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Conquering the Closet of Doom – Part 1

Closet Cleaning for Hoarders - This is not your ordinary closet cleaning tutorial! Join me as I bravely enter the Closet of Doom. Will I escape in one piece? Will I survive the unknown? Will I ever emerge again? Only time will tell.

Closet Cleaning for Hoarders – This is not your ordinary closet cleaning tutorial! Join me as I bravely enter the Closet of Doom. Will I escape in one piece? Will I survive the unknown? Will I ever emerge again? Only…
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Best Ever Fruit Dip Recipe

Best Ever Fruit Dip Recipe - This spectacular fruit dip is a real crowd-pleaser! It's so easy to make with only three ingredients. The dip is so good you might forget the fruit!

Best Ever Fruit Dip Recipe – This spectacular fruit dip is a real crowd-pleaser! It’s so easy to make with only three ingredients. The dip is so good you might forget the fruit! *This post may contain affiliate links. This…
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Monster Eyeball Slime and Spider Slime Video Tutorial

Monster Eyeball Slime & Spider Slime - This crazy slime is super fun and easy to make. It can be made by adding plastic eyeballs, spiders, or any other silly, small toys to your favorite slime recipe! It would make a great party favor. Watch our video tutorial below to find out how to make this slime and learn other slime-making tips from the experts.

Monster Eyeball Slime & Spider Slime – This crazy slime is super fun and easy to make. It can be made by adding plastic eyeballs, spiders, or any other silly, small toys to your favorite slime recipe! It would make…
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Married in High School – Now Celebrating Six Months

My teenage daughter, who was married in high school, has now been married for six months (actually about 6 1/2 months at this point because I'm way behind on this post). In my last post about the couple, I tricked you into thinking you would get some really profound, further explanation about their wish to marry at such a young age. However, when questioned, all my daughter could come up with was that she just "really likes him." Since I left you hanging on that cliff, I do think it's about time we delved further into spiritual discernment, today's dating culture, and the really hysterical comments one school official had to offer.

Married in High School – My teenage daughter, who was married in high school, has now been married for six months (actually about 6 1/2 months at this point because I’m way behind on this post). In my last post…
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Incredible Edible Slime Video Tutorial

This Incredible Edible Slime only takes 3 common ingredients, and it's so easy to make! Watch our video tutorial below to see just how easy and fun.

  This Incredible Edible Slime only takes 3 common ingredients, and it’s so easy to make! Watch our video tutorial below to see just how easy and fun.   *This post may contain affiliate links.   We adapted this recipe…
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Levi Coffin House: Hoosier History of Racial Harmony

You will not find a finer example of historic preservation in Indiana than the Levi Coffin House. This nugget of Hoosier history was restored to its 19th-century splendor many years ago and has been maintained through the years mostly by the dedication of devoted volunteers. This National Historic Landmark located in Fountain City, Indiana (formerly known as the town of Newport in Levi Coffin's day) was once considered Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad because of the more than 1000 slaves who passed through the house during their escape to freedom.

The Levi Coffin House: Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad You will not find a finer example of historic preservation in Indiana than the Levi Coffin House. This nugget of Hoosier history was restored to its 19th-century splendor many…
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The Taming of the Socks in 572 Easy Steps

Watch as our family of seven tackles the daunting task of mating several laundry baskets full of mismatched socks. Will we succeed in our the mission? If your family has a sock problem, you need to see how we accomplished this goal in only 572 easy steps. You too can solve this common laundry nightmare once and for all. The House That Never Slumbers presents its first full-length feature film.

Watch as our family of seven tackles the daunting task of mating several laundry baskets full of mismatched socks. Will we succeed in our the mission? If your family has a sock problem, you need to see how we accomplished this…
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The Truth About Tithing: I’m Struggling to Pay My Bills, and You’re Telling Me to Give More?

The Truth About Tithing - I know some say they can't afford to tithe. I would challenge anyone that you really can't afford not to tithe. Tithing opens the door for God to pour out his blessings on you and provide for all your needs. It's surrendering that 10% with the trust that God is big enough to meet your needs.

  I’m struggling to pay my bills, and you’re telling me the way to have more is to give more? I realize that’s a question many people ask when they seriously start to consider tithing. Tithing is one of the…
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How to Build a Chicken Tractor from Upcycled Pallets

If you've ever kept chickens, I'm sure you know the most difficult task is not keeping them in but keeping predators out. We created this extremely functional chicken tractor using materials we already had on hand.

  If you’ve ever kept chickens, I’m sure you know the most difficult task is not keeping them in but keeping predators out. We created this extremely functional chicken tractor using materials we already had on hand. *This post may…
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These 3 Team Snacks Are a Huge Hit for Fall Sports

Prepackaged snacks are often expensive and usually packed full of chemicals and preservatives we can’t even pronounce. You can provide a fun and tasty team snack that didn’t come from a box. These team snacks will be a huge hit for your fall sports!

If you have kids involved with athletics, chances are you’ll eventually take a turn (or a dozen turns) at team snack duty. With four kids, all in a sport or multiple sports during every season, I’ve definitely had some experience in…
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