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Toe Blossoms

  Toe Blossoms Add Fun Flair for Fancy Event        If you have a little girl, chances are you’ve put bows or flower clips in her hair. But have you ever thought of adding flowers and bows to your little ones’ feet?  I hadn’t until we received a …

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The Crew Goes Coconuts

  The Crew Goes Coconuts certainly presents us with a child’s view of a serious topic. Although the situation presented in the book isn’t, in my opinion, an extreme example of bullying, it does take a group of animals and a child-like perspective on an adventure to face an important …

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Exploring Every Avenue to the Right College

From earning good grades, to achieving the best possible SAT or ACT score, to coming up with a plan to make it affordable, many parents and students view the path to higher education as a multi-year journey that ends in triumph when the first acceptance letter arrives in the mail. …

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Memorial Day Weekend Family Activities

Family Fun On Memorial Day Weekend Enjoy fun and free activities with the entire family over memorial day weekend. Below is a list of patriotic and fun filled event for the national holiday!   Name: HerndonFestival 2014 Admission: Free Location: 777Lynn Street, Herndon, VA 20170 Date:May 29-June 1 Description:Fun filled …

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Bisquick Strawberry Shortcake

One of our all-time favorite family recipes. This tasty summer dessert will melt your heart. We eat this several times a summer. It’s THAT good. What you need: For the Strawberries: 1 quart (or 4 cups) of strawberries, sliced 1/4 cup of sugar For the Biscuits: 2 1/3 cup of …

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Fluxx Card Game

  Fluxx Is Family Crowd Pleaser     Remember being a kid and changing the rules of a game as you went along, just to hopefully make the game go your way? Looney Labs has created a card game (out of 100% recycled material no less) that does just that! …

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Checklist Place Mat

Table your constant stream of morning reminders with this clever place mat, which allows kids to take responsibility for their own must-dos. CRAFT MATERIALS: Decorative paper Scissors Glue stick 18- by 12-inch sheet of poster board Markers Clear Con-Tact paper (or have it laminated at a copy shop) Nontoxic dry-erase …

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