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Best Parts of The Thin Place by Kathryn Davis

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Best Parts of The Thin Place by Kathryn Davis

We got married a couple weeks ago, and on our honeymoon I read The Thin Place. If you decide to read it too, make a character key for yourself as you go along. Mine clocked in at thirty-seven characters before I started to remember who was who.

Memorable parts:

“It...

Wilderness Aware Rafting – Amazing family fun!

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Wilderness Aware Rafting – Amazing family fun!
We went rafting as a family for the first time.  The last time my husband and I went rafting was when we were still engaged to be married, so this was truly a treat.  Wilderness Aware (WA) is a great company, located in Buena Vista, Colorado., and they do more than just white water rafting.  WA … Continue...

New York Is My Playground

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New York Is My Playground

Remember way back when Sebastian and Lucas worked with Jane Goodrich Photography for a book project she was working on? Well, the book is here! New...

Japan Crate: Authentic Japanese Snacks and Toys at Your Doorstep Every Month! #JapanCrate #DokiDokiCrate

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Japan Crate: Authentic Japanese Snacks and Toys at Your Doorstep Every Month! #JapanCrate #DokiDokiCrate
Ever since I visited Japan at the age of 16, I’ve loved Japanese culture. Today’s kids love Japanese culture, too, thanks to all of their wonderful and imaginative cartoons, video games and manga. And, of course, many people -- including two in my...

Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Nursery Rhyme Collection

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Little Chickies / Los Pollitos Nursery Rhyme Collection

“I speak English and French,” Ellie announced proudly. As if to prove herself, she pointed to a yellow flower and said “That flower is jaune.” I nodded along, completely clueless until I googled how...

You’re Invited! Carnival Night For Kids 6/15 in Central Park

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You’re Invited! Carnival Night For Kids 6/15 in Central Park

Help us kick off the summer with the Coalition for the Homeless’ annual Carnival Night for Kids on Wednesday, June 15th in Central Park’s Victorian Gardens.

Carnival Night features thrilling amusement park rides, entertaining games, and activities, delicious...

Introducing the Little Passports World Edition Classroom Subscription Just in Time for Teacher Appreciation Week!

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Introducing the Little Passports World Edition Classroom Subscription Just in Time for Teacher Appreciation Week!
**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.Just in time for Teacher Appreciation Week, Little Passports has launched a World Edition Classroom Subscription! Each subscription includes:6-Month World Edition Subscription30 individual passports30...

Fridaaay! Links

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Fridaaay! Links

Mother’s Day is next weekend, so arrange for some sweetness. Above photo is from Heather Evan’s “Smith’s Seen Not Heard” project I have a weakness for artist mothers who include their kids in their work.

This tweet made me bark-laugh.

Better Aging Through Practice, Practice, Practice “Find something...

It’s National Coin Week! Introduce Kids to Coins with Little Passports’ World Coin Collection

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It’s National Coin Week! Introduce Kids to Coins with Little Passports’ World Coin Collection
**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link..It's National Coin Week in the United States! Collecting coins can help you and your children learn about science, history, places and events. Start...

Do you guys want some candy?

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Do you guys want some candy?

This mural at the Beach Chalet has me fully creeped. Do you think it was the artist’s way of saying, “Don’t trust that rich guy who hangs by the pier, kids. And do not reach into his popcorn bag when he offers to share.”

That said, those tiny little cowboy hats are...

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