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GRATITUDE THROUGH PICTURE BOOKS

As we rush through making dinner, baths, and bedtime, I often have to stop myself and take it all in.  I’m really lucky.  I’m grateful for my beautiful family, the roof over my head, the meaningful work I accomplish at my job, and a community of friends.  That sense of gratitude is something that I […]

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September Bucket List

SEPTEMBER BUCKET LIST

September is that wonderful time where the weather begins to turn cooler, hints of color appear on the trees and the slow creep of pumpkin spiced everything begins. Kids are back in school and establishing new routines. Often appreciating the finer points of September get lost in the shuffle of back to school and before […]

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Patriotic Flag Punch

PATRIOTIC FLAG JUICE (GREAT FOR KIDS AND ADULTS)

All those Independence Day festivities are right around the corner. If you are like most Americans (and my family), that means plenty of food and drinks.  Want a fun (and simple) drink that will be the hit of the buffet table? This FLAG JUICE is my favorite punch for patriotic festivities. It looks great, tastes yummy, and […]

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EASTER EGG CUPCAKES

  The Easter Bunny left us something darling! These Easter Egg Cupcakes are kid tested and approved. #MixUpAMoment #ad #sponsored   This post is second in the series sponsored by J.M. Smucker Company.  Be sure to seek out the first one.  I replicated a classic American candy bar into cake form!  It was epic.   With […]

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less-gifts

LESS GIFTS, MORE MEMORIES

While driving into town last week with the goal to get some Christmas shopping accomplished I was searching my brain on what to put under our tree this year. Truth be told our kids really had no burning desires on their lists.  They are pretty content kiddos and they had to give it some deep thought when I […]

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Kids gift guide for preschoolers 3-5 years old

QCMB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | 3-5 YEAR OLDS

Today is day two of our week-long kid’s gift guide. We hope you enjoyed our guide for kids 2 and under yesterday. (Don’t forget to chime in with your favorite ideas in the comments.) We have been having fun compiling gift ideas – some that may be new and others that are classic. We want to make […]

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