Adorable Franken-Mallow Halloween treats

Anyone that knows me knows that Halloween really isn’t my favorite holiday. I’m not thrilled with the idea of children running through the streets on a sugar high asking strangers to “trick” them. I’m not sure about you, but I spend the other 364 days […]

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10 Tips for Keeping Cool in Summer Heat Without Using Your Air Conditioner

It’s funny how we find ourselves pining away for summer all winter long, but then when it finally gets here, many of us start to complain that we’re too hot. Temperatures don’t have to be up into the triple digits for us to be hot, […]

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20 Terrific Teacher Gifts

Teacher gifts are one of the most difficult gifts to buy, since we don’t usually know much about their likes and dislikes. To top it off, many parents need to buy gifts for more than one teacher, so finding something cute and memorable that won’t […]

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35 Upcycling Ideas for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! One of the easiest ways to take care of the Earth and preserve our natural resources is to recycle, or the popular variation, upcycle. I love finding new uses for old things, and so do many other bloggers! Take a look at some […]

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20 Adorable Easter Treats

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. That means lots of goodies like chocolate, jelly beans and marshmallow Peeps are popping up in stores. With a little creativity, you can turn these standard holiday candies into something really special. Surprise and delight […]

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25 Scrumptious Super Bowl Party Recipes

The Super Bowl appeals to two different kinds of people – sports fans and food fans.  Those of you who are in it for the food (like me!) are going to love these recipes for some of the best Super Bowl party fare ever.  The best […]

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What to Do With Unwanted Holiday Gifts

When the holidays are over and you’ve got a pile of ugly Christmas sweaters and a bunch of toys you would never let your kids play with, what do you do with them? Since they were (hopefully) given with good intentions, you’d feel bad throwing […]

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25 Mouthwatering Pie Recipes

Christmas Dinner always includes pies, and generally we make the same ones every year. How about changing things up this year a bit? In my search for something a little less ordinary, I came across some really great recipes I never even thought of! Since […]

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The great Santa debate – do you deliberately lie to your kids?

So my question to all of you is this – do you do Santa in your house, or do you feel that it’s lying?

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20 Big Hero 6 Gift Ideas

It’s hard not to notice Baymax – to someone my age, he’s like a cross between the marshmallow ghost from Ghostbusters and Frosty the Snowman.  But he’s cute.  I haven’t seen the movie, but thanks to advertising execs, Baymax is on A’s Christmas list.  So I […]

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