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House Wife Makes Incredible Discovery

Call the presses, your husband, and your children.  This amazing new exposure will delight everyone who has ever looked upon a mountain of housework and felt that it would be easier - and quicker- to build the Great Wall of China . . . alone!

On Monday morning it was time to do the laundry, sweep the floor, pick up messes . . . yada, yada, yada.  I decided I would experiment a little to try to add a little spark and sparkle to my daily round.  What if I worked only fifteen minutes in each room?  How much could I get accomplished in this small amount of time? 

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Posted in: General
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1920's History and Fashion
Pretty much the world as we know it today began in the 1920's:  Highways, electricity, indoor plumbing, sewage systems, automobiles, and let's not forget women's right to vote all came into action in the 1920's.  With that came hair dryers, washing machines, and many other inventions that made life easier.  Cars were fast, the terrors of World War I were starting to

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Posted in: Homeschooling
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Mother's Day Makeover
Every mother needs a daughter like mine.  She likes to cook, clean, and tear stuff up . . . yes, that's right . . . I said tear stuff up.  Really, she likes to remodel.   Maybe it's because we have been remodeling our 1862 home for the last 21 years.  All of the kids have had a helping hand in the renovation, but it's my Kristin that really enjoys the work.  She has helped me paint, paper, prime, and plaster, among many other household tasks.  I really appreciate all she does to

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Inspiration and Education for a Mother's Soul

May is the month we celebrate mothers.  If you are a mother, chances are, you could use a little "inspiration and education."  First some inspiration:  Did you know that the word mom spelled upside down = WOW?  That's because moms are W-onderful, O-verwhelmed, W-omen.  They are also S-plendid, T-alented, A-mazing and R-remarkable S-upports.  Which, by the way, spells S-T-A-R-S. 

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Posted in: Self Help
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Go Green Easter Baskets
Want an Easter craft that you can display on your dining room table and then outside in that troublesome bare spot in your back yard?  If so, this is the perfect project for you and your kids.  In less than a week you'll have thick green grass growing from an Easter basket.

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