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One Day Without Shoes 2013 @TOMS

One Day Without Shoes 2013 @TOMS

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

One Day Without Shoes 2013 is on Tuesday April 16th! Join us as we go without shoes so kids don’t have to. You too can  participate in One Day Without Shoes. What does that mean? Well, One Day Without Shoes is a project started to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can […]

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Ideas for Decorating Birthday Cakes

Ideas for Decorating Birthday Cakes

| April 2, 2013 | 22 Comments

Confession time: When my kids’ birthdays roll around each year, you’re much more likely to find me at the local Publix bakery ordering a cake than in the kitchen, donning an apron, putting my (non-existent) cake-decorating skills to the test. Sometimes I do like watching the cake-decorating challenges on the cooking channels, though, and occasionally […]

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Raincoat-Buying Tips

Raincoat-Buying Tips

| March 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

You know the saying: April showers bring May flowers. Spring is officially here, and depending on where in the country you live, you might be dealing with rain now. The good news is that the weather is warming up, so if you’re still wearing your winter coat, you won’t be soon enough! That can make […]

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The New Gaming Systems: Pros and Cons

The New Gaming Systems: Pros and Cons

| March 19, 2013 | 19 Comments

If you’re looking to invest in a new gaming system or handheld device for your kids or for the family, you might be interested in some of the newer offerings from Nintendo and Playstation. Both have recently come out with new and improved gaming gadgets designed to tempt kids and adults who are interested in […]

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Easter Basket Stuffers

Easter Basket Stuffers

| March 7, 2013 | 24 Comments

What does the Easter Bunny bring to your children? Santa Claus pretty much universally brings toys, but Easter Bunny gifts tend to be somewhat more varied. In some homes he may bring chocolates or other candy, in other homes toys, in still others the Easter Bunny may simply hide colored eggs around the house. There […]

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Prom Dress Shopping Tips

Prom Dress Shopping Tips

| March 5, 2013 | 10 Comments

Spring brings with it many things: new blooms, weddings, spring break revelries. And if you’re the parent of a teenaged girl, somewhere between April and the end of May is prom season. That probably means that you’ll need to be prepared to pick out (and pay for) a prom dress. This can be end up […]

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Jumping Into Spring With Crocs

Jumping Into Spring With Crocs

| February 22, 2013 | 16 Comments

Are you and your kids excited to be shedding winter boots and other heavy shoes very soon? According to Punxsutawney Phil, spring is right around the corner, and with spring comes light and bright footwear! I know that when I lived up north, I was itching to get into sandals as soon as possible. Once […]

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Get Some Spring in Your Step With TOMS Shoes

Get Some Spring in Your Step With TOMS Shoes

| February 10, 2013 | 22 Comments

Are you looking forward to spring? I know that when we lived up north, by the beginning of February, I was on the lookout for the crocuses to start poking out of the snow, even though it would be another month before they’d actually appear. With much of the country suffering from the winter doldrums, […]

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New Magazine Subscriptions for the New Year

New Magazine Subscriptions for the New Year

| January 4, 2013 | 16 Comments

Do you read magazines? How about your kids? When I was a child, one of my Christmas presents from my grandparents every year was a new year’s subscription to whatever magazines that I was reading at the time. This tradition has been continued with my children, as their grandparents pick out magazines for them each […]

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January Sales: Camping Gear

January Sales: Camping Gear

| January 3, 2013 | 15 Comments

In most places, now is not the most popular time to go camping as a family. There are some exceptions, of course: If you live in the hotter states in the country, then now may be the best time to go camping! Either way, January is a good time to buy camping gear. The lower […]

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