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5 Ways to Teach Kids to Love Others

Although we express love to our children through hugs and everyday moments, sometimes it’s more difficult to define what it really means to be compassionate and kind. Here are a few ideas on how we can teach kids about love and active ways they can show compassion and kindness to others. 5 Ways to Teach Kids to Love Others: 1. Create It Spend an afternoon creating friendship bracelets, writing letters to loved ones, making get well cards for those who are sick, or encouraging cards for others feeling blue. Take the opportunity to celebrate those who will receive these surprises … [Read More...]

Valentine’s Day Ideas

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5 Ways to Teach Kids to Love Others

Although we express love to our children through hugs and everyday moments, sometimes it’s more difficult to define what it really means to be compassionate and kind. Here are a few ideas on how we can teach kids about love and active ways they can show compassion and kindness to others. 5 … [Read More...]

On The Table

Simple Chocolate Brownies

Simple Chocolate BrowniesPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease and flour a 9 x 13 pan.3/4 c. cocoa 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/3 c. oil 1/2 c. hot water Mix the above ingredients on low in a mixer, set aside.In another mixing bowl, combine the ingredients below:2 c. sugar 2 eggs 1/3 c. oil 1 1/3 … [Read More...]

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Apple Chip Cake

Apple Chip Cake  Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Ingredient List: 1& 1/3 cup salad oil 2 cups sugar 2 egg 4 cups chopped apples 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups flour Mix all ingredients in order slowly in a mixer.  … [Read More...]

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National Popcorn Day

National Popcorn Day: Reads, Recipes & More

Did you know that today is National Popcorn Day? What a fun holiday! One of the biggest things I have been working on with my blog so far this year is to think out of the box. Instead of just posting the normal things, like menu plans and delicious recipes, why not add a little whimsy and fun. Enter the "fun holidays" aspect to my editorial calendar. While perusing, I came across the entry … [Read More...]

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Weekly Menu Plan-Week 3

It is a new week, and time for a new menu plan. I so wish I could say that I am going to be home every night to cook. But alas, it is another week where I am working evenings and we aren't going to be home. Yuck! So what is cooking this week? Today: I work 3-11 tonight, so dinner will be leftovers that my MIL sent home for hubby and the boys. I will be taking peanut butter & jelly … [Read More...]

Motivation Monday linky

Motivation Monday Linky # 126

It has been a super busy weekend this weekend. Between work, and housework, I really need some motivation! And what better way to start then the Motivation Monday linky! I am excited to be joining you with my fellow co-hosts, and we have some fantastic features to share with you this week. As for me, I have been busy trying to expand the scope of my lifestyle blog, and reaching out beyond my … [Read More...]