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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  My children began their Christmas lists in October. Curious to see what made the list this year, I read over my daughter’s shoulder and was shocked to see…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Change is hard. Which could explain why some traditions stick around year after year, for reasons unknown; yet others are no-brainers, they are a beloved part of a…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  featured photo by Jana Graham Photography We recently got to celebrate one year for my littlest babe! Yes, it was her birthday, but this is about me. The one…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Now that December has rolled around, won’t you join us in a moment of reflection for the young ones who are living the life of the December birthday…(Read More)

We’ve partnered with local business to provide you with gift ideas as exceptional as everyone on your list!  The key: $ under $20 | $$ under $50 | $$$ under $75 | $$$$ over $100 Who made you a reader? Honor the person who taught you to read by making a gift in their honor.…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Meet Santa at Scheels December 2, 9, & 16 @ 10am-7pm Head to the top of the escalators (with camera/smartphone in hand) to take your free photo with…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s November 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  November is America’s traditional month for turkey consumption. So what better food to serve your family than our hearty, tummy warming chicken chili? (Also adaptable with turkey…(Read More)

  Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s November 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  Standing at the baby gate separating her frame from a hoard of toddlers, my daughter looked at me with pleading eyes that silently screamed, “What do I do…(Read More)

This guest blog is written by Trevor McDonald Underage drinking can be a bit of a touchy subject for parents and their children. This is one of those topics that teens typically file under the “Ugh, I know, Mom/Dad!” heading because they think they already know everything. In truth, there’s a lot your…(Read More)