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Everyday Fun: Household Finds to Keep Them Occupied

If you came to my house, you’d honestly think we raided a Once Upon a Child or scored big as a toy store went out of business. My husband, who grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, literally owned just a soccer ball growing up. Looking around our house, he can’t understand why two Christmases ago, I […]

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An Old-Fashioned Summer

I looooooooove vacation. More to the point, I love travel. Ocean breezes soothe my stressed out mind. Exploring a new city lifts up my spirit. A long drive laid out on a road ahead of me makes me practically giddy with anticipation. Unfortunately, between scheduling conflicts with the kids’ activities and some unexpected bumps in […]

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Preparing for the Unexpected

When my daughter was first born, I was on top of making a will, recording all of my financial information and obligations, and ensuring my father had access to my safety deposit box where everything was kept. However, things change.  Life changes.  What I recorded in my original will is so outdated after just eight […]

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