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Summer Reading and Free Activities

As an educator, and a mom, I can’t stress enough how important reading is. During the summer months, my family signs up for our local reading program, which also includes free activities. Studies have shown that when kids have the summer’s off, they easily forget many things they have learned throughout the year. Even just […]

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Have you been using our stuff?

I remember the day clearly, it was the second year of marriage when I discovered my husband’s usage of all of my beauty products. As I was taking a shower one morning, I reached for my expensive, “for color-treated hair” shampoo and noticed that the bottle felt a little lighter. Interesting… After all, it was […]

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Make and Take Protein Bites

I love grab and go snacks but sometimes I want something sweet but that is also good for me! I have a severe allergy to tree nuts and peanuts so protein bars are not permitted! Several months ago I discovered make and take protein bites (sometimes referred to as energy balls).   I love them […]

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Take Better Photos this Summer!

Whether you use your phone, a point & shoot camera or a fancy DSLR, these tips will help you create better photos this summer of memories with your kids and tell stories that they’ll remember looking back! *Find Good Light.* Photography is all about the light. When indoors, utilize the light from an open window […]

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