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Top Stories:   ➊Essential Oils for the Laundry Room (Monday),   ➋15 Fun and Free Outdoor Activities for Kids (Saturday),   ➌5 Simple Pool Fitness Routines (Tuesday),   ➍4 Ways to Make His First Father’s Day Memorable (Friday),   ➎How to Make Easy Paracord Snakes (Wednesday)

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Summer Recipes: Avocado Salsa

North Texas Kids 6/22 5:24A NTKids
Avocado Salsa Great Appetizer for Your Next Party This is an easy to make recipe that s perfect for warm summer months or any time of year. Toast up some baguette slices or serve with chips and enjoy!...

Essential Oils for Pets

Kids Activities Blog 6/22 4:00A Brittany Kelly
If you use essential oils you probably know you can use them around the home for cleaning and for cooking, you can use them as aromatherapy to relax, and you can even use essential oils for pets !...
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Camping With Kids (Tips For Families)

Kids Activities Blog 6/21 1:00P Rachel
We have done the impossible three times in the past 2 months we went camping with kids! We have six kids ranging in age from 2 to 8 and let s just say the idea of camping terrified me at first, and we...

Song and Dance…A Celebration of Culture

Dallas Children's Theater Blog 6/21 4:58A DCT-Staff
Uplifting and joyful…that’s how the play was described by someone who had the benefit of seeing DCT’s National Touring Company present MUFARO’S BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTERS: AN AFRICAN TALE in Colorado a...

Super Easy Sharpie Rock Art

Kids Activities Blog 6/21 4:00A Melissa
Rock hunting is all the rage! Kids of all ages will love using Sharpie markers to create super easy  Sharpie Rock Art . Sharpie Rock Art Until last year, my kids and I didn t know rock hunting was a...

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New Kindergarten Openings Available

In the Loop Kids (Education) 6/14 10:48A Gigi Ekstrom
Lakehill Preparatory School Are you still searching for a school for your elementary school age son or daughter? Would your child benefit from a low student-to-teacher ratio and small class size? We...

Fun Ways to Keep Kids Learning Over Summer Break

In the Loop Kids (Education) 6/14 10:00A Riley Heruska
It's no secret that, for most kids, summer break means hitting pause on education for a few months. As much as your children want to veg out all summer, that's not always the best way to spend the...

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Italian Chicken Sheet Pan Supper by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 6/21 3:59A Ree
Don’t tell anyone, but I do actually have a handful of recipes in my upcoming cookbook that I can absolutely say are my favorites. Of course, I love every recipe in the book else they would have been...

The Title Has Landed by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 6/12 3:47A Ree
Weeks and weeks ago, I asked for your help with naming my new cookbook ! I was stumped, absolutely stumped, and you weighed in on a poll and also offered a bunch of new suggestions. Up until about...

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How to Make Easy Paracord Snakes

Frugal Fun For Boys 6/21 11:09A Sarah
Here s a fun paracord project for kids make paracord snakes!  This would be a great craft project for a summer camp or nature club.  Or make them on a rainy day!  The...

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Universal Smartphone MyQ Garage Door Controller

My Crazy Savings 6/22 8:34A Courtney Solstad
I love being able to streamline and do more from my iPhone! I was offered a MyQ Garage Door Controller to review and knew this would be an easy product to fall in love with!...

Resort Style Staycation at Hilton Anatole JadeWaters

My Crazy Savings 6/19 11:32A Courtney Solstad
You do NOT have to leave Dallas to feel like you are at a resort! I just got back off of a family fun staycation where my family was hosted at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas....

Father’s Day Gift Idea from Spa810 Plano

My Crazy Savings 6/15 4:43P Courtney Solstad
My hubby works hard to provide well for our family and I knew this year I wanted to spoil him for Father s Day! He is picky when it comes to clothes or shoes, so I knew that...

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Help When You Feel Weak :: Lisa Whittle [Ep 170]

God Centered Mom 6/18 7:14P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
Jesus himself says that in this world we will have trouble. So why are we so surprised when the world seems crazy? We will all go through tough circumstances where we feel weak and unable to go on,...

Power of a Father’s Blessing :: Jeff Henderson [Ep 169]

God Centered Mom 6/11 7:05P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
How do you stop the cycle of generational pain and hurt? Jeff Henderson, a pastor of Gwinnett Church in Atlanta, teamed up with a few other dads to create a coming-of-age program for their 12-year-old...

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Home Renovation - Part 4 (the end!)

Crafty Texas Girls 6/15 10:30P Samantha Conner
Annnnnd we are almost done! The final touch for our house remodel was to install the light fixtures and paint. At this point, we had been at it for almost 6 weeks. So we were ready to get it all...
Related: Home Renovation- Part 3 Crafty Texas Girls

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Risking Jail Time for your Kids

Mommy Shorts 6/22 7:47A Mommy Shorts
This post is in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. A new movie starring Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell is coming out on June 30th called The House , about a couple who can t imagine telling their...

Wednesday's Child: Evan

Rage Against the Minivan 6/21 9:00A (lunareece)
Every Wednesday I feature a child recently highlighted by a local Wednesday's Child newscast to share the stories of children from around the country who are waiting for a...

The Latest Baby Sleep Study and What it Means

Pregnant Chicken 6/21 6:29A Emily Ramirez
Hold on to your sleep deprived butts. A new study has been released making it even more difficult to know what in the holy... The post The Latest Baby Sleep Study and What it...

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