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5 Budget-Friendly Baby Shower Menu Ideas


Baby Shower Menu Ideas

If you’ve been tasked with organizing a baby shower for your friend or relative, you’re bound to have questions: who should you invite, should you serve alcohol, and how will you ever throw the perfect party without blowing your budget? Luckily, hosting a thrifty get-together is easy, and there are tons of resources online that can help you plan an entertaining and memorable event. You can find printable decorations, crafty inspiration, and gift ideas online to help you plan a budget … [Read more...]



Five Everyday Problems & How To Solve Them

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Whenever you are faced with a crisis, it is important that you stay cool, calm, and collected.  It’s the only way that will help you to resolve the issue as soon as possible and to limit the  amount of damage. Even if you struggle to manage your stress levels, it is still possible for  you to take charge. All you need is a plan in advance. Try thinking about all of the everyday problems that you are likely to face. Then, work out the steps that you will need to take to resolve … [Read more...]


How to Promote a Family Business Online

Without an online presence, you’re less likely to prosper nowadays. Find out how to promote a family business online. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

The world is full of large corporations and companies, which can often appear cold and unhelpful. It may, therefore, be no surprise that family businesses are one of the biggest and most lucrative business entities in the world, as they are believed to create an estimated 70-90% of global GDP annually. If you run a family business and want to compete against larger rivals to attract customers, you must start marketing your products and services on the internet. Without an online presence, … [Read more...]


5 Ways to Make Winter Geocaching Successful

There are some things to take into consideration, however, if you are going to be geocaching in the winter. Here are five ways to make your winter geocaching successful. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

There are many outdoor activities that can only be done in one season or another. Luckily for the people who enjoy it, geocaching is not one of those activities. Geocaching is a game where people look for objects that have been hidden, based on the object’s coordinates using a GPS, or a Global Positioning System. Because of this, geocaching can be enjoyed all year round. There are some things to take into consideration, however, if you are going to be geocaching in the winter. Here are five … [Read more...]


The Uses of GIS Type Mapping to Aid Farmers

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Individuals around the world have concerns about their country's future agricultural efforts. Poorer countries that face long droughts and other agricultural challenges are getting some assistance with the help of GIS mapping. This mapping method relies on satellite images and aerial photography. Farmers now can see a layered map of their unique land that allows them more options for planning crops, evaluating the need of pesticides and having preparations in place for expected adverse weather … [Read more...]


3 Tips to Get Your Kids into Sports

You can emphasize that sports aren’t only a great, fun way to meet people and to make new friends, but you should also educate your kids about why they need to get their body active.

Did you spend your youth outside, bike riding, playing ball games with your friends in the park or even walking your family’s much-loved dog? Chances are that your own kids have a sedentary lifestyle than you did as a child. Changes in our diets and the rise of technology and gadgets could be making your children less active, and even overweight if you aren’t careful. There’s no reason to panic though, even if your kids aren’t truly interested in sports. However, by making a few subtle … [Read more...]


Morning Routine Solutions: Berry Smoothie & belVita Biscuits

Breakfast is the most important part of the morning routine. This Banana Berry Smoothie is a great idea to add to my routine on busy mornings. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Breakfast is the most important part of the morning routine.  This Banana Berry Smoothie is a great idea to add to my routine, but it just doesn't seem like enough to satisfy myself or my kids until lunch.  As a busy mom, I don't have time for a lot of extra cooking in the morning, so when I was asked to test out the belVita Breakfast Yogurt Crunch biscuits, I knew I had found a match for our morning routine. Morning Routine Solutions Long gone are the days of big breakfasts complete … [Read more...]


10 New Year Resolutions That Save Money

One of the biggest things people want to change in the New Year is how they spend their money. Check out these 10 New Year Resolutions that save money. - Farmer's Wife Rambles

The New Year is quickly approaching, isn’t it? It’s as if the New Year just happened. One of the biggest things people want to change in the New Year is how they spend their money. Check out these 10 New Year Resolutions that save money. 10 New Year Resolutions That Save Money Making a List for Groceries- Before you head into that grocery store for groceries, make a list of what you need. If you go in there without a list, you’re bound to spend money that goes beyond your … [Read more...]


The Garden Classroom

If you are unable to grow a garden or just want to supplement your own produce with more fresh foods, a farmers’ market is a great place to go. Children can learn about local foods, what grows in the area and what is absent.

There is a real disconnect between many children and the food they eat. Real food does not just appear in a grocery store. Chicken does not come from the freezer section. Teaching kids where their food comes from gives them more appreciation for the work that goes into putting food on the table. The outdoors provides a learning environment like no other. Lessons outside encourage resourcefulness. Getting out and interacting with the world teaches lessons the classroom is ill-equipped to … [Read more...]


7 Tips for Camping with Babies

Here are 7 tips for camping with babies that will help ease the stress and help things go more smoothly.

Summertime comes with fun family activities. One relatively inexpensive way to spend time together as a family is camping. Camping can be a great time to relax and commune with nature. If you have a little one, camping may seem a little more stressful than it normally would be. It doesn't have to be an overwhelming, stressful experience.  Here are 7 tips for camping with babies that will help ease the stress and help things go more smoothly. 7 Tips for Camping with Babies Planning … [Read more...]


Food For A Crowd On A Budget

One downside to feeding a lot of people is the cost associated with it. Check out these food for a crowd on a budget tips and don't break the bank! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Having people over to my house is one of my most favorite thing. I LOVE to feed a large crowd and there is no doubt about that. However, one downside to feeding a lot of people is the cost associated with it. Check out these food for a crowd on a budget tips. Food For A Crowd On A Budget Buy Meat in Bulk A lifesaver for feeding a large crowd is to buy your meat in bulk. Hamburger, hotdogs, and chicken can all be purchased in large quantities. I love buying meat like … [Read more...]


Amazing Facts About Cherries

The next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. - Teaspoon Of Goodness

There’s no doubt that cherries are amazing little creatures. Not only do they taste delicious, they are well priced. However, the next time you look at a cherry, you’ll appreciate it a little more because of these amazing facts about cherries. Amazing Facts About Cherries Cherries actually arrived in America around the 1600’s. It’s safe to say that Americans have been enjoying cherries for quite some time. Did you know it takes around 250 cherries just to make a … [Read more...]


Getting Ready for Camping With Kids

Getting Ready for Camping With Kids - Farmer's Wife Rambles

Spring has sprung and that means its time to book your camping trips for the summer. Camping with kids can be a ton of fun, but it also takes a lot of preparation. You don't just need to air out the tent and make sure the air mattresses still hold air, you also have to make sure that you have all the supplies you will need to keep the kids occupied, happy and safe. The camping trip really starts long before you even leave the house, and for the kids it can be an exciting … [Read more...]


10 Cheap Kids Summer Activities

Planning summer activities for the kids doesn't have to mean spending a fortune. These 10 summer activities can all be done on a budget! - Farmer's Wife Rambles

With Summer approaching quickly, you may be getting stressed thinking about how you are going to keep the kids busy during their time off.  Sure they can play at home or in the yard, but kids will start to feel cooped up quickly and having some planned summer activities is a great way to keep the stress levels down in the house. Planning summer activities for the kids, though, does not have to mean spending a fortune.  There are plenty of cheap activities out there for your kids … [Read more...]


Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure

Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure - Farmer's Wife Ramble

With Spring and Summer always bringing your favorite sandals out of the closet, it is time to consider some of our tips for a great budget friendly at home pedicure. Nobody wants to wear open toed shoes without freshly painted nails, but a pedicure can cost a lot at your local salon. This year, you can give your feet and toes the luxury experience at home and on a budget. Tips For A Great Budget Friendly At Home Pedicure Invest in the right tools. One of the best parts of a … [Read more...]


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