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20

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How To Bathe A Dog

Today at Modern Homemakers we’re going to show you how to bathe a dog at home by yourself. This can help you save some of your hard earned money.

How To Bathe A Dog

Oct
19

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Pumpkin Carving Stencils Batman Super Villains

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These free pumpkin carving stencils will help you carve some super fun pumpkins. Just click the link below each photo to print your stencils.

 


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Pumpkin Carving Stencils – Two-Face

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Pumpkin Carving Stencils Batman Super Villains – Cat Woman

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Pumpkin Carving Stencils Batman Super Villains – Joker

 

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Oct
17

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages

In my family we just LOVE getting together for the holidays.  Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for hanging out with relatives and eating too much yummy food but without some games and crafts things can get a little boring for the youngsters.  These Thanksgiving Coloring Pages are a great way to keep your children occupied and they also make great decorations.  You might also want to check out these free printable thanksgiving activities like bingo and a placemat.  Add  few crayons and it’s just like sitting in a restaurant :-)  Click the link below each picture to print full size!

 

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 1 – Turkey

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 2 – Pilgrim Girl

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 3 – Native American Girl

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 4 – Native American Boy

 

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 5 – Pilgrim Boy

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 6 – Cornucopia

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 7 – Pumpkin Pie

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Thanksgiving Coloring Pages 8 – Corn

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Oct
15

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Vegetable Soup Recipe

Looking for something fast and easy to make for dinner? Try this yummy vegetable soup recipe.  You can quickly throw it together with items from your pantry.

Vegetable Soup Recipe

Oct
14

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How To Put In Hair Extensions

If you’ve ever wondered how to put in hair extensions it’s not as hard as you think. Here’s a fast easy way to get that thicker fuller hair. Don’t forget to look below where I’ve listed some affordable hair extensions!

How To Put In Hair Extensions

 

Here are some affordable options if you’re wanting to buy hair extensions.


 

 

Oct
14

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Barbie Dress Patterns

If you’re looking for free barbie dress patterns you’ve come to the right place. To print these free sewing patterns just click on the link below the picture of the pattern pieces.

Barbie Dress Patterns Part 1

 

Barbie Dress Patterns Part 2

 

Barbie Dress Patterns

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Oct
2

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Halloween Coloring Pages

My family and I just love Halloween!  It’s my favorite holiday next to Christmas.  One of the easiest ways to decorate for Halloween is to let your kids color their own decorations.  Click on the link below each image in order to print your free Halloween coloring pages full page without anything else on the page.  Looking for ideas for fun family activities?  Look below for the link!



 

Halloween Coloring Page – Ballerina With Candy Bowl

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Halloween Coloring Page – Clown

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Halloween Coloring Page – Cat

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Click here for more Halloween coloring sheets and a list of other fun family activities for Halloween!

Sep
18

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Halloween Movies For Kids

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Here’s our list of Halloween Movies!

Here’s a list of Halloween movies that my family and I enjoy.  I’ve broken it up into two categories, Halloween movies for kids, and a list of Halloween movies for grownups.  I’ll also try to put where you can watch for free, rent, or buy because a lot of the best Halloween movies are hard to find :-)  Please use your parental discretion, a lot of these movies are too scary for younger children in my opinion! If you’re looking for some other fun family activities for Halloween, check out 10 Fun Things To Do For Halloween.

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In our opinion these are the best Halloween Movies.

Halloween Movies For Kids



Monster house

Frankenweenie

Paranorman

You can also watch this Halloween movie on Netflix Intant Streaming.

Monsters vs. aliens

Wallace and grommet curse of the were rabbit

The Nightmare Before Christmas

This is also available on netflix instant view!

Addams Family 1 & 2


Both Addams Family movies are also available through Amazon Prime!

Double Double Toil and Trouble

Ernest Scared Stupid

Hocus Pocus

James and the Giant Peach

This Halloween Movie is also available to view on Netflix Instant Streaming.

 

The Witches

 

Casper: A Spirited Beginning

Netflix has some casper halloween cartoons available on instant streaming, just not the full length movies.

 

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet The Wolfman

This is also available on Netflix Instant Streaming.

Bedknobs and Broomsticks

The Black Cauldron

Ichabod cartoon

E.T.

Max and ruby’s Halloween Episode

Return to OZ

The Haunted Mansion

Anything Scooby dooby doooooooo

Netflix Instant Streaming has a whole season of scooby doo.

 

Dora The Explorer’s Halloween Parade


Also available with Amazon Prime.

Monsters Inc.

Halloweentown/ Return to Halloweentown

Goosebumps series

Netflix instant streaming has lots of goosebumps stuff just in time for Halloween.

 

The little vampire

The Munsters

Also available on Netflix instant streaming.

Corpse bride

Coraline

The Harry Potter Series

List Of Halloween Movies For Grownups

There are way more options for adults than for kids, so I’ve just listed a few of my hubby and I’s favorites!

Warm Bodies

Beetlejuice

Young Frankenstein


I really wish I could find this on instant somewhere. We borrow my parent’s old VHS every year :-)

Sleepy Hollow

The Burbs

Evil Dead 1 & 2 & Army Of Darkness

The first evil dead movie is available on Netflix Instant Streaming.

Tremors 1, 2, 3, & 4


Tremors 2 & 3 are both on Netflix Instant!

Shaun of the dead

Zombie Land

Van Helsing

Mars attacks

The Simpsons treehouse of horror

I am legend

The Twilight Saga

The Walking Dead Series


Seasons 1 & 2 are available on Netflix Instant Streaming.

Sep
6

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How To French Braid

If you’ve ever wondered how to french braid today is your lucky day! It’s not as hard as it looks and Renee will even show you some ways to hide your beginner french braid mistakes!

How To French Braid

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT – How To French Braid

 

Today we’re going to learn how to French braid hair. Modern Homemakers video intro and theme song. Hello I’m Renee with Modern Homemakers and today we’re going to learn how to French braid hair. There’s a lot of different styles of French braiding, today we’re just going to do a very basic single braid and Winnie is our model. Winnie smile turn around. There she is, there’s our model, ah so beautiful.

We’re going to wet the hair so it’ll be a little bit easier to handle. Winnie has a lot of hair. It doesn’t have to be totally wet, just to kind of get it where it’s going to go back and not be flyaway around her face after we get the braid. Your hair does not have to be this long to French braid. Once you learn how to French braid you’ll find that you want to do it a lot. It’s a great fast way to do little girl’s hair for school or I French braid mine whenever I go exercise. So you do want to get these tangles out as much as you can.

Then we’ll go straight back. There’s so many different styles that we could, I’m trying to figure out she’s got some breakage we don’t know if she found some scissors. Winnie I need you to look up just a minute and then you can get back to your video game, the video game is great of tv, look up there for just a minute, is a great way to keep them occupied. If they have trouble sitting still like this one does. All right I’m going to take about an inch of hair right in the middle. So she’s got a bunch of different lengths here because her bangs are growing out. So that’s going to make it a little more complicated.

Hey Winnie I need a favor from you I need you to not do the video game just quite yet I need you to look up at that picture up there for just a few minutes while I get this first part. So I’ve got my section I’m going to divide this into 3. So these are the 3 partings that I start with, so just like if you know of to do a regular braid it’s similar how you start. We’re going to cross under, there’s an inverted or an outward bread. I’m gonna do the outward one today. You’re going to take the right side under, and always we’re like pulling and trying to keep that kind of tight. And then come under with this side. So that’s our first pass and we’re going to add more hair to it. We can do this with a comb or I’ve got long enough fingernails that I’m going to do that. We’ll have to keep detangling. If it’s long hair you’re going to have to keep detangling you may have to take the comb and smooth it out. It just depends on the hair if it gets tangly like that or not.

So I’ve added that, this is the existing piece, I’m going to add it together and get that underneath. All right you can look forward now sweetie. OK, so this is where it get’s difficult. I’m holding all these two in my right hand, that one I’ll let go of for just a second and I’m going to add to it. You can even have someone help you and hold the other hair if you’re learning and you want to do. So I’ve added this new section to it and I’m going to be going underneath again. Each time I’m going to go underneath. Now we want this centered on her head so I’m going to look up and kind of keep an eye on where that nose is as I’m going through. So with my left hand I’m going to hold this tight and once again adding some more hair. About a half an inch, I like to go ahead and detangle, and comb that into the other one to make it nice and smooth now grabbing this existing and the new one and I’m going to put it under each time it goes under.

So the other way to do it is putting it on top and you just have to decide ahead of time which one you’re going to do. They look different when you’re done either adding the hair under or on top. It looks more flat if you add it on top, the braid Is more raised if you add it under. You have to hold it kind of tight they may not like it, put your head down sweetie. You can do your game now, you can play your game now. And I am doing it kind of tight because I want it to stay and last and look real good all day, so she could go to school, play on the playground and it’s still gonna stay nice and tight. We’re even gonna put a little hairspray in it when we’re done to keep it tight.

We could at this point if we wanted to we could stop right here. We could put a pony tail in it and then braid the end and put another pony tail in the bottom just do a partial braid just keeping the bangs out of their eyes. But for today I’m going to go all of the way down and braid all of it. OK now when they turn their head it can get crooked. So if you can get them to look forward… You can even French braid your own hair, I do that with my hair just kind of keep it out of your eyes, keep it off your neck I do that when I’m exercising or working outside in the yard. Try to sit still. Now you’re probably thinking oh it looks kind of sloppy right now, right through here. But that’s ok we can smooth that out with a comb afterward we’ll straighten that out and smooth that out.

We could have gotten this wetter, I didn’t get it very wet. It could be done like right after a shower when the hair is totally wet. It also would get, I can see right here this is where her bangs are growing out, so we’ve got pieces sticking out. We’ll fix that with some hairspray. All right we’re almost done Winnie. So I want to make sure I’ve got all of it. Here’s another place we could stop. This is a nice looking braid to. You put a ponytail holder right were my hand is and you leave this bottom part as a ponytail instead of a braid. We’re gonna go all the way down I’m gonna put a little water here.

I saw a little bubble here so I’m going to go back and fix it. Just very carefully I’m gonna hold on tight, back up a little bit maybe comb that spot that was sticking out and then go back to it. We’re going to put a ponytail holder in here. We’re gonna spray with some water because we’ve got some things sticking up and that doesn’t look as good, and I’m just gonna gently comb all the way up to the braid. I’m pushing under any little things that are sticking up, I’m going to put some hairspray in keep it in place. I can also push under any loose spots push them under the braid. You could even use bobby pins if you need to see where I’m pushing the comb you could put a bobby pin in there if you need to. Along here we’re just going to swoop that stuff up off of your hairline. She’s been growing those bangs out quite awhile but it takes a long time her hair is so long, for the bangs to get down to the length of everything else.

All right, there you go she’s ready for school! Please subscribe to our youtube channel. You might also like how to remove skin tags naturally.

 

Aug
21

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How To Make Cloth Napkins

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Today we’re making cloth napkins.

If you’re looking for free sewing patterns for beginners, you’re ready to learn how to make cloth napkins!  Make sure to keep scrolling down past the video to print the free sewing pattern.  Cloth napkins are also one of the things my family uses to save money on paper products.  You can reuse these things FOREVER and when they finally start falling apart they still make good rags.  Do you have any ideas for craft projects that would save money?

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Because my cloth napkins are old and GROSS!

 

How To Make Cloth Napkins

Cloth Napkin Sewing Pattern Pieces

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