Category: Extras

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MasterMoms Talk Series: MAC Styling with Mary Anne Calzolano

Spring is right around the corner and if you’re looking for someone to help you style clothing around your lifestyle, your tastes, your uniqueness, we got you covered! Mary Anne Calzolano will be showing us how to organize our closet, style our wardrobe, shop for just the right things & refresh!  Don’t we all want to create a look that matches who we want … Read More MasterMoms Talk Series: MAC Styling with Mary Anne Calzolano

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Glen Ellyn Moms Village 2020: Create

Glen Ellyn Moms Village 2020 is going to be filled with more connections, information, and interaction.  Our motto is to Create, Inspire, Share and Laugh.  Alicia and I plan to focus on these four elements as we create our content for you.  When Alicia Donovan started, GEMV, she simply started with sharing information on Facebook that she thought other Moms would want to know. … Read More Glen Ellyn Moms Village 2020: Create

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Art of Design with Erin German

Art of Design with Erin German We were thrilled to interview Erin German this month for Glen Ellyn Living Magazine. She is the creative talent behind many of the Glen Ellyn logos and designs you see around town, including our own Glen Ellyn Moms Village logo. She’s a dedicated mom and business owner who is passionate about the art of design.   What ignited … Read More Art of Design with Erin German

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Fall Fun in the Burbs

  It’s Fall Break Time…Glen Ellyn Mom’s Village wants to help with your Family Fall Bucket List.  This is the time to enjoy this spectacular season and all of the local establishments your family will love.  This list was previously published last October in Glancer Magazine and we wanted to share it again plus add a few updates that we hope you love. We … Read More Fall Fun in the Burbs

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Celebration of Tables

The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s 8th Annual Celebration of Tables. The Glen Ellyn Food Pantry serves about 30,000 people each year, 14,000 of who are children. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the Pantry. Sightings for Summer by Lisa Enoch, Gatherings A Sustainable Soiree by Jennifer Umlauf & Christy Truitt, Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission Fresh OJ & Blueberry Pie with Grandma … Read More Celebration of Tables

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St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

Wishing you Shamrocks and Shenanigans throughout the day.   –How can you spot a jealous shamrock? It will be green with envy! –What do you call a big Irish spider? Paddy long legs! –Why do leprechauns prefer dollar bills to coins? Because they’re green! –Why did the leprechaun turn down a bowl of soup? Because he already had a pot of gold! –Why did … Read More St. Patrick’s Day Jokes

Education.com

We are excited to partner with education.com again! Sunshine makes flowers bloom with this word search. The fun can continue at Education.com where you will find more learning activities just like this for kids of all ages! More worksheets can be found at : https://www.education.com/worksheets/ela/

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India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

Glen Ellyn Moms Village recently interviewed India Hicks and Katie McDevitt for the February Issue of Glen Ellyn Living.  In conjunction with that interview, we decided to dig deeper into Katie’s experience as one of seven National Directors for the growing company. 1. How did you learn about India Hicks and what was going on in your life that made you want to take … Read More India Hicks National Director: Katie McDevitt

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Share the Love!

Share the love Glen Ellyn Moms Style! We’ve put together a list of ideas to help you create memories your whole family will love! Love Bites! You can pre-order heart shaped bagels from Einstein through February 13th! Any flavor! These cute lil Chick Fil A- Mini sandwiches are perfect for the little nugget in your life! https://thechickenwire.chick-fil-a.com/Inside-Chick-fil-A/This-Valentines-Day-Chicken-is-the-New-Chocolate For the love of Pizza!! Giordano’s Heart … Read More Share the Love!

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Learning Made Fun!

Have you heard of education.com? They have thousands of teacher-crafted learning activities that sync up with your child’s school year plus they empower parents so each child’s needs and potential can take center stage.  It’s an amazing site! A New Year is coming and it’s time to celebrate while we practice our reading skills with this fun word search. The count down is on, … Read More Learning Made Fun!

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Believe in Yourself

Parenting is no small task. There are many times when the days seems insurmountable. Like it might be better to just fall down and let the kids run all over you. Trust me there are many times I’ve let that happen. But I take small steps and try to remember that no matter how big the challenge I want to show my boys that … Read More Believe in Yourself

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Peonies 101

Who doesn’t love this time of year when the peonies are in full bloom, the temperatures climb and summer is peaking around the corner.  Peonies are a staple for backyard gardeners but from what I’ve learned they’re not so easy to get started.  Here are a few tips to help get these colorful blooms in your garden.  Peonies are hearty plants that do great … Read More Peonies 101