Disney’s Imagicademy

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We recently learned about the Disney Imagicademy apps and got to have a fun party to learn all about them and find yet another way to fall in love with all things Disney.  The idea of the Imagicademy is to encourage kids ages 3-8 to learn by creating, doing and making- driven by technology- Mickey's Magical Math ...

Kids in The Kitchen- Mini Cauliflower Crust Pizzas

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If you are looking to "sneak" more veggies into your child's diet one great way to do it is to let them be a part of the preparation. Choosing, chopping, stirring-all will serve to get your child more interested in eating. I personally love cauliflower but I don't think you have to like it to ...

Printable LEGO Valentines

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My friend's son was having a hard time deciding on Valentines to give his classmates.  He's a super cool kid but also kind of shy so a lot of the store bought cards he's seeing just didn't appeal to him.  I asked my friend Elizabeth to make some LEGO Valentines cards- printables- for me that ...

Teaching Teens About Finances

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As parents, from the moment we have that precious bundle placed into our arms, we take on a huge responsibility. We are charged with taking care of this little human, teaching them right from wrong, educating them, keeping them safe from harm and doing what we can to raise them to be the best people ...

Grapefruit Vinaigrette

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If you love the bright, fresh, citrus flavor of red grapefruit this easy to throw together spinach salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette will delight your taste buds.  The dressing pulls together with just 4 ingredients. Why grapefruit? Well, I feel like grapefruit is like the forgotten citrus.  It doesn't always get a fair shake when speaking ...

The Ins and Outs of Open Enrollment

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Figuring out the whole health care issue can be a huge headache. By the time you cut through all the big words and long definitions, you are not sure where you stand, what you need, how much you will spend and a million other questions you probably have. This is part of the reason a ...

Three Life Hacks for Busy Moms

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Three Life Hacks for Busy Moms I had mixed feelings about the kids going back to school after their winter break. Part of me will miss having them home where we were able to hang out and have some fun in the snow, make cookies and enjoy a magical Christmas. The other side of me was ...

Felt Heart Bunting Valentine Craft

Felt Heart Bunting

If you're looking for a fun and easy Valentine Craft this Felt Heart Bunting is perfect!  It's quick and inexpensive to make and can be made any size whether for a centerpiece, a mantle, a doorway, or other decor. Felt Heart Bunting Valentine Craft Supplies: several sheets of soft felt - I chose red with a bit of ...

Chocolate Caramel Pretzel Hearts

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Chocolate & Caramel Pretzel Hearts Ingredients 1 bag of mini pretzel twists 1 bag of chocolate and caramel hearts Valentine sprinkles 9x13 baking sheet lined with foil or parchment paper   Directions - #1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees #2. Open each chocolate/caramel heart and discard the wrappers. Feel free to eat 1 or 2. ;) #3. Line the baking sheet with the mini ...

Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup

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Ward off the winter chill by fueling up with a big bowl of comfort food- this Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup  is perfect for just that. Rich, filling, and hearty it is a complete meal loaded into one bowl. Chunks of potato, rich bacon, and creamy cheese mix to create the flavor of loaded baked potatoes that ...