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Celebrations such as birthdays, family reunions, weddings, even slumber parties are always the most exciting times of the year. But no feast is fun without, food. Some families are accustomed to cooking their own food because not only is...
Raising kids is an adventure and challenge, but being a black mom raising biracial kids is a different kind of challenge that requires love and flexibility. Since February was Black History Month, I used the opportunity to teach my girls...
Chickens may not seem like your top choice for a family pet, but as they become more and more popular, you may be surprised to learn that people can bond with a bird in the same way that they...
Babies and children use their eyes to make sense of the world around them. It’s how they know your eyes, your smile and in the beginning one of the main ways they evaluate their environment. However, by the time children...
I’m an animal lover. If my husband would let me we would be living in a place where we could have about five or six (or 10?) dogs, horses and maybe some goats or chicken. Ok so I guess ideally...
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When you become a parent, you know you’re going to be tired. You prepare for it. You expect it and to some extent, you accept it otherwise you wouldn’t do it (possibly again and again and again). Being sleep...
As the new year approaches, many people will start thinking about being healthier and planning for the diet they are going to begin come January 1. But how do you know if a diet will be right for you or...
This post was sponsored by Tuft & Needle. I was give a free mattress in exchange for an honest review.  My master bedroom has been the wasteland of our house. It’s the last room to be cleaned, the last room...
I'm not a shoe person. I get a few pairs that I like and then a few pairs that I need for certain outfits and usually that's it. I honestly buy more shoes for the kids than I do myself....
I am sad to say it, but summer is over. I love summer for a million reasons but one of them is I feel like getting ready in the summer is easier. I rarely bother blow drying my hair...
Halloween is quickly approaching and what better treat to give trick-or-treaters than their very own, hand-held memory? Get to know your neighbors and give the kids in your neighborhood something to remember by setting up a Halloween photo booth display...
Our master bathroom has been the one room in our house that we really haven’t touched. Each time we think about doing something, it never seems to make sense. We know anything small would equate to a facelift for...
With summer in full swing throughout the United States most people are thinking of sunshine, swimming and backyard barbecues. But this year there is also something else you should be thinking about; bugs. Due to the unusually warm winter and...
With spring on the horizon, you may be itching to clear out all the excess stuff you’ve been storing away over the winter. It's the perfect time to start spring cleaning and really do a deep cleanse of those...
When you think about your health, you probably think about your weight, your blood pressure and your cholesterol. After all, we’ve all been taught that you are what you eat and to keep an eye on the numbers that...

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