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10 Interesting Facts About Valentine's Day

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Feb 14, 2017 7:01:00 AM

Valentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th, each year and marked by school children exchanging Valentines with their classmates, parents and children giving each other sweet treats and tokens of affection and with those in relationships exchanging cards, candy and other gifts to express their feelings for each other.  Here are a few facts about Valentine's Day that you may find interesting:

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Topics: Fun with Kids, Celebrations, Holidays, American Culture, Pets, Parenting, Enjoy the Moment, Traditions, Shopping, Gifts

Valentine's Day Crafts for Kids

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Valentine’s Day is a holiday rife with opportunities to make crafts. There is no better way for a kid to show their affection for family and friends than by sending a homemade valentine or other craft.

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Topics: Fun with Kids, Celebrations, Holidays, Arts and Crafts, Budget, Traditions, DIY

Gratitude is good for you!

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 30, 2016 8:16:00 AM

 

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Topics: Health and Wellness, Making Memories, Simplicity, Gratitude

Hot drinks for adults and kids

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 27, 2016 8:13:00 AM

Besides coffee and the occasional tea, I think that hot drinks are often not given the credit that they are due. Especially if you live somewhere where it gets very cold, hot drinks can really hit the spot after coming inside from playing in the snow or shoveling.

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Topics: Food, Celebrations, Holidays, DIY, Cooking, Seasons

Winter crafts for fun and gift giving

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 24, 2016 8:01:00 AM

 

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Topics: Fun with Kids, Arts and Crafts, Family, Creativity, Making Memories, DIY, Winter, Christmas, Gifts

Surviving the holidays

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 20, 2016 8:05:00 AM

 

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Topics: Empowering Our Children, Food, Health and Wellness, Celebrations, Holidays, Stress Relief, Family, Nutrition, Budget, Home, Delegate, Gifts

10 easy homemade gifts

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 18, 2016 8:57:00 AM

It is the holiday season and for many of us, that means giving gifts. The best gifts are often ones that we make ourselves. However, you don’t need to spend hours making each gift to come up with something nice and that people will appreciate. Here are some ideas for easy gifts that you can make yourself:

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Topics: Food, Holidays, Arts and Crafts, Budget, DIY, Gifts

Teach children to give

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 16, 2016 10:41:51 AM

 

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Topics: kids and learning, Celebrations, Holidays, Teaching Kids Responsibility, Community, Traditions, Making Memories, DIY, Philanthropy, Charity, Volunteering

Winter is coming - keep the temperatures up but the costs down

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 12, 2016 8:14:00 AM

How to Keep Your House Warm This Winter

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Topics: Saving Money, Budget, Home, Seasons, Winter

Safety tips for snow, ice and low temperatures

Posted by Katie Tastrom on Dec 6, 2016 2:37:49 PM

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Topics: Safety, Driving, Seasons, Winter

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