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Three kids laughing in car on a road trip. Kids are aged 10 and 7. The kids are laughing and looking backward. Sunny summer day.

3 Kids’ tips for cheap summer fun

Debbie & her kids have lots of suggestions for inexpensive fun close to home.

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Foodie Finds: Spring means asparagus!

Adrianne raves about the many uses of the happiest spring vegetable, asparagus.

Be part of the Great Backyard Bird Count

It only takes 15 minutes to participate in this important citizen-science activity!

Foodie Finds: Making better (and easy) butter

Learn how to make compound butters to add rock star flavor to dishes in no time.

Ideas & tools to create your own Halloween spirit

Let your imagination go this Halloween with simple or complicated, fun or scary costumes & decor.