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Ideas for packing a healthy picnic featured
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It seems like just yesterday that I would help my mother pack a lunch for a picnic to the park or a day trip in the beautiful Idaho mountains. Life seemed so simple back then. None of the children had food allergies and everything was pretty much grown from our own garden. Bread was homemade and there was maybe a loaf of somewhat healthy banana...
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the dirty truth about your home featured
by  |  posted under Cleaning, Organization, Uncategorized
The Dirty Truth About Your Home- Learn to REALLY clean your house  There are so many hidden germs and bacteria in our homes. How many times a week do you clean your kids tooth brush holder, the remote control to the t.v. and your kitchen knobs? I try to clean my kitchen knobs once a month, but if I knew how dirty kitchen cabinet knobs are, I...
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help your kids get a good nights sleep featured
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I have been noticing that my children have been very restless at night lately.  They are coming into our room a lot more.  I feel like we have a healthy nightly routine but I have noticed that if we don't get the homework done right after school then we are up longer, and they are going to bed later.  Please tell me you have the same problem....
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by  |  posted under Holiday, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day
    When I was little I would  make my friends Valentines cards by writing their names and writing something nice with each letter in their name.  It was always my favorite thing to do for my friends and family and it always made them smile.  I now make these homemade cards for my husband and girls.  And they love them.  But...
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level of every day's Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for right. I love thee purely, as they turn...
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by  |  posted under Fitness and Healthy Living, Inspiration
 Good-bye 2014. Hello 2015! Do you make and keep your New Year resolutions?  I asked a handful of my friends this exact question and they all said that they have good intentions, but they quit their resolutions after the first or second month. Life gets so busy and working out, eating better, and saving money gets lost in all the...
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by  |  posted under Christmas, Gift Giving, Giving Back
     My mom always told me to keep my alms in secret. To be honest I never had a clue what that meant, but I figured it out watching my mom and grandmother around Christmas time. I remember going into my Grandmothers basement and seeing an entire chocolate factory. She spent hours making the most decadent treats. She worked...
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ashley quiche featured image
by  |  posted under Breakfast, Main Dishes, Recipe Box, Recipes, Uncategorized
My love for food started when I was very young.  My mother and sister were excellent cooks.  I would do my homework in the kitchen and watch them cook anything from fried chicken to homemade bread.  We were all in 4H in Idaho.  My sister Audra was in 4H for cooking and she was always coming up with delicious recipes.  Her ham quiche was so...
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by  |  posted under Family, Parenting, Uncategorized
Did you know that 8% of children under the age of 18 are allergic to at least one food?  And 40% of kids with food allergies experience severe symptoms. A food allergy is a condition in which the immune system incorrectly identifies a food as a threat and defends the body from it by releasing chemicals into the blood, and the chemicals cause...
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ashley shop featured image
by  |  posted under Beauty, Coupons & Budgeting, Family, Fashion, Fitness and Healthy Living, Fun With Kids, Girls, Organization, Shop, Uncategorized
Could you go without shopping for a month?? What about 2 months? I challenge you to a shopping fast. Guess how much time women spend shopping each year? a. 500 hours b. 199 hours c. 600 hours d. 399 hours (answer to come) Let me first explain myself.  About 10 years ago I was noticing I was spending a lot of money on a lot of items I...
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