• Happy First Day Of Spring!

    Spring is finally here and I know a couple of people who are very excited about it. For us, it has been pretty warm all month. Sometimes it reaches the upper 90s. But there is more to spring than just warm weather. Spring means a new beginning for trees and plants. Although I have never…

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  • Family Treats At Whole Foods

    Dog treats that Rocky actually likes are not always the easiest to come by. If you thought having a toddler meant “picky eater” think again. Jeff and I were discussing the treats we have tried to give our big guy. He likes yogurt cookies, but only the bacon, egg and cheese flavored ones. Jeff tried…

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  • #HondaLove: Going From Sedan To Van

    I wear mommy buns, maintain a blog, enjoy long trips to the grocery store and now, I drive a minivan. To some, owning a van is an eye-opener that they have officially become a “soccer mom,” and yes, it is only the second day and my family had already given me the title, thrown in…

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  • Study Finds Afterschool Programs Help Promote Healthy Eating

    Afterschool Alliance report highlights the role of afterschool programs play in a child’s life. Going back to my grammar school days, I recall staying in afterschool programs with one of my brothers because our school days ended at 2:30 pm and our mom worked across the street until 4:30, sometimes 5. Aside from the obvious…

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  • IKEA To Introduce Wireless Charging Stations

    IKEA announced the company will be selling wireless charging stations as of mid-April 2015.  IKEA wanted to make charging a natural part of a consumer’s home, so they chose side tables and lamps and turned them into wireless chargers. “With smartphones being such a natural part of our lives, we want the charging part to become a…

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