31 Best Elf on the Shelf Mischievous Ideas You Must Try!

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If your kids are under 10 most likely you own at least 1 Elf on the Shelf doll. So I know you sometimes struggle to find Elf on the Shelf mischievous ideas each night between Thanksgiving and Christmas. We did too, so I wondered what some of the best ideas out there were. Here’s what … Read more31 Best Elf on the Shelf Mischievous Ideas You Must Try!

How to Hang Christmas Lights on Brick Walls the Best Way

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It’s that time of year again, and who doesn’t love to decorate for Christmas? But if you’re in a brick house you may be thinking you’re stuck. I too have wondered how to hang Christmas lights on brick walls, so I decided to figure it out. You can use Gorilla Glue or a hot glue … Read moreHow to Hang Christmas Lights on Brick Walls the Best Way

How to Save Money for the Holidays (without going into debt)

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How many of us plan to do Christmas saving throughout the year? Then come November we realize it’s too late and we reach for the almighty credit card? My wife and I did that for many years, but we eventually got tired of the massive bills in January, so we decided to see how to … Read moreHow to Save Money for the Holidays (without going into debt)

Marlig Fix-A-Leak Review – Will It Really Stop a Hot Tub or Pool Leak?

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I bought a hot tub last spring off Craigslist. I got it at a great price, but unfortunately, it needed some work and had some leaks. So I looked an Amazon and saw Marlig fix-a-leak, and I wondered if Marlig Fix-a-Leak really works? Marlig Fix-a-Leak works due to the fact that the product is heavier … Read moreMarlig Fix-A-Leak Review – Will It Really Stop a Hot Tub or Pool Leak?

Light the Flame with Adventure: 4 of the Most Romantic Shore Excursions

Your anniversary is coming up and you’re at a complete loss at what to do. You’ve been with your partner for a while so you feel like nothing you could do could really surprise them anymore. There is one option that never fails to be unique no matter how many times you do it, however. … Read moreLight the Flame with Adventure: 4 of the Most Romantic Shore Excursions

27 Amazing Flat Belly After 40 Tips (that really work!)

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Being over 40 and a martial artist who trains throughout the week, I can attest that it is challenging to lose belly fat as we age. Thus, these are my best tips! I think you’ll agree with me when I tell you that as you get older, it gets harder and harder to keep those … Read more27 Amazing Flat Belly After 40 Tips (that really work!)

53 Clever Ways to Earn Extra Money on the Side in 2019

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I am constantly thinking about ways to earn a little extra money in addition to my regular job. Right now we just had our 3rd baby and my wife is off work for the immediate future. So we’re down to one income (mine!) and expanding our family to 5. You can bet I need to … Read more53 Clever Ways to Earn Extra Money on the Side in 2019

5 Proven Benefits of Father Involvement You Should Know

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co-authored with Jennifer Hayes O’Neill, LMSW, former Executive Director of the Early Childhood Counseling Center in California.  As a father of 3 daughters, and as someone who works with hundreds of kids a week in my (Jeff) day job, I can tell you that I KNOW kids come out better with an involved father in … Read more5 Proven Benefits of Father Involvement You Should Know