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In The Mountains

Im in the mountains with a bunch of friends and LOTS of kids. My family alone is 7 this week as we are watching my niece Jade. I love having her and hopefully we will share an amazing holiday together. I promised David that this would not be a working, computer weekend, but I wanted to give you a quick update. Ill keep it short.

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Brokeback Mountain thoughts

My book group read Annie Proulxs book, Close Range: Wyoming Stories this past month. You might know this author better by her short story, included in this book, which was made into a block-buster movie: Brokeback Mountain.Proulx writing creates imagery that is incredible. You can feel the wind howling through the Wyoming range land. You can see the colors of the dirt, the rocks, the horizon, the angry sky. You can hear the …

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Top 10 Family-Friendly Holiday Destinations for Magical Memories

Discover the world’s most enchanting holiday destinations that cater to families with kids. From snowy wonderlands to tropical paradises, these 10 destinations promise unforgettable experiences for all ages.

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The Family Guide to Bug Bites 

Bug bites have been a persistent souvenir of outdoor activities throughout human history, and today, these pesky critters continue to trouble our families. It’s an all-too-familiar scene—your kids return from outdoor play, already scratching at fresh bug bites acquired in the backyard. To effectively deal with these nuisances, it’s essential to understand the distinct preferences and behaviors of common pests that leave us with itchy welts.

In this article, we’ll explore three of the most prevalent bloodsucking pests before delving into effective strategies to safeguard your family and home from these persistent invaders.

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Pre-Holiday Must-Haves

"It's beginning to look  a lot like Christmas..." The weather is getting cooler and holiday decorations are popping up so it's definitely time to start getting prepared! We have a few items that are must-haves for your family and friends that you want to get asap. It's almost December and this year, more than ever,…