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Last Minute Halloween: Easy DIY Costumes

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We’ve all been there: you’re cleaning out the backpacks and find, crumpled up at the bottom, the flier for the school Halloween party happening...tomorrow. There’s no way you have time to get to the Halloween store, so what now? Open your craft bins, rummage through your closet, and grab your glue gun, because here are a couple DIY Halloween costumes from Pinterest that can be made last minute! Read More »

Ready. Set. Prep.

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Everyone is talking about meal prep, especially as the school year begins. But with so many different options out there, it’s hard to figure out where to start. So here’s a few tips for getting your family started with meal prepping and a couple of my favorite meals I like to make! Read More »

Southern Summer Fun!

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Families in the South wanting to feel far far away, but not drive for that long, should head over to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for some Southern summer fun. Miles of pristine coastline located right in the heart of South Carolina’s “Grand Strand,” Myrtle Beach is home to a mere 30,000 people but draws a rumored 13 million in tourists annually. Read More »

Tips to Fill Your Day with Active Play

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As the busy school year progresses, it can be challenging for families to find time to play and stay active together. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that kids participate in 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day, but unfortunately this isn’t always what they are getting. Read More »