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Mother's Day Poems

May 8th, 2013 - 2:59 PM

Poetry for Mother’s Day

Though I don’t have children, Mother’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. I love making my mom feel special. If you’re looking for something thoughtful and unique to do for your mom this year, a Mother’s Day poem is a great idea. You could frame it and give it to her as a gift, combine several in a DIY book, or even post it to her Facebook wall – depending on what you think she would enjoy most. Let’s start by looking at an easy way to write your own unique Mother’s Day poem, and then we’ll show some great examples of poems you can give to your mom, grandma, or other special moms in your life.

Write Your Own Mother’s Day Poems

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Teacher Appreciation Day Gift Ideas

May 7th, 2013 - 3:20 PM

Easy, Affordable Gifts for Teach Appreciation Day

We love teachers! And if you're a student or parent, I'm guessing you probably have some great teachers in your life, too. This year on Teacher Appreciation Day, whether you want to honor your toddler's preschool teacher or your AP English teacher, we have collected some great Teacher Appreciation Day gift ideas that are easy (and cheap) to make. You don't have to go to great lengths or break the bank; you can show your appreciation with these cute, simple, and affordable gifts!

Teacher Appreciation Day Gift Ideas

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Gift Ideas for Nurses Week

May 6th, 2013 - 4:03 PM

It’s Nurses Week! Thank a Nurse Today.

Nurses are special people. They are the ones who deliver bedside care at hospitals, put bandages on boo-boos at school, and provide care for people in the last moments of their lives. Nurses care for patients year-round, and in March, Americans take time to honor them by celebrating National Nurses Week.

When is National Nurses Week?

National Nurses Week is celebrated each year from May 6 through May 12. May 6 is known as National Nurses Day, and May 12 is the birthday or Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

How do you celebrate National Nurses Week?

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How do I get organized?

May 6th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

How to Get Organized

Whether you’re trying to arrange a messy room, or declutter for an upcoming long distance move, getting organized can be easy and fun! I’ve often asked myself, “How do I get organized?” and with a little research, I’ve learned how to declutter and make a system for organizing all my stuff. By doing a little work and establishing some organizational habits, you can easily get organized (and stay that way!).

Step 1 to Getting Organized: Purge

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10 Best Couponing Blogs

April 30th, 2013 - 2:48 PM

Best Couponing Blogs on the Web

I am trying to learn to be a couponer. Maybe not “extreme” like the people on the TV shows. I mean, we don’t have the space in our garage to store 1000 boxes of cereal. But I could surely stand to save some money here or there. So in my quest for savings, I have found some awesome couponing blogs. Here are the 10 best couponing blogs I have found. Get reading and then get saving!

10 Best Couponing Blogs

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10 Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas

April 29th, 2013 - 1:46 PM

Are you ready for summer vacation?!

Now that summer is almost here, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. If you already have a vacation planned – great! Let us know what you’re going to be doing by leaving a comment below – we’d love to hear about it. But if you’re still racking your brain trying to figure out where to vacation this summer, and then take a look at these 10 awesome summer vacation ideas. Whether you’re planning to vacation alone, with family, with your significant other, or with friends, these ideas are guaranteed to make some memories.

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How to Meet the Neighbors

April 22nd, 2013 - 4:01 PM
How to Meet Your Neighbors After a Move 

When we moved, I had dreams of a neighborhood like that on Desperate Housewives where everyone knows each other (but without all the drama, crime and infidelity). However, as we unpacked and got settled in, we had yet to meet any of our neighbors. No one brought over baskets of baked goods. No one rang the doorbell to welcome us to the neighborhood. It wasn’t that they weren’t friendly; they just didn’t know how to meet their neighbors! So whether you are the newbie in the area, or you have new folks moving in next door, here are some tips for meeting your neighbors.

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How to find a summer job

April 22nd, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Tips and ideas for how to find a summer job

Summertime jobs are a great time to make some extra money before you head off to school or go back to your primary job. My first summer job was working at a restaurant to save spending money for my first year of college. Whatever your reason for working during the summer, this blog post has some great ideas and tips for how to find a summer job.

How to find a summer job

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Best Karaoke Songs - National Karaoke Week

April 21st, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Top 20 Karaoke Songs

I am a big karaoke fan. When we are on vacation, karaoke is a top nightlife activity for my husband and me. We love to participate, but we also enjoy listening to others. Karaoke isn’t really about the singing, it is about the performance. A terrible singer can put on a great performance! If you are looking to celebrate National Karaoke Week (which is the 4th week in April), check out these top 20 Karaoke songs. One of these karaoke hits is sure to make you the star of the show!

Best Karaoke Songs