bathtub of my dreams. It had been a long time coming. I had to sacrifice square feet in the master bedroom but it was worth it because my tranquil spa-like, mommy-only retreat featuring an amazing t...

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  • Zucchini Bread With Pecans

    This zucchini bread is delicious and I love that my 3 year-old picky eater gets some veggie goodness without knowing it. The Greek yogurt I added to the recipe leaves this bread moist and adds a punch of protein. This is also great to have ...

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    Halloween Fun For Grownups

    Do you like pumpkins? (the correct answer is yes).

    Do you like beer? (again, yes).

    Then we have the perfect Halloween DIY for you. READ MORE

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 37 Easy No-Carve Pumpkins
    What The Flicka

    37 Easy DIY No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

    No need to wield a giant knife, risking injury to yourself and others. These no-carve pumpkin ideas will help your pumpkins last longer, too! READ MORE

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  • If I’d Known This Before Motherhood I’d Have Saved Myself a Few Grey Hairs.

    Before my daughter was born, I had trouble accepting help from people. The generous way to describe it would be to say I had a case of Superwoman Syndrome. But, in truth, I was kind of a control-freak perfectionist....

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  • Favorite Things: Ripley Rader Jumpsuits

    You’re gonna love this! I am always in search of that perfect pair of black pants, or that perfect pair of jeans or that dress that makes me look the way I wish I looked. Hope springs eternal which is why shopping was invented and why...

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    Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - 7 Tried And True Tips For Achieving That Haggard Exhausted Look

    7 Tried and True Tips For Achieving That Haggard, Exhausted Look

    Are you getting bored with all the articles telling you to look and feel your best, you need at least eight hours of sleep a day?

    If you’re like me, you feel you look better with dark circles and puffy bags under your eyes teamed with a sallow complexion.

    Have you caught your husband lustily eyeing the groggy woman ahead of you at the checkout line, confirming your suspicion that he feels haggard is the new sexy?

    Have no fear. I’m here to give you some tried-and-true tips for capitalizing on your lack of sleep. Follow my advice, and you too can achieve that harried look and attitude of a mom on the edge. Healthy and well-rested is so yesterday. READ MORE

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  • Breastfeeding Without Breaking The Bank

    It almost goes without saying here that you get what you pay for, and buying a breast pump is no exception to the rule. Quality is everything when it comes to a breast pump....

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  • Ten Things You Can Learn From Your Children Right Now

    It isn’t really until you are an adult that you truly appreciate childhood. I guess it’s like everything in life, hindsight is 20/20. Childhood moves quickly and you suddenly find yourself trying to navigate the waters of adulthood. The...

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    Lisa Witherspoon

    10 Spooktacular ideas for Trunk or Treat Decorating

    One of the latest big Halloween trends is Trunk or Treat, where people park their cars, decorate their trunks, and children go from vehicle to vehicle collecting treats. However, if, like me, you are not a very good DIY-er and don’t feel you have good crafting skills, the thought of decorating your trunk is a bit intimidating. So, here are 10 ideas to help! READ MORE

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  • Know What Day It Is?

    This little girl does!...

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  • Bella’s Boyfriend

    Ah young love. We all miss it! And after seeing today’s MommyTube video, you’ll be wishing you were 5 years old again. Watch these 2 little cuties hanging out and enjoying the simpler things in life. We guarantee it will make yo...

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