How to Save Money on Gifts with a White Elephant Exchange

White Elephant Exchange – Saving Money on Gifts

There’s a reason why the holidays are generally considered to be the “most wonderful time of the year”, as the old song goes; family and close friends are able to gather together and celebrate because of the time off from work and worries. Old traditions such as Secret Santa Gift Exchanges, and Christmas Carol singing, take center stage to foster the much-needed warmth during the cold season.

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How to Remodel Your House on a Budget

Home Remodeling on a Budget

Remodeling or renovating your home is one of those dream-come-true projects. You spend a lot of time dreaming about updating your kitchen or bathroom because it seems super expensive to renovate or remodel.

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How to Dress Kids for Winter

Winter Clothing: How to Dress Your Child for Winter Weather

Because of their much smaller size, winter clothing is especially important for children. Technically, the reason that your little ones are so susceptible to cold weather is that they have a lot of areas through which to lose heat when compared to their volume. Basically, this means that temperature which seems mildly cool to you can be rather cold to them; if you need a sweater to brave the elements, then they likely need a coat.

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How to Obtain a Night of Quality Sleep

Quality Sleep Success

Regular quality sleep is important for daily functioning, health, and learning. According to the WebMD Sleep Guide, babies up to about one-year-old need around 15 hours a day of sleep. By the time they reach 12 years old that can be reduced to around 8 or 9 hours per night.

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How to Care for a Memory Foam Mattress

Best Way to Care for Your Memory Foam Mattress

Have you ever moved a mattress? Let me tell you – it is not for the faint of heart! We have moved too many times to count, and each time we had to move at least one, if not several, mattresses. Let’s not even discuss how difficult it is to transport a mattress after you have purchased it!

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