holidays

5 Tips for organized Christmas shopping

November 15, 2017

Once the kids go back to school, it’s easy to let fall sports, classroom commitments, homework, Halloween, and Thanksgiving fly by without any preparation for […]

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5 Ways to eat more pumpkins [and a few easy recipes]

November 7, 2017

  Recognized in the literary world with stories such as Cinderella; The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; and Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, the pumpkin is no stranger […]

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10 Thanksgiving movies for families and kids

November 6, 2017

The holidays bring back so many childhood memories of family time – cooking and baking holiday food with family members, curling up on the couch […]

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10 Halloween movies for elementary kids

October 25, 2017

Every weekend, our family picks one evening for a family movie night. As Halloween approaches, I asked my boys and their friends (both boys and girls […]

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6 Elements for an unforgettable, kid-friendly Halloween

October 9, 2017

1.   Get in costume. While there are a variety of fun activities to do in the fall, many kids and families are focused on Halloween […]

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No longer believing in Santa or the tooth fairy

December 16, 2016

“Mom, you’re the tooth fairy, aren’t you?” accused my nine year old daughter out of the blue one morning as she held up a tooth […]

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10 Christmas movies for kids and families

December 13, 2016

Your Christmas season memories probably include lots of food and family time. That family time may also include watching holiday classics and newer movies together. […]

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How to host an ugly holiday sweater party and fundraiser

December 1, 2016

Have you received a few ugly holiday sweaters as gifts? If those bad boys are still in your closet, put them to good use. Ask […]

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