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One of the gifts Kansas gives us in exchange for the bitter cold winters and blistering hot summers is the perfect weather days that can show up any month of the year. If the mercury is between fifty and...
The 4th of July always sneaks up on us. School gets out, we get in our summer routine, and then BAM! it's already time for fireworks. We drove past a fireworks tent being set up this week and my...
School's out, but we can all use ideas for learning activities with items we have on hand through the summer too, right? These are some low (or zero) prep ideas to keep your toddlers and preschoolers entertained and learning...
In the middle of the afternoon (or 8 am in the summer…) hot coffee just won’t do. You need that pick-me-up plus some iced deliciousness to catapult you through your day. We’ve rounded up some creative choices from the...
If April showers bring May flowers, then June definitely brings all the bugs.  In Kansas, we have no shortage of trials and tribulations in the garden, but being armed with some basic tools and tricks that help keep insects...
The sun is out.   The temperatures are rising.   Kids are finished with school for the next couple of months.   This could only mean one thing: swimsuit season is here. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re a mom. And despite working on loving...
This summer of 2020 may look a little different than summers in recent history. Many families will likely be staying a little closer to home and skipping camps and community outings. The question on so many mama's minds is,...
What mama doesn’t need a drink right now, am I right? Martinis always make me feel sophisticated and like I'm living in an episode of Mad Men. But sometimes a classic vodka or gin martini isn’t quite what I’m...
We are often asked for our favorite weekend getaways and day trips from Wichita, so we have compiled a list of suggestions straight from local moms. We love nothing more than to shake things up a bit by hopping...
Are you ready for some red, white and blue? Even though the city of Wichita has cancelled our annual activities, there are still lots of 4th of July parades & fireworks displays in the surrounding areas!  Augusta City of Augusta Fireworks...
Now that summer is here, it’s time to have a little fun in the sun! But first, sunscreen. Protecting skin from the sun should be important for everyone, everyday, but it’s even more so for our little babes who...
Now that the weather is warming up, the best way for families to beat the heat is with some delicious snow cones and shaved ice. Adults and kids cannot resist these satisfying treats that come in hundreds of yummy...
Whether you are an avid camper or simply enjoy relaxing around a fire pit in own back yard, something about cooking your meals outdoors is more fun. We love spending time together as a family in nature. Keeping my...
There's no better way to beat the Kansas heat than to take a dip in the swimming pool. Spending the day swimming is not only a ton of fun, it's a sure fire way to make sure the kiddos...

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