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Jurassic World Review

Jurassic World {A Review}

The classic film Jurassic Park was released on June 11th, 1993 – exactly 22 years ago as I type this. I was graduating from 8th grade, 14 years old, and couldn’t have been more excited to get to the theater. NO ONE had seen real dinosaurs before! This level of cinematic realism had rarely been seen in […] Read more…

The Ivy League Experience

The Ivy League Experience {Splash!}

In the Northeast, everyone has an Ivy League school practically in their own backyard. Peppered along the Atlantic coastal region are 8 of the country’s most prestigious educational institutions, known for their academics, athletics and elitist enrollment standards. I’ve never had an interest in pursuing Ivy League status for my daughter. And she’s never shown […] Read more…

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The Garwoods take Liberty Science Center

The week before Christmas, the 3 of us decided we wanted to have a family day together.  As Laine gets older (she’ll be 14 next month), these days are trickier to plan, since we are attempting to balance our common interests with our budget!  We decided to give Liberty Science Center a try.  We have […] Read more…