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quietly celebrating another year of life

Celebrating birthdays has always been a big deal in my family. I remember having some of the best parties growing up. My favorite parties as a kid were held at the skating rink and all my family and friends would show up. My parents would reserve the entire place just for my party and we […]

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let’s talk!

There’s a new drop-in class at the Family Museum in Bettendorf that you mommies of toddlers and early preschoolers may enjoy.  I have a special interest in this group for two BIG reasons: 1.  I helped get it up and running and 2. I’ve had at least one of my kids in the 2-3 age […]

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moms night out: FAQ

We are so excited for Monday’s Moms Night Out hosted by the River Bandits with help from our amazing sponsors Nelson Chiropractic, MACK Orthodontic, and Johnson Eyecare! Just in case you have a few questions, here are the details! Can I buy a ticket that night? You can not buy a ticket to the Moms […]

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moms night out!

Save the date for AUGUST 19, 2013! Nelson Chiropractic, Mack Orthodontics, and Johnson Eyecare present the next QCMB Moms Night Out hosted by the River Bandits! We’ll be spending the evening in the SKY DECK so no need to leave your heels at home! Watch the game from the best spot in the ballpark, chat […]

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seeing pink? or blue?

A short year ago I found out I was carrying my third girl.  Just to distinguish herself right off the bat, it took two ultrasounds to come to the conclusion she was in fact a SHE.  That wouldn’t have been as big of a deal, except I had already scheduled the “gender reveal party” for […]

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quad city community children’s choir

Do your kids like to sing? Are they missing out because their school doesn’t offer an organized choral program? Do they want to continue their current choral involvement over the summer? Now there is an opportunity for vocally inclined students to receive professional vocal training in a fun, interactive choral environment. Laura McCaulley, former Director […]

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DIY Summer Party

Summer’s just around the corner and now is the perfect time to start planning a party! When asked by Skinnygirl Cocktails (so happy to announce I’m a Skinnygirl Cocktails Insider now) to sample their spring innovations, I threw together a “mix and mingle” to try out the products they gave me. It was a good excuse to get some friends together, […]

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Skinnygirl® Oscar Party

Girls’ night out, watching an awards show, wearing a new dress, and walking in high heels? Not things this mama does very often! But last Sunday I teamed up with Skinnygirl® Cocktails and threw an Oscar Party to connect with some great ladies in the Quad Cities! To help with the planning details, I took advantage […]

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freezin’ for a reason

It’s almost been a year since the QCMB Polar Plunge team hit the icy cold waters of Wick’s Lake in Rock Island to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois.  We were freezin’ for a reason and this year I’d like to invite you to join in on the fun!  The 2nd Annual Law Enforcement Torch […]

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registration is open!

The glitz, glam, and gowns! Tickets are now available for the next Quad City Moms Blog event! We’re rolling out the red carpet for a Girls Night Out! Fueled by Skinnygirl® Cocktails! Sunday, February 24, 2013 6:00pm Pure Hair Studio ***Get your ticket here!*** We’ll be collecting new or gently used work appropriate accessories to provide […]

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