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    K.I.S.S. of the Week

    Simplicity | The Everyday Simple

    1. To Eat: So I am not usually a fan of “freeze-ahead” meals, only because I don’t think they taste as good, but this spaghetti is divine. Not only is it easy to make in bulk, delicious, and a crowd pleaser, but it freezes and reheats like a champ.
    2. To Know: AmazonSmile is an amazing resource for the holidays. Use this, and you get all the same Amazon prices, but the difference is, .5% will go to your charity of choice.
    3. To Buy: Anyone with a camera needs this. It will make your life 200x easier, and allow you to share those photos that you always “meant” to upload.
    4. To Read: Needing to read this before the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Take a little time to put things into perspective and get priorities in order.
    5. To Use: It’s like Costco, but online with free shipping. Bulk orders sent straight to your door.
    6. To Style: Want to amp up your closet, but don’t trust yourself or have time to go shopping? This company has it all figured out. Top quality clothes you love as frequently as you want.
    7. To Change: Stop using dryer sheets, and just get these. Reusable, natural, and energy saving.
    8. To Do: This site is great for those dreary fall days where you are stuck inside. It’s especially fun over the holidays when you have family in town! Great way to play and spend time together, without the television on.
    9. To Drink: The perfect Thanksgiving dinner drink to please all of your guests.
    10. To Download: This app not only let’s you book and reserve tables at restaurants in your area instantly, but you also earn points every time you book with it and get free food!
    11. To Remember: “Speak to your children as if they are the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become.” ―Brooke Hampton
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    1. To Eat: This site is the perfect resource if you are looking for “healthy alternatives for foods you love”.
    2. To Know: Never leave your clothes to stain again. This cheat sheet is everything. Print it out and put it in your laundry room.
    3. To Buy: Start automating your life today, and never have to vacuum again.
    4. To Read: This is the perfect book to explain pregnancy to your children. It is a month by month guide, with beautiful illustrations that break it down to help make sense of it all.
    5. To Use: Natural deodorant that is not only safe, but actually works.
    6. To Style: As if we needed another reason to go to Target. This line will be redecorating women’s houses and cleaning out men’s wallets everywhere.
    7. To Change: Quality, affordable, daily contacts sent straight to your door every month. Try them for a month free and see for yourself.
    8. To Do: This is an awesome post to help in planning Thanksgiving. Number 3 even helps you know how much food and drink you’ll need depending on your guest count!
    9. To Drink: This is officially my new favorite fall drink. Make it at home or order it out, but it’s absolute perfection.
    10. To Download: This app not only reminds you when people’s birthdays are, but it helps you create and send a postcard to them within 5 minutes. Never be embarrassed about forgetting someone’s birthday again.
    11. To Remember: “The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let things go.”
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    Simple | Halloween | The Everyday Simple

    Hope everyone had a fun and safe Halloween! We had a last minute costume change due to last minute puke. Princess Elana quickly became a cheetah. You can see her improv costume here. But enough about the past, happy November! Read more

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    Simple | Keep it Short | The Everyday Simple

    Hope everyone had a great week! Here is a little inspiration to kick off your weekend. And here is a little throwback to last Halloween for you all. What is everyone dressing up as for Halloween this year?  Read more

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    1. To Eat: This is the absolute coziest meal you can make this fall. The perfect balance of sweet and salty, covered in cheese. What more can you ask for?
    2. To Know: Anyone else get depressed every time their fresh flowers die? Here are 8 ways to ensure that they live as long as possible.
    3. To Buy: This will help you make the perfect egg white omelet
    4. To Read: This is my favorite collection of children’s books. The bring classic literature into educational children’s books. I want them all.
    5. To Use: These journals are the perfect way to document your children’s childhood. Simple, beautiful, and super easy to use.
    6. To Style: Some of the best and most affordable home decor out there.
    7. To Change: Stop buying car air fresheners, and replace it with this. Perfect, simple, and natural.
    8. To Do: Download this program today and instantly unsubscribe from all of the unwanted emails that clog up your inbox. Seriously, I had over 1,800 unread emails, and in 2 minutes unsubscribed from 37 subscriptions.
    9. To Drink: Drink this every morning, and you will see and experience many health benefits naturally!
    10. To Download: This app is the best way to invest your spare change. Seriously, invest any pocket change you have, and watch it grow!
    11. To Remember: “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
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    K.I.S.S. | The Everyday Simple

    1. To Eat: Here is something delicious to make with all of those leftover apples you have from going picking…. or that you bought at the grocery store.
    2. To Know: Science and psychology backs up the idea that listening to an audio book is just as good for your brain as actually reading a book. This app lets you “borrow” audiobooks from your local library.
    3. To Buy: This is the perfect container to pack your kid’s lunch. So long ziplock bags!
    4. To Read: My all time favorite children’s book. Beautiful illustrations and an even more inspiring message.
    5. To Use: This site will save you money just by having it installed on your browser. It automatically computes any and all coupons available and applies them any time you buy anything online. It’s as good as it sounds.
    6. To Style: 7 simple ways to cozy up your home for the Fall!
    7. To Change: Here is a guide for how often you should change out your makeup in order to prevent breakouts and other skin problems.
    8. To Do: Watch “Manhunt” on Netflix. It is a drama based on true events about the longest FBI manhunt in history, the Unabomber.
    9. To Drink: 15 incredible smoothies that only take 5 ingredients.
    10. To Download: Hopper analyzes flights to help you find the best deals and the best times to fly and buy. When you’re planning a trip, it will notify you when it’s the best time to buy tickets.
    11. To Remember: “People will forget what you did, people will forget what you said, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
    12. Bonus: Don’t miss out on the interview with Hailey Andresen, kicking off the series “Simple Lives: The Women Who Create Them.”
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    1. To Eat: We don’t eat pasta all that often around here, but when we do, this is the dish of choice. It is amazing. The perfect sauce to noodle ratio.
    2. To Know: After the tragedies from earlier this week, I think we are all wondering what can we do. What can we do to help? What can we do to make a difference and hopefully help prevent something like this from happening again? This article has great practical suggestions of what to do next.
    3. To Buy: Never find yourself without a blanket again. Bring on all the spontaneous picnics.
    4. To Read: One of the most transformative books of my life. Definitely gave me new perspective on life, and continues to challenge me everyday. Taught me that vulnerability is a sign of strength, and not weakness.
    5. To Use: Ever wonder what the purpose of the “Baby on Board” signs are? Well here is your answer. And here is where you can get one.
    6. To Style: Drooling over their entire new fall line. Definitely pieces worth investing in.
    7. To Change: This month I started a new series called 30 Days of Habits. Every month I am going to attack a new habit and commit to it for 30 days. Making little changes every day is what ultimately makes the biggest changes in our lives.
    8. To Do: Listen to this moving performance of “No Freedom” by Miley Cyrus
    9. To Drink: Here is why you should start drinking Kombucha. Not to mention it is absolutely delicious. My favorite brand is GTS (Trilogy and Gingerberry)
    10. To Download: Sleep Cycle. This is an app that runs while you are sleeping, and tracks your sleep patterns. It uses a wake up phase (30 minutes by default) that ends at your desired alarm time. During this phase Sleep Cycle will monitor signals from your body to wake you softly, when you are in the lightest possible sleep state. It’s amazing how much easier it is to wake up when you aren’t in your deepest sleep.
    11. To Remember: “If you want something you’ve never had, you’ve got to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson
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