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home decor spring 2016

Fresh for Spring 2016: Home Decor Edition

Spring. It’s fresh. It’s bright. It’s fun. It’s your last chance to decorate/ organize/ redo before summer rolls around and you call it quits until the fall. At the same time, it’s also a super busy season. There’s spring break, followed by Easter, and then a final push to finish up the school year. Is there even time […]

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SPRING BREAK 2016 Events and Activities Guide in the RGV

Spring Break 2016: Events and Activities Guide

Spring Break is around the corner! How are you planning to keep your young ones busy? There’s a TON of stuff going on across the RGV, so we rounded up some ideas from our contributing writers to get you started. ACTIVITIES: Be RAAD. Read Across America Day. Show your reading spirit and honor the good doctor by wearing something red and […]

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having a daughter

On Having a Daughter

The other day, I was on the phone with one of my oldest and closest friends. We were talking about whether or not to have kids. Quick background: I already have one. She’s 10 months old. It feels like I’ve been a parent forever. My friend, on the other hand, is still unsure about the whole child-rearing […]

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Ham for the Holidays

Ham for the Holidays {Recipe + Sweepstakes}

Cooking a 15-pound turkey is no joke. I would know— my husband just cooked one for Thanksgiving. Of course, after all his hours of basting, I graciously volunteered to take the next holiday. Which left me in charge of the Christmas ham. Here’s what I love about ham: It’s delicious. Also, it’s EASY. Since my in-laws are in town this week, we […]

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The Breastfeeding 15

The Breastfeeding 15

Surely, you’ve heard of the “Freshman 15.” That well-known term for the extra pounds that magically appear the first year of college. What you may not have heard of is the “Breastfeeding 15.” That new term (yeah, I just made it up) for those extra pounds that magically appear the first few months of breastfeeding. When I gave birth […]

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