One common struggle that most moms will face at some time or other is getting their kids to eat their veggies. Most kids will turn up their nose at the site of anything green. So ...
Children pick up messages and habits as they grow. Through the media, their peers and their parents they learn about the world around them. This means parents have a very important role in the early ...
Fresh fruits and vegetables have more nutrition than canned. But, many don’t buy them because they spoil before you have time to use them. Here are some tips for freezing foods to enjoy later. Fresh ...
One of the best things about being eco-friendly and saving money is that the two principles go hand-in-hand. Here are some very simple steps you can take to implement both of these ideals. Saving Money ...
Life is full of surprises. You can be going about your business and having a grand day when unkind words from another person can throw your emotions into a tailspin. Maybe it’s an unkind message ...
This nutritious comfort food is so easy to make and is a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies, and enjoy them. A filling side to any meal. Serves: 6 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Total time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 16 ounces, uncooked spiral pasta 2 medium carrots, chopped […]
Knives come in every shape, size and material. But unless you attended a culinary arts school or have a driving passion to create culinary masterpieces in your kitchen during your spare time you probably choose which knife to use based on how sharp it is. But get ready to dazzle your guests at your next […]
Ingredients: 1 ½ all-purpose flour ¾ cup brown sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3 ripe bananas, mashed 2 tbsp butter 3 tbsp raisins ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp allspice 1.5 tsp walnuts, chopped Pinch of Salt Instructions: Heat the oven to 350° F. Lightly grease and flour […]
It may surprise you to know that you have a wealth of double-duty items lying around your home! You’ll often find that these items have really practical uses that can solve various problems. Here are 10 household items that can do double-duty 1. Alka Seltzer Did you know that this antacid can be popped in […]
Moms are notorious for spending all of their energy and attention on the care of others. Add a full or part time job into the equation and it’s easy to get completely exhausted. Yet when you neglect yourself, you’re unable to give your all to others. You lose energy, motivation and enthusiasm. Self help is […]
Everyone wants to save money on grocery shopping and sometimes they skimp on quality, thinking this saves money. But, it doesn’t, not really. The truth is, eating nutritiously on a budget can be done with proper planning and thought. In fact, if you eat higher quality, high nutrition foods you can save money in both […]
Read Clean and Green Part II Here Use the ingredients listed below when making your own alternative cleaners, most are inexpensive and you probably already have many of them in your kitchen cupboards. All can be found at your local supermarket, natural food store or drugstore. Used individually or combined, these cleaners are safe, effective […]
Few holidays emphasize unhealthy treats like Halloween does! As Americans are getting more concerned about childhood obesity, many parents are looking for ways to celebrate this holiday without filling up on Milk Duds. Here are some ways you can make Halloween treats that look and taste good. Healthy Halloween Treats 1. Mummy Fingers Part of […]