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by Natalie Lloyd

Red, White and Blue Treats for the Fourth

It’s Independence Day! My family loves celebrating the Fourth of July. We love attending a parade and community celebration, cooking out with family, and...

20 summer boredom busters for kids

Summertime is lots of fun…until the kids get bored. Bored kids whine and fight and drive their parents crazy. At least that’s what my...

Pool Safety

School is out and summer is here! Summertime means pool time for my kids and me. When it’s too hot to do anything else,...

Old School Car Games for Kids

Summer is almost here and my family is looking forward to heading to the beach. Although I love beach vacations, I always dread the...

Surviving Daylight Saving Time with kids

Whoever invented Daylight Saving Time didn’t have children. I’m sure of it. No one with children would willingly wreak a little one’s natural rhythm...

10 no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas

Pumpkin picking is so much fun! My children love to visit our local pumpkin patch each year in the fall. They scour the field...

School lunch ideas for kids

We’re just five weeks into the back-to-school routine and, already, I’ve noticed my son’s lunch coming home uneaten. The daily PB&J with goldfish seems...

Indoor fun for rainy days

“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house all that cold, cold wet day…So all...

Celebrate Grandparents Day this Sunday

Compared to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Grandparents Day gets very little attention. Although Grandparents Day may not be as commercialized as other holidays,...

Two destinations for an end of summer camping trip in the NC mountains

My children love to camp! A long-weekend camping trip in the NC mountains is one of the things on our summer bucket list that...

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Jennifer Manchester makes Top 10 Best Realtors

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