See, the last time I had an ant infestation in my kitchen (over two years ago), I stumbled upon the single greatest method for getting rid of them quickly and safely. I was actually excited to use this method again! And, of course, I took pictures along the way just so I could show everyone how well this technique works.

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Creating a cozy atmosphere in your home is not as difficult as some may think. If you want your family and guests to feel as if they are walking into a warm, cozy blanket every time they enter your home, you need to remember to appeal to as many of the senses as possible (sight, smell, taste, touch, and sound).

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Best Homeschool Curriculum for Elementary School

Having seen virtually every homeschool curriculum choice ever created (give or take a few!), I can tell you unequivocally that the perfect curriculum does not exist. On the other hand, there are many gems in the rough. Here is a list of my favorite homeschooling curricula for the elementary years.

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Our homes are our havens. A place of refuge and comfort in a harsh and broken world. A safe space for us and our families. Home is a place for love, laughter, and life, as well as for silence, rest, and regeneration. The glow of soft lamplight, the smell of homemade apple pie, the comfort of an overstuffed sofa, the succor of a bed with fleshly washed sheets… this is what I envision when I think of my home as a haven.

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Many electric, gas, water, internet, cable, and phone providers offer ways to cut your bills or, at least, make them more manageable month to month. Calling your utility providers every few months and simply asking what they can offer you will often yield rewards you would never have otherwise known existed.

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Children are awesome little bundles of joy. Their innocence and energy brighten the home, and their wonder and eagerness to learn are awe-inspiring. They are also picky. And fickle. And temperamental. At no time is this more obvious than at the dinner table. How do we get our kids to eat more vegetables? Here are 10 tips to help get more veggies into your children’s diet.

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Many people scoff at the idea of applying frugal living hacks to their daily routines, because each individual hack might only save a few pennies. It hardly seems worth the time and effort, some might say. But, let me tell you, when you get in the habit of using a lot of these frugal hacks, you could easily save over $100 a month. The savings add up quickly!

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