Follow the World Cup with Windows Apps #worldcup #brasil2014

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Calling all (fellow) soccer fans!! Happy World Cup!  #WorldCup and #Brasil2014 are here, and I have some Windows and Windows Phone apps help you to make the most of World Cup 2014! Don’t miss a beat! Follow FIFA World Cup with Windows Apps ESPN FC on Windows and Windows Phone offers comprehensive worldwide football coverage 24/7 for all ...

From Here Be Monsters to The Boxtrolls Movie #TheBoxtrolls

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I've been an avid reader my whole life.  It gives me so much joy to see all three of my kids devour books the way I always have!  Growing up, most of our books didn't turn into movies.  That's all changed, and so many childhood favorites of mine have since become miniseries or major movies. ...

Best Windows Apps for Sports Fans

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If you are still thinking of what to give the man in your life this Father’s Day, worry not! I’ve got you covered with some of the best Windows apps for sports fans! With a Windows App, you don’t have to worry about even leaving your house to pick up a gift. There is no ...

7 Science Activities to Enjoy This Summer

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The summer months are a wonderful time to continue exploring science. After all, it is all around you! Take a look below at 7 science activities to enjoy this summer with your child. These activities will help keep their minds fresh and active in science and ready for a new school year. 7 Science Activities to ...

Upcycle Craft Idea: Painted Vase

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This post brought to you by FrogTape. All opinions are 100% mine. We have some plain, boring glass vases and containers in our house.  Chances are, you have a few in your house too.  Given that it's summer, and lots of us have fresh flowers we want to cut and bring indoors to enjoy looking ...

7 Ways to Practice Math Skills This Summer

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A few weeks off in the summer can cause kids to lose those math skills they worked all school year on. Don’t let that happen! Instead, take a look below at 7 ways to practice math skills this summer. This ways are fun and frugal, and are sure to keep kids in the math mood. ...

How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Free Coloring Pages and Printables) #HTTYD2

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a must see for anyone who loved the first installment. We were lucky enough to score some seats to the AMC Loews Plainville screening and the whole Fam went to check it out. I'll be honest... Bringing my 3 boys.. Age 5 and 4 year old twins.. to the ...

Where to Pitch a Tent in New York

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New York State is filled with amazing places to pitch a tent. Whether you like to hike up mountains, fish in a crystal blue lake, or just read a book in a good camp chair, New York has you covered. There are many federal and state run campgrounds throughout New York ranging from $15-55 per ...

7 Ways to Keep Your Child Reading This Summer

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Now that school is out and summer is here, it is more important than ever to keep your child in the habit of reading. Reading for at least 20 minutes a day will help your child practice the skills of word decoding and comprehension, both essential skills when moving on to the next grade level. ...

What do real dads do? #RealDadMoments

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What do real dads do? They do a lot. There's a discord in our society that shows men not doing much with kids far too often.  Most of the men I know (and none are imaginary) are pretty involved in the care and emotional well being of their families. Real men do hug. Real men do kiss. Real men do ...