Best Thanksgiving Apps for Kids

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving day preparation is usually a very hectic time for a lot of us. Sometimes, the kids get in the way of our preparation, so why not keep them busy? Get something that will distract them while you prepare for that special dinner of yours. Think of some fun things to do for them while […]

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Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade Info

| November 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Macy’s has been around since 1885, but it wasn’t until 1924 the first Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade was held in New York City. The 2011 parade will be the 85th Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The reason it is the 85th parade instead of the 87th is because during World War II the helium and rubber were needed […]

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Do you buy Baby Trend Strollers?

| November 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

What Lies Ahead for Baby Trend?
The Baby Trend company doesn’t exactly live up to the “Trend” part of its name; while their strollers are on the lower end of the price spectrum, their models have remained essentially the same for years. Nothing trendy going on at all!
But they do have some classic designs that sell […]

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CPR Training for peace of mind

| November 19, 2011 | 1 Comment

Due to the upcoming girl scout camping trip, the leaders, including myself, were required to update their CPR certification.  I was lucky enough to know a family friend who has a business in this field.  I set up a small class with her and we met up to refresh our previous training.  I was amazed […]

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

| November 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Learning to shop online is the first step in saving money this holiday season. Using the power of search engines, you can search for a specific product and be given results of various stores that sell it in a matter of seconds. By doing this, you are able to comparison shop from the comfort of […]

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Speech Milestones My Child is not talking yet?

| November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Why Some Children Are Slow to Talk?
As mothers it seems like there is always something to worry about…. Ok, so maybe I should rephrase this; there is always something that we need to be on the lookout for. One of the most important is your child’s speech and language skills. A child’s first communication skill […]

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Food

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 […]

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 […]

Shopping

What’s on Sale and Things to Buy in June

Wow, June already; we’re almost halfway through the year! June brings Father’s Day, camp outs, the official start of summer, and some great sales on items that you want and need. Just like last month, June is a good time to buy mattresses; stores deeply discount last year’s stock. We were able to buy new […]

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 […]

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