Category Archives: Birthdays

Birthday Party – Island Style

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My daughter’s birthday party was so super fun, and I want to share what we did so that you might be inspired when planning your next child’s birthday. I first want to give credit to Family Fun magazine for giving … Continue reading

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Interview your Birthday Kid with these 36 questions!

Capture your child’s personality and growth by asking them these 36 questions every year on their birthday! Continue reading

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Snazzy Greeting Cards for 5 Cents Each

I miss the charm of days of yore. You know, the days when etiquette was taught in schools, where good manners were paramount, where people took the time to write thank-you cards for just about everything. I always intend to … Continue reading

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An Easy, Healthy Birthday Treat!

Ah, the old “bring-a-birthday-treat-to-school” gig! You gotta love it, because your child feels so special to be honored by his or her classmates and everyone loves food! But why does it always have to be cupcakes and sugar? Can children … Continue reading

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Holiday Birthdays

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Did you ever give your kids a sibling for Christmas or their birthday? Do members of your family have birthdays on holidays or during the holiday season? Out of my 5 kids, we’ve got a birthday just before Thanksgiving (but … Continue reading

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Really Easy and Delicious Holiday Customizable Treat!

Last night, the girls and I made some Halloween treats to take as a surprise from the “Halloween Phantom” to some families in our area. But we didn’t have a lot of time and I wasn’t sure what to make. … Continue reading

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Restaurant.com

A while ago,Heidi shared her wonderful experiences with Living Social and Groupon. Today, I want to share how much I love restaurant.com. If you’ve used it before, hopefully you love it. If you haven’t tried it, go online and search … Continue reading

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A Reason to Celebrate

There is always something to celebrate. Create memories. Create traditions. And celebrate even the least known National Holidays America has to offer. Continue reading

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Free “Do-it-yourself” Bingo Generator Program

Do it yourself Bingo Generator by FiveRealMoms.com

Bingo has become a favorite game for us at our New Year’s Eve parties. My computer whiz husband wrote a program that lets you enter in what you want on the cards, and it generates as many cards as you … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards that Save Children

Wow, I just came across an inspiring organization that’s doing a lot of good.  Enable-USA helps children who are coerced to be fighters in the drug wars in Colombia to leave their militia units and rehabilitate.  One thing the children do as part of … Continue reading

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