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5 Places to Look for Summer Enrichment

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Keep your kids skills sharp and their minds and bodies engaged over […]

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How to Use Your Produce Box

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Getting a produce box each week throughout the summer is a great way to eat healthy and local. But, it can be challenge to use it all up. This new series is here to help. A few years ago, I signed up for a local CSA. I had heard for years that participating in community-supported […]

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May’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. Things are moving at the speed of life around here. Faster than I can possibly imagine. We’re into June already! I’m working book edits, the end of school, and putting in time on new projects. The kids and I are playing in the kitchen a bunch, too. […]

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Summer Fun: Craft a Celebrate Banner

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Ready to celebrate the advent of summer? Print out this easy Celebrate banner craft and have a decoration to use all summer long. Summer is cause for celebration. It’s a time to scale back, not worry about signing homework folders or teaching math lessons, and relax. It’s time to say YES to your kids and […]

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Zone Defense: Organizing Your Traveling Equipment

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This year we’re back on Zone Defense, tackling clutter and getting our homes more in order. This month, we set our sights on organizing our traveling and vacation equipment. (At my boys’ hockey games they play inspirational music during warm-ups and right before a face-off, so here’s a little music to get you going before the […]

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Take the Week Off Meal Planning

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Save time, money, and effort with a meal plan. I’ve done the work for you with these free printable menu plans and grocery lists. Meal planning can absolutely boost your quality of life. Not only does it help you know what to serve for supper, but it also gives you a plan for shopping. I’ve […]

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Enjoy the Gift!

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I lived a pretty over-confident childhood. For the most part, I had few self-esteem problems. (Read: I typically thought of myself more highly than I ought to have.) It wasn’t until the year of the miscarriages that I truly realized the world didn’t revolve around me. It was a hard realization. One of my take-aways was […]

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The Week In Review

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I cannot tell you what a FULL week it has been. Well, I suppose I can. That’s the purpose of this post, isn’t it? You wouldn’t know it was full since my posting has been fairly scarce this past week. Last weekend Stephanie and Amy flew into San Diego. We feasted, watched FishBoy9’s hockey championship, […]

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