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TRADITIONS & RECIPES

Pumpkin Bread Yumminess; Perfect to make with kids

SharePinTweetLet this Pumpkin Bread yumminess become a fall tradition for your family like it has for mine! If you’re like me, you love baking with your kids, but you cringe a little every time you deal with a fight over who will crack the egg (because it inevitably leads to shell in the batter) or dealing …

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Fun fall activities that are quick and easy to do

SharePinTweetHoliday decorations are up in stores, Halloween is over, but IT’S NOT WINTER YET!  If you’re looking for some fun fall activities that are quick, easy, free or cheap and which even the most high energy boys will enjoy, here are some of my favorites (aside from jumping in leaves, painting pumpkins, and picking apples, …

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Boys’ Halloween Costumes: The Year I Lost the Battle Against Scary

SharePinTweetBoys’ Halloween Costumes:  Why so scary? “You’re NEVER going to let us be ANYTHING but a FIREMAN or a PRINCESS!” shouted R, angry that I wouldn’t let him be the grim reaper or Chucky for Halloween.  For the record, I never made my boys dress as princesses (though we do have an Elsa dress in …