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Holiday Cookies: Grandma’s Recipe Rocks the House!

A childhood favorite, Grandma’s honey-sweetened holiday cookies have become a new family tradition.

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Quick and Effective Ways to Clean Upholstery Naturally

Accidental stains on the upholstery happen. Next time you spill something on the couch, use one of our simple and effective methods.

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Traveling with Kids on Public Transit

Traveling with kids on public transit can be a real challenge to combine both the need for transportation, and enjoyment of the little one’s experience.

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Natural Remedies for Disturbing Home Pests

Check out some of the common pests that might be creeping and crawling around your home along with practical ideas and natural remedies how you can go about getting rid of them.

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Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This vegetarian pumpkin soup blends traditional pumpkin flavor with the tropical taste of coconut. A festive color and elegant texture make it a great holiday dish with high nutritional value.

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A Balanced Day for Busy Moms (Part 2)

Balance family demands by creating “alone space” at home–and learn how a spin bike can help with a quick cardio boost.

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Fight Diabetes the Natural Way

Type 2 diabetes is actually reversible especially when detected early on, and can be easily controlled through natural means. All you need is a few lifestyle-get inspired!

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Easy Vanilla Nut Cookies

For as long as I can remember, vanilla nut cookies were our family holiday staple regardless of the occasion. They always tasted delicious and never lasted too long on the table.

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On The Go with a Baby? Check out This Diaper Backpack

How do you prepare for a trip with a baby, so you can be ready for long waits, security checks and many other inconveniences?

BUSY MOMS, WELLNESS

A Balanced Day for Busy Moms–Weekends at the Bar(re)

Weekends don’t always mean time off for busy moms. Find out how to carve out some time for yourself. One idea: Hold a ballet class in your living room!

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Sunday Pound Cake with Cacao

This version of pound cake uses much less sugar and butter; adding cacao powder gives it a richer flavor–perfect for a Sunday coffee break.

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Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions

Our roasted Brussels sprouts side dish, savory pasta and kale sauté and a new twist on traditional pumpkin pie may be just the answer to the “What should I bring?” dilemma.

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts on the Stalk

In addition to being rich in many valuable nutrients, clusters of roasted Brussels sprouts on the stalk make a festive addition to a holiday meal.

Healthy Thanksgiving Feast Additions DESSERTS, KID-FRIENDLY, RECIPES

Easy Pumpkin Pie with Granola Crust

This healthier version of the American classic has a whole grain granola-based crust. Because who doesn’t love pumpkin pie?

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What Should I Tell My Kids About Global Warming?

For many years there has been debate about whether or not climate change is actually happening. Is global warming a reality, and is it caused by humans?