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All About Organic Foods

All About Organic Foods

| August 16, 2012 | 5 Comments

It often falls to mom to take charge of the family’s health, and one major way you do that is by shopping for healthier food. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to tell what will give you the most health benefits for your dollar. Organic food is often a point of confusion. For a long […]

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What’s Really in Your Child’s Juice?

What’s Really in Your Child’s Juice?

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s common to see a toddler or preschooler holding a cup filled with apple or grape juice; kids naturally like the sweet juice, and parents feel good about giving them a product made from fruit, particularly one that says “100% Juice” or “No Added Sugar.” Is it a good idea to let kids drink juice […]

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July 13th is Cow Appreciation Day!

July 13th is Cow Appreciation Day!

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of my family’s favorite places to eat is Chick-Fil-A. Since we’re originally from the northeast, where Chick-Fil-As aren’t as common, we weren’t familiar with the chain when we moved to the South. I see that there are a few scattered around in Massachusetts, New York and New Hampshire, though, so if you’re from New […]

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I Scream, You Scream

I Scream, You Scream

| June 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

What better way to commemorate start of summer than with an ice cream social? Ice cream is the perennial summertime favorite for kids of all ages (including grown-up kids), and an ice cream party is fun and easy. Gather up your kids’ closest friends, and enjoy an afternoon or evening gorging on ice cream. Here […]

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Is There Such a Thing as Bad Chocolate?

Is There Such a Thing as Bad Chocolate?

| February 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

If you’re anything like me, you know that the answer to the above question is an unequivocal no! No, all chocolate is good, right? Well, unless it is a matter of giving chocolate to our kids… then it’s not so good. Not so good for teeth or sugar and fat consumption. And chocolate does contain […]

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Healthy Family Snacks for Game time

Healthy Family Snacks for Game time

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sunday is family night for us. Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and close friends all come together for football. Of course, on the night of the biggest game of the year the food and the parting is even bigger! In the last couple of weeks we have been adjusting our diet choices quite a bit and are […]

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Menu Planning Save Time in the Kitchen

Menu Planning Save Time in the Kitchen

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

I always find that the hardest hour of the day, aptly nicknamed “the witching hour” is the one before dinner. At about 5:00 pm, my kids start losing it, and so do I! When they were younger, I would cook dinner with a wiggly baby in my arms and a toddler hanging on my leg… […]

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Grocery Tips for Shopping Smarter in 2012

Grocery Tips for Shopping Smarter in 2012

| January 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Do you do the grocery shopping in your house? An unofficial survey among my circle of friends has shown that in most homes, the mom does the grocery shopping. In our house, my husband and I share the chore, but in his childhood home, his dad — a.k.a. my father-in-law, Bob — always did the […]

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Better Candy Choices for Halloween

Better Candy Choices for Halloween

| October 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Not only is Halloween candy bad for the kids, but it’s difficult for the adults to walk buy those childhood favorite treats as well.  Besides how bad can a miniature Snickers be?  Well it’s not just the calories, the increased sugar will also make you crave more carbs. It’s a vicious cycle.
There are better options […]

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Huge Increase Of Peanut Butter Prices starting this Month

Huge Increase Of Peanut Butter Prices starting this Month

| October 17, 2011 | 4 Comments

We all know that the price of food is increasing what feels like daily but, recent news about peanut butter was really alarming to me. The price of peanut butter, a long-time family favorite and a staple of the daily American diet, is expected to increase by at least 30 percent beginning Oct. 31.
Three of […]

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