For the Home

If you know my mother-in-law, Mari, you know that she knows all things about proper house keeping and entertaining. This is something I really admire and strive towards. Mari just showed me a great trick on how to fold a napkin so you can grab the corner, lift it up and spread it across your lap in...
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Nickelodeon, iPads and Play Stations tempt children to stay in the house and sit on the couch all summer. Even when the sun is shining and it’s warm, it's hard to get them outside. But children do need to go outside. There are so many benefits to kids playing outdoors. Studies show that time spen...
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For the past 6 months we have had 4 teens ages 17 to 19 living with us.  So our little family of 3 has been a big family of 7 all winter.  The kids are each from different states: Montana, Utah, Michigan and Washington - all with one thing in common - the pursuit of excellence through ski racing...
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Hello Friends, Today, I want to share my favorite things with you - I have been wanting to do this for awhile. Here are 10 to start! #1. Paper Baking Supplies - they come in all shapes and sizes and work like magic.  You simply peal the side and it reveals your baked good in a very clean and...
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Have you tried paper placemats at your parties?  They really are a must and make any party look dramatic and memorable. They make for easy clean up after all the guests have gone and all you want to do is put your feet up and have a glass of wine. Here are examples and a few table settings by...
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Sometimes, I just want to take a leaf blower to all the clutter in the house just like how Bill Murray in Caddy Shack cleans. Do you ever have that feeling? Here are 5 ideas on how to organize the clutter in a way that when it grows you can keep on it. #1 TOYS Take your ever mounting piles and d...
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