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About Katie Dohman

Katie Dohman is a freelance writer and editor living in St. Paul with her husband, new baby girl, and two rescue mutts.

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6 Games to Enhance Laughter and Fun

Game days, whether on a rainy afternoon or a social gathering, have always been full of laughter, joy and memories. Here are six fun play anywhere/anytime games that people of all ages can enjoy. Tots Folder Fun Keep little hands busy with something unexpected: a plastic accordion file folder. Fill each pocket of the folder with age-appropriate things baby hasn’t seen […]

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5 Easy-DIY Thank You Gifts

Treat Them Right Make a Body Scrub for a spa experience in their home shower. It takes two minutes. Mix together either 2 cups sugar (can be brown or granulated) and 1 cup carrier oil of your choice (olive oil is very moisturizing, as is coconut or jojoba). To add a nice and therapeutic fragrance, drop in 10 to 20 […]

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Life & Recovery after a Brain Aneurysm

Lisa remembers getting up early one morning, taking a walk with her church group, then having a cup of cup of coffee. She looked at her watch and realized she was going to be late to her personal training appointment. And that’s all she remembers for the following five weeks, save for some medicine-induced dreams. She spent those five weeks […]

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Four Funny, Fascinating Flicks

It’s easy to lose sight of taking some time for yourself among all the preparations, expenditures, and obligations of being a caregiver. Sometimes it feels like taking a break is impossible, or that you need a two-week trip to the Bahamas (stat!) to lower the stress-o-meter. But sometimes, all you need to hit the reset button is a cozy night […]

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Great Tips for Making Photobooks

The digital world has been both a blessing and a curse: These days, we all have cameras that can hold thousands of photos, and our phones are never more than a few feet away, ready to capture an important moment. But how many of those photos have you printed so that you can gift them, share them, or enjoy them […]

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