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Sunday Morning Hiking Club

I love to hike. My son Spencer might tell you that he thinks it is "boring" because "it's not really exercise"…. that you are just "walking in the woods"…. but I beg to differ. For me it combines a great form of exercise- walking at a good pace coupled with the down and up of the hill climbs- with ...

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Our Visit to Legoland Westchester!

When I asked my kids if they wanted to go to Legoland Westchester this summer- my 8-year-old Alex just about lost his mind with excitement! And he asked me every single day afterwards when we would be headed to Legoland! Sadly we couldn't fit it into our schedule until mid-summer, so I had to hear ...

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Making Summer Exercise a Family Activity

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cutter® Insect Repellents. The great thing about not committing to a summer full of scheduled activities is all of the lazy downtime that your family has together. Hanging out playing cards, reading books aloud together, watching family movies. ...

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Planning the Backyard Vegetable Garden

One of the cool things about the house we moved into back in December, is that it has this beautiful fenced-in vegetable garden already constructed in the backyard. There is a gorgeous stone wall surrounding the garden (which I am hoping will help to keep the bunnies out!), a tall deer fence that ...

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5 Cool Ideas for Surviving Another Snow Day

It seems as if snowstorm after snowstorm has been barreling through most of the country this winter- and as I am writing this, we are facing down yet another snow day off from school thanks to Winter Storm Pax. If you are like me, you've already exhausted the list of indoor-kid-entertainment ideas ...

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5 Great Science Fair Ideas

My kids have declared that the annual Science Fair is their very favorite night of the entire school year! And as much as it's kind of a challenge for me to shepherd them through creating and executing and then writing about all the science experiments.... seeing how much fun they have doing it and ...

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