Category Archives: The Moms

Great Juvenile Books for Adults and Kids Alike

I love to read. To the point that I sometimes DON’T read simply because I know it can consume my time. However, in the last couple months, I’ve really gotten into some great books because my husband loves to read … Continue reading

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Home Remedy for Fungus and Warts

Seven years ago, I got a pedicure.  And a foot fungus.  I will never forget the day because it was the day my daughter was born.  Shortly thereafter, I noticed 7 of my toenails turning ugly colors.  All fell off…except … Continue reading

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A New Perspective, Part 2

A few days ago, I posted about gaining a new perspective on housekeeping.  After writing that, I started thinking that there should be a follow up.  A Part 2.  Because the opposite can happen as well. Let me explain.  How … Continue reading

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A New Perspective on Housekeeping

Have you ever sat at a red light and waited, and waited, and waited.  Like for 5 minutes sitting at that red light, while you get more and more frustrated at how LONG the light is?  Have you ever actually … Continue reading

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Homemade Pizza/Pizza Casera
(Español abajo)

homemade pizza

My son is in Colombia and requested that I share our family pizza recipe with some of the people he has met there.  So I’m going to post it here first in English then in Spanish. I like to use … Continue reading

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Christmas Party Invitation free printable

Christmas is busy enough, but one thing I feel is worth a bit of extra work is getting together with neighbors to remember what Christmas is really about.  Because I want them to know this is special, I want to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Games

When I was growing up, our tradition to show our gratitude on Thanksgiving consisted of going around the table and everyone taking a couple minutes to share what they were grateful for.  While this was nice, it was also boring … Continue reading

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Family Service Idea

"El Bichito" children

Okay, this may not seem so “real” to you, but it is for me. Have you ever wished for ways to help your kids learn to recognize their blessings besides just telling them what they are? Or to realize that they are fortunate … Continue reading

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Make School Lunches Easier

In returning to school this year, I wanted to find a system that would work well for our daughters to help make the mornings less chaotic.  When our oldest was in kindergarten, I made her lunch every night for the … Continue reading

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Want to take your own U.S. passport photos?

Taking your own passport photos

If you want to take your own passport photos, the State Department’s web site has all the details on passport photo requirements. It’s not all that complicated, though if you want to avoid a hassle, you can pay $10.99 at … Continue reading

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