Life has slowed down now that summer’s here and I’m so glad I had the chance to read Before the Fall by Noah Hawley. This novel was a Book of the Month Club selection for June. Before the Fall by Noah Hawley is the story of a small plane crash, the lives of the people […]

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The summer can be loads of fun but at one point or another, the kids are probably going to tell you how bored they are. Sometimes, it’s all about doing something different. It’s about challenging them to be creative and learn new skills. Of course, you want them to have fun doing it. Learning can […]

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My husband and daughter are huge Tolkien fans and love everything to do with Lord of the Rings. As soon as my daughter saw this fantasy coloring book, her eyes lit up and she couldn’t wait to color in it. She went to college for theater design so art is really one of her passions […]

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Most of us have that one person in our lives that we’d rather not have anything to do with. Maybe they hurt you in the past or the two of you just rub each other the wrong way. Maybe it’s a family member or someone from our past. What would happen if you were forced […]

Categories: Movies

I’m an avid reader, and while I was pregnant with my daughter (my first child), I read just about every book that existing on being pregnant and being a parent. I memorized exactly what was supposed to happen in each month. I stocked the house with the right supplies, the best books, the most recommended […]

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We have friends over occasionally, and it’s always fun to pull out a new brainteasing party game. I love games that are appropriate for everyone. Sometimes our friends bring along younger kids, and it’s always nice when we can include everyone in a game. I tend to like word games the best, but the kids […]

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I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t looking forward to the new Disney Finding Dory movie. Thankfully, I have kids young enough for an excuse to go see it. We are big fans of the Finding Nemo movie and have been longing for a part two movie to come out. It has been so […]

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Even though the kids are all grown up at my house, we’re still huge LEGO fans. We have a giant tub of LEGO blocks upstairs that we build with even as adults. It’s relaxing and a fun way to get the creative juices flowing. We’re always interested in adding new pieces to our LEGO collection. […]

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Have you heard of A Monster Calls? I love a good fantasy movie especially when it’s not too scary. After all, who hasn’t dreamed of escaping into a fantasy world at least a few times in their lives? I know that I certainly have. I recently learned that A Monster Calls will be releasing in […]

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I have always been drawn to simple nature artwork and images. When I was in college, I took an art class. As part of the class, we visited museums and learned about famous artists. I have always loved fields of flowers and sunsets over the water. I find peace more easily when I see things like […]

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