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Christmas Cookies: My Favorite Holiday Tradition

It’s funny how differently families celebrate the holidays. You don’t realize it until you’re in a committed relationship, when suddenly you find yourself asking: “you did your stockings how?” or “your midnight mass was at midnight?”. Once you start a family, you pick and choose what traditions to keep going with the kids. You can even start new […]

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See Santa + Ring in the New Year at Castaway Play Cafe!

The cold, winter weather has arrived! It’s beautiful and serene, especially with the holiday season in full swing. But let’s be honest: the colder temps can also make kids stir-crazy!   Gone are the summer days of swinging open the back door and playing outside for hours on end. Snow ball fights, sledding and skiing […]

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When You Wish Upon A Star: My Stress-Free Disney Planning Experience!

We did it! We bit the proverbial bullet and decided to plan a Disney vacation with our two-year-old!  I am a planner.  Let’s be real: that translates to “control freak“. I like to plan everything, and this trip was no exception. I have been fortunate to experience Disney World several times throughout my life, so knew what I wanted. Planning […]

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Kids Eat Free Guide In + Around Genesee County

It's 4:30 in the afternoon and you find yourself stuck in traffic or trying to remove chewing gum from the floor of your mini van and your mind wanders to..."What is for dinner???" You meal planned earlier in the week and have an overly complicated new Pinterest recipe scheduled. Nope, that's not happening. You decide, [...]
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Why I’m an Elf on the Shelf Mom

I never thought I’d be an Elf on the Shelf mom. My children would behave in preparation for Santa all on their own. They would eat at the dinner table properly, pick their Legos up off the floor, and never fight. There would be no bribery needed for my saintly children. But then my oldest turned three. […]

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