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Obedience: Why Do You Have To Tell Them Five Times? "In one fairly typical encounter, a father asked his eight-year-old son five times to please go take a bath or a shower.

Obedience: Why Do You Have To Tell Them Five Times?

After the fifth plea went unheeded, the father picked the boy up and carried him into the bathroom. A few minutes later, the kid, still unwashed, wandered into another room to play a video game. " - Elizabeth Kolbert, in Spoiled Rotten: Why do kids rule the roost? 31 Days of Home Management Binder Printables: Day #3 To Do List with Time Schedule.

Printables. Free Tools. Giant Paper Rose Flower. Homemade Bodywash. We are becoming more "Hippie" by the day it seems.

Homemade Bodywash

Truly, it is not all my fault. Andy contributes too. 25 At-Home Science Experiments. By Jacinda | Now that the kids are almost on summer break it’s time to start planning those daily activities.

25 At-Home Science Experiments

My biggest predicament is trying to find activities that I don’t feel are completely mindless (gotta keep those synapses firing, right?). What better activity to do with them than a fun science experiment? Learn all about the crystallization process with geodes and test the power of nature by walking on eggshells. Your afternoons are guaranteed to be tons of fun and educational with these 25 At-Home Science Experiments… Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Easter. Geodes can be grown without using egg dye.

Crystal Egg Geodes - Martha Stewart Easter

The resulting crystals are clear to milky white, like quartz. While large chicken eggshells are suggested in this process, larger eggshells can be used. Simply increase the size of the plastic or glass container and double or triple the amounts of dye (1 packet), alum (3/4 part), and water (2 parts) used to create the growing solution. This Easter craft from Jim "Figgy" Noonan doubles as a science project, offering an opportunity to show kids the crystallization process at work. Be Ready. 7 Secret Home Remedies. This post is one of our Pinterest fans FAVORITES so we thought we’d repost it in case you missed it the first time!

7 Secret Home Remedies

What ? You are not following us on Pinterest? Come see why over 220,ooo other people are! …click here, and join us! To try when your kids are out of sorts. 52 Uses for Coconut Oil - The Simple, The Strange, and The Downright Odd! - Delicious Obsessions. <<Update 03/20/12 — Make sure you take some time to read through the comments on this post.

52 Uses for Coconut Oil - The Simple, The Strange, and The Downright Odd! - Delicious Obsessions

When I first wrote this post back in January 2012, I thought 52 uses for coconut oil was amazing. Little did I know that my readers would leave double, and probably even triple that many new uses in the comments! >> Really? Mardi Gras. Blue glow garden stones. Projects / Wreath made from styrofoam Dollar Store skeleton. Projects / Punch a hole in the top of a bottle of vinegar and sit the bottle in your toilet tank. In doing this you will save water, as the tank wont fill as much, the vinegar will clean your toilet AND tank on each flush, it leaves the bathroom smelling.

Kisautók. Projects / Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wr. How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit.

Posted by Laura on October 5, 2011 · 211 Comments Welcome!

How to Put Together an Emergency Preparedness Kit

Simplify your blog reading by signing up to read my blog via RSS (get updates in a feed reader) or via email (get updates delivered daily to your inbox). Hi, I am Amanda Kuzak from Kuzak’s Closet. I am a professional organizer and blogger based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and today I wanted to inspire all of you to get your emergency kits ready in honor of Emergency Preparedness Month. The 12 Best Household Uses for Vodka (Not including Martinis) 20 Household Uses for Used (Yes, Used) Dryer Sheets.

No joke.

20 Household Uses for Used (Yes, Used) Dryer Sheets

We received this the other day in our mailbox and had to share. While our used dryer sheets have often, unexpectedly, freshened our garbage can, we thought that was the extent of their usefulness. Looks like we were wrong. Detox Your Body. Cleanse your body, protect it from disease, and enhance your health system by detoxing with these supportive foods.

Detox Your Body

BLOOD What does it do? The blood is a specialized bodily fluid that supplies substances and nutrients, such as sugar, oxygen, and hormones to our cells. It carries waste away from the cells and contains clotting agents. It is the circulatory system that holds the high-speed highways of the blood for transport.Supportive foods – Blood building and circulatory supporting foods include dark green leafy vegetables such as dandelion greens, kale, collard greens, spinach, arugula and broccoli; also garlic, fresh ginger root, cayenne pepper, and protein-rich foods, apricots, beans, wheat germ, and tofu. LYMPH What does it do? Easy Change Artwork Frames  How to Use Epsom Salt in a Number of Ways. Increase your magnesium levels in your body by soaking in Epsom salt bath water three times weekly.

How to Use Epsom Salt in a Number of Ways

While it is extremely difficult to get enough magnesium in our systems through our diets, it is readily absorbs into our systems through our skin. Magnesium is needed by our bodies for many functions; however, a doctor should be consulted prior to extensive use, particularly for those with kidney problems. Build a Twin Storage (Captains) Bed. Drinks / GENIUS! Going on a cruise and don’t want to spend a fortune on drinks? Pour your vodka in an empty Listerine bottle, add 3 drops of blue food coloring and 1 drop of green. Wa-la! You now have a 5th of vodka to use for your beverages!!! Classy rig.

For the Home / Mix baking soda with 1 tbsp of fabric softener and spread on mattress every one or two months. Leave on an hour and vacuum off. Kills dust mites and freshens the mattress.....glad I saw this!! Life Your Way Printables.


Homemade Maple Almond Butter. Homemade Nutella. Despite the millions of things I have going on right now, I’ve been really motivated to organize my kitchen. I’ve acquired quite a few pots and pans and they are all messily stacked on top of one another in one of the cabinets. I hate it. Especially when the pan I want is at the bottom of the pile. Salted Pumpkin Caramels. Toast the pumpkin seeds in a skillet until they start popping. Line the bottom of a buttered 8-inch square glass pan with buttered parchment paper. Spread out the toasted pumpkin seeds on top of the parchment in the pan. In the saucepan, combine the cream, pumpkin puree, and the spices. Pumpkin Seed Candy. If you have been to Hong Kong Airport, I bet you never missed the famous Kee Wah bakery. If you haven’t visited the place yet, please please do go there. Their best seller Pineapple shortcake is fabulously awesome.

I tasted some of the best candies I ever had from here as well..Dates Candy , Pumpkin candy. I bought back a big pack of Pumpkin seed candy and my friends loved it. Retro Classic: Waffle Maker French Toast. I found this recipe and posted it about a year ago, but it’s taken me until now to make it myself. I can’t believe I wasted a whole year to try this! This recipe is amazing! It’s truly the greatest use for white bread since sandwiches. It’s as easy as it looks and it’s absolutely delicious. The Best Beef Stew. Fiesta Cheese Fondue Recipe - - 336475. Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies. Thursday, September 20, 2012 Old Fashioned Iced Oatmeal Cookies* I am a Britney Spears fan. Big Time. Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce. Four Quadrant Graphing Characters Worksheets. Baked Cheesy Chicken Bake. 10 Songs to Help Your Toddler While Potty Training. Finally, I found it! How to Quickly Defrost Meat [VIDEO] Dukan chocolate desserts: recipe reviews.

Homemade Root Beer Recipe. Not Just CuteNot Just Cute. Welcome To Bands For Arms............                - Home. Fun Kids Crafts, Science Projects, and More. Warm Bean Dip. Eco Mason Glass Jars. The "Ineeda" Box aka Car Emergency Kit. Upcycle Clothing / Cut out design, dab bleach on edges of cuts with Q-tip, and stitch to another shirt. For the Home / Get a pallet, foam, table legs, fabric and a staple gun. Car Seat Re-cover. A Very Curly Chocolate Cake. Remind101. Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites. Good gifts for female photogs / The Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera - Get instant photos in your hand with an added bonus: you can save and edit them! Crop, add filters or text, make custom borders and lots more. $249.

Drink Your Dessert. Simply Great Chicken. Pumpkin Pie Bites. Mama’s Pecan Pies.

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