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New Year’s Eve Events for the Family

Looking for family-friendly ways to ring in 2013? Here are some events happening around the area that not only welcome kids, but in many cases, center around them. (And while you’re out enjoying them, chill the bubbly so it’s all … Continue reading

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Let the Halloween Festivities Begin!

  Halloween may still be weeks away, but its spirit has been pervading for awhile. Mostly in the form of costume catalogs sliding through the mail slot, but also with cobweb covered front yards and, of course, hauntingly endless conversations … Continue reading

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The Last Weekend Round-Up of 2011: December 29-31

  Wow, this year flew by!  It seems like yesterday that I was posting about New Years weekend 2010 (and lamenting how hard it is to find a babysitter on December 31). And here we are again, getting ready to … Continue reading

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Seize the Day off from School

Several people have asked me for ideas of things to do with the kids this Friday when they’re off from school for Veterans Day.  Surely, those several aren’t the only ones in need of activities to keep their broods entertained.  … Continue reading

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Get the Halloween Party Started

Why wait until the actual day to celebrate one of the best — no, the best in my book — holidays of the year?  Besides the bonuses of getting more mileage out of costumes and having extra excuses to indulge … Continue reading

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