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Easy energy breakfast bars recipe

With school here, I wanted a new recipe for an easy breakfast on those days the boys (and I) were running late.  I was in search of a recipe full of protein and fiber – both of these help us … Continue reading

Is it safe to smoke pot?

Fifty-eight percent of Americans now support the legalization of pot, a significant cultural shift since California became the first state in 1996 to allow for the medical use of marijuana. Colorado and Washington now permit the recreational use of pot … Continue reading

The gift of the raspberry bush

Do you and your children enjoy the fresh red raspberries summer brings?  We do AND enjoy picking our own – in our back yard! This is the time of the year that we bring a plastic dish outside and the … Continue reading

What McDonalds can teach about kids and food

If you are a parent reading this, you possibly have made fun sandwiches using cookie cutouts, ants on a log or even a ketchup happy face on your child’s plate.  We will do just about anything to help our kids … Continue reading

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