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Author Archive | Meghann


Giving Back This Holiday Season: Service and Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday season has arrived! This the time of year when many of us reflect and take stock of the blessings in our lives. It’s also the perfect time to remember those who are less fortunate, and the holidays can be a particularly challenging time for service agencies and the individuals they serve. Whether it’s […]

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Introducing a New Pet to Your Family

We are happy to announce the newest member of our family! It’s a beautiful and healthy boy… with four legs, a tail, and pale beige fur. Adding another member to our large household wasn’t a decision we made lightly. After all, we already have seven humans and one dog living under our roof. But given […]

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In Pursuit of Play

One of my favorite “extracurricular activities” is offering my communications expertise to community issues that inspire me. As such, I was recently asked to join a committee to help plan PlayVolution, a two-week event that encourages people to get out and engage in “unstructured, unplugged, and unlimited play.” Being the clever marketing professional that I am, […]

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Simple Summer Skewer Recipes

Some of our favorite family traditions occur during summertime. One of our favorites is dining outside on our deck every evening. There’s nothing fancy about these meals; my husband grills and the kids run around our yard. The kids are so busy playing they forget we don’t need to moderate every dispute. My husband and […]

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