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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Jun 7-9, 2019

This weekend will end up as weekend #1 of my twins' 7th birthday celebration. They've learned how to really extend a birthday from their mama I guess. But if you're looking for a few fun things to do that don't involve Fortnite or Shopkins like my weekend will... then here ya go! Also it's Pride...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for May 31 - Jun 2, 2019

Are you also recovering from my Memorial Weekend sunburn? Aloe up and let's rally in time to enjoy another sunny, summer weekend. Oyster Festival - Saturday and Sunday at Woldenberg Park. Lots of oyster dishes and live music plus the shucking contest and oyster eating competition. Northshore Heart...
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I Took My Kids to Jazz Fest... A Survivor's Story

My 6 year old daughter's class performed in the kid's tent at Jazz Fest so I figured if she were going to her first Jazz Fest, I should probably take her twin brother along. So it was settled. I'm taking the kids to Jazz Fest. I'm sure that doesn't sound like a big deal to a lot of people, but I...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Nov 16-18

This weekend, the kids have a couple of birthday parties to hit - their social calendar is always way busier than mine - and we're doing an early family Thanksgiving. But there's lots of other fun stuff we'll try to squeeze in as well since the weather will be warming up again! Here are my fav...
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Annette's Picks: Weekend Guide for Oct 26-28

This is THE weekend for Halloween fun. Of course, there's still actual Halloween, but on a Wednesday...well that's obviously less fun. So here's what my family will be doing and a few other fun picks for your weekend. St Pius Fall Fest - 3 of my kids' best friends go to school here so we'll be...
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QUIZ: What's Your Parenting Style?

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John Legend's Daughter Wants Dad to Stop Singing (VIDEO)

John Legend is one of the best voices in music today. But you know the saying...you always hurt the ones you're closest to. Apparently his 2 year old daughter Luna doesn't think daddy's voice is always that soothing. Check out the video mom, Chrissy Teigen, posted of Luna trying to shut down dad's...
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FEEL GOOD: Vietnam Vet Graduates High School 47 Years Later

This totally brought tears to my eyes! Roberto dropped out of high school to serve in the Army...but then with the help of his son, graduated from the same school 47 years later. You gotta watch this sweet video!!! LOVE!
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Blue Ivy Embarassed by Her Parents ... Again and It's Hilarious

Blue Ivy is once again hilarious and proves it doesn't matter how famous your parents are... they still embarass you. Blue was spotted at mom & dad's concert in London, you know... just Beyonce and JAY-Z, and during the part where they play video of her parents laying in bed together... Blue...
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Justin Timberlake Writes Father's Day Note to Son

As if I needed more reasons to love Justin Timberlake... now this! He took to social media just like we all do sometimes to express our feelings and this one included a sweet note to his son, Silas, on his Instagram. He wrote, "The last 3 years of my life have brought more joy than I could ever...
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