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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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A Genesee County Mom’s Guide to June

 June is here and school is out for summer! You know what else that means? There is a FESTIVAL (and fireworks) nearly everywhere you turn for the next couple of months. And that means our favorite - ELEPHANT EARS! Stumped with things to do with the family?  Let us help with our Genesee County Mom's Guide to June! Happening June 14th - August [...]
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I “Failed” at Spring Break, and It’s Been Amazing!

Spring Break. Many families associate Spring Break with traveling, beaches, sand, relaxation, and family fun. In other words: VACATION. My family of five has been on the Spring Break vacation bandwagon every year. It’s been a tradition of ours to make the nearly 24 hour drive to Florida in our well-stocked minivan. Snacks, drinks, dvds, tablets, new books, the […]

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