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5 Fun Fall Family Traditions

The fall season is upon us! Cool, crisp air, football, pumpkins, apples and pretty fall leaves are some of the wonderful things in store during the autumn season. There are so many opportunities for making some wonderful family memories with fall-themed activities. I've picked 5 that my family enjoys and does each year.1) Visit a pumpkin patch. We have two pumpkin patches that we visit every year. It is fun to look back on pictures of the kids and how they have changed from year to year. The…See More
Dec 1
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Butterscotch Blondies

Yummy blondies! It is almost impossible to eat just one! Makes 3 dozen Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar                                                 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda    1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pkg. (10 ozs.) butterscotch chips                                                                   Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees 2. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars until light and fluffy. 3. Add…See More
Nov 25
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3 Websites To Score Free Samples

So, you like to save money and get some fun freebies in the mail? If the answer is YES, then check out these 3 freebie sampling sites. I like checking out the new samples each week and while some of them will overlap, you can find quite a few originals. I have to admit that it is kind of a rush when they start showing up in the mail. Don't judge- it's the little things. It truly does come in handy, especially when you receive travel sizes of toiletries, which is great for trips. 1. Start…See More
Oct 27
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Indianapolis Children's Museum: A Must-See with Kids

The Indianapolis Children's Museum is the world's largest museum of its kind and a definite must-see attraction if you have kids. My kids loved everything about it and would like to go back as often as possible. Between the excellent dinosaur exhibit, train displays, indoor carousel and playhouse, National Geographic Treasures of the Earth exhibits, dedicated toddler/preschooler area, and plenty of hands-on science stations, the kids will enjoy hours of educational entertainment. There are…See More
Oct 17
Ashley Owen commented on Erin's blog post '5 Great Things To Do In Chicago'
"Love Chicago! Don't forget eating Chicago pizza!"
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Kimmy Burgess commented on Erin's blog post '5 Great Things To Do In Chicago'
"Thanks Erin. Chicago is quiet a nice place to visit. Thanks for sharing the attractions of Chicago. Even i will plan a trip there and visit these awesome places."
Oct 13
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5 Great Things To Do In Chicago

Chicago is such an awesome city to visit: full of history, world-class museums, shopping, fun dining options and kid-friendly attractions. If you are thinking ahead to spring break or summer vacation, Chicago is definitely a place to keep on the list of musts for family trips. I have visited Chicago at least a dozen times over the years. Some trips were for business, some for a girls' only weekend, a few have been a one-day up and back Chicago day trip and, of course, the family vacation.I have…See More
Oct 12
Ashley Owen commented on Erin's blog post 'Starfall for Beginning Readers'
"This is great! I'll have to try this with my boys."
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Starfall for Beginning Readers

Starfall is a beginning reading website for young children, mainly aged 3-7. Great graphics and fun games make learning letter sounds easy and enjoyable. There is a paid portion, but the free part has more than enough to keep children busy.Website address: http://www.starfall.com/For more learning resources, visit:…See More
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Marinated Sirloin Steak

Very easy steak marinade that tastes great on the grill. 4 servings1 cup lemon-lime soda3/4 cup vegetable juice3/4 cup soy sauce1/4 cup lemon juice1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon horseradish1 boneless beef sirloin steak (1 to 2 pounds)Directions: 1. In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients. 2. Cut steak into strips and place submerged in the bowl. 3. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight, turning occasionally. 4. Drain and discard marinade. 5. Grill steaks, uncovered, until they…See More
Sep 28

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5 Fun Fall Family Traditions

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 10:48pm 0 Comments

The fall season is upon us! Cool, crisp air, football, pumpkins, apples and pretty fall leaves are some of the wonderful things in store during the autumn season. There are so many opportunities for making some wonderful family memories with fall-themed activities. I've picked 5 that my family enjoys and does each year.

1) Visit a pumpkin patch. We have two pumpkin patches that we visit every year. It is fun to look back on pictures of the kids and how they have…

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Butterscotch Blondies

Posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:16am 0 Comments

Yummy blondies! It is almost impossible to eat just one!



Makes 3 dozen

Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter, softened

3/4 cup packed brown sugar                                                

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda   

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 pkg. (10 ozs.) butterscotch chips                                                                  





Directions:

1.…

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3 Websites To Score Free Samples

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 12:32am 0 Comments

So, you like to save money and get some fun freebies in the mail? If the answer is YES, then check out these 3 freebie sampling sites. I like checking out the new samples each week and while some of them will overlap, you can find quite a few originals. I have to admit that it is kind of a rush when they start showing up in the mail. Don't judge- it's the little things. It truly does come in handy, especially when you receive travel sizes of toiletries, which is great for trips.…



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Indianapolis Children's Museum: A Must-See with Kids

Posted on October 17, 2014 at 3:33pm 0 Comments

The Indianapolis Children's Museum is the world's largest museum of its kind and a definite must-see attraction if you have kids. My kids loved everything about it and would like to go back as often as possible. Between the excellent dinosaur exhibit, train displays, indoor carousel and playhouse, National Geographic Treasures of the Earth exhibits, dedicated toddler/preschooler area, and plenty of hands-on science stations, the kids will enjoy hours of educational entertainment. There are…

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