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Summer Reading Plan Kickoff With Frachos

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This post is done in partnership with Disney-Hyperion. If you were to describe our family – readers would be at the top of the list. We love reading together, separate… somedays I can hardly get my kids to put down the books they are engrossed in. With summer coming quickly we want to keep up […]

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April Monthly Update


I know this is normally the type of thing you start in January, but it’s April and I’ve decided to start doing a monthly update here on the ol’ blog. When we first started this blog 7 years ago it was the entirety of our brand. That was WAY BACK before Pinterest, Instagram and all […]

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Not-So Sleepover Party Idea


What is your stance on sleepovers for kids? I remember being a kid and LOVING a good sleepover, but now that my kids are getting to that age it seems so much less romantic. Between sleep issues and the 179 other things I’d worry about, we’ve decided to just nix the whole sleepover idea outside […]

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Trying Something New: Paint Nite


For date night last weekend Matt and I attended our first ever Paint Nite. Have you been to one of these before? We got the Orchid Thai happy hour and painted a waterfall! It was a blast learning, engaging and just doing something new together. One of the things we sometimes lose as a marriage ages and the kids […]

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Festive Friday: Girl’s Night In

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It’s a strange Friday to be sure. With today being the day for the long awaited inauguration, coupled with our month long snowstorm – I just want to hang out on the sofa all weekend long. To combat these winter blues, having a girls night in sounds like exactly the diversion I need. A warm […]

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