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Memories of Food

Do you have a favorite memory? All of us do. I would venture a guess that most have to do with a holiday, and holidays usually involve food. A big family meal full of laughter and good food creates the perfect mix of good food and good company. Too often …

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Kinder Haus Toy Store

Embrace Your Inner Child at Kinder Haus Toys Stepping into Kinder Haus Toys is a magical moment of being transported to an enormous toy wonderland; and if the parents’ “oohs” and “ahhs” are any indication, a re-living of your childhood! My four-year old daughter stood agape at the rows of …

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Staying Trim in 2011

This is YOUR year! Use these simple tips to stay healthy and trim this year! Hungry? Try these ideas instead! Do an activity that takes your mind off eating. Maybe try organizing your drawers, matching up socks, or reading a chapter from your favorite book. This helps take the attention …

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Create a Child-Safe Home Office

Create a Child-Friendly Home Office By Brette McWhorter Sember Safety is key in a home office. Once you have a safe work space, the next step is to make it child-friendly so that you can work while your little one plays in comfort. Create a Play Area Designate a special …

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Weight-Loss Goals

1 Hour of Activity  130 lbs.  160 lbs.  200 lbs.         Aerobics, high impact  414 511 637 Aerobics, low impact 296 365 455 Aerobics, water 237 292 364 Backpacking 414 511 637 Basketball game 473 584 728 Bicycling < 10 mph 237 292 364 Bowling 178 219 …

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Let Sleeping Babies Lie

By Sharon Penchina C.Ht. and Dr. Stuart Hoffman. As any new parent knows, infants do not sleep like babies. Neither do mothers and fathers. Lack of sleep is one of the hardest adjustments new parents have to make. In a recent poll of parents with children six months old and …

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After The Kids Go To Bed Spa Night

Exfoliating Sugar Scrub Recipe with Olive Oil 1 cup of sugar ½ olive oil or almond oil 1 tablespoon of lemon juice (optional) few drops of lavender oil (optional)   Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Rub the scrub in a circular motion all over your skin then rinse. …

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Homemade Slip N Slide

Help your kids to stop, drop, and slide their way to summer fun with this fun, (relatively free) and homemade slip n slide! You Need: Plastic shower curtains or smooth tarp A grassy area, preferably on a hill Dish soap Garden hose Go out to a hardware or home store …

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