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DIY Yogurt Pops

Kids Activities Blog 5/25 1:00A Rachel
Do your kids LOVE ice-cream popsicles? I know mine really enjoy their frozen treats and as the temps are rising and the ice cream truck is making the rounds in the neighborhoods it is great to have an...

I’ll Never and other Parenting Lies

Kids Activities Blog 5/24 7:00A Rachel
These parents are eating their words! Check out some of these true mom confessions to the statement I ll never be the parent that I ll Never I ll never be the parent that makes their kids use a child...

8 Unique Games With Chalk

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 1:00P Liz
Games with chalk can be so much more than just the simple hopscotch and drawing stick figures.  With summer approaching, we re looking for more creative ways to get outside and play with our kids....

How to Build a Volcano

Kids Activities Blog 5/23 1:00A Holly
My boys have been obsessed with volcanoes for awhile. I think it all started on our road trips between Dallas and Colorado several times a year. Just off the highway in Capulin, NM is a volcano ....

50 Smoothie Recipes Kids Love

Kids Activities Blog 5/22 1:00P Liz
Do your kids drink smoothies?  It s a great way to sneak in healthy goodness without them knowing, so I love finding new smoothie recipes to try.  I could never get my 4 year old to eat raw spinach,...

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Memorial Day: A Day for Remembering

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Homeschooling 5/24 12:00A Heather Sanders
Photo Source: Beverly on Flickr By Heather Sanders I wish Memorial Day came at a different time of year. Not because I don t want to celebrate it. I do. Not because it isn t a significant day on the...

Community Question: Can a “Work Away from Home” Mom Homeschool?

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Homeschooling 5/22 5:54A Heather Sanders
Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the...

Friday Photos: Adieu to our Interns!

Dallas Museum of Art Education Blog 5/22 5:26A Sarah Coffey
Somehow it s already time for Memorial Day where has this year gone?! And sadly, that means today we say farewell to this year s wonderful bunch of McDermott Interns . They ve...

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Peach Salsa

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 5/25 1:18A Ree
The first time I ever tried peach salsa was in 1993. Don t ask me how I m able to remember these things. Honestly, on a scale of 1 to 10 in terms of daily forgetfulness, I would say I rank upwards of...

Memorial Day is Delicious!

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 5/22 1:34A Ree
I usually share a roundup of Memorial Day-friendly recipes on the Friday before, because Memorial Day is the kickoff for summer holidays. Restaurant Style Salsa . Make it by the gallon! Truly the best...

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cake

The Bakers Mann 5/20 3:00A noreply@blogger.com (The Baker's
It is nearing the end of May which means that in about 2 weeks, I am totally screwed. I have not scheduled any camps which means “Mom, I’m bored” is going to echo through these halls. Today I am...

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 5/18 2:04A Ree
Chicken nuggets. What can we say about them? They re so simple, so ubiquitous, such a steady component in the diet of American kids. And okay American kids parents. And the choices they re abundant!...

Strawberry Sauce

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 5/15 4:58A Ree
I love ice cream. (Duh. I m a human being walking this earth, after all!) Unless bananas are involved (yuck! blech! ugh!), I will pretty much inhale any kind of ice cream put in front of me. Add a...

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2015 Kia Sedona SX-L – Family Approved!

Jens RAQ 5/25 3:23A Jenn
If you ve been looking for a fully-loaded, ultra-comfortable, do it all vehicle for your family, you have got to try out the 2015 Kia Sedona SX-L.  It is a family vehicle...

The Time I Waited 4 Months to Open my $900 Camera

Jens RAQ 5/22 8:03P Jenn
Once upon a time, I decided to finally buy myself a new camera.  I had my eye on some different models, but the Nikon D7000 came up on a great sale on Best Buy, and I had to...

Banana S’mores Bites and DIY Beach Fire Pit

The Nerd's Wife 5/22 11:12A Arena Blake
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias There’s nothing quite like ending a day at the beach with...

Summer Boating Safety Tips : Discover Boating

7 on a Shoestring 5/22 8:00A Staci Salazar
Summer is almost here and that means it s time to get excited about getting on the water. We live on a pretty large lake in Texas. A lot of the activities in town revolve...

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10 Tips for enjoying Fantasy in Sand

My Crazy Savings 5/22 11:41A Courtney Solstad
If you are looking for real cool indoor activity for your family then you will not want to miss out on Fantasy in the Sand in Arlington. I was invited to a media preview night...

Rooms to Go Memorial Day Sale

My Crazy Savings 5/22 9:11A Courtney Solstad
*I was provided with a giftcard for my time. All opinions are my own and are honest. Rooms To Go has some great deals this weekend. Check out their awesome sales and print...

Dining: PDQ – People Dedicated to Quality

My Crazy Savings 5/20 6:19P Courtney Solstad
My family was invited to come and check out PDQ, a new restaurant in Frisco. We love chicken, salad and sandwiches and were excited to see what this fun restaurant was all...

HURRY! Pine Cove is filling up!

My Crazy Savings 5/19 6:01P Courtney Solstad
Have you started signing your kids up for youth camps? I have! Pine Cove has some awesome ones but spots are limited so you will have to call for one! There are some spots at...

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Whole30 Day 8 – Mayonnaise Fail. Taco Meat Victory (Recipe)!

Confessions of a Pastor's Family 5/23 1:03A Jennifer
I hit the ground running this morning. On my agenda, a 7:45 a.m. doctor s appointment and a hot yoga class IN THE STUDIO! But I m determined not to skip breakfast! So I threw together some scrambled...


The Wiegands 5/21 2:15P CaseyWiegand
Mary Beth Johnson is a wife and mum to four schooners, as she's dubbed her children. On a normal afternoon, you would find her in moccasins, skinny jeans and a comfortable tee, camera in hand....

Seven Things I’m Glad I Did Before Whole30

Confessions of a Pastor's Family 5/21 10:02A Jennifer
It s Day 7 of Whole30. It s also Sunday. And around here because Sundays are workdays for us it s leftover day too! So that s what we re eating for breakfast and lunch today....

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Truck Birthday Party for Boys

Crafty Texas Girls 5/24 10:30P Samantha Conner
My little nephew Wyatt came to visit from California. Luckily his visit coincided with his 3rd birthday, so we got to help him celebrate. Wyatt's favorite thing right now is 'trash trucks'. How cute...

End of Season or School "Party Favors"

Crafty Texas Girls 5/19 8:30A Samantha Conner
It's the end of everything right now. Soccer, dance, school etc. It's all wrapping up for summer. We have made so many sweet friends in these activities, I thought it would be fun to give out a little...

Dreams Come True – Disney Social Media Moms Celebration

Pounds 4 Pennies 5/19 6:05A Amy
I was sent invitation to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. I paid a modest fee, which included a room at the Disney Yacht Club, park tickets and amazing events, parties and perks while...

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Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Ree Drummond 5/25 1:32A Ree
(Note: In honor of Memorial Day, I wanted to repost this from one year ago. The photos help remind us all to stop and reflect today.) Many of you may remember that a few years ago, I held a photo...

7 Dirty Secrets About Grandparenting

Scary Mommy 5/24 6:30P Michelle Combs
Image via Shutterstock I assumed that when we became grandmothers, we’d acquire natural grandmotherly skills without much work. Kind of like the way we got our periods when we...

Is Your Baby a Beach Bum?

Mommy Shorts 5/24 5:42P Mommy Shorts
Photo Contest: Beach Prize Package with Blue lizard sunscreen Summer is coming which means my favorite question is up for debate once again: Is the beach worth it ? A few years ago, I wrote about...

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