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50 Activities for Autumn

Kids Activities Blog 9/20 1:00P Rachel
Fall = fun activities for families! We live in Texas where the temps are brutal in the summer, not much we want to do outside other than play in the pool. For us, autumn means a chance to go on fun...

How to Keep Kids From Being Scared on Halloween Night

Kids Activities Blog 9/20 4:00A Cynthia
Halloween can be a spooky night for little ones out trick-or-treating! When my oldest was little, I remember getting three houses down from ours and having to turn around, because she was so scared by...

20 {Amazing} Coffee Filter Crafts

Kids Activities Blog 9/19 1:00P Allie
Check out these 20 Amazing Coffee Filter Crafts! Coffee filter crafts are one of my favorite types of kids art.  It s so fun to see what you can create just by digging around your kitchen cabinets!...

Family Mealtime is Important

North Texas Kids 9/19 7:24A NTKids
How to Get Your Family Back to the Dinner Table for Family Mealtime It may seem simple, but eating together as a family has been proven to be very beneficial. Studies have found the frequency of...

Paper Plate Witches

Kids Activities Blog 9/19 4:00A Melissa
Halloween is just around the corner! Shared below is an easy tutorial for Paper Plate Witches , a cute and easy craft for Halloween. Paper Plate Witches This easy and fun craft is a cute decoration...

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Vote for the Most Spirited Middle School Near You!

In the Loop Kids (Education) 9/18 9:00A Riley Heruska
A few weeks ago, we asked our BubbleLife members to vote for the most school-spirited elementary in their area. Now, we want to hear about the middle schools with the most energy and pride! Be sure to...

Lakehill Upper School Enjoys Ranch Retreat

In the Loop Kids (Education) 9/15 6:46A Gigi Ekstrom
The Upper School Retreat rewards Lakehills Upper School students for their late nights and busy days with an entire school days worth of outdoor activities at Southern Cross Ranch. Ive gone there all...

TEA, ATPE warn of email phishing scam

Texas Education Agency 9/15 1:14A DeEtta
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) have been advised of a current phishing email directed at teachers and school...

Destination Imagination Kicks Off in HPISD

In the Loop Kids (Education) 9/14 5:23A Sarah Byrom
Destination ImagiNations 2017-18 season has officially begun! Children are invited to start a team in Destination ImagiNation today and become a part of the worlds premier creativity, teamwork and...

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Fall-Off-the-Bone Slow Cooker Glazed Ribs by The Pioneer Woman

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 9/12 3:50A The Pioneer Woman
Hello, friends! You will never, ever experience more tender baby back ribs than the ones you make in a slow cooker. Some kind of crazy magic happens under that lid, I tell you! A “mistake” (which you...

Creamy Cole Slaw

The Bakers Mann 9/12 3:00A (The Baker's
A true friend is one where you can pick up exactly where you left off and the time and space between you doesn’t seem to matter. Sing. Sing a song. Sing out loud. Sing out strong: “I’ll Be There.”...

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Getting ready for Le Dîner en Blanc

Itty Bitty Foodies 9/19 9:46A Cheryl Collett, Itty Bitty Foodi
I'm looking for a white outfit for the upcoming Le Dîner en Blanc event on October 7th, 2017. What is Dîner en Blanc? Most people have never heard of exclusive soiree because it's the city's kept...

DIY Candy Corn Wreath

Carrie Elle 9/19 8:00A Carrie
Well, ladies and gentlemen, it s time for my quarterly food craft! I m not crafty very often, but when I am I like to use candy as my medium of choice. I mean, I can t feel guilty about eating 32,000...

DIY Power Rangers Costume

Carrie Elle 9/16 3:00A Carrie
If I can make this no-sew DIY Power Ranger costume, anyone can. Seriously. It s made with tape . I am mostly not the kind of person who makes her kids Halloween costumes. In theory, I d love to....

Keep the Kids Busy: 20 Ingenious Cardboard Box Projects

Days of a Domestic Dad 9/15 4:00A Colby
I ll always appreciate thrifty up cycles they re cheap and eco-friendly too! If there s one item that everyone has in the house which can be used for cool DIYs it s definitely...

Top 10 Non-Ride Teen Experiences at the State Fair of Texas

Mommy's Minivan Monologues 9/15 1:53A MommysMinivanMonologues
Now that we’ve said so long to summer, it’s time for cooler weather, colorful leaves, and of course the great State Fair of Texas .  This year’s big shindig runs from Sept. 29-Oct. 22 at Fair Park ,...

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FREE Crest Toothpaste after Coupon and Ibotta Offer

My Crazy Savings 9/17 4:04P Courtney Solstad
You can score FREE Crest toothpaste at Walmart this week! In todays Sunday paper, you will find a coupon for $2 off Crest toothpaste! Check out the following deal to score...

Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Recipe

My Crazy Savings 9/15 9:34A Courtney Solstad
Oh my goodness! I think I have found my few favorite pumpkin treat! I found a recipe and adjusted it to the ingredients that I had on hand and WOW, it turned out PERFECTLY...

Pumpkin Patch’s near McKinney/Frisco area!

My Crazy Savings 9/13 6:00A Courtney Solstad
If you are looking to take your kids for some fall fun, and have been asking Where are the Pumpkin Patches around McKinney/Frisco Texas? Then check out this list: Team Family...

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a new home.

The Wiegands 9/18 4:09P CaseyWiegand
Fun Secret. We are moving!! I literally can't sleep at night bc my mind is spinning with ideas, creativity in full force. Each kiddo gets a room which will be a change for us! Right now Addie doesn't...

Hope When You Hit a Financial Bottom :: Erin Odom [Ep 177]

God Centered Mom 9/17 7:28P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
From the American dream of finishing college, getting married and buying their first home to the financial nightmare of being unable to sell the home or make enough money each month support their...


The Wiegands 9/15 9:03A CaseyWiegand
Ainsleigh Kate. On September 16, 6 lbs 7 changed my life forever. My first daughter. A baby girl. Your precious contagious kind spirit is literally so special. Literally every single...

Gospel Parenting :: Paul David Tripp [Ep 176]

God Centered Mom 9/10 7:58P Heather MacFadyen--interviews Sh
Pastor and author Paul David Tripp talks about the potential transformation available when we apply the gospel in our parenting. It is powerful. It is moving. I need to listen to it on repeat. “If...

Aiden's Story.

The Wiegands 9/8 2:55P CaseyWiegand
(picture ^ this week home from school) To say he's been through a lot since March is a huge understatement. I haven't shared about this because I want to protect his story, it's his - not mine to...

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Almost Fearless: Family Vacation to Lake Tahoe & Yosemite

Crafty Texas Girls 9/17 1:03P Samantha Conner
Summer flew by and now we are knee-deep in school, sports, dance, cheer and the general busy-ness of life with kids. I finally got a chance to pull all my family photos together from our big summer...

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Childhood Obsessions: What Are Your Kids Into?

Design Mom 9/20 9:14A Audrey Moore
Over the last year or two, my daughter Betty has developed a deep love of unicorns. A passion? An obsession? Not sure how to classify it, but she is WAY into them. Her heart skips a beat with every...

Wednesday's Child: Willie & Willene

Rage Against the Minivan 9/20 9:00A (lunareece)
Every Wednesday I feature a child recently highlighted by a local Wednesday's Child newscast to share the stories of children from around the country who are waiting for a...

Dessert For Two: Peach Shortcakes

Design Mom 9/20 5:00A Lindsey Johnson
Summer s end is bittersweet. The plethora of fruits and veggies filling the farmer s markets and produce shelves seems to make up for the shorter days and cooler nights that lead into fall. The...

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