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Exiting the Store Through a World of Junk Food starting with the Checkout lane

Exiting the Store Through a World of Junk Food starting with the Checkout lane

Both sides of the Toys "R" Us checkout aisle are lined from beginning to end with junk food, up until you reach the cash...
SCENTED TOYS, Tattoos, Body ArT & other cosmetics

SCENTED TOYS, Tattoos, Body ArT & other cosmetics

For more than 30 years, Strawberry Shortcake has made her way into our homes in part because of her unique fruity scent. Growing up I...
TM! clear cosmetic case

TM! clear cosmetic case

My 8-year-old daughter loves to play with makeup when playing dress up at home. When we walked past the makeup section she picked up...
Jelly Belly Jelly Beans & Other Candy

Jelly Belly Jelly Beans & Other Candy

Candy dates back to prehistoric times, when honey was eaten straight from the beehive. The first known candy confections were fruits and nuts rolled...
DQ [dairy queen] Blizzard Makers & Other desserts

DQ [dairy queen] Blizzard Makers & Other desserts

My husband and kids love DQ Blizzards as much as the next person, and yes, I have to argue with them to get a...
Easy Bake Ovens and other desserts

Easy Bake Ovens and other desserts

I’ve written about the Easy Bake Oven before. It’s sort of a funny story because my daughter kept calling it a “Queasy Bake Oven” accidentally,...
How to Get a Thicker, Weed-free Lawn Naturally

How to Get a Thicker, Weed-free Lawn Naturally

For many people, a well-kept lawn is a source of great pride and satisfaction. However, maintaining a weed-free, lush lawn also can be a...
6 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

6 Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe on Halloween

Halloween is often a very busy night with the doorbell ringing, kids running around in costumes, and candy everywhere! To keep the celebration fun...
8 Tips to Make Family Meals Healthy and Fun

8 Tips to Make Family Meals Healthy and Fun

Kids who participate in family meals consume more fruits and vegetables. Not to mention that toddlers who eat regular family meals have better vocabularies, girls are...
Omega-3s Can Play a Big Role in How Your Kids Sleep

Omega-3s Can Play a Big Role in How Your Kids Sleep

It’s becoming common knowledge that omega-3s are good for us. Numerous studies have been released analyzing the positive health benefits they can provide, and...