How to Make Espresso or a Latte with a Bialetti Moka Pot

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my newsletter. You can also like Blissful Homemaking on Facebook. Articles have affiliate links.Before I met my Cuban husband, I drank orange juice in the morning. I loved cold orange juice a little too much probably. I still love OJ, but one of my favorite […]

Organic Oatmeal Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

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          Most mornings I don’t like eating starchy food for breakfast. I would love bacon and eggs every morning but that isn’t going to happen. A popular breakfast in our home are oatmeal smoothies. This is a very simple recipe, and it doesn’t require exact measuring for it to taste good. […]

Having 3 kids: Illnesses, toys, decluttering and sleeping

If you haven’t read my previous posts about having 3 kids, check them out here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, and Part 6. If it tells you anything about having 3 kids, I haven’t had time to blog about it since May of last year! Things stay really busy around here. I want to remind everyone […]

Having 3 Kids, Working Full Time Pros and Cons: Part 6

I can’t believe it has been months since I last wrote about life with three kids. It’s been hectic to say the least! My children are now 7, 4 and 17 months old. My youngest has been walking, crawling and CLIMBING into everything. He is definitely the mischievous child out of the three. He is also […]

Coconut Oil Spray for Wavy or Curly Hair

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My daughter has wavy hair like mine. She use to have spiral curls but now since she has gotten older, only a few strands of hair are ringlets. Her hair is much better than mine when left natural without using any products; however, there are times when I want to style it or tame her […]

Personalized Sand Buckets for End of The Year Gifts

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I was room mom for my son’s 1st grade class this year. During the year, donations were collected to be used for a variety of things. We had leftover money at the end of the year so I decided to make end of the year gifts for the students. Each child received a personalized sand […]

Mother’s Day Crafts, Activities and Pinterest Ideas

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Here are several Mother’s Day crafts, activities, and gift ideas to celebrate mom on her special day. Some of these ideas were found on Pinterest but I tried my best to find the original link. Sunshine Mother’s Day Craft: Make a sun telling mom “you are my sunshine, my only sunshine!”. My favorite gifts are […]

Kite Craft for Kids or Preschoolers

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Want to make a kite craft for your preschooler? This is a neat and quick activity to do. For this craft, you will need: construction paper scissors finger paint ribbon hole punch or stapler Cut a large diamond shape out of construction paper. Draw a line vertical and horizontal as show above in the picture. […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschool Age Children

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Here are 5 very simple Valentine’s Day crafts kids can do! These are great for small children. 1. Make hand shaped Valentines: All you need is construction paper! Adults will need to cut out the hand shapes. 2. Fingerpaint Valentine Card: Great for small kids! Use fingerpaint and paper to make a memorable masterpiece. Heart templates […]