Passionate About Genesee County
and the Moms Who Live Here
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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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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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Lyndsey

Meet Lyndsey, an Imlay City Mom!

Writing….I love it. The whole shebang. The researching, writing, reading, and learning. It’s thrilling. Writing about kids, yes! Writing about my families’ rural adventures, yes. Writing about myself, errrrg. What to say? Well here goes… I’m Lyndsey. I’m 30ish. I’m married to my husband Dave and we have two kids, a dog, a cat, and […]

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Tell Your Story Through Pictures With Bella Vita Photography

Every picture tells a story, and as the saying goes a picture is worth a thousand words. But what if you’re never in the picture? It’s so easy to snap a quick picture of your children and family on your phone these days, but how many pictures are you actually a part of? We moms […]

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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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