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Thanksgiving Games

When I was growing up, our tradition to show our gratitude on Thanksgiving consisted of going around the table and everyone taking a couple minutes to share what they were grateful for.  While this was nice, it was also boring … Continue reading

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Make School Lunches Easier

In returning to school this year, I wanted to find a system that would work well for our daughters to help make the mornings less chaotic.  When our oldest was in kindergarten, I made her lunch every night for the … Continue reading

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A Cool Twist on a Hot Favorite

Feeling HOT? Pop one of Janae’s homemade rice bags into the freezer for some awesome summertime relief! Continue reading

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How To: Kick the Pacifier Habit

Do you have a baby that needs to stop using a pacifier? Here are some tips and tricks to help make it a smooth transition from plugged to unplugged. Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Decorations

I feel like I’ve been the Grinch of all holidays lately. I wish I did more to celebrate New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Groundhog Day…even my birthday. But I didn’t have the energy. However, when I saw this idea … Continue reading

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Best Valentine’s Day Cookies Recipe

I’m sure Sunny has posted this somewhere else on FRM, but in case you haven’t tried her FANTASTIC cut-out cookie recipe, here it is. It makes perfect cookies (though I find I need to work in a bit of extra … Continue reading

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Birthday Party – Island Style

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My daughter’s birthday party was so super fun, and I want to share what we did so that you might be inspired when planning your next child’s birthday. I first want to give credit to Family Fun magazine for giving … Continue reading

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Simplifying the Holidays

Christmas is my favorite holiday. As I’ve probably mentioned before, I start planning for Christmas on December 26th…a year in advance. For me, it is the thought that is the most important part of the gift, so I work most … Continue reading

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Treat Your Kids to a Spooky Halloween Dinner

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Halloween is TOMORROW! (Sometimes just that reminder is enough to scare moms!) First of all, I want to add my cheer for Kerri’s great and charitable Trick or Treating idea. I’m definitely doing it this year. Here’s a healthy way … Continue reading

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Do Good With All That Halloween Candy

Halloween is just around the corner and all our houses are about to be inundated with more candy than should be consumed in an entire year, let alone one night. If you’re already getting a tummy ache just thinking about … Continue reading

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