Tips for Falling Back

Tips for Falling Back

| November 2, 2012 | 14 Comments

Are you ready to fall back? On the night of Saturday, November 3rd, it will be time to set your clocks back an hour. While you might be excited at the prospect of an extra hour of sleep, chances are that the change is going to disrupt your children’s sleep schedules. Although gaining an hour […]

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Mother-Daughter Bonding: Nail Art

Mother-Daughter Bonding: Nail Art

| October 30, 2012 | 15 Comments

One of my daughter’s favorite things to do is her finger- and toenails. Truth be told, I love it, too! It’s so fun to have glittery, pretty nails. When you live in Florida, like I do, and wear sandals 95 percent of the time, having pretty toes makes you feel put together. Painting and decorating […]

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Holiday Planning: There’s an App For That!

Holiday Planning: There’s an App For That!

| October 27, 2012 | 7 Comments

Want a better way to track your trick-or-treaters? Can’t decide what to cook this Thanksgiving? Stressed about making holiday travel plans? Help for these problems and more is as close as your Smartphone. Yes, you guessed it – there’s an app for holiday planning. Several apps, to be exact. Here are a few of the […]

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Hottest Halloween Costumes for 2012

Hottest Halloween Costumes for 2012

| October 24, 2012 | 14 Comments

Halloween is approaching rapidly, and we’re all searching for the perfect Halloween costumes for our little trick-or-treaters. If you’re a crafty type, you may plan on making some special creation of your own for your child to wear. If not, don’t worry: Stores are still teeming with a variety of awesome and fun costumes. Your […]

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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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Food

Red, White and Blue Flag Fruit Salad

Red, White and Blue Flag Fruit Salad

Looking for a healthy alternative to dessert this fourth of July or Memorial Day? Summer is the perfect time for fresh fruit and there are so many options!
1. Core pineapple and dice. Slice bananas on the same cutting board so they get a little pineapple juice on them, this help keep them from turning brown.
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Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over French invaders in 1862. Today it is celebrated not only in Mexico but in the US as well. We LOVE mexican food (as a matter of fact tacos are on our weekly family menu) and can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some of […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in August

Things to Buy on Sale in August

It’s August already! This is typically the time to stock up on back-to-school items if you live in a state that doesn’t start back to school until the end of the month or after Labor Day. (You might still be able to get some great deals in the states that start earlier, as well, but […]

Things to Buy on Sale in July

Things to Buy on Sale in July

Can you believe that we’re already halfway through the year? It’s already July, and retailers are taking advantage of the hot weather, Independence Day and school starting next month in many areas. You’ll see “Christmas in July” sales at many stores, and occasionally, the deals rival those that you might find on Black Friday! This […]