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desserts

Thanksgiving Desserts for Everyone

I love Thanksgiving! It’s my favorite holiday of the year, mostly because I live to eat. The turkey always tastes juicier; the mashed potatoes creamier, and the stuffing melts in your mouth. Having said that, no meal is complete without dessert, right? While pumpkin spice is my jam, I do like to switch it up, […]

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hustle

Living the Hustle

Dictionary.com defines hustle as to proceed or work rapidly or energetically. Me, I define hustle as being a mom in 2017! In fact, it’s my current season of life. From the minute I wake up to the minute I pass out, I’m hustling to keep everything together. The juggle of two kids, work, trying to keep that […]

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summer hangover

#SummerHangover

As the season prepares to change, I’m embracing the cooler nights. Why? Because I am suffering from a #summerhangover. Let me take a step back and explain. When the calendar turns to April, I start dreaming about summer. All the possibilities. As a teacher, May is the Sunday of spring. With the arrival of Memorial […]

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new math

FCMB Goes Back to School :: In with the “new” math and out with the old

As mothers, we understand one of the most critical components to our children’s young lives is their education. Since it’s time to ring in a new school year, the contributors at Fairfield County Moms Blog wanted to share some tips, tricks, and words of wisdom to help you through this exciting, yet stressful time. Be […]

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family dinner

Family Dinner 2.0

My husband and I both grew up having family dinners every night. On Sundays, thanks to our Italian heritage, we did “Linner.” (Lunch that starts at 2 p.m. and goes until 5 p.m.). I have very fond memories of my family of 4 sitting at the table, once my mom actually sat, watching Jeopardy or […]

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mom crush

Mom Crush: DJ Tanner

As a child of the 80s, I have vivid memories of watching Full House on Tuesday nights. Remember back in the day before the DVR and Netflix? When you actually had to watch live TV or miss it? DJ was the coolest young girl, who was honest, kind and wholesome. Everyone, including me, wanted to be […]

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