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Twin Cities: 2015 Easter Activities!

  Macy’s Bunny Brunch Multiple times, dates and locations:  The Easter Bunny, a face painter, balloon artist and a fabulous brunch.  This annual event is a favorite of so many in the area – your kids will love it!  Multiple dates and times at the Southdale, Ridgedale and Downtown locations. Pictures with the Easter Bunny […]

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A Grand Gift Idea: What I’m Giving My Children for Every Holiday

2014’s Coolest Gifts for Kids. Holiday Must Haves for 3 Year Olds. 15 Unique Gifts for Boys. These lists are everywhere: the covers of magazines, the internet, and places I shop. They showed up just before Halloween and I’ve been going crazy ever since. “What am I going to get them for Christmas?” “Where can I find […]

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Holiday Traditions

In Blended Family Basics, I wrote about some of the core values we follow to raise our three kids in a blended family environment. That approach works pretty well throughout the year, but the holiday season presents a new set of dynamics to address. Even if you don’t have a blended family, you probably struggle […]

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Event Announcement: A Holiday Playdate!

We’ve been thrilled to have Metro Pediatric Dental back sponsoring our Fall Playdate!  They sponsored our Summer Playdate Series – we had a blast and can’t wait to partner again for another great round of these fun events.  Our October costume playdate was so much fun, as was our November Pizza Playdate and we can’t to see you again! […]

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Turkey Day in the Kitchen {How to Cook Your First Turkey}

Somewhere in the first few years of my marriage, my husband’s family decided that the only place that could hold all 50+ people for Thanksgiving dinner was Old Country Buffet, followed by pie at his mom’s house.  Somewhat understandable, afterall, who has room to have 50 people over for dinner?  But, upon hearing that news, […]

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2014 Twin Cities Holiday Events Guide

There are more than enough Twin Cities activities to keep your family busy this holiday season.  From light displays to Christmas Tree Farms, performances to family outings – you’ll find something to entertain you and your kiddos and keep everyone in the holiday spirit!   Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony (Shoreview): November 20th | 6-7pm  This annual […]

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Metropolitan Pediatric Dental’s Guide to a Healthier Halloween

{We’ve loved having Metropolitan Pediatric Dental sponsor so many of our playdates and are thrilled to have them partnering again for this sponsored post.  Check out their great advice for a Healthier Halloween!} There is no doubt that your kids (and you!) will be consuming excessive amounts of candy this week. There are Halloween parties […]

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