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Jul01
Making Camping With Kids A Little Easier

Making Camping With Kids A Little Easier

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Earlier this year a group of families from the school we moved to, invited us to go camping with them in August. I’ve always thought of camping as an activity meant for people who are not me. To me, camping with kids seems like the exact opposite of a “vacation.” But then you see I […]

May27
Summer Fun For Kids: Five Goals For My Kid’s Summer Break

Summer Fun For Kids: Five Goals For My Kid’s Summer Break

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This weekend we saw perfect weather until yesterday when we were hurled headlong into the most sweltering days of August. Spending the day outside sweating got me thinking about what I want out of this summer for my kids. It’s no secret I have mixed feelings about summer. It’s hard for me to work with […]

May20
Great Gifts For Teachers

Great Gifts For Teachers

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In just a few short weeks school will be over for the year. If you’ve been reading The Buzz Off for any length of time you understand why there is a black X on my calendar marking the last day of school. Still, even though I wish our school went year round, the end of […]

Apr29
Great Handmade Gifts For Mother’s Day

Great Handmade Gifts For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is once again around the corner. Holidays have a way of doing this, coming around each year, don’t they? Last year I shared some fabulous last minute gift ideas for moms, you can see them here. This year I’ve come up with five reasonably easy and still lovely gifts you can help your […]

Mar18
Easter Traditions and Ideas

Easter Traditions and Ideas

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Easter seems so early this year, I suppose because it is. The drag about this for those of us in the northern part of the US is there’s still snow on the ground, our daffodils haven’t even bloomed yet and the grass is still brown and dead. Festive! On the bright side Easter falls on […]

Feb26
Real Life Craft Time: Crafting With Good Things For Kids

Real Life Craft Time: Crafting With Good Things For Kids

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Last week, as I mentioned, was midwinter break. The school break with no purpose (since Spring Break is just three weeks away) except, as far as I can tell, to remind me why I need to start looking into summer day camps for my kids. Since we were home I picked up the latest Good […]

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