50 Stocking Stuffers that Won’t Ruin Your Health

Here we are . . . just a few days away from the day around which the kid calendar revolves: Christmas. I’ve purchased all but three gifts (well really five, but two have to wait) and then there’s stockings. I usually do one of two things with stockings: over purchase…

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1 Easy Way to Tame Thanksgiving Leftovers!

I love Thanksgiving foods and especially love the leftovers! You produce a feast for your family, and if you plan correctly, can continue the feast safely for a few more days! Leftovers are great until they are past their prime or become refrigerator science experiments. Old leftovers can harbor bacteria,…

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4 Tips for a High Quality Before School Breakfast

A recent study, conducted by Cardiff University in Great Britain, revealed a positive link between consumption of a quality breakfast and improved educational outcomes. What does that mean? Children who ate high quality breakfasts did better in school than those who ate poor quality breakfasts. Why does is have to…

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What to do with all that Halloween Candy?

It’s over. The costumes are put away. The kids’ make-up is (mostly) off and they are in bed. They may or may not have brushed their teeth. We’ll go with, “may.” Now the real battle begins . . . there’s candy in that there pumpkin. Lots. If you don’t have…

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Shopping, Thinking, Gluten Free, Breastfeeding and Forgetting Stuff

I have recently been mulling over whether or not I wasted a lot of time, effort and money is pursuing my second degree/Dietetics Verification Statement. Why? Because I am about to have baby number four and this has forced me to postpone applying for the required internship. This makes me:…

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