Arwen Froedge

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Low-Cal Desserts to Crush Sugar Cravings (Without Sabotaging Your Waistline)

Sugar cravings can strike at any time, so be armed with these simple recipes that are low in calories and made with healthy ingredients. Many are even made without sugar, so they're perfect if you're trying to get a handle on your sugar addiction.

Best Ever Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350°F and spray an 8 x 4-inch loaf pan with nonstick spray. Combine cream cheese, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla in a food …

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Brisket Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

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The 10 holiday movies you need to see before the Oscars

All those great movies you've been hearing about since the fall film festivals? They're finally arriving. Here's a top 10 list of films you'll need to need to see if you want to be up on the Oscars this year.<p><b>"Arrival"</b> Denis Villeneuve's spooky sci-fi spectacle already has its share of fans in the …

Los Angeles

How to Clean Paint Brushes

Cleaning tips that'll make your high-quality brushes last<p>If you’re like me, the last thing you want to do after a long day of painting is clean …

Automate home maintenance with BrightNest for iOS

Like most homeowners, I've got furnace filters to replace, smoke-alarm batteries to check, a central air conditioner to maintain, and so on. I also have a septic tank and water softener that need occasional attention.<p>Unfortunately, I'm terrible at tracking this stuff, meaning important tasks often …

Handy Home Products for Quick-Fix Repairs

Our professional carpenters, plumbers, painters and electricians tell you which products are their favorites for fixing small problems around the …

Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips: The Tough Problems

Professional house cleaners share their best-kept secrets to save you time and effort.<p>First spread a plastic tarp on the floor under the chandelier …

Replace Weather Stripping

Save energy and make your doors look more attractive<p>This old door had damaged brass weather strip held on by hundreds of tiny nails. We used a small …

10-Minute House Repair and Home Maintenance Tips

Simple solutions to household headaches that take 10 minutes or less - these house repairs are quick and easy<p>When vinyl windows and doors don't …

Weatherstripping 101

Sealing drafts is one of the best—and smartest—ways to reduce your home's energy costs in winter and summer alike. While the concept is easy to …

polka dots, flowers & rock 'n roll

polka dots, flowers & rock ‘n roll<p>Posted on Friday, May 10, 2013 · 16 Comments<p>Last week my wee girl turned two – long gone my baby Maddie! She’s …

Last-Day-O-School Party

As soon as they get off the bus the party begins! We had nearly twenty little friends come over for snow cones, water balloons, frog catchin’, and …

High School

DIY Fireworks Crowns

In my house just about any holiday can be made more special with a handmade crown. These clover crowns were a big hit with my little one on St. …

Craft Camp 2013 | Day Three.

I'm sure you've noticed how proud kids are of the things they make. Oh how their sweet faces light up when someone compliments their creations! …

Frozen Water Beads Play

Have your kids experienced water beads yet? We have had lots of fun with them in the past when we had creative play with water beads. Water beads are …

Top 10 Travel Products for Families - Classic Play!

by Jillian Crocker, posted on June 27th, 2013 in Traveling With Kids<p>Time for another <i>Traveling With Kids</i> post. This time I thought I would share some …

Swirling Twirling Ladybugs

Shares 8<p>These adorable ladybugs are made from different colors of construction paper and will swirl and twirl as the breeze pushes them. So fun to …

Crafting

Get Outside: Sidewalk Chalk Ideas!

color a tree with chalk<br>Dilly-Dali Art<p>painting with water on top of chalk <br>The Imagination Tree<p>fizzy chalk painting <br>Quirky Momma<p>funny chalk and shadow …

How-To: Sharpie Faux Tie Dye

Get the marbled look of tie dye without all the mess with this Sharpie faux tie dye tutorial from Heidi at Hands Occupied.<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Hands Occupied to see how it’s done!

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Simple Back to School Photo Tips

<i>Simple Back to School Photo Tips – Easy to follow tips to help tell the story of your child’s school year in photos.</i><p>1. <b>Find the time</b> – There’s a lot …

Life Lessons from Teddy

<b>Lesson One:</b> You are never alone. Not ever. Not for day. Not for a minute.<p><i>“…Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed,</b> …

Electric Guitar

Mini Piñata Tutorial - Cinco de Mayo Dancing Girls! | Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!

Mini Piñata Tutorial – Cinco de Mayo Dancing Girls!<p>| entertaining, holiday, papercraft, tutorial |<p>This post contains affiliate links.<p>I have always …