Sep
   02

 

It’s that time of the year again, but don’t fret—back-to-school doesn’t have to be chaotic. As a mom of four school-aged children, including twins in kindergarten, I’ve accumulated a handful of tried-and-tested techniques to more organized and headache-free mornings. Make life easier for both you and your kids by staying on top of your game with these helpful tips.

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Re-establish Routines

Getting everyone back in a routine can be challenging, especially with the last two months being relatively relaxed and quiet. To make the transition easier, start two weeks before the first day of school. For example, if the kids got used to sleeping in until 9AM, start waking them up at 8:30AM during the first few days, then 8AM in the following days. By the time school starts, they’d be up bright and early.

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  Aug
   29

 

The end of summer is upon us and this means one thing for many families: back to school. Before things get crazy, relish the warm days and throw one last backyard bash. Follow these tips for your last summer hurrah.

Say Goodbye to Summer

Go Big or Keep it Small

Decide if you want the party to be between close friends and family or with the whole neighborhood. An intimate party is better if you plan to do all the cooking and preparations. If you decide to go big, consider taking the potluck route so that you get more variety with food and drinks.

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  Aug
   26

 

Labor Day is the perfect time for one last barbecue party before the summer ends and school begins. Don’t worry—planning a Labor Day party doesn’t have to be nerve-wracking. This post will give you tips on how to host a stress-free weekend barbecue for your friends.

Stress-Free Labor Day BBQ

Start with a Guest List

If you have a sprawling backyard, then by all means, make the party as big as you want it to be. But if you only have a limited space, you might want to keep it small. A small gathering of your closest friends and family will make the party more intimate. Plus, you’ll get to talk and catch up with everyone.

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  Aug
   22

 

Seashells are a tangible reminder of summer getaways and fun relaxing moments at the beach. Other than gathering them as collective pieces, seashells can also double as decoration for your home. If you’ve collected a handful from your trips, here are some quick and easy ways to create a beach-inspired space.

DIY Candles

Clam, conical, and moon-type shells have a hollow core that can be used to hold homemade candles. You can simply brush the shells clean and leave to dry, or soak them in a mild bleach solution overnight. Once clean and dry, fill them with hot wax, insert the wick, and then leave to cool. You can paint the dried shells in a metallic color to add to its illuminating effect. Place the candles on tabletops mixed with a variety of sea-inspired items.

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  Aug
   19

 

There are numerous kinds of Christmas trees to choose from and Christmas Tree Market is one of those recognized in the market for the providing realistic, durable, and premium-looking artificial Christmas trees.

Today, we feature one of our most popular Christmas trees that give you the best value for your money. With its light green mixed with deep forest-green needles, the classic beauty of the Emerald Fir Christmas Tree adds a traditional rustic charm to any space. Here are more features that you can benefit from.

 

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The Emerald Fir

Multiple Lighting Options

The Emerald Fir is available with several lighting options, allowing customers to create the best design for their space. If you prefer the classic Christmas look, the clear lights are your best choice. Multicolor lights, on the other hand, are suitable for a more fun and playful holiday décor. If you have special lights or prefer the tree with just ornaments, then the unlit option is the one for you.

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