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Sphinx Ladies Club Fundraiser

Help Shriner's Children's Hospital by bringing the entire family to a delicious Family Style Pasta Dinner! $10 for over 10 years old. $5 for ages 5-10. Under age 5 are FREE!
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Mothers With 3 Kids Are The Most Stressed

A survey conducted by Today Parents shows that moms who have three children are more stressed than moms with any other number of kids. More than 7,000 mothers participated in the study, and moms of 3 rated an average of 8.5 on a stressed scale of 1-10. The findings showed that transitioning from 1...
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Some New Choices For Board Games

Although it is officially Fall here in New England, and soon there will be a nip in the air, today is about 80 degrees! Well, soon enough it'll get cold outside and if you want to start thinking of indoor activities check out this blog from LifeHacker:The Best Board Games For Kids. There are the...
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Get Ready For Plainvilles Biggest PumpkinFest

The PumpkinFest i s an outdoor festival featuring live music, a kid's costume parade, kid's games, pie eating contest, a variety of food trucks, a haunted house and many local vendors. It wouldn't be a PumpkinFest without pumpkins, so everyone is invited to bring their own carved pumpkins or carve...
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Dollar Store Craft For Fall

Supplies: Plastic pumpkin bucket I saw a bunch at Goodwill and Dollar Store! Old newspapers, plastic bags, paper, etc. for stuffing the pumpkin Duct tape Spray paint Hot glue gun ( if you like Modge Podge you could probably use that too. ) Burlap { The original directions say Burlap but I much...
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Spotlite: Family Centered Services of CT

This weeks's Guests on Spotlite: Jodi Baloga, LMSW & Katie Chesanek of Family Centered Services of CT Family CT’s work with families is based on the belief that all people, and all families, have strengths. This is a core principle of an empowerment-based family support model currently being...
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The Last Weekend For Tax Free Ct.

CT's Tax Free Week, which runs Sunday, August 20, to Saturday, August 26, offers residents a tax-free week for back-to-school clothing and footwear purchases. so this is going to be a very big weekend as it is the last weekend of tax free week and right as school is starting! Click here for a list...
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Vacation Gems off the Beaten Path

If your looking for some fun vacation places that are heavy on family fun but low in crowds, these 3 underrated spots will have you in awe with their beauty. 1) Bushkill Falls, PA - Also known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania. Fantastic for all ages, you can enjoy beautiful scenic hiking trails,...
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The Whole Family Will Love This

Most Drive-In theaters around the country are abandoned. It was the only way to get away from your house, enjoy outdoors and have a hot date once upon a time. Then came all things indoor comfort including air conditioned movie theaters and most drive ins seemed antiquated to the generation of that...
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Is The Family Road Trippin' This Summer?

n his new book, Don’t Make Me Pull Over!: An Informal History of the Family Road Trip, Richard Ratay writes that throughout the 1960s and ’70s, America was at Peak Family Road Trip Status. But now.... we fly everywhere. Is it just the fact that gas prices are crazy high? Convenience? Is it...
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