October 28 is Mother-in-Law Day

October 28 is Mother-in-Law Day

| October 22, 2012 | 11 Comments

October 28 marks Mother-in-Law Day, a day to appreciate and spend time with your spouse’s mom. Many of us have a tumultuous relationship with our mothers-in-law, while some of us have great relationships and love them as much as our natural moms. In most cases, it’s a good idea to pursue a familial bond with […]

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Moms’ Night Out: Scrapbooking!

Moms’ Night Out: Scrapbooking!

| October 21, 2012 | 5 Comments

What mom doesn’t love a night out with the girls? Sometimes it can be hard to get away, whether it’s because you have a nursing baby, or because you feel guilty about all of the things you have to do at home, or because you don’t really have the money to spend on drinks and […]

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Keeping Active in Cool Weather

Keeping Active in Cool Weather

| October 19, 2012 | 8 Comments

Now that the temperature has dropped outside, you may be finding yourself looking for different kinds of activities to keep your kids busy and entertained. It’s true that they can’t spend as much time out of doors in the cold weather as they can in the summer, but outdoor play is still important. During the […]

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World Food Day: Feed the Hungry

World Food Day: Feed the Hungry

| October 14, 2012 | 7 Comments

October 16th is World Food Day. World Food Day was established in 1979 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. October 16th was chosen as the annual date of World Food Day to commemorate the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization on that date in 1945. Beginning in 191, the Food […]

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Koret Fb2

| October 14, 2012 | 5 Comments

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October is National Arts and Humanities Month

October is National Arts and Humanities Month

| October 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

October is National Arts and Humanities Month. While you might think that your kids are too young to participate, even preschoolers can start learning about the importance of the arts and culture in everyday life! Exposing kids to various experiences and different people is a great way to help them learn about their own culture, […]

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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 […]