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Life Lessons Learned Through a Toddler Car

Kids Activities Blog 7/27 4:00A Autumn Reo
What was meant to be fun birthday gift, actually became an opportunity for a few life lessons learned through a Toddler Car… for both of us. Thanks to Dynacraft for this opportunity to celebrate her...

5 Back to School Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

Kids Activities Blog 7/27 1:00A Chris
If your child has a gluten-free diet, today s Family Food Live with Holly & Chris is for you!  We are showing you 5 Back to School Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas  for the upcoming school year.  Of course,...

Easy Paper Plate Apple Craft for Kids

Kids Activities Blog 7/26 4:00A Melissa
Kids of all ages will enjoy celebrating apple season with this easy and fun  Paper Plate Apple craft. Educators and parents appreciate this craft s simplicity and use of basic craft supplies. Most of...

10 Reasons You Will Regret NOT Starting a Blog Today

Kids Activities Blog 7/26 2:57A Holly
I am so glad that I started a blog on a whim almost 10 years ago.  It was a decision I thought about for about 30 seconds. Funny how such a quick decision can change the course of the future so...

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Canterbury Episcopal School Hosts Summer Open House

In the Loop Kids (Education) 7/22 3:00A Alison Beazley
Canterbury Episcopal School proudly opens its school to families interested in a true college preparatory education for their children.  At the Open House, you will learn about programs, see our...

All in the Shelton Family, All in School

In the Loop Kids (Education) 7/20 11:31A Anne Thomas
Shelton School completes its annual Summer the Shelton Way program this week for 608 students, nearly 200 of whom come from the community at large. While the majority of students come from the regular...

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Almond Poppy Seed Bread

Jennifer Cooks 7/25 5:37A Jennifer
Almond Poppy Seed Bread brings back so many great memories of long leisurely mornings solving the world s problems with my faithful and dear friend, Becky.  Back in the day of toddlers and elementary...

Video: Spicy Pasta Salad by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 7/25 4:33A Ree
Here s the second video of the day! Remember the Spicy Pasta Salad I posted a few years ago? It was based on a pasta salad I d had from Whole Foods, and is so delicious with...

Video: Strawberry Oatmeal Bars by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 7/25 3:49A Ree
Happy Monday! I have two videos to share with you today. The first is Strawberry Oatmeal Bars , which I posted here in step-by-step photo form way back in the dark ages of...

Classic Creamy Coleslaw

Jennifer Cooks 7/20 3:05A Jennifer
This Classic Creamy Coleslaw combines crunchy cabbage, green onions and a sweet and tangy dressing to make a great side dish.  My family serves up coleslaw alongside meals of fried fish, fried...

All PW Recipes! by Ree

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 7/20 2:58A Ree
To make things a little easier to find, I have created a new page where I have parked all the recipes I ve posted on this website through the years! Sometimes it s nice to scroll through all the...

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Dallas Community Colleges Make Dreams Come True

7 on a Shoestring 7/27 4:00A Staci Salazar
Growing up, all I ever wanted to be was a Pediatrician. Knowing that would require years of schooling and several tuition dollars, I chose to get my core classes out of the...

Back to School Printable Water Bottle Labels

Carrie Elle 7/27 3:00A Carrie
In just a few short weeks, I ll be packing lunches every day for two kids. You should know this about me: I m not great at this kind of stuff. In theory, I d love to whip up cute bento box lunches...

Strawberry Mango Fruit Rollups

The Nerd's Wife 7/26 12:21P Jet Skidmore
Looking for a quick and nutritious snack for school lunches? Try these delicious Fruit Rollups! I can not believe that school time is upon us. In three short weeks, my sweet boys will be off to...

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Polar Pizza: Another way to enjoy Baskin Robbins

My Crazy Savings 7/26 6:52A Courtney Solstad
Texas is HOT and my kids are always begging for ice cream! So when we were invited to Baskin Robbins to try their new Polar Pizza, I knew we needed to clear the calendar and...

Making Memories while Cruising Carnival

My Crazy Savings 7/26 6:08A Courtney Solstad
It has been a dream of mine to take a family vacation not just me, hubby and kids but extended family too. This dream came true last week as my family set sail on the Carnival...

Target: IAMS dry dog food savings and Giftcard deal

My Crazy Savings 7/25 7:00A Courtney Solstad
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #IamsDogDeal #CollectiveBias Give your dog some love! Save 5% with...

Do you still have a Landline?

My Crazy Savings 7/24 11:14A Courtney Solstad
Have you ever called 911 for help? I did when I was around 11 years old. It was one of my scariest memories. I picked up the phone and dialed probably 10 times before I got it...

Snacking through Summer with Cheerios™

My Crazy Savings 7/20 7:39A Courtney Solstad
I have partnered with Acorn Influence to bring you these fun summer time recipes featuring Cheerios™! All recipes and opinions are my own! #SummerOfCheerios One thing that I...

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Why I’m Trying To Fall In Love With “Normal”

Confessions of a Pastor's Family 7/27 5:38A Jennifer
Not to gloat (Ok, well maybe a little), but we ve been diaper-free in our family for over a year now. One year, two weeks, and four days, to be exact. I know, because the moment Little Bit, our almost...


The Wiegands 7/26 6:34P 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....


The Wiegands 7/25 2:13P CaseyWiegand
I am SO excited to share with you guys ThredUp ! If you are like me, your kids grow quickly and so having an option for adorable clothes that are great prices is huge! AND not to mention us too...

Stay in Your Hoop :: Vela Tomba {Encore}

God Centered Mom 7/24 8:50P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
By your hoop meaning your emotions, your choices, your attitude, etc. Because the only person you can control is you. Recently, our small group started attending a recovery program. One week I heard...

baby. 34 weeks.

The Wiegands 7/20 3:22P CaseyWiegand
I have about a thousand emotions as we get closer and closer to the end. Everyday at some point I get a wave of panic that we'll lose her.... this is the hard thing about walking through loss so many...
Related: a Growing Baby Bump. The Wiegands

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Why We Went Back to Cinnamon Shore!

Crafty Texas Girls 7/20 10:30P Samantha Conner
The day that school let out, we packed up our car and drove back down to Cinnamon Shore . Why?? Because it is the best beach in Texas and only 6.5  hours from our house. The property is adorable and...

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Girls Gone Child 7/27 6:42A (GIRL'S GONE
fire in the sky 7/23/16 Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief (image via ) Do yourself a favor and save these songs for later. (That almost rhymed.) 1. For the next time you're alone in your car with the...

Mont St. Michel — Pilgrimage Report

Design Mom 7/27 4:02A Design Mom
By Gabrielle. Photos by Ben Blair. As I mentioned, last week, Ben Blair and the 4 oldest kids — Ralph (18), Maude (17), Olive (15) & Oscar (11) — took a pilgrimage to Mont St. Michel. Those of us left...

“Me Too” Gets the Mom Parody Treatment

Mommy Shorts 7/26 6:20P Mommy Shorts
Deva from My Life Suckers is back with a Mom Parody of Meghan Trainor s Me Too. Instead of waking up and thanking God every day for feeling so good about herself, Deva wakes up and asks God why her...

“Hating Caillou” is the Universal Language of Moms

Mommy Shorts 7/26 5:48P Mommy Shorts
If you spend any amount of time on the Internet, it becomes very obvious that mothers disagree on almost everything. From playground etiquette to disciplinary styles to whether or not pizza and dry...

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