Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Date night with hubby

April 1, 2018 by  
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You have got to get out with your husband. You need to keep your marriage alive. Being married isn’t enough. You want a romantic, loving, intimate, fun, friendly relationship. You want the relationship you had before the kids came along. Well you aren’t going to get it back if you always have the kids along. […]

Bagged salad full of it!

April 1, 2018 by  
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You might think that “pre­washed” and “triple-washed” salad greens sold in plastic clamshells or bags are squeaky clean. But our recent tests found room for improvement. No, we didn’t find pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7, listeria, or salmonella. With our small sample size — 208 containers representing 16 brands purchased at stores in Connecticut, […]

MYO Baby Food

April 1, 2018 by  
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Control what goes into your baby’s food by making homemade baby food in your own kitchen. It is easier than you might think. Baked Apples Preheat oven to 350 degrees F., then wash and core apples. Wrap each apple in a square of aluminum foil, and seal tightly. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes, testing […]

Happy or Hopeless Housewives

June 1, 2017 by  
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Are we Happy or Hopeless Housewives? There is a strong Mind and Body connection. Stress can be one of the strongest health hazards. Keep reading for tips on dealing with stress and learning to love yourself. Girls, I have a problem. I am constantly stressed and worried. Oddly enough, not about myself, but about how there are other […]

Rotisserie chicken to the rescue!

January 6, 2017 by  
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When a recipe calls for a whole chicken shredded into bite-sized pieces, too many cooks turn the page and look for a quicker recipe. After all, who wants to deal with making a whole chicken, before you even start the main recipe? Furthermore, who has the time to do that on a weeknight? Fortunately, rotisserie […]

Do you have the staples?

January 2, 2017 by  
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Pantry Staples • Baking powder • Baking soda • Beans, canned: black beans, red kidney, white • Beans, dried: red kidney, great northern, lima, lentils, split pea, black, pinto • Bread crumbs • Broth, dried and canned: beef, vegetable, chicken • Cereal • Chocolate: unsweetened squares, semisweet chips, cocoa powder • Coffee: beans, ground, instant […]

Have a good cry!

August 22, 2015 by  
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Here are some great poems to remind yourself your not alone, you’re a great mommy, and they grow up so fast! So go ahead, print these out, make a cup of coffee and have yourself a good cry after you send the little ones off to school the first day! Get it out of your […]

Surviving Bullies

September 8, 2014 by  
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Brigitte Berman, author of “Dorie Witt’s Guide to Surviving Bullies” talks with Darla about how to cope with bullying, and what parents and teachers can do to end this problem in our public schools. Visit Brigitte Berman online! Order the book, “Dorie Witt’s Guide to Surviving Bullies”

Cooking on a budget

June 24, 2014 by  
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Until recently I took what we at for granted. I went to the grocery store and bought what I wanted. Now with the recession I am cutting back. I normally spend about $250 a week on groceries. I have a family of four. A big burly guy, a cute petite hottie mom, and two children. […]

Secrets girls keep

August 19, 2012 by  
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Do You Know Someone with a Secret? This book is for every girl with a secret, which pretty much means every one. Our secrets help us, hurt us, and sometimes even haunt us beyond high school. Secrets like: I hate the way I look. My boyfriend yells at me. I’m cheating my way through chemistry. […]

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