My Daughter’s Ready to Leave – I’m Not

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“Packets Up” Is The Way To Go With Liquid Laundry Packets

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How Re-Inventing Yourself Will Make You Happy

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What I’ve Learned Living Without a Credit Card for Six Years

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Safety Tips For Preparing Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday! I absolutely love cooking and enjoy getting the entire family involved. While it’s tons of fun it can also be somewhat hazardous. Here are some tips for making sure the feast is safe as well as delicious! Use caution when deep frying a turkey — Deep frying turkeys […]

5 Summer Healthy Eating Tips for Kids

After years of struggle, the American Medical Association, the nation’s largest physician organization, decided to recognize obesity as a disease on Tuesday.  A third of children and teenagers are overweight or obese, which is a growing number today.  Obesity can increase the risk of many other diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and […]

Kidz Zone Perfect Bars Review and Coupon

Disclaimer – I have a material connection because I received a gift or sample of a product for consideration in preparing to write this content. All opinions stated within are my own. Recently the folks at ZonePerfect sent me new bars for my kids to try – Kidz Zone Perfect. Thank goodness they were smart […]


Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of the Day Helps Kids Focus and Stay Healthy While it may sometimes seem like you are always rushing your children out the door every morning to get to school on time, one thing should not be skipped in a morning routine: breakfast. Believe me, I’ve totally been there. There […]

A multi-generational tradition with HERHEY’S CAMP BONDFIRE

Hershey’s S’Mores a Bondfire Must! Summer might be over but our vacation will be a lasting memory for my mom, kids and me.   I cherish my memories of summer vacations with my grandparents in Cape Cod when I was a little girl.  Certain smells, sounds and tastes can evoke those memories instantly like the smell […]

Perfect Chocolate Bash Recipes

Chocolate, Chocolate &  Chocolate Recipes I have ALWAYS been a big chocolate lover. Chocolate chip cookies, chocolate bars, chocolate ice cream, and of course – chocolate cake. A chocolate pick-me-up in the afternoon, an ice cream sundae with hot fudge on it for dessert after a long day, even chocolate cake for breakfast once in a […]

Some holiday baking tips from Hershey’s and Betty Crocker

This weekend I have two parties to go to where I need to bring cookies and I’m making cookies for all the teachers, bus drivers, coaches, etc.  For some of you this might be a piece of cake (pun intended) but for me…well, I’m what you’d call “baking challenged.”  As I tweeted earlier this week, […]

Is the soup your feeding your child causing cancer?

Scary thought, but that just might be the case. According to a new study by the Breast Cancer Fund some of your child’s favorite soups contain the dangerous toxic chemical Bisphenol A (BPA). The Breast Cancer Fund found BPA in all six of products they tested. Campbell’s Disney Princess Cool Shapes Pasta with Chicken in […]