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Because It’s All About That Pan.

Tonight I’m making enchiladas. One of our favorite meals. It’s simple, and yummy, and we can eat the leftovers for days because let’s face it, our small children prefer a cheese quesadilla from the microwave and therefore the entire pan is left for my husband and I.  But tonight, I’m making two pans.  One will […]

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No Foot Too Small: Celebrating Peyton and Patrick

Good afternoon Iowa City moms! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Robin Boudreau…and I too am an Iowa City Mom.  In addition to being a medical sales rep for Medtronic and a hobby photographer, I am also the founder of No Foot Too Small.  My husband Ryan and I are the […]

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Pizza and Pencils: A Community Event

Here at the Iowa City Moms Blog, one of our biggest goals has always been, and always will be, to give back to our community, to help build it up, and to connect the moms who live here.  In this spirit, we are thrilled to announce our upcoming “Pizza & Pencils” event at Wetherby Park. […]

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How to BAKE a Difference

I always seem to count my blessings more consciously this time of year — with Thanksgiving just around the corner we are surrounded by reminders to be thankful. This may seem like a silly thing to be thankful for, but I would list sweet treats among my blessings! Seriously think about it… when you indulge […]

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Be Selfish. Be Kind.

It’s that time of the year when Facebook news feeds are flooded with ’30 Days of Thanks’ countdowns, people announcing their RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness), and viral stories of strangers making a difference in the lives of others. Like clockwork, every year as the holiday season begins, we are naturally reminded of what we […]

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Toiletries, socks, gloves, and food made a good start for our bags. We added notes, cash, and a few pieces of chocolate later. At our house, we believe everyone needs a little chocolate - it's one of life's necessities!

Blessing Bags: One Simple Way Your Kids Can Make a Difference

Every year, as the weather turns cooler and fall turns to winter, I feel so thankful, so grateful that my family and I have our cozy warm house to come home to. We walk home from the school bus stop or play outside bundled in our warm coats, our warm boots, and our warm gloves. […]

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Giving Thanks for Food

Food is an important part of our family. We grow it. We enjoy making meals from scratch. We enjoy dinnertime, especially on the rare occasions we can all sit down together. Even in our toughest times, we made nutritious food a priority. Thanksgiving reminds us that we’re grateful to be able to say that. For […]

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Donate with Dignity: Food Insecurity in Our Community – Part 2

During the school year, 22 million children receive free or reduced-priced meals through the National School Lunch Program. When school is out for summer, only 2.7 million children receive free or reduced-price meals. This gap of 1 in 8 summer to school-time participants is the result of various barriers experienced only during the summer, including […]

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