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Edible Mud Sensory Play

Kids Activities Blog 5/18 7:00A Jodi Durr
Do you have children who love to explore? This edible mud sensory play activity will give them the experiences they crave, but it is a safe experience for kids of all ages...

50+ Picnic Ideas for Kids

Kids Activities Blog 5/18 1:00A Holly
Throughout the spring and summer seasons, we eat at least one meal a day outside sometimes all three! These are our favorite Picnic Ideas for Kids! While daydreaming of warmer...

Assigning chores they’ll actually want to do

Kids Activities Blog 5/17 9:00A Becky Mansfield
Assigning chores they ll actually want to do can be hard, but it s possible. In our house, everyone helps out, but that means that figuring out how to organize your child’s...

Natural Remedies for Lice

Kids Activities Blog 5/17 7:00A Kelli Hays
This is a post that I hope you ll NEVER need but, if you re like my family and your children go to school, or church, or anywhere else around other children, you might find...

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Lakehill Class of 2019 Honored at Senior Day

In the Loop Kids (Education) 5/17 11:03A Gigi Ekstrom
Lakehill seniors are rapidly approaching the end of their high school careers. Recently, they had the opportunity to slow things down a bit and celebrate the journey that has brought them to this...

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I Buried the Lede

Confessions of a Pioneer Woman - Cooking 5/13 3:53A The Pioneer Woman
It s been a busy time on the ranch, so I m going to start with this peaceful image of our cows against the setting sun. I snapped this while Ladd and I were driving home from town Saturday night. He...

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Cruising on a Budget (& Printable Cruise Budget Planner)

Carrie Elle 5/17 12:00A Carrie
Going new places is one of my very favorite things. I love to see new places! Every time I go somewhere new, I marvel at how different the world is but also how same we all are. If I could afford it,...

Get your home ready for summer with these 4 easy tips

Dallas Single Mom 5/15 8:45A Teia Collier
The family home is such an epicentre for energy, activity, personalities and life that by the time summer comes along, it’s going to spill out into your backyard and garden! So, you need to make sure...

How Much Does Childbirth Cost in Dallas?

Dallas Single Mom 5/15 8:05A Shawn Shinneman
Having a baby in Dallas can cost more than $10,000, according to a new study. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds that a C-section in Dallas carries a median price of...

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How to Enjoy a Summer with No Regrets

My Crazy Savings 5/16 5:24P Courtney Solstad
Summer is coming fast! My kids only have 8 days of school left! Texas is heating up and our subdivision pools are already open! I love the turn of the season and having my...

Road Tripping Down I-35 to San Antonio

My Crazy Savings 5/15 11:30A Courtney Solstad
It s a straight shot from Dallas to San Antonio if you take Interstate 35 the whole way. We have made this trip many times and enjoy several stops along the way. One of our...

Five Tips for Traveling with Pets

My Crazy Savings 5/15 10:30A Courtney Solstad
My bestie is a pet lover! She has had so many different pets in her house over the past few years. Dogs, cats, a rabbit, hedge hog, and even two guinea pigs. That girl would...

Clean Car, Happy Kids…How I do it…

My Crazy Savings 5/15 9:06A Courtney Solstad
I wear a lot of hats, but the one I am wearing the most lately is Uber Mom. I spend SO MUCH time driving my kids to/fro school, sports practice, games, friends houses, etc. It...

Memorial Day Beach Trip Packing Tips

My Crazy Savings 5/15 2:48A Courtney Solstad
We are heading out for a trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama on Memorial Day weekend and I have started thinking about packing. Of course, we will have all of our normal stuff, but...

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Aiden Story.

The Wiegands 5/18 5:18A CaseyWiegand
I wanted to share this story with you. This past year two of our kiddos had to practice bravery when it came to going to school for various reasons. Nothing was going on other than just a longing to...

Your Beach Packing List

The Wiegands 5/18 3:09A CaseyWiegand
We are heading into another summer of ADVENTURE! I put together a fun packing list to share with you of FAVORITES! I am bringing these cute towels and this adorable umbrella to Florida! TOf saying YES...

Mommy & Me

The Wiegands 5/17 12:25A CaseyWiegand
Having daughters has been one of the sweetest gifts in my life. I love coordinating our outfits and creating “mommy and me” looks that make occasions so special! They think it is soooo fun to all...

Flowers in My Sink: Keep your Flowers looking Fresh, Longer!

The Wiegands 5/16 12:30A CaseyWiegand
FRESH FLOWERS Having fresh flowers around our home is one of my very favorite things. Bringing so much colorful, natural beauty inside to enjoy is an easy way to bring happiness all over the house. I...

Free Printable Chore Charts

The Wiegands 5/15 3:15A CaseyWiegand
Some fun FREE PRINTABLE Chore Charts for your littles this summer! Print, laminate and use a dry erase marker on them- such a fun way to teach your kiddos responsibilities! Grab your free Chore Chart...

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A Few Things

Design Mom 5/17 10:04A Design Mom
Hello, Friends. How s it going? Are you counting down to the last day of school yet? May always has fun-filled weekends at our house and this one is no exception. Today, we re hosting the high school...

Pothole Vigilantes

Design Mom 5/15 7:38P Design Mom
Not so fun fact: Oakland roads are some of the worst in the country . I swear every street in the entire city could use a good repaving. It s estimated that the poor road quality ends up costing...

I Couldn’t Wait For Maternity Leave To Be Over

Mommy Shorts 5/15 6:28A Allie Isnardi
This post was written by new contributor and new mom, Lindsey Kaufman Palan. My maternity leave was six wonderful months of learning how to be a mom and getting to know my baby. They were also six...

This is Not What Happened on Mother’s Day

Mommy Shorts 5/14 10:31A Mommy Shorts
This past weekend was Mother s Day, as I m sure you know, and I got to celebrate in all the ways one might expect. Harlow woke up super excited and greeted me with my favorite Mother s Day phrase...

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