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My Blank Calendar: The Quest for a Wide-Open Summer

I aspire to be a Pinterest mom – especially a summer Pinterest mom. I spend enough time on there. I. PIN. ALL. THE. THINGS. However, when it comes to actually sitting down and making paper maché life vests or whatever in the world looked so great on Pinterest… with my 6- and 4- and 1-year-olds wanting to “help” […]

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2017 Fireworks In + Around Genesee County

It's fireworks season! Much further back than you and I can remember, we have celebrated the Fourth of July with the most grandiose of fireworks displays. But why do we celebrate Independence Day by setting off all of these small explosions? Well, because John Adams wanted us to. It is believed that he envisioned fireworks as part of the festivities [...]
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The Pinterest-Worthy Parties: Are They Really Worth It?

Since I’ve become a mom, I’ve always taken birthday parties for my kids very seriously. Both sides of our family come over for dinner, present-opening, and cake and ice cream. I always went all-out coming up with a theme {that the kid would love, of course}, finding/making decorations to go along with it, matching cookies of […]

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2017 Vacation Bible School Roundup

It's Vacation Bible School time! Summer is all fun and games until the first time (and subsequent times, at increasing volume, ad nauseam) you hear, "I'M BORED!" But good news, frazzled mama! Vacation Bible School (or VBS) is going on at dozens of churches in the Genesee County area! And the real kicker with VBS is... it's usually [...]
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