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7 Easy (mostly FREE) Ways to Make Playtime New Again

Because we share our play space with our rec room and home office, it takes some creativity to make each its own designated space. It turns out just moving around furniture can make the space feel fresh and new. This inspired today’s post about 7 easy ways to make playtime new and entertaining for your… Continue reading 7 Easy (mostly FREE) Ways to Make Playtime New Again

Family · Food

Indulgent, Yet Simple: Four Ingredient Chocolate Cherry Cake

Whenever I make this incredibly simple, but decadent chocolate cherry cake, I’m reminded of my grandmother. She used to make this recipe for many of our get togethers. When grandma baked, it was one of my favorite things, and I got accustomed to this cake showing up. It was always a fan favorite and seamed… Continue reading Indulgent, Yet Simple: Four Ingredient Chocolate Cherry Cake

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10 of My Best Rummage Sale Tips: for extra cash and less clutter in my life

After a lot of nagging from my husband and the realization that we need more space, I finally got enough motivation to have a rummage sale. What I didn’t realize was that it is a ton of work. We had so much stuff! Luckily, I had some helpers. One of the weekends, my sister came… Continue reading 10 of My Best Rummage Sale Tips: for extra cash and less clutter in my life

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Family Fun Night Gets Two Thumbs Up

Taking two kids that cannot swim to a pool alone is daunting, but with a sick husband at home for the third day in a row,  I was desperate to get out with the girls–for my sanity and my health. Desperate, I searched things to do online, but I came up short. Then I realized… Continue reading Family Fun Night Gets Two Thumbs Up

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A Stress Free Place to Have a Winter Birthday Party for Kids

My oldest turned five, and since her birthday is in the winter, it is more limiting on places to have a party. When she was younger, we had parties at our house in the basement, but they were crowded, and I had to do all the work so they were stressful. This year we had… Continue reading A Stress Free Place to Have a Winter Birthday Party for Kids

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Hands On, Interactive Toys for Young Kids to Promote Creativity

If you are looking for fun, interactive toys for kids that do more than just sit on the shelf, these toys below are ones my children have fallen in love with and are engaging time and time again. They would make great gifts for any kid. Some were gifts and some were introduced to me… Continue reading Hands On, Interactive Toys for Young Kids to Promote Creativity

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Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure features Talented Ice Skaters, Loveable Characters, and Family Fun

For the past few years, I have been waiting to take my oldest, almost 5, to Disney On Ice. I knew she would love it, but I was worried until this year that she wouldn’t be able to sit through the entire show without having to leave early. After taking her to her first movie,… Continue reading Disney On Ice Passport to Adventure features Talented Ice Skaters, Loveable Characters, and Family Fun