Eater Saltine Toffee

Eater Saltine Toffee

Sharing is caring! The mix of sweet and salty is irresistible and this saltine toffee is the perfect combination of those flavors! With only a handful of ingredients and fun decorations, this Easter saltine toffee is so easy to make and delicious! These are a great dessert to add to your Easter table. For other ideas you can check out my Easter Magic Bars, and my Easter Egg Basket Cupcakes. One of our favorite family…

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The Grandpa Threat

The Grandpa Threat

— How do you best motivate sons with a father’s experience As a father or as a son have you ever heard or used “the grandpa threat”? It involves responding to something a child has done with, “Do you know what my father would do if…” or, “When I was your age, my Dad would…” How do you feel about using or react to hearing such lectures from the past? . . Comment below, or…

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Tips, Tricks and Strategies For Everyday Living With Hyperpigmentation

Tips, Tricks and Strategies For Everyday Living With Hyperpigmentation

— Please Note: This article is presented for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any illness. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. Let’s be honest about a couple of things, ladies and gents. Hyperpigmentation sucks to have to live with on a regular basis. There’s a lot about this condition which leaves people upset and bothered by the world because it’s not always…

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Indonesian Secularists and Atheists Live Under the Shadow of Stigma

Indonesian Secularists and Atheists Live Under the Shadow of Stigma

—By Timo Duile, University of Bonn Citra, 25, an Indonesian medical school student, assumes two cyber identities. In the morning she posts a picture of herself wearing an Islamic headscarf; in the afternoon she posts, in her other social media account, a philosophical essay, discussing an argument that God doesn’t exist. Due to her different accounts, she gets different reactions to her posts. One peer group is discussing about the existence of God and the…

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Tastily Tongue Thai’d

Tastily Tongue Thai’d

With nearly all fun-in-the-sun guides touting the beauty and benefits of Thailand’s postcard shaming scenery south of Bangkok, it is no surprise that many visitors in their rush to the beaches absently neglect the benefits of Northern Thailand. Rumours of elephant treks, Hill Tribe villages, bamboo rafting and less humidity than sweaty Bangkok, a 10 hour bus ride wasn’t going to stand in my way of getting to the capital of the north – Chiang…

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Congressional Committees: Crash Course Government and Politics #7

Congressional Committees: Crash Course Government and Politics #7

—This week Craig Benzine clears up the role of committees in Congress. We’ll talk about standing committees, joint committees, conference committees, and caucuses (and not the candidate-choosing kinds) as well as the staff agencies that help advise these committees and congresspeople. As most bills never even make it to the house and senate floors for a vote, the role of committees, and their respective chairpersons as gatekeeper is pretty important. — [embedded content] [embedded content]…

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Psalms of Ascents: Psalm 125

Psalms of Ascents: Psalm 125

A song of ascents. 1 Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion, which cannot be shaken but endures forever. 2 As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so the Lord surrounds his people both now and forevermore. 3 The scepter of the wicked will not remain over the land allotted to the righteous, for then the righteous might use their hands to do evil. 4 Lord, do good to those who are good, to those who are…

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Top 10 Reasons that We Love Our Teens!

Top 10 Reasons that We Love Our Teens!

What are the Top 10 reasons we absolutely love our teens?    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ 10. They are still afraid of the dark and call for us in the middle of the night.  9.  They will be leaving the nest soon and we’ll deeply miss them.  8. They can drive us around town now.  7. We get to see the fruits of our labor in action.  6. They have kind hearts that are so easily broken.  5. They…

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Teaching Science at Home: A Survival Guide for Parents

Teaching Science at Home: A Survival Guide for Parents

Paul Andersen is an educational consultant and YouTube creator living in Bozeman, MT. He is an experienced educator having taught science in Montana for 20 years. Andersen was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year, and was also one of four finalists for the 2011 National Teacher of the Year. He was selected by YouTube as YouTube Edu Guru in 2012. Andersen has provided training for thousands of students, teachers, administrators, and professors around the…

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Mastering Fear in a New World

Mastering Fear in a New World

My world is quiet. It’s early morning. The homes opposite me are blanketed in snow. I am homebound here in Colorado. Homebound, probably just like you. Who’d have ever thought it would all come to this? Sure, maybe years ago you made it through Y2k unscathed like me, with a few extra propane tanks in your garage. But now. Now what will be? How will you pay your rent or mortgage?Do you still have a…

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