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Play Dough: A Quick and Easy Recipe 

Play Dough: A Quick and Easy Recipe 

Homemade play dough is really so much better than store-bought! Back when I was a preschool teacher, I made play dough for my students all the time. This recipe is so easy and only requires a few ingredients, all of which you probably have in your pantry right now. You can make it any color you want just by adding food coloring. You can even make it smell good by adding a variety of extracts or spices. The possibilities are…

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2017 Family Bucket List

2017 Family Bucket List

I love a good list! So, I thought I’d write a family bucket list. It’s simply a list of things I’d like to do together over the course of the year. When 2017 comes to a close, what would I most like to look back on from the year?  I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently. As our Little A is growing so quickly and constantly seeing the world in a new way, I want to create plenty of…

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A Trip To Luray Caverns 

A Trip To Luray Caverns 

We are on vacation this week in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. One of the highlights of our trip has been a visit to Luray Caverns. A truly spectacular site, Luray Caverns have been visited by the public since they were first discovered in 1878. I couldn’t help but wonder what the original discoverers must have thought when they first set eyes on the caverns. It must have been so terrifying, walking where no human has ever walked before,…

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Packing For A Trip With A Toddler

Packing For A Trip With A Toddler

We are leaving for a week long family trip this weekend! I am looking forward to a week off from work, exploring a new place, and spending quality time with my husband, his parents, and Little A. But I am also slightly stressed out…because I have to start packing for a trip with a toddler!  We have traveled with A only a handful of times since she has been born. She has been on 4 short trips, never more than…

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Saturday at the Library

Saturday at the Library

Today our family explored a newly rebuilt local public library. It was beautiful and modern, with a nautical theme throughout. And it had the most amazing children’s play area, specifically geared towards younger children, from birth to 5 years old. We had a great time at the library today. I think we will be going back soon…