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Author Archive | Rachel Verzani

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Fall in Love With Reading Again

School is back in session, and we are settling into new routines. It’s been all fun games of learning names and all the school rules, but soon, kids will have a few pieces of homework trickling home. Middle schoolers will have math (always math), fifth graders will have a project to research, and kindergartners will […]

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Favorite Fall Recipes

I love fall! Everything from the chill in the air to the pretty leaves all around. One of my favorite things about the season is all of the yummy food. Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite fall recipes, and I hope you’ll add yours to the comments below.  Chili When I know cooler weather is […]

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Grandma’s Gift

“This gift is from Grandma,” my mom said as she handed me a huge gift bag. My grandmother left this life last year. The statement made me pause. I sat down on the couch and started to pull things out of the bag. First, a huge box. It was tattered, and sported a Walmart price […]

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