12 Christmas Traditions to Start Today

12 Christmas Traditions to Start Today

For many families, like ours, it is all about traditions. It is the things you do every year, the silly, the fun, the serious, and the crazy. It is in the traditions that the memories are made.

We have done them so many times, that they are just part of who we are and what we do. They change your Christmas from being all about gifts, to something deeper and much more. Here are 12 Christmas Traditions to Start Today.12 Christmas Traditions to start today

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7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

While sitting at church listening to a great sermon about Thankfulness, it dawns on me- this is the beginning of the insanity. As my list starts running through my head, I slide further down into my pew. When I get home, I sit with a notebook in front of me and once again get overwhelmed. I have found 7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.

7 Secrets You Need to Survive the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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To the Mama Who is Done

To the Mama who is DONE #stressedoutmama #stressedmom #selfcaremamaclub @selfcare #learntoloveyourself

Stressed Mama of Little Kids

There is something about the mama who is done that is easy to identify. She is wearing wrinkled clothes. Her hair is pulled up in a truly messy bun, not the cute ones that are Instagram worthy, but a real mess. The look on her face is desperation and ready to cry at any moment. You will typically see her with at least one toddler, if not two. They are either getting into everything of running around trying to get into everything. You can see her chasing her children and calling their names. She is…

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Do Your Own Thing

Do your own thing

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The past few days on Facebook there has been a discussion about Halloween. How old is too old? Scary costume or not? What is modest? Is it too cold? Should I hand out candy or bible tracks? Is Halloween evil or ok? My advice to all of you Mamas out there, Do Your Own Thing!Do your own thing

What we do for Halloween

For the past several years we have attended the Happy Halls at the local high school. In…

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Planning the Perfect Summer Party

Planning the Perfect Summer Party

Planning the Perfect Summer Party can be a lot of work, but a fun way to bring people together. Whether neighbors, work for colleagues, or family – a party in the summer is the ideal way to do it. It’s the casual atmosphere, the games you play, and the food you eat, which will bring you all together and create amazing happy memories.

With all the different diets out there that everyone is on these days, it’s so hard to know what to serve. But this summer party menu is sure to please anyone who comes, and it’ll be easy…

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How to Have the Perfect Family Valentine’s Day Party

How to have the perfect family Valentine's Day Party

I love Valentine’s day and all the meaning behind it. It is a wonderful time to show and receive love. When I was first married, we’d buy nice gifts, go out to dinner, and the night was magical. Throw in 1 or 7 children and things change. Money doesn’t grow on trees. (If you find one, please let me know.) Taking this crew out to eat on Valentine’s day isn’t cheap, so that’s why I’m sharing How to Have the Perfect Family Valentine’s Day Party.How to have the Perfect Family Valentine's Day Party

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30 Minute Panic Plan for Last Minute Guest Invasion *Free Printable*

Panic Plan Last Minute Guests

Your phone rings. It’s your husband. He is telling you he is on his way home, oh- and company will be at the house in 30 minutes. After you waste the next 3 minutes losing it over the phone because you just got home yourself and was looking forward to a night of binge-watching on Netflix, the panic sets in. Well here is the 30 Minute Panic Plan for Last Minute Guest Invasion.Panic Plan Last Minute Guest

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How to help your child succeed in school frugally

How to Help Your Child Succeed in School without Breaking the Bank #frugaleducation #frugalliving #wholefamilyliving #succeedinschool #education

Do you have that one child that no matter what you do, they just don’t get a concept? I have a few that have things they struggle with.

As a homeschooling mom, I scour the internet trying to find anything that will help and not break the bank. We are about a frugal lifestyle here at Inspired By Lucile.

When I was approached by Education.com to offer my readers two free worksheets, I was intrigued. I love a good worksheet. Ok, so I was that kid in school who LOVED busy work, I hated being bored.

They gave me a great…

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How to Fix the Broken Mom Body with Diastasis Recti- Fit2B

How to fix the broken mom body with diastasis recti #fit2b #fit2bstudio #diastasis #diastasisrecti

When someone asks when your baby is due, usually that is a good thing unless your baby is 18 months old, then you walk away crying. That’s where I was on Thursday at the grocery store when the lady behind me asked that question.

Can you relate to any of these?

Ashamed.

Embarrassed.

Humiliated.

Fat.

Lazy.

Ugly.

All of these are the emotions I deal with on a daily basis. It is to learn How to Fix the Broken Mom Body with Diastasis Recti.

How to fix the broken mom body with diastasis recti #diastasis #diastasisrecti #brokenmombody #fit2b #fit2bstudio

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17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

The Thanksgiving meal is eaten in 2 parts with our family. There is the main meal, and it is usually eaten again for dinner.

By the time everyone is finished, there isn’t much left. What is left is usually turned into some really amazing meals.

I was on the lookout for how to use our family leftovers and thought I would share with you 17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas to go along with my 10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing.

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Always make extras

The first step to having leftovers is to always make…

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