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I've well established that I enjoy fall and fall food. Well, I also love fall drinks, so there has to be a post about two of my favorite drinks - apple cider and hot chocolate. I searched for a few recipes to make at home and found more than I bargained for. Take a look at the recipes below and then check out the rest of the recipes I salivated over on our ParentSavvy Pinterest board. There is a great recipe for Nutella Hot Chocolate and a Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate.

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Every mom has their own style, so why can't your little munchkins join in on the fun! From preppy to grunge, mom's show their personalities through their wardrobe. Kids love to show their personalities in clothes too, and what could be cuter than having a little mini me. Check out some of the mommy and me outfit pairings we came up with.

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Giving Back

I worked in a homeless shelter a couple years ago and the need was extreme all year long, but it seemed particularly acute during the holidays, so I want to spend part of my time and resources this season on those who could use it more than me.

If you and your family are looking to give back this season together, below is a list of ideas along with a list of regional nonprofits.

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Fall is my favorite time of the year. Watching the leaves change color, visiting apple orchards and pumpkin patches, watching the sun sink over the horizon on walk with the smell of a fireplace in the air.

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Decorating a nursery can be exhausting, but it should also be fun! So many tough decisions to make...color, style, theme; but I think every mom and dad are always really proud of the final result. A trending color combo for nurseries right now is grey and yellow.

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October is full of fun fall and Halloween events for kids. Check out the list below of events going on throughout the month of October. And if you know of any events to add to the list, write them in the comments below.

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