My neighbor is obsessed with a blow-up for any occasion. Is it okay to ask them to stop with the blow-ups? At Christmas, it is like a blow-up museum because they have so many. I mean, is it really necessary? … Dear Deflated, … Firstly, I must ask if your neighborhood has any rules against this. Do you have an HOA? Perhaps they would have some advice according to their bylaws, but it seems there is not one from your account. HOAs can be a double-edged sword when dealing with decorations.
Holiday Photo Style … The season of food, fun, and family is upon us! Many memories are soon to be made. This also means many photos will be taken. Looking polished and feeling your best go hand in hand when styling outfits for photos. I have gathered three different head to toe looks to have you completely camera ready throughout the season. … This look is what I will be wearing for family photos this season. I love this dress so much that I now own it in two colors.
This is the season of gratitude. I do not have adequate words to express my appreciation for the many people who have been an integral part of our first two years. So, Happy Birthday to us; we are officially a toddler! The infancy stage was challenging, to say the least, lacking in sleep and full of every emotion. … As I reflect on all we encountered trying to get our first ever print magazine on stands, I am struck by the village of people it took to make it happen. Facing one struggle after another, I almost lost hope we would make it on time.
Dressing up as a family for Halloween is one of my favorite things to do. I am trying to fully enjoy it while my son is young and will go along with my ideas. I know he will prefer to choose his own costume in a few years. I am sharing five family Halloween costume ideas and where to get the items. … One of our favorite movies is The Greatest Showman. I knew we could easily replicate a similar look as Zenya and Hugh Jackman’s characters in the movie. We chose to have Turner be an animal from the circus.
… • Preheat oven 400. • Mix all ingredients together well. • Drop spoonfuls of dough on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. • Bake for 15 minutes. • Sprinkle some cinnamon sugar on top (optional). • Serve with cinnamon honey butter (spreadable butter or margarine, honey, and cinnamon) • Enjoy!
All of us girls have to do it. And we all hate doing it. Even those of us who do this for a living hate doing it. What is “IT,” you ask? It is the trip to your friendly gynecologist. But it can be a little less stressful if you try to see the funny side of it all. We want to share some tips, tricks, and general observations to get you through this trying time.
Developing good brushing habits at an early age is important for your child's dental health and overall health. To give your child a healthy start, take time to have them brush their teeth twice a day. The best times to brush are after breakfast and at night before bed. Kids are usually ready to brush on their own by age seven or eight.
… • Smear a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste on your toothbrush (not a lot; just a dot.) • Use a timer and brush for at least two minutes. • Start with the outer surfaces of your teeth and the gums around the teeth.
As those of us who have had children know, pregnancy can be hard! So, can you imagine putting your body through that discomfort, the risks, and the hormonal see-saw required to carry a child for a couple you do not know? That is what it means, most times, to be a surrogate. … In recent years, it has become much more common to hear of people, including celebrities, who have become parents through surrogacy.
Franks-Phillips … Reagan Franks and Zackaire Phillips both of Texarkana, Arkansas, were united in marriage on January 22,2022, at The Granduer House in Little Rock, Arkansas. Parents of the couple are Joie and Andy Franks of Texarkana, Arkansas. The couple resides in Jonesboro, Arkansas. … Giffin-Humphrey … Casey and DeAnn Reed of Texarkana, Texas, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexis Giffin, to Wesley Humphrey of Texarkana, Texas. Wesley is the son of Kara and John Humphrey of Texarkana, Texas.