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CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE STRAWBERRY TART

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory! There is nothing more mouthwatering than fresh berries on top of a creamy cheesecake filling, melted chocolate and a sugar cookie crust.  The quintessential summer dessert! A couple of weekends back I was in my hometown for a blogger event.  While I was away […]

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CANDY GRAM BIRTHDAY CARD {PRINTABLE}

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted.   One of my closest friends turned 30 today. I ordered her a gift a few weeks ago but learned it wouldn’t be delivered until *after* her birthday. After a short freak out, I decided to make her a “filler” gift until the real one […]

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EASTER PLAYGROUP

Join Quad City Moms Blog and Chick-fil-A at Davenport for a FREE Easter Playgroup! Grab a picture with the Easter Bunny, decorate a cookie, have fun with Easter crafts, gather Easter Eggs, get a balloon animal made, (kids) win giveaways, and (Moms) enjoy a coffee bar! We’ll also be gathering books for children in the Quad Cities! Please bring a […]

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FOOLING OUR LITTLE FOOLS

  Okay let’s face it, our kids are SILLY. They love to laugh, they love to joke. Their humor is infectious and what keeps me going on stressful days. This is why I love the one day of the year designed to celebrate our inner silliness…APRIL FOOLS DAY! Did you know April Fools Day is […]

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7 layer valentine bars

7 LAYER VALENTINE BARS

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory.  Valentine’s Day may be over but that doesn’t mean we can’t make more yummy treats. (Bonus, pink and red candy is half off right now!) These creamy, crunchy bars are a fan favorite.   They’ll be sure to please the romantic in you.  Do you […]

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Christmas Light Bingo

CHRISTMAS LIGHT BINGO

One of my favorite things to do at this time of year is drive around looking at Christmas lights! I take my time driving home, winding through side streets, admiring all the cool displays…and just help me if there is one set to music! (Have you been by Candy Cane Corner?) Growing up we always […]

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A REAL MOM’S CHRISTMAS BRUNCH

I’ve moved that elf on the shelf one too many times. I’ve made four – no wait, five – final trips to the grocery store this week for things I’ve forgotten. I’ve “enjoyed” a movie marathon while wrapping presents until 3 a.m. And it’s finally here – Christmas! Those kids who require a freight train […]

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HURTING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

You can run, but you can’t hide. Reminders of the holiday season are everywhere. Grocery stores are infiltrated with decorations, toy catalogs arrive in our mailboxes daily, and invitations for special events flood our social media accounts. No matter what’s going on in our lives, the message is inescapable: “Bask in the glow of being surrounded […]

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