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Note from the Publisher ~ Why Moms Don't Get Anything Done

Note from the Publisher ~ Why Moms Don't Get Anything Done

I know you busy mamas can relate to this one. My kids are older but as a work-at-home mom the struggle remains. Except now my quiet is usually interrupted by fighting, someone needing to eat {Constantly. They constantly eat. Like ...

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Family Getaway to Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

Family Getaway to Dollywood's DreamMore Resort

My family and I were recently invited to stay at Dollywood's newest hotel, the DreamMore Resort. My kids love a good hotel stay almost as much as they love going to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood so we were pretty excited ...

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Salem Fair Macaroni Kid Special Art Contest

Salem Fair Macaroni Kid Special Art Contest

Can your child create a macaroni masterpiece? We're hosting an art contest open to all children with lots of great prizes! Art may take any form, but must include macaroni. Judging will be based on appearance, design, use of macaroni, ...

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4th of July Fireworks & Events in Roanoke

4th of July Fireworks & Events in Roanoke

Fireworks on the 4thWhen? Monday, July 4th. Music and festivities start at 7:30pm and fireworks at 9:30pmWhere? River's Edge Sports ComplexCost? FREESmith Mountain Lake FireworksWhen? Sunday, July 3rd starting at 5:00PMWhere? Parkway MarinaCost? $10/car load and YMCA Kidz Zone is ...

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4th of July Craft of the Week: Fireworks Rings

4th of July Craft of the Week: Fireworks Rings

Here is a frugal and fun craft to enjoy with your family to celebrate the good ol' USA.What you'll need: 6 Sparkly Red, White and Blue Pipe Cleaners Directions: 1. Cut the pipe cleaners in half and divide them into ...

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Macaroni Recipe: Patriotic Fruit Pops

Macaroni Recipe: Patriotic Fruit Pops

These festive pops contain simple ingredients and supplies. Each layer needs to be added slowly, but the patriotic result is worth the wait. Makes four 3 oz pops. You will need: Pureed strawberries (approx 4 oz total)* Coconut milk (we ...

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Macaroni Recipe: Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Macaroni Recipe: Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookie

Start an annual tradition when you whip up a batch of these Yummy Red, White, & Blue Sparkle Cookies for July 4th! They are great for picnics, family treats or midnight snacks and, best of all, they are easy to ...

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Plan a 4th of July Weekend Yard Sale

Plan a 4th of July Weekend Yard Sale

It's that time of the year again. The weather is nice, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and yard sales are popping up all over the place. As they say, "one person's trash is another person's treasure". So, ...

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Free and Inxpensive Things to Do This Summer in Roanoke

Free and Inxpensive Things to Do This Summer in Roanoke

Find your summer family fun in Roanoke this summer! 101 Summer Boredom Busters Roanoke Area Vacation Bible School Directory 2016 Roanoke Summer Movie Guide (Free and cheap) 10 Free Summer Reading Programs

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Meet Samson ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

Meet Samson ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

Samson Age: 2 years Hey, I'm Samson! I'm a Siamese/Mix cat. With my light grey body and seal point coloring mixed with a striped tail, I'm a real stunner. If that's not enough, I have the best nature you could ...

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