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Party Planning made simple with online help (access required)

Wracking your brain for what to do for your next big bash? From the invitations and decorations to the cake and party favors, party planning parents in Central Pennsylvania are turning to the online world for help from a website dedicated to sharing—Pinterest...

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Etiquette 101 (access required)

Sheryl Trower, founder and president of the Etiquette School of Central Pennsylvania, says etiquette empowers people. Whether it’s children or business professionals, Trower says having good social skills and understanding etiquette can help anyone to shine in social situations...

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Protect young eyes in the Technology Age (access required)

Whether it’s a tablet with an educational purpose or a big screen displaying the latest video game, the use of electronic technology is skyrocketing among kids. Unfortunately, all of that screen time can cause eye fatigue and ultimately have an impact on your child’s overall vision and eye health...

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No McDreamy here (access required)

Dads don’t really get much respect these days. Sometimes I think we are just here to hear what others feel we need to hear, write checks, fix things and take pictures of everyone else...

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Thirteen going on 72 (access required)

On Monday, my people celebrated my birthday. I guess I should mention that they celebrated THE DOG’s birthday, too, but this post isn’t about my overexuberant, slobbering housemate, so just forget about him...

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Glitter wars (access required)

My son got his hands on some glitter today. I have no idea how it got in my house because I have a strict "no glitter" policy. I believe this crafting supply is the devil...

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My Easter whine (access required)

Out of all the holidays, Easter is really one of my favorites. However there is a certain way things should be done. So I want to put my issues out there for your debate...

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And I quote (access required)

Instead of my normal blog, this week I want to share my favorite quote by Marianne Williamson. I hope you all love it as much as I do!

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Crowded sidewalks (access required)

I grew up in the country—far away from anyone but relatives. At the time, it was actually a dirt road that no one travelled unless you were purposely heading to one of the 10 or so houses that lined the entire 3-mile road...

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Alien autopsy (access required)

My son received some very cool gifts for his birthday last week. Most required batteries—a LOT of batteries—$80 worth! But one of the moms taped the required batteries to the outside of her gift and this woman is now my hero...

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