Meghan’s Hot Mulled Apple Cider

You know what hits the spot on a cold night? A nice, hot mug of spiced cider while you sit by the fire. And this time of year, you can get wonderful, fresh apple cider pretty much anywhere you go- so here is a no fuss way to mull your cider and keep it hot so you can enjoy it at your leisure. (If you have leftovers, just refrigerate them and microwave them for a minute or so- it’s like instant mulled cider!) This recipe DOES leave the ground spices in the bottom of the pot. If it bothers you, just make a bouquet garni by tying the spices in a coffee filter and throw them in.

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REVIEW: Disney on Ice Presents LET’S CELEBRATE!

We were impressed by the number of characters which appeared in the show. In addition to Mickey, Minnie,Pluto, Goofy, Donald, Daisy, and the usual host of Disney Princesses, there was Jack Skellington, Cruella DeVille, Captain Hook, Jafar, Alice in Wonderland, The Mad Hatter, Tinkerbell, and Lumiere, just to name a few.

Disney on Ice Let’s Celebrate! is a wonderful show for kids of all ages !

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40+ kind, clever, smart, hardworking, and creative boys in children’s literature

After you all helped me compile a list of awesome girls in books every kid should read, I asked you about your favorite boys in children’s literature. A bunch of Joy Makin’ Mamas and Papas, the odd English Teacher or two, and some dudes who just love books weighed in to create this (very long) list, and thereby expand my summer reading list by quite a bit! Thank you all so much for your help. Without further ado, here are your favorite boys in literature!

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