CSA and You: Save Money, Eat Better, and Get Your Kids to Love Veggies

The days are short, the outside temps are frigid, and what you’re going to eat this summer is probably the last thing on your mind. But ‘tis the season for CSA registration; if you haven’t already joined one for the upcoming growing season, now’s the time to act. The CSA bandwagon is one worth jumping …

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Tunes for Traveling With Kids: Our Top 15 Road Trip Soundtracks

Before your next family road trip, treat yourselves to some tunes everyone can handle. It will make your journey a happier one for everyone involved.

Are you sick of listening to your kids belt out the theme song from Frozen yet? Do you wish that the singing purple dinosaur had never been invented? Do you prefer some good music for a long car ride over hearing your kids’ dueling electronic toys in the backseat? Do you have a long car …

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Less Is More: Three Ways We’re Cutting Back and Living Better This Holiday Season

Even though the first week of December was rainy and dreary in our neck of the woods, the girls and I have had a super start to our month. Part of the credit goes to the fact that I’ve made some very conscious decisions to simplify our lives, both for the holiday season and beyond. …

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What To Pack When Traveling With Kids: My Five Must-Haves For A Better Trip

Planning your first trip away from home with little ones? Not sure what to pack? These are my "learned the hard way" must-haves for travel with small kids.

In an earlier post, I offered four tips on how to pack for traveling with kids, so you can learn from my mistakes and avoid some of the trial-and-error I’ve gone through in trying to streamline family travel. This post will focus on some of the hacks on what to pack that I’ve figured out …

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Pack Like A Pro: Four Tips to Make Packing Easier When Traveling With Kids

If your family is far-flung (as ours is), the upcoming holiday season means at least one trip away from home with your kiddo(s) in tow. But are you ready? Do you know how to pack like a pro? If you’ve never done an extended trip by car or plane with your offspring, the thought of …

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Super-Yummy Pumpkin Dip

Looking for a super-yummy snack with that delicious pumpkin spice flavor that goes so well with autumn? If so, this pumpkin dip is a must-try. The days are turning cooler here, the leaves are changing color, fresh apples are in season, and it seems everyone is advertising things pumpkin-spice-flavored. If I had unlimited time, money, …

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