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Perspectives

Barrel Nostalgia

This weekend at dinner, I turned to my friend and asked her, “Did your family ever send a barrel?” Based on the blank, slightly confused face that responded in silence, I realized that answer was no.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: 11/23

Sweet potato casserole, it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow! I’m going to be predictable for today’s LTP and hit it up Thanksgiving-style.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll 12/16

It’s an easy one today, friends.  Or at least I think it’s an easy one.  Today’s lunchtime poll wants you each to invent your own brand new flavor of seasonal holiday ice cream.  Use (or don’t!) all your best family traditions, create something completely off the wall or do a new twist on an old […]

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Gift Guide

Aunt Sally’s Holiday Guide to Nieces and Nephews: The Preschoolers

If you even get to see your preschool aged niece or nephew at holiday gatherings, consider yourself lucky. It’s about at the age of three that most children will choose their peers over the adults in the room, and if I don’t make an effort to go to the basement/bedroom/backyard where the cousins have gathered, […]

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Parenting

Trick’s on YOU, Mom! (I Think the Kids are in for the Candy)

Do you remember Halloween as a kid? I have vague memories of trick or treating in my neighborhood, and maybe attending a party or two. There was usually a classroom party and maybe a Girl Scout party thrown in for good measure. Sometimes there was a trip to the pumpkin patch, but usually we got […]