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Jennifer Doyle isn't sure what she wants to be when she grows up.

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Tips for Dealing with Your Kid’s Difficult Coach

Baseball season wrapped up a few weeks ago, and my son is already excited to play again next spring. This was his third year to play and he was assigned to a team with a wonderful, supportive coach. His coach was mild-mannered, but if the kids weren’t playing well, he’d let them know in a MORE »

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9 Ways to Date Your Spouse Without Going Broke

My husband and I will celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary this weekend. Between summer camp fees, vacation expenses, and some unexpected home repairs, we will be celebrating on a budget. We went all out for last year’s 10 year wedding anniversary and took a vacation without the kids to the beach for several days. It MORE »

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5 Things You May Not Know About Vacation Bible School

Since living in the South for the majority of the last 13 years, I have learned a lot about Southern culture. Summertime in the south includes sweet tea, endless talk about the upcoming college football season, and probably the greatest Southern summer tradition: VBS. What is this vee bee ess, you ask? It’s three glorious letters MORE »

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What I Learned By Spending Some One on One Time with My Son

Life is hectic, isn’t it? One minute you have a newborn, you blink your eyes, and the next minute you have a six-year-old son and five-year-old daughter. How does time pass so quickly?! Even though we do spend a lot of time together as a family, our entire existence seems dictated by our schedules. We MORE »

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Getting Back to Healthy Eating After Gluttony on Vacation

There’s something about being on vacation that makes me eat the worst junk food in the world. The traveling part of getting to and from the destination always consists of too much fast food since there’s little choice for quick options along the way and I never think to pack sandwiches. We also splurge on MORE »

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SHHH! Super Secret Key Lime Pie Made With COOL WHIP

I have a secret. Well, it’s not really my secret, but rather a certain pie maker who charges a lot of money for her seasonal creations. Here’s the story: A friend of mine, her father LOVES Key Lime Pie. He loves it so much, that every summer when the lady down the street makes these MORE »

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8 Tips for the Summer Road Trip

I think that every person I know has booked a beach vacation. We haven’t booked a beach vacation ourselves, or any vacation for that matter, and quite frankly, I’m totally bummed out about it. My kids are awesome travelers, but we just have too many commitments with work this summer to take the time away MORE »

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COOL WHIP and Mad Men Fruit Dip

I have a good friend who loves to throw elaborate theme parties. She is always planning her next soiree, and the last party she dreamed up was a Mad Men Luau theme. I was ALL about this theme, as Mad Men is one of my favorite shows and I was dying to dress up like MORE »

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