Author Archives: Leah Gilliland

2020 Summer Camps

River Bend Nature Center More information and sign up for RBNC summer camps HERE! YMCA The Y has multiple different day camps or weekly options! Find the full list and sign up HERE. Kemp Center of the Arts Camp: Anime Advanced July 13-17 1:00 – 3:00 pm Ages 12+ Tickets available HERE   Camp: Watercolor…

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End Of School Year

I know this isn’t the end of year we had all planned.   When you have kids, back to school and end of school is usually our calendar year, am I right? It’s weird, all being in an uncertainty. Isn’t it? Will anything ever look the same? My heart hurts for those of you that…

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In the frenetic world of 2020, if you aren’t checking your emails, liking your friend’s Instagram posts and planning your summer vacation while eating dinner, you’re guilting yourself into wondering why you’re wasting time. With loads of high-tech devices that make layering tasks almost effortless, mindfulness is a lost art — almost. In the middle…

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Can you believe it… We have all been so swept up in COVID-19, but in these times we have to celebrate everything we can. Especially our MOTHERS! Here are some last minute Mother’s Day gifts! 1. Flowers Flowers are timeless. At least isn’t that what everyone says! There…

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During times like this we need to band together as a community to support our local businesses. Here is a list of what our businesses are offering during COVID-19! Odd Duck Coffee House Will be offering curbside pick up, to go, and on Monday we’ll start delivery! They are currently working on “take home eat…

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Homeschooling is not for the faint of heart and with spring breaks being extended and some schools closing having a little help is okay! Here are some awesome school services that are being offered for free during the outbreak. Free Online Services Wonderopolis®  Invites children to explore intriguing questions about the world around us. The…

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How many of you actually wear green on St. Patrick’s Day??   I decided to look up this question and what the actual meaning of St. Patty’s Day was and boy was I surprised!! Did you know Saint Patrick wasn’t even a Saint and the actual color of the day back when it began was…

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Money for Teens: A Guide for Life Author: Tim Wuebker This book has an average review of 4.6 out of 5 stars! Money For Teens is for teenagers and young adults interested in learning about basic and advanced money concepts. Adults who want more financial education would enjoy this book as well. This book is filled…

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Christmas Crackers

Holy Moly! These were the hit of Christmas last year for mine and my fiance’s families! If you are looking for a an extra something to bring to your future (or current) inlaws for Christmas this is the way to go. When I was thinking about what I wanted to bring with us to Christmas…

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