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‘Storks’

My reaction to Storks: Whether Warner Animation Group intended to create the perfect trifecta or not... they did! Babies and animals, all in an animated movie… children need nothing else. Don't worry, you'll enjoy it ...Read More
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Starburst didn’t deliver but they did…

For over 50 years, Starburst fruit candies have been marketed as “unexplainably juicy," or some other version of that slogan. Let's be honest, the company has not delivered on that promise, and quite frankly, the candy has a taste ...Read More
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Little Red Riding Hood Collection at Target

If your babies, toddlers or kids are still in need of fall clothing, get them at Target! Target has been killing it in the design world since its partnership with Michael Graves in 1999. For those of you unfamiliar ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 26 weeks – day 1 – Antibiotic Pregnancy Failure

Pregnancy Journals - 26 weeks - day 1 - Antibiotic Pregnancy Failure Today, I was informed that I have a severe infection and would need to take antibiotics. For an individual who has gone through ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 23 weeks – day 2 – Sit on the floor tired and pregnant.

Pregnancy Journals - 23 weeks - day 2 - Sit on the floor tired and pregnant. I am exercising regularly, eating well and drinking a ton of water, yet… I am still extremely fatigued at ...Read More
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Milk Paint, Distressing Furniture or Mailboxes

The best part about distressing furniture/mailboxes, is there is almost no way to mess the process up! Here's a quick and easy guide on how to make a cheap black mailbox look like it's a hundred years. supplies ...Read More
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‘Storks’

My reaction to Storks: Whether Warner Animation Group intended to create the perfect trifecta or not... they did! Babies and ...Read More
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Starburst didn’t deliver but they did…

For over 50 years, Starburst fruit candies have been marketed as “unexplainably juicy," or some other version of that slogan. Let's be ...Read More
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Little Red Riding Hood Collection at Target

If your babies, toddlers or kids are still in need of fall clothing, get them at Target! Target has been killing it ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 26 weeks – day 1 – Antibiotic Pregnancy Failure

Pregnancy Journals - 26 weeks - day 1 - Antibiotic Pregnancy Failure Today, I was informed that I have a ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 23 weeks – day 2 – Sit on the floor tired and pregnant.

Pregnancy Journals - 23 weeks - day 2 - Sit on the floor tired and pregnant. I am exercising regularly, ...Read More
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Milk Paint, Distressing Furniture or Mailboxes

The best part about distressing furniture/mailboxes, is there is almost no way to mess the process up! Here's a quick and easy guide ...Read More
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‘The Secret Life of Pets’

My reaction to The Secret Life of Pets: Adorably animated, upbeat and fun, fun, fun! Max, a Jack Russell terrier (Louis C.K.) ...Read More
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Room Sharing

Hi my name is Bailey. I have two girls. My eldest is 6 years old and my youngest is 2 ...Read More
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Ikea’s Best: The LÄMPLIG

Made of bamboo and reasonably priced at $16.99, everyone should have a LÄMPLIG Chopping Board. It's an Ikea treasure. The accessory need never be ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 18 weeks – day 2 – Fetal Anatomy Scan

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Pregnancy Journals – 18 weeks – day 1 – You may be in need of electrolytes!

Pregnancy Journals - 18 weeks - day 1 - You may be in need of electrolytes! I am struggling to ...Read More
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2016 Summer Beauty Favs

Our Summer Beauty Favs of 2016 embody the season in all of its glory. We're embracing our natural beauty, enjoying the hot ...Read More
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Lake Champlain Chocolates Organic Peanut Butter Bar

Lake Champlain Chocolates Organic Peanut Butter Bar is magnificent! The classic combination of ingredients is beloved by most.  Yet, it's rare ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 16 weeks – day 5 – Life Has Not Been Easy

Pregnancy Journals - 16 weeks - day 5 - Life Has Not Been Easy Over the past couple weeks, “pregnancy” ...Read More
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Feed Your Wood

The best way to enrich and restore the natural grain of your wood furniture is to use Howard Feed-N-Wax. With ...Read More
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Better Than the Norm

Need a ceiling fixture for a young lady's room? The West Elm Capiz Round Pendant is both sweet and feminine, any little girl's dream ...Read More
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A Rueben Worth Traveling For

There is nothing better than a great Reuben sandwich. The problem... it's hard to find a Reuben that is truly composed properly ...Read More
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Oil Your Face Up!

Want glowing, dewy, healthy skin? Stop using irritant cleansers (anything that’s not oil, lol)! Why use the oil cleaning method? The overuse ...Read More
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Awesome Tips to Decorate Your Shelves

Countless homeowners struggle with the design of their shelving. If you also need some help arranging your possessions properly, or if you're ...Read More
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AHP Wrap Around

Typically painted, plain drywall is boring. It's everywhere you look. Luckily, there’s a secret in design and it's the AHP ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 13 weeks – day 2 – Heightened Sense of Smell

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The most important make-up advice everyone needs!

The most important tip I can give you for perfect make-up application... BLEND. Expensive, beautiful make-up won't translate into a ...Read More
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With a strike of match!

If you’re serious about your candles, then you’re probably already a fan of Produce Candles. Each jar is filled with a beautiful freshness, a ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 10 weeks – day 2 – Sweating

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Mumbo Sauce a DC Staple

Mumbo sauce can be found in many "Chinese chicken wing sub shop" take-out restaurants. The sweet sauce is reminiscent of plum ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 10 weeks – day 1 – About the size of a kumquat.

Pregnancy Journals - 10 weeks - day 1 - About the size of a kumquat.  My baby is about the ...Read More
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Best Vegetarian Sushi in the DC Area!

I think everyone loves vegetable/vegetarian sushi now and again. What's not to love about an avocado roll?! But for those of ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 9 weeks – day 6 – First Prenatal Appointment

Pregnancy Journals - 9 weeks - day 6 - First Prenatal Appointment Today, I had my first prenatal appointment. Depending ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 6 weeks – day 1 – Waking up to pee!

Pregnancy Journals - 6 weeks - day 1 - Waking up to pee! Today, my baby is about the size ...Read More
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Your child can be van Gogh!

What do you do with all your child's artwork? Do you store it? Do you hang every piece? Is it appropriate ...Read More
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‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’

The premise: The betrayed "Ice Queen" consumed with rage over the loss of her daughter, ruled over the land destroying and ...Read More
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AHP Drunken Strawberries

Fondue is often made for romantic occasions, which is nice, but I can eat fondue at anytime. It's always fun for ...Read More
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Get Your Baby Some Dutch Doors

Dutch doors aren't just for horses, they're for babies too! Baby gates are wretched! Not only are they hideous, but ...Read More
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Dear Readers

To all my loyal readers. I thank you for your patience and understanding during my illness. I'm still not 100% ...Read More
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Natural Floor Shine

The best way to clean your wood floors isn't with fancy expensive dangerous chemicals, but with good old fashioned olive ...Read More
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A “girly” drink a confident man will love.

AHP Kraken & Lemonade servings 1 drink ingredients Kraken Dark Rum Newman's Own Lemonade Maraschino cherry instructions Fill a high ball ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 5 weeks – day 7 – Peeing all the time!

It’s official, I need to pee constantly. I am right on schedule with the common first trimester/6 weeks timeline of ...Read More
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A brush that will change your world!

The Mason Pearson Brush, a high quality item that is worth the cost! The brushes range in price from approximately $100 to ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 5 weeks – day 1 – The Marathon

Pregnancy Journals - 5 weeks - day 1 - The Marathon Today, my baby is about the size of an ...Read More
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Why is your paint runny?

Whether trying to paint with a $30 can of paint or an $80 can of paint, it's frustrating to open up ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 4 weeks – day 3 – I’m Pregnant/Progesterone

Pregnancy Journals - 4 weeks - day 3 - I’m Pregnant/Progesterone I am positively pregnant! This is my third child ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 4 weeks – day 2 – Trying for baby/thoughts.

Pregnancy Journals - 4 weeks - day 2 -  Trying for baby/thoughts. My husband and I have been together for about ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 4 weeks – day 1 – About the size of a poppy seed.

Pregnancy Journals - 4 weeks - day 1 - About the size of a poppy seed. My baby is about ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 3 weeks – day 2 – What is the pregnancy waiting game?

Pregnancy Journals - 3 weeks - day 2 - What is the pregnancy waiting game? What is the pregnancy waiting ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – 3 weeks – day 1 – blastocyst stage

3 weeks - day 1 - blastocyst stage Today, I am experiencing a great deal of cramping in my uterus, ...Read More
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Pregnancy Journals – menstrual cycle – 28-day cycle

Pregnancy Journals - menstrual cycle - 28-day cycle In order to conceive you must ovulate! Here's a brief overview of menstrual ...Read More
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Why did I get a question mark on pregnancy test?

If you took a pregnancy test only for the screen to display a question mark, here are some reasons the test ...Read More
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NaiNai’s Noodle & Dumpling Bar

Nainai's Noodle & Dumpling Bar located in Silver Spring MD isn't fancy, but serves great cheap eats. Bao Chicka Wow Bao ...Read More
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The Best Toothbrush Ever!

None of us intend to have poor dental hygiene, but the truth is, most toothbrushes are poorly designed, rendering them ergonomically ...Read More
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Impending Mosquito Attacks & Burned Skin

Every year, many "natural mamas" ask me, "How can I care for mosquito bites and harmful sun rays naturally?" To this ...Read More
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The Perfect Easter Candy

Easter is just over a week away (Sunday, March 27, 2016). My family and I will be celebrating the holiday with help ...Read More
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Transform Your Old IKEA PS Laptop Station into a Baby Center (Hack)

Do you have a limited space but need as much storage as you can get for your baby's diapers and supplies? Or maybe ...Read More
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Cramping, Spotting & Pregnancy

There are many great frustrations one may experience when trying to conceive. One of the most disheartening is the waiting game every ...Read More
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How to Remove all the Grunge with Apple Cider Vinegar

Although sometimes I buy a few cleaning products, I make most at home using Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Don't be worried about the ...Read More
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‘Zootopia’

My reaction to Zootopia: a must see, my favorite kids animation ever! The film addresses prejudices and stereotypes and those that concur ...Read More
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Am I pregnant?

How does a pregnancy test work? Whether taking a urine or blood test, they both measure the levels of human chorionic gonadotropin ...Read More
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Jeuge up those boring bathroom shelves!

There's never anything too interesting happening in the world of bathroom shelving. The options... a tiled or glass shelf... but both are boring ...Read More
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BOSSE Bar Stool Dip Painting IKEA Hack

The BOSSE Bar Stools from IKEA are alright. They're made of natural solid birch wood. The stools can be easily stored under a countertop ...Read More
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Integrate Your Children’s Toys

Playrooms are great; each toy is likely designated to its own area tucked away in fancy organized bins, and if ...Read More
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Why the Nose Frida?

The Nose Frida, is doctor invented and recommended. It's a hygienic and safe way to remove mucus from your infant, baby, or toddler’s ...Read More
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Red Maple Asian Cuisine & Bar

Red Maple is a wonderful dine-in/take-out restaurant. Located across from the Four Corners Shopping Center (Woodmoor Shopping Center) in Silver Spring, ...Read More
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IKEA’S Ice-cream Candles

The soft, romantic light of a burning candle is most always relaxing, but IKEA'S new scented tea light, SINNLIG Vanilla Pleasure, smells like a ...Read More
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Angry Birds Toons

Two nights ago, while snuggling with my girls in the living room "camping on a blow-up mattress," we perused on-demand. My ...Read More
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Guests, Playdates & a Newborn

Whether you stay at home with your new baby(s), or if you're a working parent, life with a newborn is ...Read More
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Blabla… Kids Toys, Bedding and Decor

  giant dolls Blabla are the true masters of creating little gems full of splendor and magic. Their handmade giant dolls tower over ...Read More
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AHP Buttered Coffee

There has been research supporting the health benefits of drinking "buttered coffee.” But don't worry about all that. Drink it ...Read More
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International Units & Vitamin E

If you make your own homemade beauty products, or use Vitamin E as your nighttime moisturizer to reduce the appearance ...Read More
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I’m Loosing My Hair After Birth

I'm losing my hair after giving birth to my twins. Is this normal? Response:  Yes, don't worry, hair loss is normal. All moms encounter ...Read More
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AHP Chocolate Cake Shot

I never thought to put Frangelico in anything but coffee, hot chocolate, and every dessert I make... until my husband surprised me ...Read More
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Lost River Modern

Lost River Modern is a prefab cabin that rests in the mountains of West Virginia... a tranquil, lovely place to vacation, write ...Read More
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You’re storing your herbs and spices improperly!

Spice and herb storage rules. Ground spices do not last forever! Only keep ground spices for 6 months. Only purchase whole ...Read More
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AHP Campfire Cake Hack

Are you camping with family or friends and interested in making a cake? Well, the AHP Campfire Cake Hack may be a ...Read More
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AHP Egg in the Hole

When preparing for a trip to the woods with my family, I planned to make a handful of quick and yummy meals ...Read More
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AHP Perfectly Topped Goat Cheese Nachos

Aren't you sick of eating nachos with 50% of the chips lacking toppings? What a waste! Here's a simple guide to make the ...Read More
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West Virginia Fruit and Berry Wines

When researching local interests in Lost River, WV, my husband came across a few rave reviews for West Virginia Fruit and ...Read More
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AHP Cast Iron Cornbread Casserole

Whether you’re campfire cooking or in an cabin tucked away in the woods, few spices and simple ingredients are a must. AHP Cast ...Read More
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Lost River Grill & Motel Review

If you are traveling to Lost River, WV during the week, the Lost River Grill is one of the only restaurants open ...Read More
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When do babies go from two naps to one?

When do babies go from two naps to one? Response: A very common question I receive multiple times a week is, "When ...Read More
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Jules Destrooper Almond Thins

A Brussels specialty, Jules Destrooper Almond Thins... a butter biscuit thin and crisp. The award winning treasure is perfect for Sunday drives, ...Read More
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The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

A hard boiled egg... cooked in its shell for easy eating and carting around. Great for picnics, fun snacks or a ...Read More
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Honest Brand Diapers Review

Have you ever used Honest brand diapers and would you recommend them? Response: After the birth of my baby I tried ...Read More
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Is your toddler adding “y” to the end of his words?

Is your toddler adding "y" to the end of his/her words? If you have wondered why, there are a few potential possibilities ...Read More
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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’

My reaction to Kung Fu Panda 3: It was the best in the series! Truthfully, I thought the third movie was ...Read More
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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Card

Valentine's Day is typically accompanied by flowers. A floral arrangement may be lovely, but the the gift is fleeting. The classic Valentine’s ...Read More
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Homemade Healthy Valentine’s Candies to Die For (Vegan and Paleo)

If you or your partner are trying to eat healthier, or your just in the mood for a DIY Valentine's ...Read More
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How much juice & zest is in one lemon?

Lemons are not all the same! There are small, medium and large lemons... juicy and dry lemons. There are too ...Read More
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

My children love the Star Wars series. My toddler begged and pleaded for me to take them to see The Force Awakens in the ...Read More
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AHP Snowed in Hot Toddy

In your pajamas, an agreeable shearling lined jacket draped over your shoulders. The house is quiet, hours before your family ...Read More
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AHP Easy Pecan Chocolate Lace Cookies

We are in the midst of The Blizzard of '16. For the last 2 days, my husband, daughters and I ...Read More
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The Ultimate Bib

The truth about bibs... they don't work the way they should. Some are printed with hilarious saying, others are in ...Read More
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Last Minute Beach Waves

If you want beach waves but don't have 6+ hours to wait for overnight wet braids to set, use a straightener to get ...Read More
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Fix Winter Dry Skin with the Beauty Blender

Winter weather is starting to plummet. Many will suffer from severely chapped skin leaving their face and make-up looking dry, dull and ...Read More
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When are my children old enough to do chores?

When are my children old enough to do chores? Response: 18-months to 2-years-old It depends what you mean by "chores." As early ...Read More
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The Joys of the “Terrible Twos”

The terrible twos may not be that terrible. With both of my children, each stage of their lives have been the ...Read More
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AHP Bite-size Egg Frittatas

If you're trying to eat healthy or your typical breakfast routine is getting old, AHP Bite-size Egg Frittatas are a tasty way ...Read More
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AHP Spicy Kale Chips

Kale is a superfood. One cup of kale contains all this Vitamin A: 206% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA), Vitamin K: 684% ...Read More
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How do I get my toddler to “brush” his teeth?

How do I get my toddler to "brush" his teeth? Response: Oral hygiene is important at any age. Unfortunately for ...Read More
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Infused liqueur for the Bourbon Whiskey Drinker!

February 8, 2016 marks the year of the monkey in the zodiac calendar. Although, I am not a follower of the Chinese astrology, ...Read More
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Swaddling Your Baby

Why you may want to swaddle your baby? Swaddling a baby has many benefits. It may prevent your baby's sleep from ...Read More
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Baby Family Album

If you live far from family and friends, you may find it difficult to watch your child grow up without ...Read More
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AHP Gooey Skillet Maple Pecan Cake

There's almost nothing you CAN'T do with a cast iron skillet. It's probably the most versatile kitchen item you can buy, ...Read More
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Kitchen Fires Extinguish With Salt

Safety is imperative when working in the kitchen. If you have a small grease fire, here is a quick-tip. How ...Read More
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AHP Goat’s Cheese Grilled Cheese

Yes, I have ditched cow's milk! All that rubbish I was in possession of is in the trash. Although, the total avoidance ...Read More
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Should your brows be brushed up or down?

Ok... brushing up your brows can give you a natural ruggedly beautiful fresh look. But I have to say the trend is ...Read More
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How to… A new twist on a braid!

Very few people I know put much effort if any in styling their children's hair. I get it, the last thing we ...Read More
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How to Prepare Baby Food & Weaning

In this article I am going to share some tips and tricks to make and store baby food as well ...Read More
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How Do I Store Food in the Refrigerator & Freezer?

Unfortunately, there are many life lessons that every individual should be taught, but we just aren't. Whether it be writing a check, ...Read More
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How do I get my baby to bathe?

Hi, my name is Brittany. I have four kids and bath time has always been a NIGHTMARE, do you have any suggestions? ...Read More
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Parenting New Year’s Resolution

Every new year is full of hope and excitement for the prospect of a brighter future. Goals are written out ...Read More
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Q-tip Company Warns You Not to Use Their Product!

Warning: Do not insert swab into the ear canal. Entering the ear canal could cause injury... This warning is not ...Read More
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Turn a Mason Jar Into a “Real Glass”

I have a variety of drinking glasses in my home. As an interior designer, one set of drinking vessels just doesn't ...Read More
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Emergency Restaurant iPhone Stand

When my husband watches our children, he finds it easiest to go out to lunch. His spot, Buffalo Wild Wings ...Read More
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How to make a pinch pot.

In theory, the art of pottery is a wonderful activity for toddlers, but in actuality it can be a rough proposition to carry ...Read More
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Beauty Blender: Less Mess Replacement

If flawless make-up application is your goal, a wonderful tool recommendation would be the Beauty Blender. The product will provide a line/crease ...Read More
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Cow’s milk can lead to Cancer, switch to the goat!

Are you allergic to milk? Would you prefer animal milk to "substitutes"... almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk etc..? If ...Read More
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Help Rolling Out Cookie Dough or Pie Crust

Are you having problems rolling out your cookies or pie crust? Here are a few tips to successfully roll out ...Read More
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AHP Surf Salt Spray & Scalp Stimulator

A couple weeks ago, I discovered I have curly hair. Immediately, I began researching organic salt sprays... sprays to buy, or to ...Read More
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AHP Natural Baby Liner Application Technique

I am a horse trainer's daughter. I'll get down and dirty for real. All you southern ladies know we'll shovel ...Read More
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Wen Changed My Hair

For my entire life, I have had very straight hair. "Board straight," my husband calls it. It has always appeared as if ...Read More
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Contour No-no!!!!!

More and more "regular" people, not just professional make-up artists, have been embracing the contour for an everyday make-up look. A contour ...Read More
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Christmas Party Food Displays

Insert some whimsy into your Christmas party with food displayed on an adorable tree instead of a "boring dish." Or ...Read More
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Soy Love Spruce Candle

I'm a pine candle hoarder. Every December, I stock up on pine candles for the upcoming new year. My trove ...Read More
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Things We Love: Christmas Headbands

I am all about having a little fun in my life. If you are too, then while you're out socializing ...Read More
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Free Craft Santa Hats and Beards for Kids or Adults

There are many the would love the AHP Santa Hat and Beard. Anyone wanting to take an amazing Christmas selfie; ...Read More
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AHP Homemade Eggnog

There is nothing better than a holiday drink to really suck one into the festive atmosphere. But does anyone really want ...Read More
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Amazing Stocking Stuffer Ideas

There are many ways to stuff Christmas stockings: theme, junk, toiletries, candy, and anything small. I love stockings, so I ...Read More
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Rody: The Perfect Toy for Crawlers to Adults!

Are you looking for a toy that will grow with your child, be as fun for a baby as for ...Read More
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PREPARATION & CONCERNS FOR A SECOND BABY

I was far more concerned to have a second baby than to have my first. Not troubled with my own well being, but that of ...Read More
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Mayonnaise is an Egg Substitute

My family eat hordes of eggs. My toddler's daily breakfast request consists of 2 poached eggs, chicken sausage and baby carrots ...Read More
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OXO… Yes, I pee in my car!

My husband is horrified I am writing this article, but I am who I am, and he loves me that ...Read More
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The death of a brother and the cruelty of our world.

My brother died of cancer over a year ago. I think of him daily. I cry often for his widow and my ...Read More
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Memory Christmas Ornaments on a Budget

Almost as soon as I posted the article FUJIFILM INSTAX ORNAMENTS, I received a message from a woman who stated, "Buying that camera is too expensive for ...Read More
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Don’t use Botox: Maintain your skin naturally!

I have never had the neuro-toxin Botox injected into my face, or any other fillers for that matter. I also am ...Read More
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Fujifilm Instax Ornaments: Family Memories for Christmas

Every year, my Christmas tree is decorated with imprinted ornaments. My children's hands, feet, and toes have been pressed into ...Read More
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TRICKS TO GET YOUR BABY TO SLEEP!

I am not very comfortable talking about sleep. For those of you who don't have children, you may be surprised ...Read More
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Steve’s Ice Cream

Being allergic to cow's milk, I shouldn't consume dairy products, but sometimes I do, in small quantities. If I am going ...Read More
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AHP Crangarita 3 Ways

AHP Crangarita can be used for three different purposes: an alcoholic drink, a fancy children's non-alcoholic drink or a frozen ...Read More
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AHP Nail Polish Glitter Fade

December has arrived and the Christmas countdown has begun. Maybe I am turning into my Grandmother, or another bedazzled individual ...Read More
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AHP Parmesan Crisps

AHP Parmesan Crisps are great. They can be eaten like a chip, used for a little crunch in your salad, ...Read More
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Buffalo Check Anyone

I steer clear of the red and black clothing combinations. The duo, used extensively as branding colors splashed on websites and logos in ...Read More
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Plates for Toddlers or Adults

My toddler eats as much as I do, but her plastic plates don't accommodate the quantity of food she needs. I am ...Read More
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HEAL CRACKED NIPPLES

If you are nursing and have developed cracked or bleeding nipples, here are some tips. never leave your nipples moist ...Read More
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Best Cranberry Sauce Ever

Are you bored of cranberry jelly in a can, or the frozen cranberry and orange juice routine? Look no further, ...Read More
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Tips for Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar

There are many that drink apple cider vinegar (ACV) for its health benefits. There are also a set of people that ...Read More
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Yuan Fu Chinese Vegetarian… Vegan Too

Yuan Fu Vegetarian, a restaurant for a vegetarian/vegan "foodie." As a former vegetarian, it used to be tough to eat out ...Read More
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Grow Lashes & Brows

You don't need a bag of tricks or prescriptions to achieve long lashes or thick brows. Health is the main obstacle ...Read More
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Flying Dog 2015 Holiday Collection

I have written about Flying Dog Brewery before. One of my favorite beers is their Double Dog Double IPA. The ...Read More
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Holiday Toasted All-spice

Need to add some fragrance to your holiday, toast some spices! Over low heat, add all-spice to cast iron skillet and ...Read More
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AHP Appreciation Christmas Tree

In years past, my eldest child, a toddler, has understood our family holiday traditions. She knew that I was going ...Read More
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Special Moments

If you enjoy crafting, or even if you don't, it's nice to make special memories and beautiful things. My daughter's ...Read More
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IKEA Holiday Shopping Guide

IKEA is awesome and affordable! This year, you need to get your holiday decorations and trimmings there.   FEJKA This ...Read More
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Produce Candles

I love candles... the aroma and the memories tethered to them. The collection of thoughts and feelings accessible only by fragrance ...Read More
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Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara

No need to ever try another mascara again. Buy Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara and you’re done searching for life! When you run ...Read More
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AHP Mini Thanksgiving Dinner

I think most people enjoy the holidays. The smell of the food, the camaraderie, the "special-ness!" But sometimes, life gets ...Read More
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Season Your Cast Iron

Season your cast iron! Cast iron should have a non-stick, glowing, and smooth surface. If your skillet, dutch oven, or ...Read More
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Urban Butcher

Go for the pastrami, not the service! Urban Butcher located in Silver Spring, MD has the best pastrami I have ...Read More
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The Avocado Experiment for Kids

The Avocado Experiment for Kids purpose To attempt to sprout an avocado seed and maybe grow a tree! experiment duration This ...Read More
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AHP Baked Eggs & Peppers

Eggs are my favorite food. I put them on most entrees and side dishes, pasta, pizza, burgers, or plain asparagus ...Read More
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Sock Junkie

I am a sock junkie. No-show socks are nice but even in the summer I'd prefer some sheer neon socks with ...Read More
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Jennifer Behr Eris Headband

I love a headpiece! I'll adorn my head with beads, wraps, twisted or crafted metal... anything but the typical American girls-night-out birthday ...Read More
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Have some fun with your lunch!

I am not the animated parent that circles my babies head with a spoon. But I am a mom that loves ...Read More
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The Journey of the Wipe Dispensers

The journey to find the perfect wipe dispenser was rough. In the early days of motherhood, I learned quickly that diapering ...Read More
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Baltimore’s Mouth Party Caramels

They say it best, "Addictive, mouth watering soft pillows of loveliness." If you are one to support local businesses, or appreciate the ...Read More
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A little coverage, for skin imperfections.

  Do you have skin imperfections on your body? I do. I have some bad burn marks and a large ...Read More
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I feel bad for spending money because I am a stay-at-home mom!

While out with a friend today, she asked for advice, in regards to her feelings of guilt when spending money ...Read More
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Breastfeeding Selfie

It seems like all I am writing about these days is breastfeeding. Yet, I keep getting inquiries on the topic ...Read More
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AHP Pumpkin Beef Lasagna or Veggie-style

I love a casserole of any kind. I especially enjoy one because I never hear any complaints by children when a mix of ...Read More
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AHP Homemade Butt Spray for You and Baby

Babies are the dirtiest beings on the planet. I know you probably disagree with me. I have a lot of ...Read More
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AHP Easy Chipotle Roasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas are loved by most everyone, young and old. They provide endless culinary opportunities. Hummus is amazing and plain chickpeas are ...Read More
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AHP Pomegranate Margarita & Snow Cones

Pomegranates have been in season for a few months now. Yet, I only associate the flavor of the berry with the ...Read More
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‘Goosebumps’

Yes, I know, I am writing this review over a week after the movie was released in theaters. As appropriate ...Read More
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A day at the salon!

Yesterday, I took my daughter to get her hair dyed purple and my 18-month old got her first "REAL" haircut ...Read More
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Healthy Halloween Party Food Alternatives

If you are one that favors healthy options for your family, even on Halloween, I have a couple fun festive ...Read More
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HOW TO INCREASE YOUR MILK SUPPLY!

If you wish to increase your milk supply for storage, or you fear you don't have enough, here's the routine ...Read More
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Homemade Make-up: Contour & Mattify

This morning I woke up to find I had run out of face powder! My face all covered in white ...Read More
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The Best Stroller Ever!

In the sea of baby products on the market, it's sometimes hard to find long-lasting and effective items. On my ...Read More
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Use Bobby Pins the Right Way!

There are two common mistakes people make when buying and using bobby pins. You're probably buying the wrong bobby pins! Cheaply ...Read More
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Two’s Company, Never Lose Your Bottles Up!

There are some things I own I can never find. A bottle opener is one of them. I went to ...Read More
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Tank Phone Stand

Entertaining your child with electronics is sometimes necessary. An educational game can help provide a parent with a few extra minutes to ...Read More
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Breastfeeding Shaming

There is a stigma surrounding breastfeeding. In a nation that supposedly advocates nursing, there have been many that have tried ...Read More
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Preserve that Beautiful Jack O’ Lantern

Once you cut into a pumpkin they don't last long, about 5 to 10 days. To maximize the longevity of ...Read More
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A Sophisticated Pumpkin

I love a classic jack-o-lantern or a standard orange pumpkin fancied up with some black paint. But if you are ...Read More
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Justin’s Minis

I agree with Justin's slogan: "The best tasting nut butter & peanut butter cups on the planet." My favorite nut ...Read More
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American Apparel Nursing Cover

The best nursing cover for any personality is actually not a "real" breastfeeding cover at all. It's the American Apparel ...Read More
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AHP Hot Chocolate Russian

Through the fall and winter months, I will be enjoying many cups of hot chocolate. Sometimes homemade and sometimes with my favorite ...Read More
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AHP Popcorn for Breakfast!

Eat a breakfast of popcorn and half-and-half, sprinkle with a bit of salt and sugar... so good! Prepackaged popcorn isn't ...Read More
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Skintuition Irreplaceables

There are a couple beauty products I buy at Skintuition that I could never live without. I call them my Skintuition Irreplaceables. The ...Read More
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Artful Masterpieces

I have a new love and it's Stray Dog Designs! Last week, while out shopping, I came across a papier mache plant ...Read More
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AHP Pumpkin Bourbon Not-so-sweets Cupcakes

If you love pumpkin desserts, want a healthier option for the kids, or don't like too-sweet-sweets, you should try the ...Read More
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AHP DIY Halloween Ceiling Grapevine Balls

I am one that loves festive decorations surrounding me from above. One year I filled my living room with hundreds of ...Read More
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J.Crew Fall Favorites

CAPE JACKET IN WOOL MELTON A classic cape, a staple for any woman's wardrobe. Like the peacoat or a blazer, it's ...Read More
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Baby must have, aden + anais sleep sack!

My babies loved to be swaddled. They were wrapped in muslin blankets until they couldn’t be swaddled any longer. We ...Read More
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A Beautiful & Free Halloween!

I am not buying my eldest a Halloween costume this year and she is thrilled! We had a wonderful time today ...Read More
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‘Pan’

My reaction to Pan: Wonderful, it has the magic one longs for in a film. Pan and the like are the reason I go ...Read More
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AHP Day of the Dead Halloween Stickers

Liven up you Halloween cupcakes with these Day of the Dead adornments. Print them out using sticker paper and attach ...Read More
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Halloween Pillows I’d Use Year-round!

The holidays are fast approaching: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Valentine's Day, and Easter will domino one after the other, ...Read More
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AHP Fight Box

Rules of Fight Box 1st rule: You do not talk about FIGHT BOX. 2nd rule: You DO NOT talk about ...Read More
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AHP 2016 Greeting Card Collection

Get Well Soon Give those important to you a gift of thoughtfulness with The AHP 2016 Greeting Card Collection. We’ve got you covered ...Read More
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AHP Chicken Stock Soup

I love eating soup year round. I don't think everyone else agrees with the idea of eating hot soup at ...Read More
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Perfect Liner

The single most difficult make-up item to apply is liquid eyeliner. It's messy, wet, smears, transfers and the applicator is hard ...Read More
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AHP Horseradish Mac & Cheese Food Hack

If I am going to eat prepackaged mac & cheese, it's going to be Kraft Velveeta Original Shells & Cheese. The ...Read More
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AHP Peanut Butter Boos

Fall has arrived and the season of baking has returned. Every event or holiday needs its own dessert, and ours, ...Read More
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Let’s Do Brunch!

In a 1895 article, "Brunch: A Plea", Guy Beringer coined the term... brunch. He Wrote: “Instead of England’s early Sunday ...Read More
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Dark Side of the Full Moon

This morning, I woke conflicted. I wrestled with which article I should post. All the while feeling guilty because I ...Read More
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Emergency Toys

No, I am not a miniature photographer... these are just tiny toys. They're only about the size of a penny, yet, they ...Read More
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AHP Iced Coffee

Summer is over and soon your iced coffee will be traded in for something that will keep you warm. If you ...Read More
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My Fav Fall Snack

Life is crazy after having kids. My husband and I need to squeeze every second of quality time we can ...Read More
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Freeze Your Eyeliner Quick-tip

No matter who you are—a mommy on a budget, teenager, or a person that just can't fathom spending $20.00 plus on ...Read More
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AHP Chocolate Chip Cherry Pie Ice Cream

Do you need a fun afternoon activity with the kids? This food hack will allow all the little ones to ...Read More
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TEETHING TRICKS

My favorite teething pain reliever is not what you may initially think of to aid your baby in his or ...Read More
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AHP Cracked Pepper & Honey Fruit Salad

The AHP Cracked Pepper & Honey Fruit Salad is not the fruit salad of your childhood, it's a modern take ...Read More
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Get the AHP Veggie Sandwich at Balducci’s

Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market is a local gourmet grocery store with a few other locations in Connecticut, New York and ...Read More
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Get Beautiful Hair

As I have mentioned in the past, (it's probably only been a few days, LOL)... I love apple cider vinegar! ...Read More
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Baby Powder You Should be Using

Wildwood SoapWorks has both natural and organic soaps, oils, lotions and potions for everyone in the family, including your baby ...Read More
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AHP Easy Gourmet Chocolate French Toast

For a quick and easy gourmet breakfast (dessert) try making the AHP Easy Gourmet Chocolate French Toast. It’s just a ...Read More
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Blended Brown Lips

I am not a fan of a variety pack of anything. Although, while browsing around Sephora the other day, I ...Read More
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What to do with FUJIFILM INSTAX!

I think most of us love an instant-film camera. The prints are quirky, from another time, and beg for a ...Read More
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‘The Pop Ups’

My head generally feels like it is going to explode when I listen to children’s music. My toddler has a ...Read More
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PUNISHMENTS FOR DIFFERENT AGES

I have a 4-year-old son and a 10-month-old daughter. I am having a hard time figuring out how to punish ...Read More
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Rose Water Beauty Quick-tip

Rose water, the elixir I can’t live without, my favorite beauty secret. The natural potion can be used for many purposes, ...Read More
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Pop! Gourmet Popcorn

A few days ago, I discovered Pop! Gourmet Popcorn at Starbucks. I always make my own coffee, but an event ...Read More
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An Album of Lullabies

Sufjan Stevens, an amazing lyricist who draws emotions of both happiness and extreme sadness from my being while I receive ...Read More
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Capital City Cheesecake

If you want a gourmet breakfast, Capital City Cheesecake is not the place to go. Yet, If you are in ...Read More
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AHP Body Scrub & Pancake Topping

When I was little, I never poured maple syrup on my pancakes. I used a mixture of butter, sugar, and ...Read More
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Who Will They Become?

Yesterday, I took the kids to a local park. They had an amazing time splashing in the fountain. Soaking wet, ...Read More
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Pho 75

If “dive-y” and maybe a little dirty isn’t your style, don’t try Pho 75. But if you aren’t fancy and ...Read More
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AHP Labor Day Cocktail

Today is Labor Day. So lets make a drink and toast to all those who helped make our country great! ...Read More
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PBS Backpacks

PBS has been releasing some really cute clothing, accessories and toys lately. I have a handful of their onesies, some ...Read More
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No More Stains

Apple cider vinegar is amazing. It can you be used for cooking, baking, cleaning, internal health, or as part of ...Read More
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To all you “skinny” mamas and Christina Hendricks!

“Skinny” people have problems after pregnancy too. In many ways we live in a society where there are an appointed ...Read More
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Beautiful Natural Lashes at Sephora

Are you using an eyelash comb? If you want beautiful, defined, natural lashes, the Sephora Collection, Long Lashing: Contoured Eyelash ...Read More
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Because I said so!

My name is Amy. I am pregnant with my first baby. My parents always responded to my questions by saying, “Because I ...Read More
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AHP Sweet & Spicy Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad. It can be made in advance; enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner; used as a topping ...Read More
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AHP Tres Leches Food Hack

A butter cake covered in an abundance of sugar and milk... whats not to like?! This recipe is AHP's solution to ...Read More
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Walk Like an Egyptian

Like most fashion trends, items sway in and out of current history in the pendulum of life. One item that ...Read More
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Spicy Delight

Spicy Delight serves the best Jamaican cuisine around and is truly a local treasure. The family owned and operated business ...Read More
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Play Candles

My kids are obsessed with imagination cooking/baking and helping me in the kitchen. One of my toddler's most frequent requests.. ...Read More
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Help Cutting Baby Nails

Cutting your baby's nails can be hard. I have found that distraction is key. Here are three quick-tips for making ...Read More
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Bread Please

I could stuff my face with bread all day long. So if someone bought me a couple loaves of bread ...Read More
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The Inevitable Hair Chop

If you just had a baby, please.. think before you chop off your hair! After I had my first baby ...Read More
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Brow Tint Problems

I’m into brows. Eyebrows on men or woman are the feature that I find most attractive. I don’t need a ...Read More
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Coleslaw, kids & adults will love!

If your trying to persuade a baby, toddler or kid of any age to eat vegetables never give up, try ...Read More
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There’s Always a Way

As a parent of young children, I'm always improvising. If I forget a bowl while I'm out, I make one ...Read More
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You’ve got to try maple syrup coffee!

For all you D.C. area locals, I've got a delightful coffee for you. The Milkmaid's Brew made and served at Founding ...Read More
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Food Can Be Fun

Remember, children are people too. Little ones like variety, seasoning and a little "flash" in the food they eat. They have the ...Read More
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Easy Snacks: Stuffed Sweet Peppers

I love goat cheese, it's my favorite. It can be stuffed, spread or placed on top of almost anything! I ...Read More
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AHP Shredded Goat Cheese Chicken & Tomatoes Salad

As parents we always want to provide healthy foods for our families. But there are many times when the day ...Read More
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Toddler Shopping

I know IKEA is not a playground. Yet, my children seem to look at the store as if it were ...Read More
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‘Chef Shows’

This article is really not a TV review, but a general thought for some family TV entertainment. My kids always ...Read More
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Returning Back to Work

If your a mom going back to work after your maternity leave, its hard… so hard. When I was faced ...Read More
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Easy Ways to Eat Healthy

It’s a misnomer that eating healthy is inconvenient. Whether your eating at home or while out running around, there are ...Read More
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Dry Your Hair in Half the Time

I am about to make your life a whole lot easier by speeding up your morning routine. The Goody QUICKSTYLE ...Read More
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Catbird: My Perfect Stack!

I love a classic jewelry stack. Whether I get to pile on rings or bracelets, I am a fan of it all ...Read More
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Simple Celebrations

I love entertaining. Especially for my children's birthdays. No matter what the party's theme or activities, their joy is my ...Read More
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A Successful Hair Accessory for Babies and Toddlers

Clips, bows and headbands for babies are a lot of fun… especially a oversized statement piece! Yet, most babies reach ...Read More
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Unisom may make your pregnancy a little easier!

Before taking Unisom or adopting a Unisom regiment or any other medications using it's ingredients, please consult your doctor or ...Read More
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Going off to college!

Before your son or daughter goes off to college, they will probably receive a list of dorm room necessities from their school ...Read More
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Dr. Pepper… Drink the real stuff!

If you have read some of my other articles, you may not be surprised, that I am a fan of ...Read More
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Don’t be ashamed… Buy some Depends!

As an adult, I would have thought (pre-children) there would have been nothing worse than wearing an adult diaper in ...Read More
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‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’

The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land is only one episode in, but the comedian was able to deliver another ...Read More
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‘Ant-Man’

My reaction to Ant-Man: Loved it, although the baby sitting in my lap did not. The movie had a long back ...Read More
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Don’t Forget About Your Spouse!

When you have a baby, it’s exhausting. Round-the-clock feedings and little sleep cause one to think little of the bigger ...Read More
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AHP Powdered Donut Food Hack

Everyone likes donuts. My problem, I only like them when they are piping hot. That doesn’t happen very often when I ...Read More
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Haptic Lab Sailing Ship Kite

These adorable handmade Haptic Lab Sailing Ship Kites are functional, but can also be used as a decoration for your home ...Read More
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‘Odd Mom Out’

Odd Mom Out on Bravo is a must see. Seven episodes in, last night’s show was just as funny as ...Read More
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‘Minions’

  Minions is the prequel to Despicable Me. The movie follows the minions from single-celled organisms looking for a master ...Read More
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AHP Devil’s Food Cake Food Hack

Want an indulgent, double chocolate cake with ganache? The AHP Duncan Hines Devil’s Food Cake food hack, will be one ...Read More
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Skinny Girl Margarita

I’m not a pre-made type of person, or even a woman that watches my calorie intake, so maybe the Skinny ...Read More
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The Perfect Lip Tint

Earlier this year, I was devastated when Bonnie Bell cosmetics company went public with the news that they were going ...Read More
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ST-GERMAIN

If you don’t prefer straight, hard liquor or beer, and you appreciate a sweet floral quality, ST-GERMAIN might be the ...Read More
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Get a Coupe!

I have decided that if I am drinking Champagne, or a cocktail served up, it should be presented in a coupe glass. The ...Read More
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AHP Emergency Bowl

I often need a bowl for the kid’s snacks when I’m out. When I am in a pinch, I use ...Read More
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My Favorite Summer Totes

IKEA, Frakta At $0.79, affordable would be an understatement. This indestructible Frakta tote from IKEA is perfect for the beach ...Read More
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Have a little fun and get an AppeTeether by Little Toader

Last week, a friend asked me if I would post on the subject of teethers, and which teether I might ...Read More
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Plugged Milk Duct

My good friend just had her first baby. She has a plugged milk duct and, in her words, a “low ...Read More
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Making Play Dough

Finding activities for a baby and toddler to participate in together can sometimes be hard. The baby may be too ...Read More
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HOW MANY TOYS ARE TOO MANY TOYS?

Hi, my name is Mary. I am a 37-year-old woman with 3 small children. I often struggle with how many ...Read More
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WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDREN’S APP?

  My name is Leslie. I would like to know what your favorite babies and toddlers iPhone apps are? Response: ...Read More
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The Intimina Lily Cup

I am about to say something I thought I would never say: The menstrual cup is one of the best ...Read More
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Young Love

My eldest daughter, Hunter, is 3 years old. She is aware, cautious, and above all else, very girly. Boys flock ...Read More
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A Diaper Bag for Dad

I have been noticing a trend... women not thinking about their other half when picking out a diaper bag. My ...Read More
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Keep a Record of Your Child’s Growth

Babies grow into toddlers swiftly. Many parents, I know, think that the growth that occurs with their child is so ...Read More
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Plain Ice-pops

As all moms of babies and toddlers know, popsicles are messy! If my kids are handed a cup of Cheerios, ...Read More
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My Little Mischief

At 15 months old, my daughter, who I affectionately refer to as “mischief," is inquisitive and adventurous. She is able ...Read More
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The St.Regis Red Snapper Bloody Mary

My husband and I have been making Bloody Marys using the St. Regis Red Snapper Bloody Mary recipe for years ...Read More
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The Real Thing: Make a set of keys for your kid.

I think nowadays people associate toys with the word plastic. Most toys I’ve seen, seem to be artless, thoughtless chunks ...Read More
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Weaning, Sex & Working Out

Hi, my name is Taylor- I'm 29 years old and married. I have thought off and on about having children ...Read More
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My Maternal Instinct

Hi, my name is Kathleen. I actually have two questions: 1. I think I want kids in the future. In ...Read More
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‘Inside Out’

I am not a movie reviewer, a film buff, or well versed in cinema history. You do not want to ...Read More
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Try a Different Color Mason Jar

Nowadays, mason jars are everywhere: weddings, restaurants, and probably your house. I love a classic preserving jar (admittedly Ball is ...Read More
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The Perfect Playhouse

Look no further, we found the perfect playhouse, the Kid Kraft Modern Outdoor Playhouse ...Read More
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Deet-Free Insect Repellent

A few weeks ago, when at a friends neighborhood block party, the bugs were out in full force. The insects seemed ...Read More
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Childhood Memories

In 1978, long before my birth, Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson sang a duet, "Mamma’s Don't Let Your Babies Grow ...Read More
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My Favorite Pregnancy Shirt

There is a great diversity in how a pregnant woman feels about their “pregnancy body” and how one feels or fits ...Read More
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Tremendous Happiness & A Toddler’s Card

My eldest daughter has no qualms about eating her meals. She is not even particular about the kinds of food ...Read More
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Take the Time, Take Care of Yourself

Everyone deserves to have time to themselves, whether it be getting a haircut or reading a book. Unfortunately, all too ...Read More
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Let Life Mess it Up!

Kids are messy! There are many different kinds of parents, regarding household tasks: The parent who tries to have everything ...Read More

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