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30 Gifts to Surprise and Delight Your Older Parents or Grandparents

These gifts for grandparents and parents who have everything will show your love without cluttering up their home. I found the best gift ideas for older parents and elderly grandparents…all you need to do is choose the one that suits them best. The AcuRite Color Weather Station Display & 5-in-1 Weather Environment System is one of my […]

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127 Things to Do When You’re Bored at Home

137 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Boredom isn’t fun or exciting – but, luckily, you can do something about it! This list of things to do when you’re bored at home, school or work will distract and entertain you. I have a billion things I love do when I’m bored, and they all include the letters B. L. O. G. Blog, think […]


5 Doctor-Approved Tips for Overcoming Depression at Christmas

Feeling depressed at Christmas is normal, even for people who aren’t depressed at other times of the year. These tips for coping with depression over the holiday season are from Dr Harold Levinson. “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations where others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says Dr Levinson. “This contrast […]

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Common FAQs About the Blossom Blog Series

Blossoming FAQ and Answers – Laurie’s Blossom Blog Series

You found Blossoms! Here are the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about my Blossom blog series, plus links to all things blossoming in my life. First, I have to share a quote I just found about blossoming. I don’t love it, but I’ll share it anyway…“They blossomed, they did not talk about blossoming.” That’s from […]


A Complete Guide to Bed Bugs: Signs, Traps, and Remedies

Here’s how to know if you have bed bugs, two different ways to kill bed bugs (a homemade bed bug trap and a natural organic spray), and an easy treatment for itchy bed bug bites. The most common sign of bed bugs is bites on your body, which cause itchy welts and often appear in a […]

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15 Cheerful Gifts for People With Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

Living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or early stages memory loss can be scary. These 15 gifts for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or other types of cognitive disorders will bring a splash of color and cheer into their lives! Some of the ideas are from the Alzheimer’s Association, but most are from my experience working with people with […]


Turkey Costume Ideas and Tips for Thanksgiving

These turkey costume ideas include pilgrim and football referee turkey hat costumes, and they’ll make your Thanksgiving more fun and interesting! The Men’s Roasted Turkey Hat is a quick and easy turkey costume idea. Well, it’s not really a costume – it’s more like a Thanksgiving accessory. As far as turkey hats go, you can’t beat this one! […]

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