Publisher's Note

Publisher's Note

*CORRECTION ON TAX FREE CLOTHING/FOOTWEAR Summer is flying by and many are heading back to school in a couple of weeks! *If you are shopping for school then make a mental note that tax free week begins this coming Sunday ...

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Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

We all have that friend with her pulse on what is going on in her community. Often these parents lend their talent to PTO's, MOPS, or local playgroups, and any mom with the desire to be an integral part of ...

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Osh Kosh B'gosh - Save BIG on Back-to-School Shopping

Osh Kosh B'gosh - Save BIG on Back-to-School Shopping

One word -; SAVINGS! When we shop for back-to-school clothing we want to SAVE money and we want FASHION! We want our kids to feel awesome in what they are wearing and we want to feel good because we are ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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Cherry Blossom Tree

Cherry Blossom Tree

What you need: Paper lunch bag Pink tissue paper (we used light and dark pink) Stuffing (newspaper, etc) Other supplies: Green crayon, marker or colored pencil Scissors Glue What you do: 1. Color the bottom 1/4-1/3 of the bag green. ...

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Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Host Your Own Playground or Backyard Summer Games!

Didn't make it to South America this year to watch the summer games? Don't worry, you can host your own games at your favorite playground, field or backyard. Don't forget to follow playground rules, be aware of other families using ...

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Two-Minute Cinnamon Rolls

Two-Minute Cinnamon Rolls

What you need: 1 package refrigerated cinnamon rolls Waffle iron Cooking spray What you do: Plug in your waffle iron. Once it's heated up, spray top and bottom with cooking spray and place 4 raw cinnamon rolls on the waffle ...

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Local Beach Guide

Local Beach Guide

A Local Beach Guide All beaches and lakes are officially open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Fees apply to most beaches and lakes. If you have information on a local beach or lake that is not on the ...

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Local Farmers' Market Guide

Local Farmers' Market Guide

Farmer's Market 2015 It is my absolutely most favorite time of the year -; Farmer's Market season! I very rarely hit the supermarket for vegetables, fruit and other delightful farm fresh items during these months. Below are various local farmers ...

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Local Library Directory

Local Library Directory

A directory of libraries in our local town(s) - Trumbull, Monroe, Newtown, Easton, Shelton, Derby and Ansonia. Please note, I add most library sponsored events to our calendar, but those that require registration are not listed so be sure to ...

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