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Which books would you take?

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Lets do a game :)

ABC of Book Titles and to make it alittle harder, try to pick a book that you have read!!! I'll star...

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Putting it off

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Self-Pampering

Do you ever go get your finger/toe nails done? If you do what do you get done? How about massages...

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Cleaning out the clothes/toys

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Simple Holiday Decorating With Glitter

Nature understands the importance of sparkle, particularly in winter, when the landscape is bewitchingly monochromatic. Think of the tiny rainbows glinting on an icicle or the sugary sparkles in snow, then imagine how flat everything would look without the twinkle. Indoors, the glittering edges and muted hues of winter can be wonderfully evocative. They can remind you of a frosty Christmas morning long ago. » Read more

Safe Holiday Decorating Tips

Holiday decorating has become the norm in many neighborhoods across the nation. Community decorating contests have made lighting up the night skies during the month of December a new way to join our neighbors in celebration. For others, setting up both simple and elaborate light or miniature decorative displays in their yards and homes has become a tradition in itself. » Read more

Rose Petal Valentine Cupcakes

Looking for a girly Valentine cupcake idea? Try these pretty but edible rose petal Valentine cupcakes! To make these Valentine cupcakes you need a box of strawberry cake mix, pink frosting, red decorative gel frosting, fruit roll ups, and a heart shaped cupcake pan.  You could make the cupcakes in a traditional cupcake pan as well. » Read more

Regifting – Do It Without Being Tacky

Regifting is one of those dirty little secrets no one likes to talk about. But we’ve all done it – or at least thought about doing it (come on, you know you have!). So it’s time for regifting to come out of the closet ... just like that unwanted present you got for Christmas last year, which might be the perfect regift for the name you’ve drawn in this year’s office Secret Santa. In today’s eco-conscious times, careful regifting can even be looked at as another form of recycling. » Read more

Pear Nog

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers www.FreshBaby.com A festive drink for the Holiday season. One the whole family will love. » Read more

Mother's Day Brunch Menu

Mother's Day is the perfect time to celebrate mom with a delicious Sunday brunch. Let the kids help prepare the meal and it will be even more special. Add some fresh flowers to the table and mom will be wowed. Here is a selection of FoodFit recipes for a buffet that's sure to tantalize her taste buds: Mother's Day Brunch Menu   » Read more

Make Your Own Mini Christmas Tree

Mini Christmas trees are the perfect decor for celebrating the holidays. With a few simple steps you can have a decoration to last forever. You can add your own personal touches to this by making your own ornaments and decorations. » Read more

Make Your Own Holiday Cards

Make your own homemade Christmas cards with scissors, cardstock paper, glue, glitter, felt and other craft supplies you have on hand. » Read more

Make Your Own Christmas Stockings

Planning to hang stockings by the fireplace at Christmastime? This year, start a new tradition for you and your kids by creating your own Christmas stockings. Best of all, if you make them yourself, you don’t have to stick with the standard red stocking format. You can personalize them to reflect each family member’s interests, from ice skates to flip-flops. » Read more

Ladybug Cake Valentine Style

This ladybug cake is a sweet way to celebrate Valentine's day, but you can alter this cake to make the perfect ladybug cake for birthdays or other celebrations. To make this Valentine’s ladybug cake you need two boxes of cake mix, a round baking pan, a heart shape cupcake mold, licorice, pink frosting, and red gel decorating frosting. » Read more