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Blazing Sun: 5 Ways Your Family Can Beat the Summer Heat

While many people look forward to summer, the hot weather can be quite uncomfortable. If you’re in an area where temperatures rise drastically in the summer, it’s a challenge to find ways your family can beat the summer heat. It’s hard to enjoy leisure time when everyone is sweating and miserable. Aside from cranking up the air conditioner or spending all day in a shopping mall or movie theater, w...
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4 Outdoor Activities to Do with Your Family This Weekend

Weekends are when you can finally spend some quality time with your kids and spouse. Making it special is necessary if you want to have a great time with the family. Therefore, do not sit at home and watch a movie, and call that fun. That obviously doesn’t do any good to you and your family but makes you feel lazier. You need to plan some outdoor activities to do with your family!   Whether it in...
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5 Skills for Your Child to Learn from Playing LEGO at Home

Are your kids into LEGOs? Mine surely are! We love creating and having fun with LEGOs and most of the time our LEGO builds turn into fun family productions. And truth be told, I love LEGOs too! In part because there's so much more to LEGOs than just fun and games. Today's guest post walks us through the skills for your child to learn from playing LEGO at home. *This is a guest post by Julie Nel...
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How to Fill a Perfectly Fun NO CANDY Easter Basket

Looking for Easter basket ideas that don't involve candy? Here's how to fill a perfectly fun NO CANDY Easter basket! My kids aren't into candy much. I should consider it a good thing, I guess, but I usually still buy the chocolate bunnies and jelly beans. Guess who ends up eating them? Can you relate? My kids prefer small toys and other items they can play with. That's why this year I'm goin...
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Missy President: Our Kids Need a President Like Her

Today as our country takes on a new president, many parents will be struggling to talk to their kids about our country's politics and what our future may or may not look like. As a mom, I remember having this kind of struggle during the recent presidential election. It was difficult to talk to my son about what he saw in the media and even more difficult to answer questions about how politics play...
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Now is the Best Time to Plan Your Put-in-Bay Family Trip

Winter is starting to roll into NYC! That's why I'm here dreaming of warmer days and starting to plan our family vacation time for the year ahead. A Put-In-Bay family trip makes for a nice getaway, right? Usually, I'd be dreaming of a Caribbean vacation or something along those lines but I'm not. Instead, I'm thinking of all the places we enjoyed (and those we didn't have time to) during our last ...
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5 Reasons to Visit Cedar Point this Fall

It's time for another family adventure! Once again our family is getting ready to attend BloggyCon, a fantastic family friendly blogging conference. BloggyCon takes place at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, each year.  And as we get ready to visit Cedar Point once more, I thought this would be the perfect time to share with you 5 Reasons to Visit Cedar Point this Fall - in pics. Cedar Point i...
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All the Reasons You’ll Love Sesame Place

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Check out our latest #WednesdayTravel adventure and learn all the reasons you'll LOVE Sesame Place!
Sunny Day Sweepin' the clouds away On my way to where the air is sweet... Here we go! Another 'Not So Wordless Wednesday' installment. This week our latest #TravelWednesday adventure took us to... you guessed it! Sesame Street at Sesame Place! I could sit here and go on and on about all the reasons you and your kiddies will love Sesame Place but instead, I'll let the pics speak for themselve...
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Bunny Pancakes Make the Perfect Easter Treat!

Have you tried serving up Bunny Pancakes for Easter? Your kids will love these!
Last year, while scrolling around on Pinterest, I came across the idea of an Easter Bunny Breakfast. This cute idea involved some adorable Easter Bunny Pancakes. Then while standing in line at the checkout counter I found those adorable Bunny Pancakes featured in one of my favorite family magazines. Ok, I was sold! I had to try it. Have you tried serving up Bunny Pancakes for Easter? Holida...
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Green Eggs and Ham Treats to Celebrate Dr. Seuss

Green Eggs and Ham Treats to Celebrate Dr. Seuss
Green Eggs and Ham! Will you eat them here or there? Will you eat them anywhere? Dr. Seuss' Birthday is right around the corner! This year as you celebrate Dr.Seuss and Read Across America Day why not celebrate with some Green Eggs and Ham.  These Green Eggs and Ham Treats are so quick and simple to make that you could just about eat them anywhere! Last year I ate them with my kiddo and his cla...
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Fun Ideas for Valentine’s Day – LOVE RoundUp

Fun Ideas for Valentines Day
Valentine's Day is almost here! It came so quickly! I feel like I haven't had time to give it much thought. Every year I try to make it fun for my kiddo by planning Fun Ideas for Valentine's Day.  We usually make things, cook or bake and do lots of celebrating that doesn't involve candy and chocolates. Don't get me wrong, I love candy and chocolates, but the kiddo doesn't have much of a sweet toot...
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Teen Driver Safety -Chevy Malibu Night of Innovation

Evening of Innovation with Chevy Malibu - Learn all about the new teen safety features in the 2016 Chevy Malibu
How do you keep your Teen Driver safe? A few weeks ago I was honored to be invited to a unique event hosted by Chevrolet.  When I received the invitation to attend Chevrolet's Evening of Innovation there was no way I could pass it up.  This event featured an interactive dining experience and an incredible opportunity to learn all about the groundbreaking Teen Safety features and technologies of...
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