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​5 Pizza Toppings That Will Blow Your Mind

Do you ever switch up your pizza toppings? Or do you order the same type of pizza over and over? While I’m not afraid to try pizzas that I’m not used to, I tend to order or make the exact same pizza each and every time (for the record, it’s always Hawaiian...yep, I’m a [...]

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Top Tips for Traveling with Children

Do you have any plans to take your children on vacation? Spring break is coming soon and before you know it, summer will be here! Call it age maybe, but in my recent years, I have decided that traveling with my family is absolutely important to me, so whenever my kids are out of school, [...]

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​Top 5 Crops to Plant with Your Children

We here at Sassafras have talked a lot about the benefits of gardening with children. I started gardening with my children when they were very young and I have discovered that some plants are favored over others when it comes to gardening with kids.Some of these crops are better for kids because they sprout faster, [...]

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​5 Benefits of Holiday Baking with Kids

The holidays are rapidly approaching and for many of us that means lots of baking in the works! Baking the turkey, ham, casseroles, cookies, pies, cakes, and more typically fill up most of my time during the holiday season.  How about you?Do you have kids at home? If you have kids at home do you [...]

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​Our favorite Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving is upon us. You know what that means. Yeah, thankfulness, family, gathering and all of that, of course. You know what I was really thinking though… that’s right. PIE. Delicious, comforting, down home, sometimes sweet, occasionally spicy, deliciously warm pies. All. The. Pies.Do you make homemade pies for [...]

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Table Decorating Tips for an Elegant Dinner

Thanksgiving is a few short weeks away and I don't know about you, but I am already in my planning stages. I host Thanksgiving at my house and while we are a relatively casual family, I do know that I want to make our holiday gathering special.  Plus, I like to knock everyone's socks off [...]

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8 Benefits of Musical Toys for Kids

Whether you are a musician or not, you can’t dispute importance of music on our lives. From historic musical figures like Beethoven and Bach to game changing musicians like Elvis, U2 and the Boss, music is a part of us. It is in our history books, our memories and life without music would be [...]

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Getting an Early Start on Thanksgiving Prep

I cannot believe that I am saying this, but Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. I am starting to get pretty serious about my menu planning and my invite list. Ok, that last part is kind of a joke, we are inviting our family and whoever else wants to come. I [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Amazing Unicorn Party

Okay, my friends, I am about to help you become a master party planner. A master party planner for unicorn parties, that is. Unicorns are all the rage right now. Little kids and adults alike are loving them and they are dominating Pinterest and other social media platforms.Just head on over to [...]

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​Football Party Tips & Tricks

As much as we want to be at the stadium every football game during the season, it is just not possible. Most of us can’t afford it, but also, it is just not feasible to make it to the stadium weekly when we have a thousand other responsibilities throughout the week. Guess what though? [...]

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