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Free Summer Fun: Tackle This NYC Scavenger Hunt For Kids

Seek and you shall find! Here’s a low-cost activity to get everyone off screens, out of the house & moving!

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Disney Parks Has New Christmas Gear & the Holiday Season Has Officially Begun

You can already score tons of holiday home accessories and clothing at the Happiest Place on Earth.

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The Titanic Will Set Sail Once Again & Our Hearts Will Go On

You can sail the ship’s original path—minus that whole iceberg collision and subsequent disaster.

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Keep Your Plastic Cups, Plates & More Out of the Microwave, Pediatricians Warn

The AAP has new food additive and plastic packaging guidelines for parents.

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8 Yummy Freebies Every Member of Your Family Will Love

From meals to special treats, there are lots of tasty freebies out there for your family!

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Our Favorite Gondola & Tram Rides from Coast to Coast

It’s not every day that you get to ride over rivers and rugged mountainscapes. We found the best places to make it happen.

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Winter In Wisconsin: I Hate It and That’s Okay

Winter in Wisconsin…what can I say? It sucks! I hate most everything about it! There is a brief moment following Thanksgiving where I envision a beautiful, white Christmas. But I guarantee you in that vision I am most certainly inside…

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What I Have Learned In 2016: Lessons For A New Year

Whether you’ve been watching the news, surfing the web, checking Twitter or Facebook, or simply having a conversation with friends or family, I am certain you have heard that 2016 was the worst year ever. “It was a s**t show!”…

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Thanksgiving: Focus On Gratitude

Photo: Photos by Kim Upton
Thanksgiving is this week, and I am going to be honest with you. I’m not feeling very thankful. Things have been a little rough for me lately, and it’s not just the presidential election bumming…

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The Parent’s Guide to Visiting the New ‘Icebergs’ Exhibit

It may be insanely hot, but you and the kids can pretend it’s the dead of winter at the National Building Museum’s ICEBERGS exhibit.

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New & Cool: Sunday Suppers at E.P & L.P

This tucked away Mid-City eatery has started serving a new “We Are Family” Sunday Family Supper. Discover why we love it and you will, too!

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Baby Grow: The New Gear Sharing Service That Delivers

Tight on space, money or time? This subscription for new parents lets you use the stuff — and then lose it!

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How to Take Apart Play Time: Tips From the World’s Best Tinkerers

Get your recycled materials and hammers ready. We talked to leaders in the tinkering field to give you ideas on how to look at everyday stuff in a whole new light.

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This slow cooker recipe cuts out the unnecessary butter in buffalo sauce, but keeps all the yummy flavor.

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Behind the Totally Awesome Keylime Cove with Jennifer Evans

Your Totally Awesome pick for greatest family getaway in the Chicago region, KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort is a hotspot for family fun and the best place to experience summertime fun all year round. The centerpiece of this fun zone…

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Date Night: Best Pub Grub in Seattle

As Octoberfest Activities are winding down, our friends at Seattle Magazine are here to remind us that sometimes it’s not all about the beer. Sometimes it’s all about the food. With this list of Seattle’s best pub grub, you’ll be…

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