I Grow Connection #GroSomethingGreater


As a child of about six years of age, my parent’s gave me my first gardening space. It was a small garden right in front of the house (what on earth were they thinking…lol). Did I tend this prominent garden well? No. Like most children that age, the novelty wore off quickly. The weeds flourished, and I watered rarely. Despite my neglect a few flowers bloomed, and I bloomed with pride over…

Copycat Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

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Craving a Caramel Frappuccino, but sometimes you just can’t get out to the Starbucks?  Keep these supplies on hand and you will never have to go without again. Copycat Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Author: Robin Gagnon Recipe type: Beverage Ingredients 1 cup double-strength Starbucks Coffee (cold) ¾ cup Milk 3 tbsp Sugar 2 cups Ice ⅛ tsp Xanthan […]

20 Creative Easter Egg Design Ideas

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What is Easter without decorating eggs? Egg decorating itself has been a tradition that, according to Wikipedia, has documented artifacts as far back as 60,000 years. For the modern world, during Easter, or Eastertide, the egg represents the tomb of Jesus Christ. Today, many people enjoy decorating eggs. In this article, here are 20 creative […]

DIY Gardener’s Scrub Soap

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DIY Gardener’s Scrub Soap It’s that time of year again, when we start digging into our gardens and getting all messy (well, I hope this dreadful weather breaks soon so I can anyway).  I always have good intentions and stock myself with gardener gloves, but I have a tendency to see something that needs to […]

7 Fun Rainy Day Activities For Kids

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Nothing is more frustrating than being cooped up inside with a bunch of fidgety kids on a rainy day when you have a lot of work to get done.  As a working mother who often has kids at home with her, I understand the dilemma when these days appear and so these 7 Fun Rainy […]

The Importance of Family Dinner #NewTraDish


The importance of family dinner, is something which should not be overlooked. The act of sitting down to a meal together, nourishes family members with far more than just food. It is a great way to keep a strong connection with your kids, and I’ve even seen a recent report, claiming that children who eat dinner as a family are…

How To Save Money on Easter Baskets

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Easter baskets are something most kids really look forward to after the egg hunting festivities of Easter morning. I remember my mom used to tell me that the Easter baskets you buy at the store that are already put together are not worth the price because they are not all the way full and I […]