Our oldest daughter, Lucia, just turned 13. Cue the ugly crying face. I swear I just gave birth to her yesterday but somehow she is this suddenly this beautiful young lady, an inch taller than I am with feet that...
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How many times have you heard those words in your lifetime?  This call “may be” monitored and/or recorded for quality assurance. It’s the reassurance of knowing that whatever you discuss with your bank, phone carrier, cable company, insurance company, etc.,...
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It’s FALL! You know what that means? Pumpkin EVERYTHING. Call me basic if you want, but it’s a must for Fall. Give me all the pumpkin lattes, pumpkin breads and most of all, pumpkin desserts! And while pumpkin spice is...
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I’m about to take you back to a time you’d probably prefer to forget. You may have been feeling a little uncomfortable with the changes your body was going through. You may or may not have had someone to talk...
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There are certain foods that immediately transport me back to my childhood. At the top of that list would be my Nana’s matzo ball soup.  There was something about it that always comforted me, made me feel safe and put...
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For almost 10 years, at least one of my children has begged me for a trampoline.  It appeared on every Christmas list, every birthday wish list and came up in conversation just about anytime they went to their friend’s houses...
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Some people may call themselves a collector. They find something that they love and then buy one in every color.  As the years go on, those “collections” accumulate and although many of these things will eventually be removed from their...
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During our recent stay in Hutchinson Island, FL, we were provided with tickets to a couple of local family friendly attractions. I’m continuing our “Things to Do in Florida” series with The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center in Hutchinson Island, FL. If...
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If you have girls in your house, chances are at one point or another, they’ve wanted to become a mermaid.  I happen to have three of them.  Though one has changed her mind occasionally and switched to team unicorn, she...
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As a parent, we watch our kids go through a lot of firsts like their first word, first step and first tooth.  We’ve been blessed to have so many firsts with our three incredible girls.  And while the majority of...
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