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Halloween Bingo

Halloween Bingo fun for everyone. The evening is cold and wet. Everyone is concerned about trick or treating. So how about some fun at home for the young and old playing Bingo together. Halloween Bingo.

Decorations are all planned for the evening anyway. A visit to the Dollar Store or the costume shop was a huge help there. The pumpkins have been carved and setting on the front porch for all to view and enjoy.

Of course you have to have snacks with lots of fun things. Not just candy but cheese, salami, and some vegetables. A nice skeleton or a witch or two to share the good time. Halloween plates for all the goodies.

Here is a Halloween Bingo made specially for you all. Go to the Resource Library from Barb. Enter HELEN as pass word, and click on

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  • The Halloween Bingo has 3 Master Sheets. Blank so all you have to do is lay your markers on them.
  • Download 2 sets of Bingo cards. Use one set for playing and the other cut up glue onto cut up poster board, or some type of card board. Use the cut ones for markers on your master board.
  • There are 12 Bingo cards. The cards are labeled 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b etc. You can use corn or bingo markers to put on the numbers. You don’t want to use regular markers because you want to use your bingo cards again and again.

We can’t forget prizes!! Think about putting them on a table and letting each person pick out their prize when they win, or if you think your family will respond better to them being wrapped, go for it.

Since this is so late for this year, take your time and set it up properly. You will be all ready for next year. Set it up to last for a few years. Put it away where no one can find it but you. HAPPY HALLOWEEN.

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Crafty! For the Holidays!

Updated 6/8/21

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Almost six months to Christmas. That sounds so bad, but time is just flying by. It is not on cruise control.

Get crafty even if it is not something you do on a daily basis. Look in children’s magazines, craft books and books that read easy to do!! Why! Why would you want to do that? Because you want to save money on Holiday spending this year! So becoming more creative, crafy, and inspired with ideas may help you.

Your gifts don’t have to be huge just something done by family, or by the children or by you for someone special in your life. If you are a crafty person, use up some of the craft supplies you have left in your special room. You know the one where all your art and sewing, or crafty supplies are hiding.

Some thoughts to get you thinking :

If you are a knitter, what about mittens and scarves.

How about making a lid gripper. Get some shelf liner. Cut approxiately the size of a hot pad 6″ by 6″. Single crochet or double crochet around the edges and you have a lid gripper. They usually last 1-2 years and then the grip may not be quite as good. People love them and you can get as fancy as you want with them. Use multi-colored yarn to make the gripper prettier if you want.

Sewing, just a beginner no problem. Purchase some fabric with a holiday theme. A nice cotton fabric and plan on making a holiday tablecloth. Be sure you get enough fabric to cover your table and hem it. Do a double turn, (each turn about a 1/2inch, so the hem looks nice, and professional. Make a tablecloth for someone in your family who is always generous to you.

Use scraps of colored paper from your children’s craft projects. Make a kaleidoscope picture, add pictures of your children, and put into a unique frame. Such a wonderful gift. Keep your kaleidoscope picture, light and airy, not filled with dark ,dark colors.

Design an angel tree of some kind and let your children pick one of the names off of it and make some small gift for a sick friend, someone who lives alone or someone who has been very nice to your family.

Be crafty and be frugal this year. Next year you will want to have a budget in place to help you plan ahead. For now go to Selection’s from Barb’s Resource Library and enter HELEN. The library is found on the upper right side my website Selections from Barb. There is a budget there you may want to start practicing with.

Good luck and have lots of fun. Get those creative juices flying.

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The big top! Come on in

Updated April 8, 2021

Come one and all. Look at all the goodies:

  • clothing for children
  • play clothing for children
  • sizes infant to size twelve
  • dress up for church, taking pictures, out to eat in a nice restaurant.
  • clothing for playing the sand
  • giving back to others

https://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=223619&u=1880825&m=26770

HEADLINER UNDER THE BIG TOP FEATURING:

selectionsfrombarb.com for your viewing pleasure.

Amazon gift guides most written for the holidays, but gifts can be for anytime, birthdays holidays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day Memorial Day, or any day you want.

Young Living essential oils – Nice calming scents for everyone such as lemon, or lavender , Christmas scents, diffusers, bath lotions, soaps . Gift ideas for men, even those with their well manicured beards.

Meri Meri for entertaining anytime. Specialty ideas for children’s celebrations and parties.

https://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?b=1180219&u=1880825&m=79753

Budget blogs with a beginning budget form and an advanced budget form.

Health related physical and mental health blogs to help you think a bit

Blogs about families and much more.

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Thank you! Thank you and good wishes for the holidays

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Did not want to wait until the holidays to express my good wishes to everyone for the Christmas Season and New Year’s. Hope you have a wonderful season. Think of all things you can be grateful for, even though 2020 has certainly been a different year. One we hope we do not have to experience again.

I want to thank those of you who have started following my blog and my Pinterest. It gives me great pleasure to think that people are interested in what I have to say. Each time I write a blog I think, this is the blog everyone will love and save. This blog will be educational, this blog will be awe inspiring, this blog will be full of new facts you have not heard before. In other words a winner.

Want to focus more on organization, health, essential oils, life style and blogging this coming year. Don’t forget to try Selections from Barb’s Resource library. Password is HELEN. It is definitely a work in progress.

You will find a Budget beginning worksheet. New one coming after you have practiced on a beginning one.

Appreciate Yourself form and a Help with Organization Form. More things coming in 2021.

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Young living essential oils make a wonderful fun with a small diffusers and some really relaxing scents. Perhaps a scent to remind you of walking along trails in hiking areas. What about the smell of ginger essethntial oil that reminds you of old fashioned gingerbread cookies. Christmas spirit essential oil has a nice citrus smell . Clove essential oil is great. It has such a nice smell and is often Food sed in a nice blend to alleviate aches and pains experienced as we age.

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Autumn and Essential Oils

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Essential Oils have become a part of our lives. That doesn’t mean we don’t take our regular medications or follow our physicians recommendations. Our journey with essential oils has come about slowly and we are researching what we use.

Have found cloves, peppermint and lavender a great blend to help with arthritis pain and pain associated with your neck and shoulders. Again not a cure all but certainly does get relief if it is used properly. That means not starting at the bottle or wondering if you should try it or not.

Used essential oils to help relieve the nerve pain, experienced by my husband after his bout with shingles. I am not making a cure all statement, just stating a fact the he had good response with the oils in relieving the chest pain. The relief is for several hours and then the burning returns. It seems to be improving each day, for which we are so thankful. You can tell when the burning does return.

If your physician tells you to consider getting Shingles vaccine be sure you consider doing that as you do not want to get shingles.

Autumn and fall right here with colors changing so we are going to try and use some new oils such as

  • Cinnamon Bark – Doesn’t the name alone make you think of Autumn and hot cinammon doughnuts? This essential oil might be helpful in an infection disease situation caused by a germ or parasite.
  • Peppermint – Long used to help with digestion, minty odor.
  • Cypress- Just sounds woodsy! You know that smell you notice when walking through a woods. Might be helpful to improve your circulation. Going to try it.
  • Eucalyptus Blue – sounds interesting doesn’t it. Maybe it will be helpful with your breathing?
  • Stress Away – need I explain further. You might be surprised.

Always important to be aware of any side effects that might occur when you are trying a new essential oil for the first time.

  • A skin test to make sure you are not having any reaction to the essential oil. Just a small amount on your skin. Don’t use water to wash it off. Put a little cooking oil on the spot, if you have a reaction.
  • Always store your essential oils in a dark cool area.
  • Do not use your essential oils on children, infants without reading all the information about using an essential oil.
  • Just like so many other things you need to be informed and safe.

Hope you will try Young Living essential oils. May cost more but quality is good.

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Shein, Shein ! Think about the coming fall.

Several new ideas for fall. Check and see if you can find the right match for your figure and style. You might find a mix and match that will suit you just right. Maybe you will come up with something that will spark a new fashion trend. Assess with the right jewelry, scarves, purse and shoes and you will become trendy.

New Collection at SHEIN.se. Take 15% OFF orders 300kr+, 20% OFF orders 800kr+ with Code SHINE2020

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Shein semi annual sale

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Fun to browse, fun to dream! Look for something that will serve you well. Enhance the wardrobe you already have hanging in your closet or in one of your dresser drawers. Look for something you like but also need. Have fun

<a target=”_blank” href=”https://shareasale.com/u.cfm?d=674618&m=39236&u=1880825&afftrack=“>Take 10% Off $29+, 15% Off $69+, or 20% Off $169+ with Code SEMIANNUAL at us.SHEIN.com. Offer Expires 06/28/2020</a>

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Shein with eye catching summer fashions.

Shein has resumed taking order from some countries. Be sure and check out what they have to offer. Cost effective for those of us watching our pocket books or just wanting to look around

Bathing suits, shorts, blouses, beauty, jumpsuits and shoes and bags to name a few items.

Don’t be disheartened if you are more on the plus side because there are some pretty nice dresses shown also, that look fashionable, with a make you feel good flair.

SHEIN Summer fun: Take 15% off orders US $99+ with code SUMMERFUN20.

Hope you enjoy your shopping and take advantage of the sales offered.. Shein is an affiliate of mine.

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Mother’s Day, are you wondering what will be happening? I am!

Honestly believe both Mother’s Day and Father’s Day should be remembered in some way. I don’t mean run out and buy a lavish gift, that you can ill afford. No, I am talking more about memories of some kind, maybe an item that the family could go in on together Something that does not overwhelm the budget.

I have spent Mother’s Day and also Father’s Day alone in the past, because we always had jobs where one or the other of us had to work. We did not call off because that was not our nature. Rotation of weekends and holidays was normal. Social Distancing is still with us this Easter and everyone needs to step up to the plate and remember that. Party’s can be planned for later.

Anyway I digress. Back to affordable gifts What about nice handmade cards? What about a nice family breakfast after Church? Even if church is online. A breakfast where everyone is up and smiling. Smiles mean so much. What about I owe you 10 sessions of lawn mowing over the next 10 weeks.

Here are some good ideas from Amazon one more appropriate for mom. Maybe you can look around and find a nice hat for dad also. Storage for deck, both would like.

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Gift guide for young boys and girls.

Lego’s always a favorite. Looking at garage sales in the summer they are always considered a great find. Wonderful gifts for birthdays, holidays , just a special treat anytime. Fun without a phone or TV. Go for it.

You can never go wrong with the Harry Potter theme. Let them have fun even if they are not old enough to read Harry Potter yet.

What about the Avenger’s. Can not forget the Avengers.

Jurassic World Baryony Face. Again fun for the young one. Actually all children enjoy playing with Lego’s.

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Information found on this site related to Young Living Essential Oils , is meant for educational and informational purposes only. Not meant to cure, prevent or treat any disease.  Statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.  If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult your physician before using these products.

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