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How to Host a Beautiful Mother Daughter Tea Party (7 Tips)

If you have a daughter, you know that the mother daughter relationship is incredibly special and deserved to be celebrated, honored and savored! And yet, in our busy, modern culture, there are very few social occasions where just moms and daughters can gather together. So that’s why I gathered a few mom friends (ones that I knew […]

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Strawberry Chicken Salad with Cashew, Basil and Lime

Is there anything better than beautiful, juicy strawberries? The ruby-red kind that are so sweet they almost taste like candy? Can’t you just taste them now?! Mmmmmm!  Our family just can’t get enough of these incredible berries, especially this time of year. We’re usually coming up with all kinds of excuses to eat them (at every […]

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The Surprising Meaning & Origin of the Easter Symbols

Have your kids ever asked: “Mom, what do eggs and bunny rabbits have to do with Easter?” Good question, right?! Have you ever wondered where the typical Easter symbols came from and their meanings?  Here’s what I’ve discovered about the origin of many Easter symbols, such as Easter eggs, pastel colors, Easter bunnies, Easter lilies, and the […]

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32 Easy St Patrick Day Activities, Recipes, Books & Crafts Kids Can Make

32 St Patrick Day Crafts Kids Can Make It’s so much fun to do St Patrick Day crafts with our kids and to eat great St Patrick Day recipes on this day that celebrates all things Irish (and green)! These activities (silly though they may be) are important because most parenting days, we could all use a […]

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Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Smoothie (dairy free)

Having a serious chocolate craving? I mean a really intense one? It’s easy to find relief… except when you need to avoid dairy for health reasons. Tricky, right? What’s a certified chocoholic to do? Enter this Chocolate Peppermint smoothie–rich, smooth and full of deep chocolatey flavor. Plus the hint of real peppermint (from pure Peppermint essential oil!) makes […]

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DIY Valentine Countdown Banner for Kids

Don’t you love using an Advent calendar at Christmas to countdown to the big day? This fun DIY Valentine’s Day Countdown Banner has the same premise–except it includes simple and fun activities about love that you family can do every day during February! And because this love-inspired banner is made of fabric, you can use it year-after-year as […]

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