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How Summers have Changed from Carefree to Safety-Conscious

I’m a thirty-something mom with two little girls that can’t get over how summers have changed from carefree to safety-conscious over the last thirty years.  I vividly remember running through the neighborhood with no shoes, no cares and minimal supervision except my mom peaking through the window to check to make sure we were in …

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Must-Have Summer Items

Last week’s Whimsy Wednesdays was so full of refreshing items that made me think of Summer that I couldn’t just stick to one category so instead I put together my must-have summer items all in one fabulous collection.  There’s everything from fun scented sidewalk chalk to a simply stunning backyard fire pit.  You don’t want to …

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