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Molly's Crunchy Crafts

Molly’s Crunchy Crafts: Handmade Items You Have to Check Out!

{Disclaimer: We’re working with Molly’s Crunchy Crafts to bring you this post, however, the opinions are all our own!} I especially love handmade gifts. As a knitter, I have a great appreciation for the hard work and love that goes into creating items for others. When approached with the opportunity to work with Molly of Molly’s […]

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Raising My Biracial Babies While Living in Vermont

Raising My Biracial Babies While Living in Vermont

Raising kids is tough. Give birth to a child who is biracial or mixed race in Vermont, and things get a little more interesting. I’ve always been filled with questions. I question the weather, my relationships, myself as a mom, as a wife, as a friend, my insecurities, my religion, my political stance, my education, partner, sense of self, […]

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Vermont Teddy Bear Company

A Family Tour of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company

{Disclaimer: We are working with the Vermont Teddy Bear Company to bring you this post, however, all opinions are our own!} In the early 1980s, an enterprising Vermonter named John Sortino discovered that there was a shortage of teddy bears made in the US. He decided to make his own teddy bears in his garage […]

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Waking Kids Up on Weekdays: This is How We Do It

While my kids often wake up early on weekends to take advantage of their rare opportunity to watch television or play video games, allowing my husband and me to “sleep in” until 8 a.m., waking kids on weekdays presents a unique set of challenges for all of us. Without the allure of limited screen time […]

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girls, ice cream, restaurant

You Know You’re a Vermont Toddler Mama If…

Are you a mom? Do you have babies or toddlers? Do you live in Vermont, especially in the Chittenden County area? Then, chances are that you can relate to one or all of these statements. You know you’re a Vermont toddler mama if… Your kids’ first words are mama, dada, Ben, and Jerry. You’ve found […]

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Eating Locally in the Spring

I eat mostly local food. Overall, this is born from the fact that I sell at a farmers market and have goodies left over at the end of the market that I trade with other vendors that have things like meat, produce and bread left at the end of their selling day. It’s a great […]

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Homemade pasta

Homemade Pasta

Homemade pasta doesn’t usually rank high on a working mom’s to do list. But it’s worth it. Well, on the weekend anyway. If you feel comfortable making a pie crust, this is similar but easier. If you don’t feel comfortable making a pie crust, just focus on the easier part. And it’s very forgiving to […]

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