Picks of the Week

Posted by Tara Dunsmore in Back-to-School, Blog, Picks of the Week on Sun, Aug 12, 2012

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Blog of the Week

As we gear up to head back-to-school, the most difficult part can be figuring out how to get back into the routine. Between getting up and out the door on time in the mornings, after school activities, homework, and getting dinner on the table, it can seem a bit overwhelming. Luckily we have found a few ways to help make the routine seem a little easier to manage. In her blog post,  “How to Rock Back To School Routines,” simply stavish gives us some tips for creating new schedules, getting back into the homework routine, and even getting the back to school shopping done without breaking the bank!

Recipe of the Week

Speaking of the back-to-school rush, wouldn’t it be nice to have some healthy, quick breakfast options ready to go in the mornings? Check out this recipe for Baked Oatmeal. You can make it the night before, or even prepare it in bulk and store in the freezer for those mornings when you need to be out the door, now! Also check out the homemade granola recipes in our recipe database for another quick and easy breakfast or snack idea.

Businesses of the Week

With back-to-school comes homework, tests, and studying. Give your child a head start this school year with Tutor A Team, voted Best of Chesapeake 2011 and 2012!

Don’t forget about those after-school activities. Girl Scouts of Central Maryland is proud to serve over 30,000 girls in five counties and Baltimore City.

Back-to-School Spectacular

Tots2Tweens is so excited to bring you our Back-to-School Spectacular! We are giving away tons of amazing new products and a $500 shopping spree to one lucky winner. Here’s how you enter:

  1. Follow @Tots2Tweens on Twitter
  2. Like us on Facebook (get 2 entries)
  3. Tag Tots2Tweens in a Summer Fun photo of you and/or your family (get 5 entries)
  4. Leave a comment on each blog post (get 2 entries)
  5. Like each day’s Back to School Spectacular Blog Post. (click on Like at the top of the post)



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About Tara Dunsmore

Tara is a single mom from Frederick, Maryland just trying to keep up with her crazy life. When she's not at the park with her Boo Boo you can find her either at her day job right here at Tots2Tweens or at her second job as a Jamberry Independent Consultant. Tara spends her days at Tots2Tweens searching for fun family activities and interesting content to share with our readers. Events, recipes, parenting articles and resources…if you live in MD/DC/VA/PA Tots2Tweens is the place to find it. She spends a lot of time on Pinterest and Facebook sharing her finds with our followers. Tara also volunteers her time as the Administrative Coordinator for the charitable photographer's network, Shoots for a Cure.You can read more about Tara's crazy life on her blog i heart my crazy life or follow her on twitter: @heartmycrzylife.

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