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Disney Magic that is Worth the Money

We just finished up our first family trip to Disney World.  I’d been before: but never as the person that actually paid for the trip, which does change the way you view Disney.  While it’s easy to become overwhelmed, I do think there are some luxuries that are worth their money. One of my favorite features was […]

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5 Family Fun Hikes in Rochester MN

Some weekends you want to stay in and relax, other weekends you want to get out and enjoy the beautiful fall weather as a family.  Here are some family-friendly hikes in Rochester that require little work on your car’s odometer. 1. Quarry Hill Topping the list is Quarry Hill, a 320-acre park with some great […]

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Fall Bucket List + Free Printable

I’ve always admired others who have seasonal bucket lists and follow through with each activity. Since fall is so short and sweet in Minnesota, I thought a bucket list was the perfect way to take full advantage of this season. Hopefully this will give you some ideas of things to do with your family before […]

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Parenting Support Groups

Parenting is tough work!  Sometimes you just want to hear that toddler tantrums happen in more than just your home, “threenager” is really a think, middle school hormones eventually regulate or…just a shoulder to cry on when it all gets to be *too much.*  Thankfully, there are several parenting support groups in the Rochester area […]

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story time Round up

Story-Time Round-Up

  It’s raining. The kids are going stir-crazy. You’re bored of all the books in your home. Someone else can read Moo, Baa, La La La for once. No matter the reason, it’s always fun to head to story-time!  There are so many times and places to choose from in Rochester.  Don’t see your favorite […]

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Little Libraries

Rochester Little Libraries

  Are you aware that our lovely city has an extensive Little Library network?  Have you ever driven through a neighborhood and seen a little miniature house on a post in someone’s front yard? The Rochester Little Libraries Program promotes literacy and learning through a self-sustaining mini library network in Rochester neighborhoods.  The vision is to grow […]

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