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Easter crafts

Fun, Easy {Easter & Spring} Crafts for Little Ones

Spring is upon us, and so is Easter! Right now, I am feeling INVIGORATED by the beautiful weather and pretty trees blossoming all around. Is there anything better than going out in the morning and seeing that new flowers seemed to have bloomed overnight? Every year, I forget how much I love Easter until I […]

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Go Learn, Go Discover, and Go Explore through Grapevine Parks & Recreation!

**This post has been sponsored by Grapevine Parks & Recreation to bring you this experience.  All opinions are 100% our own!** Imagine a North Texas city that simply offers a healthier, happier place to live and play. That’s exactly what Grapevine Parks & Recreation has in mind for its citizens, and is making that happen […]

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The Only Christmas Dessert Recipe You’ll {Ever} Need

Today I’m sharing a recipe that I’ve been making for our family several years now and that’s become an absolute staple during the holidays. It’s great for a get together and perfect for Christmas Day! What is it? Chocolate bread pudding. Sure, there’s regular bread pudding – but for Christmas, shouldn’t it be kicked up […]

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Taking Little Ones to the State Fair :: What to Know

  Funnel cakes! Corny dogs! Fried s’mores, fried PBJ, and…fried beer and sweet tea? Maybe they’ve gone a little too far with those, but to each foodie their own. As much as we all love the goodies the State Fair of Texas brings, there’s obviously more to it than yummy treats and gut-dropping rides…including fun […]

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Fun Interactive Books for Your Toddler

Hands down, one of the things I’m most passionate about in motherhood, is all the BOOKS. I’m just crazy about board books and have collected quite a few for my daughter over the past couple years. We love reading together, and the colors and illustrations can be so inviting – each book is almost like […]

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5 Tips for a Happy Family Beach Vacation

It’s almost summertime! For many families in DFW, that means hitting the road and heading toward a favorite sandy destination. This year, for us, that’s Florida! By the time this is published, I’ll be there with my husband, our two-year-old daughter, and some good friends. I’ve learned over the last couple years that beaching with […]

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