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OK, Let’s Talk About Plastic Surgery

This post is sponsored by Regional Plastic Surgery Center. All opinions are 100% our own! Raise your hand if you’ve ever looked up “What procedures has Kylie had done?” I fully admit to being interested in the world of enhancements. I literally looked up “Jenna Dewan before/after” just this week. I’m also currently fantasizing about a […]

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A Collin County Mom’s Guide to the Month of April

I can’t believe it’s already {insert literally any month}. But seriously, it’s April?! Just like that, the trees are bursting with flowers everywhere I look, and it’s delightful. April is for dining al fresco, strolling the town square, and sitting on the porch without fear of mosquito bites. But that’s not all April is good for—we’ve […]

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7 Activities To Keep Kids Entertained During Spring Break in Collin County

Spring break! Let’s talk about it. If you’re going out of town, that’s very cool and I’m jealous. If your kid is already signed up for a spring break mini-camp, you get the “Well-Organized Mom” badge. And if you’re going to play it by ear all week and hope for the best, WELCOME TO THE […]

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A Collin County Mom’s Guide to the Month of March

Happy March, happy Spring! I’m actually looking forward to doing a little spring cleaning, if you can believe it. Mostly when I think of spring cleaning, I think of taking your rugs outside and beating the dust out of them. Have you ever actually tried that? Rugs are SO UNWIELDY. Unless you have a strong […]

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2018 Young Writers’ Awards :: Explore Horizons

This post is sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own! We’ve talked about how great Explore Horizons is before. Their drive to create fearless learners and their commitment to accessible pricing makes them one of our favorites. I wanted to let y’all know about their annual Young Writers’ Awards competition, going on […]

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How to Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Collin County

For all those who think that Valentine’s Day is an overly commercial, manufactured holiday—I see you, I hear you, and I don’t even disagree with you. HOWEVER, for many of us, date nights can be few and far between, especially when free family babysitters aren’t an option. Valentine’s Day motivates us to make time for […]

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A Collin County Mom’s Guide to the Month of February

February, here we come. My four-year-old continues to say “Happy New Year” to everyone when we’re out and about. Does that still apply? Not so sure, but I’ll allow it. We hope you’re also having a happy new year, despite the weather angst you must feel over our recent wild temperature swings. From 13 to […]

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STAAR Preparation: Explore Horizons to the Rescue

This post is sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own. Standardized tests—let’s talk about ’em. Even before I had kids, I knew standardized tests were a hot-button issue. They’re stressful to students, parents, and teachers alike. If you’re new to the game, here’s a little summary of our current testing situation in […]

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