Keep Calm and Scary On

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  We are so stoked for Halloween.  What’s not to love? Costumes, chocolate, pumpkin carving, an excuse to buy dry ice…oh yah.  And we might even get some trick or treaters this year. ( I am sooo over-stocked for candy supplies, also a good thing) So, I have had many Halloween parties over the years and I try to do something a little different every year to keep it fresh and of course provide age appropriate entertainment as the kids have gotten older.  The first year I decided to get a few fireworks was classic.  I went to purchase my first batch at one of those pop up firework stores that appear a week before…

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School’s Back!

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What a whirlwind the past few months have been.  From the moment school was out, we have been rushing to day-camp, sleep-away camp, work, appointments, trying to make time for BBQ’s, beach fun, making jam, sunscreen application, water parks, camping.  I am sure everyone has had a similar version of that scenario this summer.  I am sort of relieved to be heading back to schedules and cooler weather. For those of you answering the ubiquitous, ‘What I Did this Summer” question that will be asked over and over again in the coming weeks, I offer this twist for your consideration;  “What I Learned this Summer”, – the more I have to do on a single day, the higher the likelihood…

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