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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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Teenagers and Mother’s Day

Ideas of how to celebrate Mother’s Day with teenagers. Continue reading

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I need some advice on frugal family international travel

Do you have international travel advice for a family?

My husband and I are finally realizing a long time dream! Both of us spent some time living out of the country before we were married and found it extremely beneficial. We wanted our children to have some of those … Continue reading

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Let Me Bring You Dinner

"get well soon" flower delivery

For the most part, I like to be prepared and plan ahead. I like to know what’s going on and what is required of me to make the day a success (or less of a disaster). But I’m not opposed … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Book Recommendation
“Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch”

somebody loves you mr. hatch book cover

Mr. Hatch is a lonely man who keeps to himself. But when he receives a rather large valentine from an anonymous admirer, he realizes that he is loved, and his view of himself and those around him changes. He feels … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Traditions

Throughout my growing up years we had a plethora of traditions for Christmas Eve. My Mom did everything she could to make it a special, memorable experience. I loved Christmas Eve, almost even more than Christmas itself. Now, as a … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation-
My Grandfather’s Blessings, by Rachel Remen

book cover of My Grandfather

Today on my walk I was listening to Rachel Remen’s book My Grandfather’s Blessings. This is actually my second time through it because it is packed with nuggets of wisdom and thoughts that need reflection, more attention that I could … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening–Smiles for Life

I recently attended a dental event with my husband (he’s fourth from the left in the photo below!), who does internet marketing for dentists and other professionals.  The event was for an amazing organization of dentists called the Crown Council. … Continue reading

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Life is Hard

Before my husband and I were married, we had a talk.  We had a lot of talks, but one night I remember a particular talk about those kind of women who are always comparing themselves with others in order to … Continue reading

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Giving Before Getting — Even on Christmas Morning

We have in our town a generous Christmas event, a Christmas morning breakfast for the homeless and poor on the island.  Santa Claus comes and delivers gifts to all the children. We have made it a tradition to first go … Continue reading

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