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FUN MOM IS B-A-C-K

Fun mom is B-A-C-K! She arrived around Memorial Day but only can stay a few months. She always maximizes her annual visits.  There’s a whole lot more “yes”, “sure”, “absolutely” and “of course” and much less “no”, “I mean it”, and “absolutely not”. It feels so good to welcome her back and everyone in the […]

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STRAWBERRY UPSIDE DOWN CAKE

This blog has been published with permission from  Ally’s Sweet and Savory This four ingredient cake will become your new summer staple. Did I tell you our littlest turned one almost two weeks ago?  Well, she did.  As most parents say, it was hard to imagine, the year went extremely fast.  You’d think being the […]

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QUAD CITIES VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: LOCAL MOM RECOMMENDATIONS

There are some fabulous Vacation Bible School options in the Quad Cities this summer. I asked local moms for ones they recommend and here’s what I gathered: JUNE June 4-8, 6pm-8pm at Bettendorf Christian Church in Bettendorf, IA Preschool-5th grade, Cost: Free June 5-9, 8:45am-11:30am at Cornerstone Baptist in Eldridge, IL entering Kindergarten-7th grade, Cost: Free June […]

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10 QUAD CITY DATE IDEAS TO GO ON WITH YOUR BEST FRIEND(S)

Time with friends. It might not happen often but when it does I am so energized afterward. It’s like hitting the recharge button for an instant jolt of happiness.  When meeting up with friends, I tend to default to wine related things, but there are so many additional options (but wine is still an option).   […]

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REAL SUMMER

REAL SUMMER

This summer, I’ve started eating differently. I call it eating REAL food. Others call it CLEAN eating. It’s cutting out all the processed junk. The white flour. The ingredients with names that even my advanced chemistry teacher couldn’t pronounce. And the sugar. Ohhhh that’s the hard one for me. I like sugar. It’s been a […]

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QC ULTIMATE SUMMER PROGRAM GUIDE

Summer in the Quad Cities! If you’re looking for fun, educational, theatrical and sportsy activities – we’ve got the ultimate guide for you! CAMPS Looking for something unique? Rivermont Collegiate Summer Camps have you covered. There are tons of programs for kids preschool through eighth grade. We love the unique programs like coding for kids, little engineers, […]

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camping with kids

It’s summer and it is time to dust off the tent and camping supplies and head to the nearest campground. Camping with kids can be challenging but also loads of fun.  When our family camps we are entertaining children from tween to toddler.  While my youngest calls playing in a mud puddle, “the BEST day […]

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