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Throw a Last-Minute Halloween Party on a Budget

Halloween is a week away, and that means ghoulish (or pretty) costumes, candy, and Halloween parties. We have three young girls – two of whom already understand the amazingness that is candy and one who I’m sure will have a good idea of it once the night is through. And if you’re anything like ourContinue Reading “Throw a Last-Minute Halloween Party on a Budget”

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Keeping your Kids’ Brains Active this Summer

Whether your children are homeschooled or attend public or private school, children will continuously learn and grow their minds through the curriculum being taught to them throughout the school year.  There are great benefits to continuing education over the summer, but whether your children go to school or are homeschooled, many kids don’t want toContinue Reading “Keeping your Kids’ Brains Active this Summer”

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The Secret to Easy Party Planning

My best friend and I do a lot of party planning and as much as we love our families sometimes we need to get out of the house to be able to focus. Trying to plan parties from home is hard, there are a million distractions, kids, husbands, pets…you name it! However, with some simple party planning tipsContinue Reading “The Secret to Easy Party Planning”

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The Healing Power of Gardening

Americans spend over 90 percent of their time indoors, creating an extremely sedentary, disconnected and unhealthy lifestyle. Gardening, however, offers an easy, fun, inexpensive and immensely satisfying way to boost your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Regardless of what size garden you have, even if it’s just a small balcony, you can still enjoy the benefitsContinue Reading “The Healing Power of Gardening”