Tag Archives: kids

Making The Most of It

With all of the running around we do while shuttling the kids to school, sports and the such, we end up spending countless hours in the car.  I have come up with a fun way to make the most of these … Continue reading

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Snow Much Fun!

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am super excited about the news of the long-awaited arrival of a real snowfall!  There is just something about the way the snow blankets everything, making even the simplest of backyard … Continue reading

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Brownie Swirl Cheesecake

When the weather is dreary and cold like it is now, I love to turn that oven on and bake away.  Yesterday was one of those days when I knew a decadent dessert was in order.  The kids are on … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Brownies

Hoping to find a cute new holiday dessert to break away from the tired christmas cookies and pies, I was browsing through some fun food blogs and found this awesome recipe over at daisy’s world and just had to share.  These … Continue reading

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Here We Go ‘Round The District 135 Rumor Mill…

Now that a tentative agreement has been made between the board and the union reps, we now sit back and wait until the January meeting when it becomes official.  Read the press release here.  Many rumors have been flying around about changes in the … Continue reading

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Children First: Rally Brings Together Parents, Citizens and Teachers

Last night over 200 people gathered at the Administration building for a rally before the negotiation meeting took place.  I was there and was immediately impressed with the community togetherness that was displayed by the simple act of standing for … Continue reading

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Who Takes Care of Mommy When She is Sick?

I’ve got a horrible case of Strep throat.  My voice is all but gone and every ounce of energy is drained from my body.  Nevertheless, this does not change the fact that many things still need to be accomplished today. … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating in Orland Park

Halloween is almost here! Costumes are ready and local kids are super excited about the possibility of bags full of candy. Trick or Treating hours in the village are listed as 2pm through 7pm this year.

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Top 5 Family Friendly Things To Do In Orland Park This Summer

  Looking for something family friendly to do with the kids this summer? You do not need to look far as Orland Park has so much to offer right here in town.  

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I Miss My Two Hours of Silence

My kids have been out of school since June 7th.  I vowed that this Summer, I would not sign the kids up for any camps or any activity for that matter that required me to be anywhere at a certain time. 

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