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Five Brilliant Ways to Recycle Old Makeup

Five Brilliant Ways to Recycle Old Makeup

As a mom, I find myself often unable to take in many of the indulgences that I did in my youth. There is not enough time, not enough money, or just plain not enough motivation to keep up many of the things I did in […]

Understanding Unstable Mood in Children: Our Life with DMDD

Understanding Unstable Mood in Children: Our Life with DMDD

Living with mood instability, irritability, and unregulated emotions can be difficult when you are an adult. When you are a child the addition of factors such as puberty, social growth, and emotional development can make it nearly impossible to navigate a mood disorder. DMDD is […]

Be a Lunch Box Hero With These Quick and Easy Air Fryer Toasted Ravioli

Be a Lunch Box Hero With These Quick and Easy Air Fryer Toasted Ravioli

We do a lot of lunch boxes around here. Although I’m not above sending my kids to school with a few bucks to get whatever is being offered that day we’ve come to find that more often than not the offerings are less than healthy […]

How to Make Sugar Free Strawberry Homemade Fruit Leather

How to Make Sugar Free Strawberry Homemade Fruit Leather

If there was one snack that the nerdlets and I could all agree on it would be fruit snacks. Unfortunately, just about every traditional fruit snack on the market these days comes with a TON of added sugar and preservatives. Not only is all of […]

Ditch the Jar with This Quick and Tasty Homemade Salsa

Ditch the Jar with This Quick and Tasty Homemade Salsa

If there is anything that makes me happy no matter what my mood it’s amazing chips and salsa. I’m not talking about the jarred stuff, though. It has to be a fresh and spicy restaurant style salsa. I definitely choose my restaurants by the quality […]

How to Make Natural Cleaning Products to Save the Earth and Your Wallet

How to Make Natural Cleaning Products to Save the Earth and Your Wallet

It seems as though nowadays you can’t get away from the message that many of the products we use in our homes from day to day aren’t really the greatest things to be regularly exposed to. Now, whether you believe that or not there’s no […]

How to Prepare Now to Keep Seasonal Allergies in Check

How to Prepare Now to Keep Seasonal Allergies in Check

Seasonal allergies can be such a bummer. I dealt with them a lot as a kid and as it turns out my son also deals with them every spring. In fact, they get so bad for him that they trigger some of the worst asthma […]

Go Eat a Wookie with These Cute and Tasty Star Wars Cookies

Go Eat a Wookie with These Cute and Tasty Star Wars Cookies

There are some pretty devout geeks around our house to make Star Wars cookies for. My husband has been a major fan of the series since he was a young child. My son couldn’t be happier about this because he has inherited some pretty awesome […]

How to Make Fun and Tasty Edible Chocolate Slime from Pudding

How to Make Fun and Tasty Edible Chocolate Slime from Pudding

If you have kids in the house you’re probably on one side or the other when it comes to slime. I find myself more on the eternal child side of this one. In our house, slime is pretty awesome. I have just as much fun with […]

How to Make Amazing Grilled Corn and Avocado Chicken Taco Bowls

How to Make Amazing Grilled Corn and Avocado Chicken Taco Bowls

It is time to take taco Tuesday to a whole new level. These next level chicken taco bowls make an absolutely amazing weeknight dinner option. The fresh and healthy grilled corn and avocado salsa gives them just the right kick to liven your week up […]


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