Ready for Winter?

Ready for Winter?

Winterized home

It’s getting a little chilly out there! Which makes me think about getting the house and car ready for winter. Too many times in the past, we’ve waited until it actually is winter before winterizing. But it’s much better to be prepared ahead of time. I realized that it helps to have a checklist to […]

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Trick or Non-Candy Treat!

non-candy treats

Ten days to Halloween! What treats are you going to pass out this year? I personally don’t have a problem with the candy. I had too much fun myself filling up a pillowcase full of candy and then trading with my friends. But with the increase in allergies and food intolerances, along with growing problems […]

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Resale Shopping Part 2: Best Buys

thrift store costume

We all know some of the great finds you can score at the local Ann Arbor area thrift shops in terms of clothing, especially for kids. But there are all sorts of fabulous items you can shop for resale that you might not have considered. Here are my top 5 favorites: Costumes! Since it’s that […]

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Strategies for Shopping Resale

resale shopping with child

One of my joys in life is resale shopping. There is nothing like finding just the perfect thing you didn’t know you were looking for, or maybe even the perfect thing you were looking for. You definitely can’t beat the prices. Probably half the clothing I own (and would be more if it weren’t for […]

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Tis the Spooky Season!–Halloween Party Planning

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Tomorrow begins October and you know what that means—Halloween! If you are thinking about having a Halloween party this year, whether for adults or kids, now is the time to start planning. Here are some planning tips to get you on your way: Pick a date and time. You might want to check around to […]

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Stop Forgetting to Remember!

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We’re in prime back-to-school mode now: past the beginning-of-the-school-year gearing up and not yet to the slowing-down-for-the-holidays period. This is when we have an incredible number of afterschool activities, events, and projects to remember, as well as doctor’s appointments, business meetings, weekend trips, and birthdays. How to remember it all? Well first and most importantly—realize […]

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