I was feeling overwhelmed yesterday and I'm not sure why. Maybe holiday malaise has already sunk in? Could it be that I have pushed myself so incredibly hard over the last year that I am fried? How about the fact that I am going away this weekend and I have so much sh*t to do?I don't know. More than likely a little bit of all of the above. This is exactly what vacations are … [Read more...] about Holiday Travel Tips and Tricks
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Want to give your home a festive touch? Christmas decorations can be super expensive so I came up with the idea of making all my decorations with wrapping paper this year. Different papers, different decorations. Make your own with just a few simple supplies! So cute! Supplies Wrapping paper Construction paper Tape Scissors Glue (either spray adhesive … [Read more...] about How to Make Wrapping Paper Christmas Tree Decorations
Black Friday is all about snagging great deals and saving a ton of money. This is the time to buy the brands that rarely go on sale during the rest of the year, and to maximize your savings on everything else! 1. Save big on LEGO at Walmart. It is very rare to find steep discounts on LEGO products. Walmart has offered great savings on LEGO during past Black Fridays — over … [Read more...] about How To Maximize Savings On Black Friday
Too Much Academic Pressure on Kids As a parent, there are few pleasures greater than your child succeeding at school. However, if you are putting too much pressure on your children to do well academically, it can backfire severely and end up affecting them negatively in a number of different ways. Worry, Worry, Worry By having a parent lay pressure on them to succeed, … [Read more...] about The Effects of Academic Parental Pressure on Kids
In a perfect world, cupcakes would always be enjoyed a few hours out of the oven. In the real world that's often not possible. Between having to set up decorations and organizing kids, the last thing you want to do it pull out your mixer. Luckily, with a little planning ahead, you can serve delicious home-baked cupcakes with very little day-of hassle. So how long can cupcakes … [Read more...] about How Long Can Cupcakes Be Stored After Baking?