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I’ve written a lot about the importance of family traditions, big and small. But one thing I sometimes forget is how […]

I am not a morning person. Anyone in my family (or extended family) can attest to that.  In fact, I […]

I don’t know about you, but for us… Summer is all about fun without the fuss. Our family loves the new-found […]

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I don’t mean to scare you or anything but, it’s May folks. Summer vacation will be here before you know […]

Have you guys noticed that decorating kids’ spaces can be one of the most interesting spots in the house to […]

Lately our little family has been having what I like to call “a bit of a time”. I mentioned last […]

I was reading one of my favorite MPMK posts the other day, How to Maintain Your Zen When the Kids Have Lost […]

Between Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day it sometimes feels like there really is no escaping the sugar! But never-fear, Alli’s […]

I love the smell of Christmas. And truth be told, I’m not exactly sure what that smell is. But in […]

Ah, the holidays, what’s not to love? Okay. Maybe just one thing–one small, teensy tinsy thing… The cleaning. If you […]

Can you guys believe it’s nearly November already?! You know what that means… time to start thinking Christmas shopping. Although […]

Whether your family routinely does a ten hour trip to grandma’s every Thanksgiving, or you just find yourself in the […]

It’s that time of year again…   Time for ghosts, witches, and goblins to make their spooky appearances. Mwah ha […]

Psst – Before we start and speaking of diapers/potty training/the like – I wanted to tell you all that this […]