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

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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Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

| October 11, 2012 | 16 Comments

Do your kids know what they want to be for Halloween this year? Mine have been talking about what to wear for Halloween pretty much since last Halloween.  So far I have one Batman, one princess, and one undecided. The first two are pretty easily found in the store, but I suspect the undecided is […]

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October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

| October 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Did you know that October is National Protect Your Hearing Month? According to the American Academy of Audiology, hearing loss is the third most common health problem in America, and, perhaps more surprisingly, over half of the Americans experiencing this hearing loss are under the age of 65. Clearly, this is a problem that needs […]

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Observing Columbus Day With Kids

Observing Columbus Day With Kids

| October 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

Columbus Day this year falls on Monday, October 8th. Because the kids may be home from school, you’re probably looking for ways to entertain them. You may also want them to learn and understand a little bit about the holiday. Your kids may be interested in many aspects of the Columbus story. Who was he, […]

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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 […]

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 we can’t wait to have our fiesta tonight! Here are some […]

Shopping

Things to Buy on Sale in November

Things to Buy on Sale in November

Most of the leaves may have fallen off the trees, and the weather is getting chillier by the day. The nights are longer, and, as the Halloween costumes are put away, the holiday season has officially begun! While you’re probably starting to make your list (and checking it twice!) of things that you need to […]

Things to Buy on Sale in September

Things to Buy on Sale in September

September is here! Summer may be coming to an end but there are deals to be had.

Now the kids are back in school (or returning after this upcoming weekend, if you live in an area that goes back after Labor Day) and most of the nation is back to wearing real shoes and opening their […]