Simply spectacular summers when you’re a work-at-home mom

Every year around this time I start to see posts about embracing summer, making it magical for your kids, saying yes, and so on. And every year I'm torn between rebellion and guilt. It's not that I disagree with this in principle (although I think our kids have a pretty magical life in general and…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Walnut Crisp: Easy Summer Desserts

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Tart rhubarb and perfect summer strawberries come together under a crunchy walnut-dotted crisp topping in this easy summer dessert recipe. We arrived home around noon, tired from a morning of squatting in the field and running back and forth from the…

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Dear Readers… + Desktop Calendar {June 2013}

To download the image above to use as your desktop wallpaper, simply click the image (or this link: June 2013 Desktop Calendar) and choose Save Image As… Then, open the picture, right click and choose Set as desktop background. Dear Readers... Despite the heat and humidity it brings in our corner of the country, I…

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101 Ways to Embrace Summer {The 2013 List}

For the past two years, I've had fun compiling and sharing a list of fun, memorable summer activities for the family. We rarely make even a small dent in these lists during the summer, but putting it together always inspires me to be more intentional about our time and to look for ways to embrace…

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101 Ways to Embrace Summer

Summertime is here! Many kids are already out of school while others are counting down the last days, and the blogosphere and Pinterest (my newest addiction!) are buzzing with summer activities, foods and ideas for embracing summer. I've compiled a list of 101 of my favorite ideas here to inspire you to make this summer…

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