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10 Things to do with Your Apples

Lets just say that last weekend, you took your family apple picking at one of our fabulous Dayton area U-Pick Apple Farms! It was a total blast, and your family managed to leave with sticky fingers, muddy shoes, a limited amount of meltdowns, and a bushel or two of apples in your van (Here’s to […]

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The Day I Decided Obesity Wouldn’t Kill Me

My life has been filled with bizarre comments about my body. At this point, I laugh at most of them… usually over chocolate cake and followed by a good cry. To paint the picture nicely, one comment came from my boss telling me a contestant on the Biggest Loser could pass for my twin…it was the […]

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September Dayton Dozen

September is the start of fall – and the season for festivals!! Bring on the warm days and cool nights! Here is a list of Dayton Mom’s Blog approved events in September! 1. Montgomery County Fair – Dayton, Ohio at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds ***DMB Tip – Go during the day – it it less hectic […]

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Whole Foods on a Friday Night

Consider this a public service announcement about Whole Foods on a Friday night. 1) It’s not the Friday night grocery shopping that you do in yoga/house pants. It’s a jazz band playing meat market – in the most literal sense. Say a prayer that the stock boys make it out unscathed ’cause the cougars are […]

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5 Things To Know About Food Allergies

Families with children who have food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities are everywhere. Most families either have a child with food allergies or have a family member or know of  friends that are walking this daunting path. When Cooper our oldest son went through testing and was diagnosed with quite a few food allergies and intolerances, […]

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2016 Family Fun Run

Fun Run & Food Truck & Shopping – OH MY!

2 Great Causes  *  3 Killer Food Trucks  *  Tons of Fun for Kids What : Whole Family Event 5K Run/Walk Kids Race (<1 mile) Food Trucks :: Zombie Dogz + C’est Cheese + Pulled Pork Bounce House Face Painting DJ Shopping :: Local Love Roaming Boutique When : May 14 Register Before May 1  |  $25 + Tee-Shirt […]

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Food Intolerances and How We Cope

How do I cook for you people?! I’m not a great cook. I’ve got a few go-to recipes and a list of meals that I enjoy. But, now, I have four other opinionated eaters to take into account. Add that to my additional problem of managing multiple family food intolerances, I don’t know what to […]

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Negative Nelly = Jiggly Belly. How Your Icky Attitude is Keeping Your Fat

Whether you want to face it or not…your attitude is making you fat.   Legit: There are some genetic medical conditions that mess hormones up and create excess weight, yes.   For most of us however, here are the excuses we give ourselves – go ahead, check yours off the list: “Healthy food is expensive, […]

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Trick-or-Treat? What can’t I eat?

Fall festivities and Halloween are incredibly exciting and fun filled with get togethers, outings and the food. The FOOD!! Who isn’t able look back on an amazing fall get together, hayride, or trick-or-treating night with a single unpleasant memory? Parents whose children have food allergies, that’s who! Our oldest son Cooper has a handful of food allergies that […]

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Mom’s Quick Guide to the 2nd St Market

I return home, after my Saturday morning hour of solo sweat, to my little sweet humans running laps around my ankles and my husband sipping his coffee on the couch. Soon thereafter I hear, “mama, I wanna go to the market!” Oh yes. Those ever so familiar 7 words coming from the sweet lips of my […]

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