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New Years Resolutions Accountability Record Tracker Printable

Happy 2014! How many of us have made New Years Resolutions? How many of us lose interest or focus after the first week (or month)? I know I’ve done it. This year I’ve chosen a word of the year and will try to apply that word to all the main areas of my life. My …

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Make a Welcome Basket of House Guest Gifts

While traveling is an absolute joy for our family, we also love to welcome friends and family into our home. Some people might find opening their home to overnight guests a chore, but we fully embrace it. Recently my sister-in-law stopped in for a stay and I decided I wanted to do something a little …

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5 Ideas for Collecting Books for Christmas Reading Tradition

If you’re a Pinterest lover, like myself, you’ve probably seen those great ideas of reading 25 books for Christmas. You wrap 25 books for Christmas, then unwrap & read one each night. I fell in love with the idea right away! However, after searching my daughters’ rooms I only found about 8 Christmas books. Of …

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DIY Christmas Ornament: Stuffed Suitcase Travel Memories

Today is my very first crafty post for my family travel & family life blog! I am taking part in the No Ugly Ornament 2013 series organized by My Very Educated Mother. And what should a travel blogger make for a DIY Christmas ornament?. Why, a suitcase of course! I purchased two jewelry gift boxes …

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Tips for Apple Picking Fall Fun

Leaves are changing colors, nights are getting cooler, and pumpkins abound. The season of fall is being ushered in with complete beauty here in Seattle. We’ve had some sun-filled days over the past week. For many, fall also means the season of apples, and with that, apple picking! Spontaneously, I planned an apple picking outing …

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