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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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Why I Freaking Love my Mother-In-Law

Long before I was married or even before I met my spouse, I heard horror stories about “The Mother-In-Law”.  According to the entertainment industry, you are not expected to get along with, let alone freaking love the woman who raised your husband.  I have had some friends with The-Mother-In-Law-From-Hell!  I am beyond thrilled to say […]

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