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5 Summer Activities To Do With Your Kids - 2020 Edition

Normally, I like to make a Summer Bucket List to make the most of summer with my kids, it’s filled with ideas for little trips and visits to pools and playgrounds. This year, the pandemic has made me wary of doing anything unnecessary when it comes to public spaces.  Everyone has a different level of risks, that’s why the five ideas below are pretty pandemic-friendly.  (Who thought that was a sentence I would write this year!)  I tried to think a little outside the box of the usual (great) ideas, of kiddie pools and sprinklers, and hopefully the activities below will be ones you can incorporate into your bucket list and enjoy! Camping in the backyard - the good thing...

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How To Make Your Home Ready For Summer

For those of us living in the Midwest, the arrival of summer is no joke.  The anticipation of warm, lazy summer days is an activity unto itself.   After the slog of winter, having a longer day and a warm breeze is a game changer for my mood! Given the current circumstances of quarantine and social distancing in the world, we are all spending more time than ever at home.  Most activities I know of are cancelled for the summer, and everything we turn to for simple fun, like outdoor playgrounds, are still closed here in Ohio. All of this means that it’s a good idea to sit down and think about what you want your home to look and...

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