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Easy Personalized Photo Valentine’s Day Cards

I love finding great ideas for Valentine’s Day. My kids are still of the age that they exchange cards with their whole class at school – so we love to make something that is personal, fun and memorable. I ran across this idea several years ago and we’ve used it every year since because it […]

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Hidden Gems of the Mall of America

Remember a few weeks ago when it was so cold that people all over the frozen tundra threw boiling water into the air and it froze instantly?  No?  Don’t worry, you’ve probably just wiped that painful memory from your brain FOREVER.  But what I haven’t forgotten was how desperate I was to entertain my kids (and myself) during those crazy […]

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Five Tips On Toy Rotation

If your house is anything like my house this time of year, there are new toys. Everywhere. Dolls and books and stray crayons, missing puzzle pieces, legos and teddy bears. Enter in two birthdays between Christmas and the end of January in our household, and we have gotten loads of new fun stuff all within […]

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The Clothes Don’t Make The Kid:: Dressing Twin Boys

Most moms will agree that when it comes to parenting (and especially to mothering), advice, opinions and friendly suggestions can often turn into debate and sometimes heated dialogue. I get it. These are important topics that are fueled by emotion, and it’s usually for good reason. But never did I think that how I dressed […]

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