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Detoxing After the Holidays: 5 Tips to Survive the Crash

The trendiness of “detoxing” kicks off again on January 1st. The carb loading holiday season is over. Hail to pumpkin pies and green bean casseroles, the delicious cakes and cookies, the offices filled with the overflow from recreating our grandmother’s favorite sweet things; halt fast food and eating out binges because “who has time for that” […]

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O Holy Hair :: A Hair Routine for the Holidays {and every other day}

Since the adoptions of our two African American daughters there has been a learning curve caring for their hair.  The silver lining has been this unique expression of family, ritual, and tradition.  The holiday season is busier than ever for my family, with weeks meticulously scheduled with an array of dinners and present openings, work […]

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In the Bag Laundry Wichita

The BEST Gift for the Holidays: Laundry!

We would like to thank In The Bag Cleaners for sponsoring this post and giving back to our community with their incredible services and programs. Are you searching for the perfect holiday gift? Some of our WMB contributors were lucky enough to try In The Bag’s Wash & Fold Laundry Service and can tell you […]

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If Your Christmas Tree Could Talk

“Seriously, Christmas is THIS week, you’re just putting me up NOW? Eh, whatever, at least I’ll get to hang around until February.” This would be my Christmas tree if it could talk. Every year, I feel like I’m squeezing Christmas festivities and “joy” in as best I can amongst the hustle and bustle that is […]

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Lebkuchen {German Christmas Cookies}

A New Cookie for the Holidays {German Christmas Cookie Recipe}

There isn’t anything quite like the holidays to elicit strong memories revolved around the kitchen. It could be turkey and the fixings or, my personal favorite, the seasonal sweets. With my Czech heritage, I grew up with “Little Cakes” (cookies filled with apricot preserve) and Kolaczki (bread cinnamon-roll-style with either nuts or poppyseeds) that my […]

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Maintaining My Sanity at Christmas

Saving My Sanity at Christmas

My kids look forward to Christmas all year long! They start asking in January how many days until Christmas. Actually, my husband and I can’t wait for Christmas either! I can’t get enough Christmas music, light-looking, Santa-visiting and memory making. As our schedules fill up with fun activities, sometimes the true meaning of the Christmas […]

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Outside the Box Gift Ideas for Tweens

Outside the Box Gift Ideas for Tweens

Christmas is swiftly approaching and I always have a few sure-thing items up my sleeve for the boys. However, I now have an almost-10-year-old who is too old for toys but not quite old enough to get all the electronics he is begging for. Video games get old and only a few seem to get played on a regular […]

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Monthly Events Wichita December

Monthly Events Guide :: December 2016

Happy Holidays to you and yours! Join us around town as we celebrate the season with all manner of family friendly activities. For even more holiday-themed events, check out our Ultimate Guide to Holiday and Christmas Events in Wichita! December 1: Get some shopping done while your kids get their photo with Santa at the […]

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