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Adventures in Reading

My kids wrapped up school recently and, if they don’t receive a summer school-required reading list, they know they’ll get one from me. It’s not that they mind either. They know I usually recommend some pretty rollicking tales, some of which we’ll listen to as we traverse the highways together. Most years our road trips consist … Continue reading »

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Peep Shows

I’ll bet you never expected to read about Peep Shows on a family adventure site. No sordid backstreets involved in this escapade.  Peeps — marshmallowy fun, covered in a variety of colored sugar — aren’t for eating only any more. They’re being used to create art: 3-D dioramas complete with timely or classic topics cleverly displayed. Check … Continue reading »

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The Naughty Leprechaun!

weeAdventure welcomes guest blogger Kristen Rellihan. Is it me, or have the secondary holidays become over-the-top extravaganzas requiring the stealth of a SWAT team and at least three consultation phone calls with your favorite event planner? Growing up, we were content to make Valentine mailboxes out of old shoeboxes, some construction paper, glitter and markers. We … Continue reading »

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Stocking Full of Kisses

 weeAdventure welcomes guest blogger Patricia Nugent Valentine’s Day celebrates the love you share with the special people in your life.  Most children look forward to Valentine’s Day. In elementary school, decorated shoe boxes await exchanged cards and parties are held. By middle school, girls share candy with their BFFs and boys send notes to their … Continue reading »

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Popsicle Stick Bracelets, Almost

While home from school over winter break, my son started digging around in my craft closet. (Yes, I do have an entire closet devoted to craft supplies. But that is a story for another post.) He came out with some large, flat Popsicle sticks asking, “Mom, what are these for?” I couldn’t think of a good project on … Continue reading »

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