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Fun on the Farm!

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 Sunshine on a Fall day can only mean one thing – it’s a perfect day for a trip to the farm. Our plan was to go to the pumpkin patch but when we arrived there were no hayrides, so our … Continue reading

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Fall Activity for Kids- Painting Craft Pumpkins

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My friend Sara recently asked me what kinds of Fall activities I had planned for the twins. Apart from going to all the pumpkin patches in and around town I came up with nothing. That’s when she suggested painting craft … Continue reading

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Online Worlds Collide in Pittsburgh, when Mommy and Travel Bloggers Meet!

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Blogging for over a year, you get to discover some favorite blogs and some favorite people. Stars had aligned and I was about to meet my favorite travel blogger in person! For the 4th of July, travel blogger Karen and … Continue reading

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Respecting Individuality Among Twin Siblings

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 I’m raising twin toddlers. I’m raising boys. There’s not a day that goes by where I don’t wonder if I am doing the job right. Even though they are twins they are individuals. With this being said, I dress them … Continue reading

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Rubber Ducky, You’re the One, You Make Pittsburgh Oh So Fun!

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Rubber Ducky we are oh so fond of you!!!! Ernie would LOVE this four story high rubber ducky that landed in Pittsburgh last week. It’s created by a Dutch artist and this wacky ducky sculpture has been in Amsterdam and … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Preschool: a Big Step for Parents, an Even Bigger Step for Kids.

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  Wow. Crazy. My 5.9 lb and 5.10 lb twin boys have grown up and are old enough for preschool. When did that happen? After years of talking to friends and strangers at the playground about what school to send the … Continue reading

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Preschool for the Twins Equals Crazy Morning Routines!

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 Last week…… “Wake up, little loves, it’s time to get ready for school” Check my watch – got plenty of time. Drag the kids out of bed, get the breakfast ready, walk the dog, dress the kids, dress myself, check … Continue reading

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A “Forgetful” Apple and Walnut Cake

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As you know our recent apple picking adventure led to an awful lot of apples in our house, so I dusted off my apron and made a lovely apple cake. As I am not much of a baker, I didn’t … Continue reading

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How to Survive Apple Picking with Toddlers!

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 Well it’s that time of year again – Fall.  You wake up in the morning to a crisp chill in the air, leaves have started changing colors and there’s a whole new group of activities to sink your teeth into – … Continue reading

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What’s FUN for Toddlers, Doesn’t Involve Technology, AND Promotes Team Work?

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  WOW – whatever that is, it must be pretty awesome right? So, what’s fun for toddlers, doesn’t involve technology and helps kids work together?: the new installment of our kiddies book club from Club Book Worm. This was our third … Continue reading

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