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The baby shower is over. The crib is all ready for baby to come home. Suddenly there she - or he - is. Your little bundle of joy has come home to the perfectly planned nursery. From the matched curtains to the throw-rug, no detail is left unnoticed. Except for one obvious one: the baby [...]
The cookout is over and the friends have gone home. The hot dogs and brats were all gobbled up, but you have half a bag of buns left. What do you do?!? My kids look forward to this problem because we turn our leftover hot dog buns into delicious garlic bread for pasta night and [...]
No, you are not crazy. Tent camping with kids can be amazing and create memories that last a lifetime. I know, because I grew up tent camping with my family. It may seem daunting if you have never been an outdoorsy type or if your kids already give you wildlife before you ever set foot [...]
Our family loves springtime in Bloomington. Those first few days, as sunlight warms up the world and the grass is turning green again, you'll find us out and about soaking up some of our favorite adventures around the city. Saturdays The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market runs through September. Shop for fresh fruits, veggies, and flowers. Or, just [...]
Let's be honest for just a minute. My hair is falling out. Not just a little bit, but by the handfuls. If that wasn't enough, after a bout of February-itis, I decided to cut my own bangs. Brilliant! I now have an inch between my eyebrows and my hairline. My stomach is not good. I'm [...]