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Smart Art for Picky Moms

If I had $1 for every time I Googled or Pinterested (is that a word?) “creative ways to display kids’ art” I would have enough money to build an art studio on the back of my house. But since I’ve been searching furiously for free, I have to make do with my formal dining room. […]

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Sorry, Kids: I’m Not Doing Your Projects

Remember when you were a kid and had to do some crafty, themed homework assignment? I vividly remember having to create a sock puppet for my kindergarten graduation ceremony and even a family crest in the fifth grade (both of which turned out terribly because evidently my hatred for crafting goes waaaay back). You know […]

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Embracing the Family Costume

I love a good theme. From birthday parties to Halloween costumes, I love thinking about all the little details. Joel and I used to dress up even before we had an excuse a child. But after we had Judah, we became all about the family costume. That’s right–kids AND parents taking the neighborhood in disguise. […]

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Louisiana Blueberries: Where to Pick Them and What to Do With Them {Recipes Included}

Blueberries are in season and bountiful in south Louisiana! The Baton Rouge area is blessed to have many orchards around that will allow families to pick their own Louisiana blueberries, which makes for a fun and fruitful outing with the kids. Tips From a Seasoned Louisiana Mom on Picking Blueberries Call the farm ahead of […]

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