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5 Things I’ve Learned as a SAHM

The day are long, but the years are short.  Some days will fly by and others will go at a snail’s pace. Everyone tells you when you’re in the thick of it, when your babies are babies, to enjoy it. Right? Because one day you’ll blink and suddenly your son is walking instead of crawling and your […]

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Kids Eat Free and other Dining Deals in Tampa Bay

As a stay-at-home mom, I’m always searching for great deals. I enjoy going out to eat with my family but the cost adds up quickly. Dining out is a nice option on nights when are you are not in the mood to cook. However, it’s also a luxury for those on a budget or have […]

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Everyone Gets on Base

“But, Mama, why didn’t they let me get on first base?” This was the question my sweet boy asked me after he was thrown out on first in his very first baseball game of the spring baseball season. He had been practicing for nearly 5 weeks, 2-3 times a week. Finally, we were playing in a […]

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Pain, Pain, Go Away

“Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” ― Elizabeth Stone Sitting at our kitchen table, the shiny metal one that looks like it belongs in a vet’s office, my daughter tells me about an incident on […]

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Oh Fudge! An Ode to America’s Nostalgic Confection and the Art of Childhood Failure

American lore tells us that fudge first made its grand debut at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, at a senior auction in 1892. Whether this is true or not will remain a mystery, but what we do know is that chocolate fudge is a confection that the U.S.A can call its own. Many speculate that its invention was […]

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