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When Breastfeeding Isn’t an Option

I was breastfed as a baby. Many of my family members successfully breastfed their babies. So, when I found out I was pregnant I knew I would be breastfeeding my baby. I registered and even received many items that would ensure a great breastfeeding experience. I had the boppy, the fancy breastfeeding cover and I […]

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Punchy Painted Pumpkins

Pumpkin EVERYTHING. Am I right? Well, if you know anything about me, I’m about watercolor EVERYTHING (or at least painted EVERYTHING). So I thought I’d give my pumpkins the same royal treatment! I know I’m not the only one who’s curious about how to paint a pumpkin.  Here’s a little painted pumpkins DIY. Let me know […]

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5 Ways To Turn Around a Bad Day

End-of-my-rope, counting down the minutes until bedtime, lock yourself in the bedroom and eat Cheetos type of days.  They are more frequent than I’d like to publicly admit.  We all have those days where our kids WILL. NOT. LISTEN.  They continually make messes and fight with each other.  It feels like a never ending–I’m most certainly losing–type of […]

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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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Sweet + Sassy Chili

Fall cooking and baking has arrived. I am so excited to share with you my all time favorite Chili Recipe! There is nothing better than a hot bowl of chili with cheese and cornbread in October! I make this recipe for football parties, hosting friends and family, work potlucks, and just a normal Wednesday dinner. […]

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