Graduation Quotes | 20 Sayings to Motivate, Encourage & Inspire

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20 Graduation Quotes

Graduation season has arrived…  Those of us waiting proudly in the wings are now set with the task of presenting our graduate with a card filled containing the perfect encouraging words to send them off into the world. In case you need a little help being “memorable”, here’s a list of 20 graduation quotes to motivate, encourage or inspire a graduate.

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April Fools Pranks: 25 Fun Practical Jokes

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25 April Fools Pranks

Jamie here, I’ve always loved playing April Fools Pranks on my family – and if you do too, here’s a roundup of 25 of the BEST April Fools Day Pranks we’ve heard!

Plus, check out my all-time favorite April Fool’s Day prank – the Cat Facts prank!

  1. Rubberband the Spray Nozzle|  Rubberband the sink sprayer handle so that it immediately sprays out as soon as someone turns on the water.
  2. Glue Money to the Ground|  Hot glue or superglue a quarter, dime, etc… to the sidewalk or porch and watch everyone who comes in try to get it up!
  3. Water Cups| Fill two cups with water and ask if someone wants to see a magic trick.  Tell them to put out both hands flat on the table palms down and then quickly set both full water cups on top of their hands.  They’ll be stuck that way for awhile :)
  4. Car Accident|  Leave a note on someone’s car (someone who would FREAK OUT if their car were scratched) and apologize profusely for scratching/denting their car.  They’ll be looking for the scratch forever.
  5. Zoo Prank|  Get a family member or friend to “return a call” to someone named Harry Lyon, or Mr. Fox, etc…
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Cat Facts Prank – The best April Fool’s prank I’ve EVER pulled! (UPDATE)

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If you’re looking for an April Fool’s Day prank that will really “get” somebody good -  I highly recommend the Cat Facts Prank!! 

(NOTE: I’ve updated this post with directions to set up a Google Voice account – which you’ll need to text anonymously)

Jamie here, over the years I’ve pulled lots of little April Fool’s pranks on family and friends, but this by far the BEST April Fool’s prank I’ve ever done to anyone. ;)

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Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe & Fun Facts!

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Mardis Gras King Cake Recipe

Next Tuesday is Mardi Gras – meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French – and it’s the last hurrah before the Season of Lent begins (on Ash Wednesday)! If you’ve ever wanted to find an easy and yummy Mardis Gras King Cake recipe – we’ve got a great one for you :)

For many, Ash Wednesday signals the start of a season that includes fasting, moderation, spiritual discipline and repentance in preparation for Easter.  However, Mardis Gras is all about merrymaking and getting rid of all that yummy food in the house… by eating it!

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9 Fun Indoor Activities for Snow Days and Rainy Days

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Well guys, I never thought I’d say it but we’re going on our SECOND snow day and tomorrow we’ll be out AGAIN!  This almost never happens in Cleveland, TN because, well, we just never get more than a dusting of snow.  I couldn’t be happier with all the white stuff in the yard – but I won’t pretend that by day 3 my kids aren’t going to be driving me just a teeeensy bit bonkers with their cabin fever.

Here are some 9 indoor activities for snow days or rainy days to do with the kids.    Good luck and happy Snow Day!

Make a Play-Doh Bank

Coffee-Filter Snowflakes

DIY Kids Snack Tray (for that movie marathon you’ll be having!)

Make Heart Shaped Crayons (And give them out for Valentine’s Day favors!

Tie-Dye Tee Something

How to Make Bubbles

How to Make Play-Doh

Make a Pirate Eye Patch (Go all out and declare it Pirate Day!  Make a jolly roger, talk like a Pirate and hide out in a Pirate Ship fort!)

Go on a Mother/Son Date