Beef and Pineapple Curry Recipe

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I've been reading a lot lately about the benefits of pineapple in your diet. Did you know, for example, that pineapple juice is known to be 5 times as effective as a cough suppressant?  Pineapples are loaded with vitamin A and C, fiber, potassium, phosphorous and calcium. It does the body good.  I've been trying ...

{Oven Baked} Parmesan Zucchini Chips

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This week we have Oven-baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips for our Kids in the Kitchen recipe. A great way to get them eating their vegetables in a pretty healthy way. They get crisp, flavorful chips AND a dose of healthy veggies in the same dish- a win for both of you! {Oven Baked} Parmesan Zucchini Chips Ingredients 1 Zucchini ¼ ...

Staying healthy as seasons change

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walgreens. Most of us have heard that we should take vitamins, but what do we really know about them? Well, vitamins make our bodies work the way they ...

Prescription Strength Allergy Relief Medication

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The snow is melting at long last here in Connecticut.  We are so excited to see the grass, trees, plants and flowers...but those also bring allergies to many of us.  The itchy, sneezy, watery eyed signs of spring will be here before we know it, although after the winter we've just had, I almost welcome ...

How to Decorate Shamrock Sugar Cookies

How to Decorate Shamrock Sugar Cookies

With St. Patrick's Day next week I wanted to share a tutorial for How to Decorate Shamrock Sugar Cookies.  My family loves to celebrate St. Patrick's Day!  These cookies are a fun way to share the Luck O' the Irish with friends and family. How to Decorate Shamrock Sugar Cookies Supplies: 1 batch of our Lemon Snap Sugar ...

Felt Napkin Rings

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These adorable napkin rings are fun and simple to make, and would be a great Mother's Day gift (hint, hint, family) or just a fun craft to make for yourself. But some bright colored napkins to go in them, and you'll have a beautiful (and inexpensive) gift made with love! FELT NAPKIN RINGS SUPPLIES Turquoise felt Red or Pink ...

How to Host a St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt

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If you are looking for a family friendly game to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day, look no further than this St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt. It is a great way to get into the spirit of the holiday while having some frugal fun at the same time. Here is how you can get started planning ...

Rainbow Smoothie

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Whether your kids love to eat healthy with a variety of  fruits and vegetables or not they will slurp up this yummy smoothie. Not only is it fun for the eyes, but every layer is fruity and delicious!  Get the kids in on the fun from the start, take them to the grocery store or ...

Banana Oatmeal Nests Recipe

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Easter has a lot of significance in many of our lives....as a religious holiday, as a family time.  It's also a time of celebration and celebrating spring and all that comes with spring- new life, new growth, after a long and dreary winter.  It's in the spirit of family time and celebration that I'm sharing ...