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15 Easy Ways to Avoid Going Stir Crazy at Home

Many of us are coping with how to avoid going stir crazy at home. Yes, the quarantine has changed many lives around the world. Though we may be safer at home from the dreaded COVID-19, we now feel that our mental health and sanity is in danger from having the same walls and people around …

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60 Fun Spring Break Activities Small and Great

Oh my goodness, spring break is quickly sneaking upon us! With that comes the search for fun spring break activities. I love spring break since my boys are all in school now I miss the times that they are home.  I always want to make spring break special for them.  Thankfully, fun spring break activities do …

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The Importance of Appreciation in Marriage

Appreciation in marriage helps more that you might think to keep lines of communication open and leave you feeling good about your spouse. Showing appreciation to each other is one of the secrets to our happy marriage. In fact, one of the most romantic things he has ever done for me, was a form of …

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Little Things that Matter: Heartfelt Letter to My Husband

My Dear Husband and One True Love, You do so much for our family. I wanted to write you a letter of appreciation and let you know that it’s the little things that matter so much. Those things that you don’t know if I notice? I do. Sometimes I don’t even know if you realize …

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Rules for a Happy Marriage That Will Make Your Relationship Soar

“Rules for a Happy Marriage” I read out loud as I examined the plaque I had just pulled out of a gift sack. I was young, in love, and engaged. The occasion was my wedding shower given to me by our church. The plaque was cheaply made and worn. A coffee stain was clearly visible …

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The Best Christmas Activities To Make Your Holiday Merry and Bright

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! With that comes searching for fun Christmas activities since kids will be home for Christmas vacation. I have searched the internet and compiled this huge Christmas activities list for you. There are some things that we do every year and some things that I want to try …

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How to Unlock the Secrets to Mindful Holidays

For most people, the holidays are a busy time of year. They can also bring about lots of pressure and conflicting emotions. A commitment to have mindful holidays can reduce internal stress and anxiety so that you can actually relax and enjoy each moment of the season that only comes around once a year. What …

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12 Awesome Camping Tips For Beginners That Will Make You Look Like a Pro

Are you new to the world of camping, or perhaps are considering going on your first camping trip?  As someone who has been camping since I was a child, and now enjoy it with my own children, let me share with you some camping tips for beginners. Don’t get me wrong, we have had our …

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Family Camping Checklist and Gear That Makes a Difference

Have you ever wished for a printable family camping checklist? There are lots of camping posts and advice out there, but what about a printable family camping checklist pdf that you can just print out and start packing? Look no further because today I have a list of essential camping gear that we personally use …

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Best Ways to Show Someone You Care

Best Ways To Show Someone You Care

Do you wish that you could do a better job of showing someone that you care?  I don’t just mean in romantic relationships either. I mean in all our relationships.  Wouldn’t it be great to learn how to show someone you care so that you were sure that they knew how you felt? Some of …

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