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Raised-Bed Garden 2015: Early Progress Report

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Happy Spring my friends! It has been a few weeks since we planted some seeds, seedlings and plants that we bought locally so I thought I would share what we planted this year. Please note: since we do still have some space in two of the beds, I suspect we will add more items over it […]

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Yarn Bombing at Virtu Art Festival

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This past weekend, we took a break from home renovations (oh, so much to share with you) to stop by the annual Virtu art festival in downtown Westerly. A local artist was modifying a painting for us, and we were more than happy to take a short break from the ton-o-work going on at home, to […]

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Happy Birthday: She’s 11!

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Our girl turned 11 this April and although we had our family celebration on her Birthday, we did not celebrate with her friends until this past weekend. She wanted a nature themed party so we started off with a hike and then returned to our home for some games (I ended up being pelted with […]

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The Game of Life game & My Dream Job

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Last week was spring vacation week and we enjoyed it by spending time with friends, playing in the sunshine, working on some home renovation, setting up our outdoor furniture, and having family game time. One of our favorite family activities is playing board games and personally, I love introducing the kids to my favorite board games from […]

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Sports Drink for Kids: BodyArmour Review

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Both of our children participate in competitive sports: Our daughter is a competitive gymnast and our son will do be competing in swim meets and is on basketball team. Some days, after many hours of practice or competition, they ask for one of those dang, fake-stuff-in-them sports drinks but I remind them to drink water. They insist that sometimes […]

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A Day In The Life: Spring Vacation, Spring Un-cleaning & Baby Pineapples

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This week is spring vacation for the kids. Because I started a new job a month ago, I am not taking any time off, however; my husband does have the week off. Over the past week, we somehow ended up switching the dining room with the playroom, which opens up its own can of worms. […]

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