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Mary (verymary)

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    Made in USA Clothing Brands

    5 days ago

    Although still a fashion design superpower, the United States no longer manufactures much clothing. These are my favorite clothing brands that are made in the USA.

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    Should You Teach a Preschooler to Read?

    5 days ago

    Three simple questions to help you decide, plus teaching tips and resources to use if your answer is "yes!"

  • 0

    Best Christmas Compilation Albums

    4 days ago

    With dozens of awesome holiday albums now in my collection, I find it painful to have to wait 'til after Thanksgiving--as the hubby mandates--to play Christmas music. So I've taken to sneaking weekly doses of it as early as Nov. 1. (Gotta get past...

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    The Brill Building - Pop Song Paradise

    7 hours ago

    Gifted young songwriters competed to make pop-song history in this musically magical landmark building.

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    Sluggish Cognitive Tempo

    4 days ago

    We all suffer from "brain fog" from time to time, but imagine living 24/7 in a cogntive haze, wondering how others can think, plan, act and react so darned quickly. That's life for kids and adults with a syndrome researchers are calling Sluggish...

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    Inattentive ADHD

    5 days ago

    Not all ADHD kids (or adults!) are impulsive speed demons. Some of us are more the dreamy type.

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    Top 10 Songs About Teenagers

    7 years ago

    Rock'n'roll and adolescence go together like Mentos and soda. Here, ten top tunes about teens, from the '50s forward.

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    The Globe Theatre

    7 years ago

    Built in 1599 by William Shakespeare's theatre company in London, the open-air Globe Theatre seated 3,000 and was three stories high. Made of wood, it burned to the ground in 1613 when a cannon shot during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII...

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    Music Inspired Baby Names

    3 years ago

    Are you a rockin' parent-to-be? Lean more toward classical music, blues, jazz, maybe country? A Beatles fanatic like me? Consider these musical names for a tuneful touch. They add an extra layer of meaning and fun without (for the most part) being...

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    SunButter vs. Peanut Butter: A Bite-by-Bite Comparison

    5 days ago

    This bite-by-bite comparison of peanut butter and SunButter (sunflower seed butter) will guide you in figuring out which tastes better as a snack or a starring ingredient for cookies, milkshakes, and more.

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    180+ Earthy Baby Names Inspired by Nature

    8 months ago

    Nature names are always in style and are charming for both boys and girls. Here is a complete list of names inspired by various elements of nature, including flowers, herbs, and trees.

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    How to Easily Make a Family Cookbook From Scratch

    22 months ago

    I'll take you on a culinary journey here, teaching you how to compile your own homemade cookbook filled with all the things you love! This is a great way to try new recipes while also bonding with your family.

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    Top 10 Classic Board Books Every Kid Will Love

    5 days ago

    It's never too soon to introduce your wee one on the magic of books! Start with this top 10 list of classics that both you and your child will love.

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    Cute Boots for Skinny Calves

    2 years ago

    Have toothpick calves like mine? Here's a list of boots I've found that fit my skinny calves.

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    Odilon Redon

    8 hours ago

    I'm embarrassed to say I've forgotten most of the details. Paris in my mid-20s. A smallish, lovely museum exhibiting the work of Odilon Redon. Was it the Orangerie? Jeu de Paume? I remember the friends I was with, I remember the chilly gray day, but...

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    Seven Style Symbols of the Early 1960s

    11 days ago

    Between the buttoned-up "Father Knows Best" 1950s and the beard-and-bell-bottom 1970s was an incredible decade for fashion: the Sixties. It was one of the most exciting, diverse times in style history: Contrast Jackie O's neat pillbox hats circa...

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    Top 10 Christmas Albums

    8 hours ago

    With so many fabulous holiday albums to pick from, however do you choose what to add to your collection? Here's help.

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    World's Easiest Peanut Butter Cookies: Only 3 Ingredients!

    5 days ago

    Three ingredients are all you need for a batch of rich, delectable (and gluten-free!) PB treats.

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