How To Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

How To Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Halloween is fast approaching. As fun as it is for kids, it can be just as stressful for parents trying to keep their kids safe. Trick or treating usually occurs between 5:30 pm. and 9:30 p.m. This means that by the time most families head out the door, it’s pretty dark out which poses many […]

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Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

Halloween Candy: Making Healthier Choices

| October 20, 2014 | 10 Comments

Have you already purchased candy for Halloween? We all have our favorites: My kids love anything chewy and sticky, whereas I usually raid their stash for anything chocolate! You might be concerned about the sugar, fat and calories (not to mention additives like food coloring) are going to affect your kids over the next week […]

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

We have been trying to make these pumpkin spice cupcakes for a couple of weeks and this weekend we finally got around to it! They were very easy to make because we used a box cake mix but they took a whole lot longer to cook in the oven than I expected. I must admit […]

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Labor Day Family Fun

Labor Day Family Fun

| August 31, 2014 | 11 Comments

Do you have plans for Labor Day yet? This is the holiday that marks the official end of summer for many people, so it’s important to make it a special day for you and your family to have fun and relax before everybody returns to the daily grind. Labor Day is a day set aside […]

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Katy Perry Prism Tour Review

Katy Perry Prism Tour Review

| August 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

On July 2 we got the opportunity to see the Katy Perry Prism Tour at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. The kids and I had been keeping an eye out for the tour ever since the Prism cd was released. This was the first major concert that my kids have ever seen and it did […]

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Our messy Family Vacation to Naples Florida

Our messy Family Vacation to Naples Florida

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

My husband and I celebrated our 15 year wedding anniversary this year! We waited till August to take a nice vacation as a family and unfortunately it did not turn out so well. I am big on TripAdvisor and for once I went out of my comfort zone and stay at a hotel that was […]

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Food

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Turkey Advice: How to cook it, gadgets to buy

Our resident TopChef and cooking advisor has some Turkey tips for you this holiday season…… It’s just my husband and I in our household, so I rarely make turkey. Perhaps a turkey breast now and then, but never a whole turkey.  Besides I never needed to.  Thanksgiving was always celebrated at my uncle’s house with […]

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month: How to Make a Perfect Pie

October is Pizza Month! Almost all kids love pizza, whether they’re picky or adventurous eaters. I have one child who only eats cheese pizza, and one who eats everything from pineapples to anchovies on his Italian pie. While it takes some time, spending a fall afternoon making homemade pizzas is a great way to promote […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in February

Things to Buy on Sale in February

With a special holiday involving flowers, chocolate and hearts coming up soon, you may have been planning to spend your extra money on Valentine’s Day items over the next couple of weeks. If you’re hoping to save money in February, though, those are definitely not the items that will be on sale… at least not […]

Redecorating on the Cheap

Redecorating on the Cheap

Now that December has passed, you might be feeling a little bit of that post-holiday letdown. If it’s cold and snowy where you live, you might also be feeling a little stir-crazy! Since most of us don’t have much money to spend on extras just a few days into the new year, it’s easy for […]