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Bogd Boots kid weather boots

With Halloween successfully behind us, its time to focus in on the cold, wet weather ahead.  For stylishly dry toes, an all-weather boot like the Mckinley is just what you are looking for.  If you are like us, dreaming of snow-caked landscapes and cabin-lined ski slopes, you are preparing for

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fresh & Easy coobook janet hornby
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There are several cookbooks every parent should own, and Fresh & Easy by Janet Hornby is one of them.  You will not find recipes for hiding vegetables in this delightful cookbook.  Instead, Hornby will show you how to simply prepare delicious, fresh ingredients for your family.  Even the pickiest kid

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Every car trunk should be armed with a fantastic picnic roll.  Picnics can be held anywhere, not just in grassy park but also at the beach, at an outdoor movie — and they are simply one of the best ways to enjoy the weather with your family.  Sheets and large

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Orzo Pasta Salad

While hanging out on the blog Food for My Family this recipe for Spring Orzo Pasta Salad really stood out. I am not sure what caught my eye first, the adorable mason jars or the fact that this recipe has delicious spring vegetables in it. Just the words spring and

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Easter Eggshell DIY projects vases votives planter
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With Easter passed, it’s time to de-bunny the house.  While a lot of your existing decor will still work for the next couple months, there’s a good chance a lot won’t.  It’s easy to put your bunny blinders on preparing for Easter festivities.  Now is the time to simply focus

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Hot Cross Lady

Up until now every Easter has been the same. Me, getting up at the crack of dawn to make Hot Cross Buns – pummelling my way through a truckload of dough, making awkward looking crosses, ceremoniously taking them out of the oven and calling to everyone ‘eat them while their

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Babbaco Airy cover
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I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect car seat cover. Spring weather is here and as you all know, it gets hot out here in the desert. The problem is that most covers are made up of all material. To me, this means that there’s no air flow to

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Swiss CHard Tart with Goats Cheese

The other day some one asked me what my favourite recipes were – amongst my list of about 20 was the Hazelnut & Brown Butter Cake, created by Suzanne Goin. It prompted me to open up her book, Sunday Suppers at Luques, to find something else to treat my taste

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Plant a Kiss
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With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I’m on the hunt for educational, fun items to surprise my daughter with. I was so excited to see that Amy Krouse Rosenthal just released a new book that was illustrated by Peter Reynolds titled, Plant a Kiss. I’ve yet to meet a child that can

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April Showers Birthday Party Amy Atlas
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So I was reading the fun posts and interaction in our new Cafe Mom group, In The Know Moms, today and I found some post inspiration! If you haven’t joined yet, please do!  One member asked for advice on Rainbow Party suggestions – food, decorations, crafts all that birthday stuff. While

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