Blog Spotlight: Emily

Ok! Here’s one last update on my kiddos. I’ve saved the oldest for last! Emily is almost 16 years old now and she is a super mix of sweetness, fun, and down-to-earth-ness! It has been a busy fall for her! She’s a sophomore in high school and just finished up the cross country season with her […]

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Grandparent’s Day

Grandparent’s Day was celebrated at Grace and Corban’s school today! Every year their school sets aside a day to celebrate grandparents and my kids look forward to it each year. My parents live in town and my in-laws live 1 hour away so its so nice that they are able to join in the fun! […]

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Holiday Gathering Activities

It’s wonderful to have family staying over during the holidays. However, after the traditional meal is devoured you might wish you had a list titled holiday gathering activities. Memories are made when you are active together, laughing and having fun, and when all are included from little cousin Jimmy to great grandma Betty. Here are […]

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Nine Wonderful Children’s Wintry Party Themes

The winter months are quickly approaching and a children’s birthday party that lands during those months is challenging to plan. But if you use some creativity, each season offers lots of potentially fun activities or themes which will make any party special. Yes, wintertime is just full of great children’s wintry party themes! A Winter Carnival […]

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Happy Halloween!!!

Happy Halloween! I loved Halloween as a kid. I remember the excitement of carving the pumpkin, eating a quick dinner and then setting out with my dad in a sweet little costume I was thrilled about! The candy was fine but the excitement of the day and night was way better! Each of my kiddos […]

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Fall Celebrations

Curling up with a good book is a strong temptation in the fall, when the weather turns crisp or autumn rains begin, especially during October’s National Book Month holiday. Celebrate the possibilities open through a love of reading when you choose a book theme for birthdays and other parties. From classics to contemporary, stories come […]

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Blog-spotlight: Grace

Grace Elizabeth is my middle child who is always a light in any room she enters! She is frequently described as “effervescent”! She is silly, chatty, and makes everyone laugh. Grace is 11 years old now and is in a 6th grade Middle School program at her school. She is super jazzed about the brand […]

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Encouraging Thankful Kids

When children are in their toddler years, it’s often difficult to get a “please” and “thank you” out of them. This is because they haven’t hit that developmental milestone yet. But when they get into elementary school, not showing gratitude is no longer a tolerated right of childhood. So as parents, we have an opportunity […]

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Children’s Museum in the Upstate: Greenville, SC

  This past Saturday, both my husband and eldest daughter were out of town. So, Grace, Corban and I were eating breakfast and trying to figure out what adventure we too, could take!  I opened up a local children’s magazine to see if I spotted anything in there for us to do and found that […]

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Calling Cards for Kids

When it comes to kids calling cards, there are so many fun possibilities. Children like to announce what’s going on in their world, and calling cards are a unique way for them to get the word out. Ages 5 – 12 Young children have lots going on in their lives. Here are some ways they […]

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