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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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A Day In The Life: Snow, Pee & A New Job

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Guess what? it snowed….and the kids do not have school. Again. However, I did keep my long awaited manicure and pedicure this morning, and as you can tell from the photo, flip-flops are not the optimal snowy weather footwear choice. You may have noticed ‘pee’ in the title. That is in reference to what Cheddar […]

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Happy 9th Birthday & Clash of Clans Cake

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  Our sweet boy turned 9 in February. His pool party was delayed thanks to the unrelenting onslaught of Winter storms, but it finally happened and fun was had by all. He was also able to spend his actual Birthday with his family and his best buddy. The pool party was planned in our son’s […]

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On My Nightstand: The Fringe Hours & Flesh and Blood

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This past two weeks, not only have the children been off from school, but I have had a few days off as well. In addition, the round of illnesses have been going through our house, as with many, so there have been some quiet days. During the quiet times, I have been taking advantage of […]

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