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Making those DIY crafts and recipes work…no matter how many tries it takes.

| Aug 2020

My Favorite Things for August

It’s August and it’s time to cue Julie Andrews… “These are a few of my favorite things!” This list helps me depuff, stink less, and even helps my brows recover from some poor decisions in the 1990s.  Ice Roller Don’t be fooled, I’m wearing makeup in this picture and did NOT wake up like this. […]
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| Aug 2020
Before You Try

My Favorite Things for August

It’s August and it’s time to cue Julie Andrews… “These are a few of my favorite things!” This list helps me depuff, stink less, and even helps my brows recover from some poor decisions in the 1990s.  Ice Roller Don’t be fooled, I’m wearing makeup in this picture and did NOT wake up like this. […]
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| Aug 2020
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The Best Grill For You – Sponsored by ACE Hardware

This blog post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All opinions expressed are our own. So, if you watch our videos, our marriage doesn’t exactly conform with traditional gender stereotypes. Kim knows more about car mechanics. I do most of the carpool. Kim changes the lightbulbs. Kim changes the air filters and fixes the toilets. Uh, […]
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| Aug 2020
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Up Your Zoom Game

After stepping away from a life in TV news, my first job was to teach on-camera presentation and public speaking skills to corporate executives. I loved working with individuals and groups to get more comfortable in front of a camera or a crowd. All of a sudden, my weird set of skills are coming in […]
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| Jul 2020
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Enhance Your Remote Workspace

Now that we have entered Day #9423 of 2020, I’m only just getting the hang of working from home with everyone here. But the chance of me sneaking out to a coffee shop is as likely as pigs flying. (However, I wouldn’t be surprised if that happened…and that it happened in Florida.) Since remote work […]
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| Jul 2020
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11 Unique Summer Fun Inflatables

We’ve all been doing our best to keep ourselves occupied this summer. Whether you have a kiddie pool in your backyard, are headed to social distance at the beach, or are lucky enough to have your own pool, we have a list of 11 inflatables that are weird enough to be a necessity. During a […]
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| Jul 2020
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A Few of My Favorite Things

I am endlessly fascinated by things people use to make their lives easier or even what helps disguise dark under eye circles. I get loads of questions about the products and items around our home so I thought I would share some of my recent finds. This is all over the place, but hopefully you […]
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| Jul 2020
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13 Silly Challenges for Your Family | Free Download

Summer 2020 is upon us and we already know it’s going to be a bummer. *Cue Penn Charles singing Bummertime and Lola’s eyeroll in Bummer Camp.* But here at The Holderness Family, we are all about making the best of things. We’ve made anxiety and stress-induced recipes. We even sang about masks and murder hornets. […]
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SPACE ESCAPE ROOM
| Jun 2020
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Space Escape Room – Free Download

If you’re like us, being home this summer with little options for camps has you reaching for things to do. So why not… reach for the stars with this at-home escape room activity?! (Yes, that was very cheesy of me.) I used to think Escape Rooms meant you were locked in a room that you […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.