Category Archives: Home and Family

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Back to School Organization

Soon our homes will be filled with the sounds of "Mom, where is my homework?" As moms everywhere get geared up to battle the Back to School stress and vow once again to be more organized This year, let me offer some preventative medicine and time saving tips. Read more

Your Essential Home Project Toolkit

Embarking on a home improvement project is a fun and rewarding way to spend spare time. With a myriad of ideas available in books and on the Internet, ideas abound for quick makeovers that yield dramatic results and useful solutions. (more…)...
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The Uses of Coconut Oil

A craze has been going around with coconut oil that people are obsessed with. It is versatile and it has many uses. It is commonly used in cooking, replaces other fatty ingredients such as butter, and it has many other applications too. Plus coconut oil is incredibly healthy. Here are some of the uses for...
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Chemical Free Home – The Benefits of Lemon Juice

Lemon juice has long been used as a kitchen and general purpose cleaner. Along with other members of the citrus family including Oranges and Limes, Lemon acts as a deodorizer in addition to its cleaning ability. Lemons are amongst the most versatile of fruits. Read more

Top Tips for Taking Care of a Cowhide or Other Animal Skin Rug

Caring for a cow hide or other animal skin rug and accessories Cow hide and other animal skins rugs such as zebra or reindeer have made a dramatic comeback in interior decoration in recent years and so has the need to keep them clean and in perfect condition. Taking care of a cow hide or other...
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Cool Back To School Ideas and Tips For Parents

Summer is ending fast and kids are almost ready for back to school. This time of the year can be intense for many parents because they have to listen to their kids' worries and demands alongside with their own daily life activities. Read more

Grandma’s Apron Pockets Held Treasures For Children

I think the reason my Grandma, an early Idaho pioneer homesteader, wore the long cotton apron with big pockets and ties around the neck and waist was to protect one of the two dresses she owned. She probably thought she would just put it on to do chores and then her dress and demeanor would...
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