Author Archive | Ginny Ellis

Cleaning Buddy

My 3-Minute House Cleaning Trick {Plus 50% OFF Coupon Code}

Thank you to Cleaning Buddy for sponsoring this post and providing easy, quality house-cleaning services for Wichita families!Have you ever cleaned your house in under three minutes? Not the “unexpected guests drill” shoving things in closets, squirting toilet bowl cleaner in the john, and doing a quick spit shine on the counter. A real, whole […]

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Chickasaw Country

Chickasaw Country: The Hidden Gem of Weekend Getaways

Thank you to Chickasaw Country for providing an all-expense paid trip to our new favorite getaway spot! All opinions are my own.There’s no word with the finality of “good bye” in the Chickasaw language. The closest approximation is “anowa chipisala’ cho,” meaning “until we meet again.” After spending the weekend in Chickasaw Country, Oklahoma I […]

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Easy-Peasy DIY False Eyelashes

Full disclosure: I have exactly one beauty trick. This is it, but it’s a good one. False strip lashes are the cheapest, quickest, most impactful way to punch up a glam look for a special occasion or photos.  You can find lashes in every price point, but my favorite brand is Ardell. They’re inexpensive and […]

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3 Reasons For Your Family To Attend Open Streets ICT

Thank you to Open Streets ICT for sponsoring this post and encouraging family fun and community involvement in Wichita!Have you already made plans to attend the inaugural Open Streets ICT? This is not your average Sunday afternoon! Open Streets ICT will cover over four miles of Douglas closed to motorized traffic to allow people of […]

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Why We're Choosing Public Schools

Why We’re Choosing Public Schools

When my husband and I bought our home five years ago, we were instantly charmed by the neighborhood school, just a block and a footbridge away. Its sprawling lawn, the sounds of frolicking children on the playground, hundreds of pint sized learners coming and going with brightly colored backpacks in tow. This fall, the day […]

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August 2017 Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse 2017 :: Every Mom’s Burning Questions Answered

Have you heard about the Great American Eclipse yet? It is set to be the biggest event of Summer 2017, and I’m here with frequently asked questions (and their answers) for busy parents.  Q: First things first, when is the Great American Eclipse? A: The eclipse is Monday, August 21, 2017. In Wichita the big […]

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Five Wichita Area Playgrounds

Six Wichita Area Playgrounds Worth Going Out of Your Way to Visit

Wichita is not short on green space or playgrounds, and I hope your family has a nearby park or neighborhood school with an awesome playground you visit regularly! Every once in a while you need to mix it up though, and for those times I’m here to suggest some extra special playgrounds that will increase […]

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Wichita museum reciprocal memberships

How (& Where) to Use Your Wichita Museum & Zoo Memberships When You Travel

If there’s anything I love as much as our fair city it is traveling, especially with my kids. When we travel, near or far, the first thing I investigate is what zoos and museums we can visit. Perhaps my favorite perk of membership to our local zoos and museums is free or discounted reciprocal admission […]

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25 Things To Do With Kids Under Five in Wichita

Just because you have little ones doesn’t mean you have to be relegated to home all the time. Get out around town with your kids! These are my 25 favorite things to do in Wichita with the preschool set.    1. Great Plains Nature Center: Stroll through the education center, attend a craft or story time, […]

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