Juice Plus+ ® Boost Your Vitamins

Apr
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Juice Plus+ ®  sponsored me to talk to you all about junk food. I’m game. Here’s how I see it. You’re busy. You’ve got kids. You’ve got to feed the kids. They want junk. It’s easy to give them junk. It’s cheap to give them junk. Junk let’s you off the … Continue reading

4 Tips For Making Family Dinners Work

Mar
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Studies have shown the health benefits of eating family dinner together, but work schedules and sport practices, long commutes and extracurriculars can make the reality of family dinners a challenge. Here are four tips and tricks for making family dinners work. Image courtesy of chawalitpix / FreeDigitalPhotos.net 1. Move your meal prep. … Continue reading

Friday Finds: Family Game Night Ideas

Mar
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Happy Friday! There is something so simple and fun to having a game night with the family. From classic board games to snack ideas, here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy family time with no tech. 1. For younger kids, we love Monopoly Junior where kids 5 and … Continue reading

The Longest Winter Ever: A Survival Story

Feb
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Stop the grumbling tweets and Facebook posts about the weather already. We all get it. It’s been on long, miserable winter. My thought is that it’s pointless to complain about the weather. My bad mood can’t push the thermometer up–it only spreads like a virus through the rest of the … Continue reading

Gear Girl: 4 Reasons To Organize Your Recipes Online

Feb
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How do you organize your recipes? A recipe box of handwritten favorites? Computer folders of typed-up recipes? A binder of magazine tear-outs? Pinterest boards? Digital recipe organizers? Over the years, I’ve gathered a collection of binders and folders and Pinterest boards and bookmarks, but lately I’ve been in the process … Continue reading