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It's here, the unofficial start of Summer, pool openings, ice cream trucks and kids who never want to go to sleep! These last few weeks of school are tough ones in our home, I am sure it is for many! ...

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Early Bird 2015 Summer Camp Guide

Early Bird 2015 Summer Camp Guide

Summer Camp GuideHere is the start of our guide, this guide will run through Mid June and feature the best of Summer Camps in Richmond. Click on the Link above and each camp will share specific info along with any ...

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3 Tips to Starting Your College Savings

Motivated by the chance to win $10,000 for higher education from Virginia529 this month but not sure how to get started? Here are three tips to help: Attend a free college savings information session May 26-28. Learn the importance of ...

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Looking for great kids birthday party ideas?

Looking for great kids birthday party ideas?

Looking for great kids birthday party ideas? My friend Nate has made it super EZ for you plus he is offering Mac Kid readers an awesome giveaway with his site Party RVA. PartyRVA is a website that is super easy ...

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Peppa Pig is coming! And we will have giveaways .. keep watching :)

Peppa Pig is coming! And we will have giveaways .. keep watching :)

Peppa Pig is coming! And we will have giveaways .. keep watching :) Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, and Peppa Pig are coming to Richmond CenterStage this November in Peppa Pig LIVE! Peppa's Big Splash! Peppa Pig's Big Splash is an ...

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Quote of the Week-

Quote of the Week-

And I'm proud to be an American,where at least I know I'm free.And I won't forget the men who died,who gave that right to me.~Lee GreenwoodBut the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for,Is their ...

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Thinking of Chaperoning a Graduation Party or Beach Trip ?

Thinking of Chaperoning a Graduation Party or Beach Trip ?

Thinking of Chaperoning a Graduation Party or Beach Trip to Allow "Safe Under-Age Drinking?" - Consider Your Liability Back in the day parents could potentially host a "safe" party for their seniors, collecting keys and monitoring alcohol use, with at ...

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This Weeks Goodies & Winners

This Weeks Goodies & Winners

~~Giveaways~~ 32oz double wall insulated reusable Monogrammed red solo cup from MaraLouiseMonograms. Comment and like on Facebook to be entered . Don't worry, we will be doing another one in June here too! ** Flying Squirrels **4 tickets to any ...

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Special Kids... Special Needs

KnowDifferent is in its 5th month of publication, I took on this new project to reach families with kids who are "knowdifferent" . It is a monthly newsletter sharing info, content, events and more all for RVA families .If you ...

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App Of The Week

Sago Mini Road Trip is cute, free play app for little ones that will inspire and delight children for hours. With lots of fun interactive animations, awesome background music, and a fun, easy to use set up, this app allows ...

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Cool Berry Flag Cake

Cool Berry Flag Cake

This cool, refreshing "cake" does double-duty for the summer holidays of Memorial Day and July 4th.You'll Need: 10 sheets graham crackers 3 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons butter, melted Light whipped topping, room temperature (for easy spreading) Strawberries, sliced Blueberries How ...

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Simple Mosaic Sun Catchers

Simple Mosaic Sun Catchers

This project is a fun way to use up paper scraps while celebrating the fact that spring is in full swing. Depending on the age of your kids, they may be able to do all, most or some of this ...

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Carissa's Kitchen

Carissa's Kitchen

Many of you have asked for recipe's on the site , I am going to try and see if I can take this on!I am happy to use your recipes as well , so please submit if you'd like.This has ...

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Partnering With Innsbrook After Hours

Partnering With Innsbrook After Hours

We are super excited to be partnering with Innsbrook After Hours again this season.We will have giveaways throughout the whole season to offer you chances to see some of the best music at such a fun venue! Innsbrook After Hours ...

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Regal Summer Movie Express 2015 $1 Movie Schedule

Regal Summer Movie Express 2015 $1 Movie Schedule

Regal Summer Movie Express 2015 $1 Movie Schedule Week 1 Nut Job Annie Week 2 Earth to Echo The Boxtrolls Week 3 Paddington Turbo Week 4 Rio 2 How To Train Your Dragon 2 Week 5 Mr. Peabody & Sherman ...

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Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Summer Reading Programs for Kids

Barnes & Noble Here Is How: Barnes and Noble summer reading program is back . Imagination's Destination will give your child a free book after 8 books are read over the summer. There are many free books to choose from ...

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