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13 Low Carb Desserts #LowCarb #KetoDiet #KetoFriendly

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If there is one thing that can be a struggle going keto-friendly, it’s having a sweet tooth! You would be surprised where you find carbs! To help follow your low carb diet, check out this list of desserts! 1. Low Carb Coconut Crack Bars 2. Low Carb No Flour Black Bean Brownies 3. Low Carb Angel […]

Splurging Strategically: How to Treat Yourself While Saving for a Big Purchase

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We all seem to be saving for something big, whether it is a house, a car, a wedding or other things, sometimes it seems as though we will never reach our financial goal. Here are some tips to help you save money without feeling deprived, by splurging on little things once in a while. Open […]

Quiet Days: Soothing Activities for Children

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When the weather takes a turn for the worse or family members are suffering from colds, it can be helpful to have some quiet activities on hand for kids that are fun yet also soothing. Children can enjoy downtime that’s thoughtful as opposed to energetic. Keep the following ideas in mind for the next time […]

Blaze Pizza Grand Opening in Ames, Iowa #FreePizza

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Iowa State can get ready to join the Blaze Pizza family this Friday at their newest location in Ames! Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual artisanal pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, announced today that it will open its third Iowa location, in Ames, on Thursday, April 6th.  To celebrate […]

Toddler Tips: Childproof Your Life

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Once your baby grows into a toddler and is tottering about, your life will be non-stop! You will need to constantly be on your toes running around after them to ensure that they don’t trip over or run into anything! It may be very tiring at times, but life with your little toddler will definitely […]

This Is How You Find The Perfect Pet For Your Family

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If you’re thinking about getting a pet for your family, you need to make sure you put enough thought into it. After all, getting the wrong pet isn’t fair on your family nor the pet. You can’t just get a pet to sell it or give it away a few months later! Here’s how you […]

Go Natural And Save Money With These Great Tips

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Image credit For some reason the consumer is under the impression that going for natural or organic products is expensive.  Whilst this is true if you are shopping on the high street, you may be missing the whole point of going natural.  So stop buying these products and start making them yourself.  From pain relief […]

Does Your Family Like Mazes? Look No Further!

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There is something alluring and somewhat transcendent about labyrinths. Mazes usually revolve around themes like exciting horror to something a little more child-friendly. The point is that everyone gravitates to them, which is actually a good thing. Researchers say that human beings flex their brain muscles when they go through a maze, even if it […]

A Crash Course In Talking Teen

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Dealing with teenagers is hard. One minute they’re smiling, bright, and bubbly. The next, they snap at everything you say and spend an unnatural amount of time in their bedrooms. You can try to tell yourself it’s the hormones, but that doesn’t stop their sharp words hurting. Especially when you try to do everything possible […]

What is the Keto Diet and Is It Right For You?

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It seems like most of us are always trying to diet, trying to eat healthier, and trying to get that perfect body that we all want. So I’m sure that you’ve tried everything and you are just feeling completely defeated and like you will never lose the weight. Well, what would you say if I […]

Keeping the Cost Down at the Veterinarian

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Vet visits are expensive, that’s no secret. A pet’s unexpected illness or injury is enough to wreck even the most carefully planned budget. While it’s impossible to anticipate every medical expense, there are ways to cut back on vet bills without compromising your pet’s health. Here are a few practical tips to help you keep […]

Decorating your Teen’s Bedroom

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Watching your child grow up is never easy. It isn’t until you have one of your own that you truly realize just how quickly time goes by; one minute they are so small you can hold them with just one arm, the next they are shooting up past your shoulders! This can be daunting for […]

Quick tips before buying educational toys for your kids

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Many toys these days are being advertised as “educational,” which can make it hard for us parents to wonder if the hype associated with these toys is true and if they are really worth the money. Here are some quick tips for choosing educational toys for your kiddos. Consider going low-tech. With more and more […]

Parents: Time To Ditch Cheap Plastic Products?

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The next time you head to your local toy store, take a look around and have a good think about what you see. The shelves are stacked with endless amounts of tat – much of which is just cheap, plastic trash. Toys aren’t the only problem, either. Plastic bottles of water, unnecessary packaging, throwaway plastic […]

10 Lucky Leprechaun Crafts for Kids #StPatricksDay

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With six children, our house is a busy one. We always have fun getting creative and with St. Patrick’s Day on the way, there are plenty of great ways to have some fun. So if you have a full house like ours or might be looking for a classroom activity, here is a fun St. […]