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1. Free Cross Stitch Patterns
Free Cross Stitch Patterns
Cross stitch can often be an expensive hobby, but it doesn't have to be! There are plenty of free cross stitch patterns on the internet and from a large variety of designers. These free cross stitch charts give you the opportunity to try a new designer's style, learn a new technique, or maybe ju...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
2. Knotted Hearts Free Cross Stitch Pattern
Knotted Hearts Free Cross Stitch Pattern
I love stitching Celtic knotwork patterns, but they tend to be big long time-consuming projects that can take me months to stitch. I needed something that filled my desire for stitching knotwork on a smaller scale for a quick gift. I charted the Knotted Hearts design and it filled that need for m...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:19
3. 10 Bestselling Pirate Romance Novels to Read
10 Bestselling Pirate Romance Novels to Read
We're going to take a quick dive into the fin and romantic side of pirate life and check out a few pirate themed romance novels today. How do you come up with a romance novel that has a pirate twist? Have you seen the Disney Pirates of Caribbean movies yet? There's plenty of romance and drama to...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
4. Great Gifts for Book Lovers
Great Gifts for Book Lovers
The avid reader on your holiday gift list will appreciate any of these great gifts for bookworms. I've included a wide range of gifts from little stocking stuffers and budget exchange gifts all the way up to the big guns, a.k.a the Kindle. I'm the type of person whose day isn't complete unless I...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:41:30
5. How to Become a Proofreader
How to Become a Proofreader
Good proofreaders are in demand - they're a hot commodity. If you enjoy working for yourself, you like to read and you have a great attention to detail then this may be the job for you. Proofreaders are needed in many areas and by many other folks; I personally use proofreaders in my transcripti...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:00
6. Skechers Shape-Ups Toners for Women
Skechers Shape-Ups Toners for Women
Toning sneakers have been around for a few years now, but it's only in the last year or so that their popularity has really soared. Although there are many brands on the market these days and many different versions of this style of shoe, Skechers Shape-Ups Toners are still the most popular and ...
Fashion & Beauty - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:10
7. 10 Modern Cross Stitch Books
10 Modern Cross Stitch Books
Okay, so it is a lot of x's and lines, but that's not all it is. While reproduction samplers and old fashioned ABC samplers can be quite lovely there is a whole new world of art in the modern needlework world and I think you'll be surprised to find a few things that are out there today. I love f...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:16
8. 13 Great Gifts for 13 Year Old Boys
13 Great Gifts for 13 Year Old Boys
Boys, boys, boys. I find myself saying that a lot with four boys of my own and plenty of nephews to go around. Shopping for boys is a bit difficult sometimes. I mean, have you seen the size of the boys department compared to the girls department in any given store? It's crazy small over here in ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
9. Make Your Own Christmas Stocking Kits
Make Your Own Christmas Stocking Kits
Making your family's stockings can be a lasting memory that everyone will cherish, and if you grab a stocking making kit it can be really easy to do too! The hardest part to decide is whether to let everyone make their own or whether to make them yourself and give them as gifts. Having everyone ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:33
10. Unique Vampire Costumes For Women
Unique Vampire Costumes For Women
Although we all have ideas about how the classic vampire can look, new shows and movies such as True Blood and Twilight, have given women more scope for unique Halloween costumes than ever! There's a full range of what can be a vampire, add a dash of imagination and a pinch of inspiration, mix w...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
11. Superhero and Comic Book Barbie Dolls (and Villains too!)
Superhero and Comic Book Barbie Dolls (and Villains too!)
An array of super heroines are sure to come to your rescue. Barbie has definitely come a long way since I was a kid and this line of superhero and comic book hero Barbie dolls is a fantastic way to show that Barbie can be more than cute and frilly. These Barbies are poised for action and ready ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
12. Nutritious Lunch Ideas for 5 Days a Week
Nutritious Lunch Ideas for 5 Days a Week
Packing a nutritious packed lunch your kids will actually eat five days of the week can sometimes be a challenging task. It's no wonder many of us get stuck in a rut and end up packing and eating the same thing for lunch over and over again. When packing your kids lunch, you want it to be fun an...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
13. Halloween Window Decorations
Halloween Window Decorations
There are many ways to decorate your home for Halloween. If you want people on the outside to see you've made an effort then Halloween window decorations are perfect for doing just that. Lets take a look at a five different ideas to inspire your window decor this Spooktober! I've got a wide vari...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:58
14. Modern Cross Stitch Patterns
Modern Cross Stitch Patterns
There is this crazy misconception out in the world that any kind of needlework is some kind of old lady hobby and it just burns my buttons because that is so awfully not true. There are beautiful cross stitch patterns of all different kinds, samplers with witty sayings, amazingly intricate drago...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:23
15. Nightmare Before Christmas Snowglobes
Nightmare Before Christmas Snowglobes
Whether you're an avid Disney collector, a Nightmare Before Christmas fanatic or a lover of all things out of the mind of Tim Burton like myself, these fun and creative snow globes are sure to make the top of your wish list. Of course, like all things Disney some snowglobes are easier to find th...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
16. The Adventures of Tintin Halloween Costumes
The Adventures of Tintin Halloween Costumes
My boys saw this movie in theaters this year and immediately fell in love with the cast of characters, especially Tintin and Snowy. I think these Halloween costumes will be a great way to stand apart from the crowd of superheros and princesses. Tintin is a young journalist who travels on adventu...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
17. Corn Shellers
Corn Shellers
Old corn shellers were once popular machinery on the farm and were made from wood, metal, or a combination or the two and used to separate the kernels from a dried cob of corn. The shelled corn was then used to mix into livestock feed, or prepared for milling into household products like cornmeal...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
18. Cross Stitching
Cross Stitching
Cross stitching is not a new hobby. Far from it, as counted-thread embroidery has been around for centuries. However, the modern cross stitch hobby is something that is worth considering if you are looking for something that can help you while away time and stave off the boredom - and you get so...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:28
19. Skullcandy Skullcrusher Headphones: The Ultimate High Quality Fashion Headphones
Skullcandy Skullcrusher Headphones: The Ultimate High Quality Fashion Headphones
The chances are that the teen or tween you're buying for this Christmas has a need for headphones, whether for use on their computer or MP3 player. If this is true, then you can't go wrong buying them a funky set of Skullcandy headphones this Christmas. Skullcandy Skullcrusher headphones are mos...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
20. Fried Cornbread Recipes
Fried Cornbread Recipes
It truly is what it says in the name, cornbread that has been fried, usually in vegetable oil or peanut oil. While you'll most commonly find this style of cornbread in the southern states, it can certainly be enjoyed anywhere. The ingredients are simple and few, just like any good corn bread rec...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
21. How to Keep Your Dog Warm and Healthy This Winter
How to Keep Your Dog Warm and Healthy This Winter
It's often been said that dogs are a man's best friend. While this might be true, sometimes it isn't possible to keep family dogs indoors throughout the day. Whatever the reason they're not inside, you'll want to know how to keep your dog warm and healthy this winter. Some dogs do better outdoor...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:50
22. 7 Work at Home Service Based Businesses You Can Start and Do Right Now
7 Work at Home Service Based Businesses You Can Start and Do Right Now
You want to work from home, but you're not sure exactly what you want to do? Here is a list of 7 service based businesses you can start and do working from home with little or no experience that are affordable to begin.
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:34
23. Xbox Kinect versus Playstation Move: Which Should You Buy?
Xbox Kinect versus Playstation Move: Which Should You Buy?
If you really want to get your teen the latest and greatest in video game technology then Xbox Kinect and Playstation Move are where it's at. These are add-ons for the original consoles, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 respectively, that will mean new motion controlled gaming and extra fun for the en...
Video Games - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:03
24. Hard Rock Cafe Barbie Dolls
Hard Rock Cafe Barbie Dolls
It's always nice to see Barbie getting out of her floofy holiday wear and shiny pink things and stepping into her wild side a little bit. Hard Rock Cafe Barbie does just that, showing little girls of all ages that the ladies can rock out just as hard as the boys can and they can do it with more ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:58
25. Five iPad 3 Accessories You'll Want to Get
Five iPad 3 Accessories You'll Want to Get
With the new features and the new style there are plenty of new accessories available for the shiny iPad 3. While some accessories will come straight from Apple, there are also some fun and stylish options out there from other companies that are striving to be part of the iUniverse. Some iPad ac...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:22
26. What Skills Do I Need to Become a Graphic Designer?
What Skills Do I Need to Become a Graphic Designer?
Graphic designers use their artistic abilities to create graphics for printed and electronic media. They help businesses establish their brands by creating logos and other visual representations of their ideas and products. They may also handle layout for web pages and printed materials, and they...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:36
27. How to Register a Domain Name
How to Register a Domain Name
A memorable, and searchable, name can send thousands of visitors to your website with little or no effort. Think about it, if someone is looking for information on dog training and your domain name is dogtraining101.com then your website is going to be found a lot faster. However, before you be...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:01:52
28. Johnny Knoxville
Johnny Knoxville
Philip John Clapp (born March 11, 1971 in Knoxville, Tennessee), better known as Johnny Knoxville, is an American comic actor and daredevil. He has been featured in a number of films, but is best known as the co-creator and principal star of the MTV series Jackass and its subsequent films. Knoxvi...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:17
29. Great Gifts for Zombie Loving Dads
Great Gifts for Zombie Loving Dads
Eeeek! Zombies!!!!!! My four boys are secretly planning a zombie themed father's day this year! Zombie culture is a point of bonding in our house. If there's a new cheesy zombie movie out we will absolutely rent it and make a big to-do of the night with a fun dinner, lots of movie snacks, fizzy...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:24:21
30. Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas To Set The Spooky Mood
Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas To Set The Spooky Mood
Halloween yard decorations are always an excellent way to celebrate the season. Not only do they provide some fun projects for the kids to get stuck into, they also create a great experience for trick or treaters and your neighbors on the night. Here are 6 Halloween yard decoration ideas that ar...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:22
31. Leapster GS Explorer -vs- Nintendo 3DS
Leapster GS Explorer -vs- Nintendo 3DS
Both the Leapster GS Explorer and the Nintendo 3DS get great reviews from kids and are expected to be hot gift buys this holiday season and both from great brand companies that we know and love. But, when you're shopping for the kids, even if they've made a specific request, it helps to know wha...
Video Games - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:09
32. Pet Safety during Thanksgiving Festivities
Pet Safety during Thanksgiving Festivities
People who love their pets can often be found giving them scraps from the table as treats. While this might not hurt them once in a while, doling out these treats will encourage your pet's interest in human food. This can cause a problem for your furry friend during the holidays. Perhaps it's tim...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:30
33. Heated Pet Beds for Your Pet this Winter
Heated Pet Beds for Your Pet this Winter
The weather is getting chilly and you've pulled out your sweaters and your fuzzy slippers, but what about your pets? Sure, many of our animal companions are furry and fluffy, but that doesn't mean they don't get cold too. Especially in the case of smaller breed dogs and older pets winter can be ...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:49
34. How to Grow Irises Like a Pro
How to Grow Irises Like a Pro
Irises are a timeless perennial flower that most of us probably picked as kids from our Grandmother's garden. While most people are familiar with purple irises, they do come in a large variety of colors. Once you start growing them they can quickly fill in large garden bed areas. Irises also make...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:58
35. Diva: You're Using it Wrong!
Diva: You're Using it Wrong!
Is it any wonder other countries don't like us? We insult our own children, ourselves, our friends, and we smile about it. We even put it on little girls baby and toddler clothing and use it as an affectionate nickname. Unless your child is a famous opera singer from years gone by, then diva is ...
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:23
36. Pet Halloween Costumes & Safety
Pet Halloween Costumes & Safety
Many of us have fun dressing up our furry friends in pet Halloween costumes each year. But it's important to consider the safety aspects of doing so. If you're going to dress up your dog or cat, have a look at these safety issues before you do it. So before we get into the hottest Halloween pet ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
37. Easy Holiday Pie Recipes
Easy Holiday Pie Recipes
No matter what your favorite flavor is or what kind of crust you like, there's no doubt that pie is the perfect holiday dessert for any holiday. So today we're going to take a quick glimpse in to the world of pie with these traditional holiday pies, starting with an easy to make from scratch pie...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:20
38. Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch
Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch
The Spy Net Secret Mission Video Watch by Jakks Pacific has recently made it onto the top toys list for Christmas by little spies-in-the-making everywhere, and it isn't hard to see why! This is the ultimate tool for wannabe spies everywhere, with a huge number of high tech features! If you chil...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:16
39. Deliciously Fun Halloween Gift Baskets
Deliciously Fun Halloween Gift Baskets
Whether you're hoping to surprise the grand-kids or the niece and nephew, or maybe just to brighten a friend's day this Halloween, or make your spouse giggle at the office, sending a Halloween gift basket or care package of sorts packed with sugary delicious treats is sure to get noticed and win ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
40. Amazing Hostess Gifts
Amazing Hostess Gifts
Don't bring that traditional boring bottle of wine to your beautiful hostess or handsome host this holiday season, bring something to wow them and make them feel really special. Sure wine is wonderful to bring if you were asked to bring it, but surely your host doesn't need 20 bottles of wine fo...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
41. Blog Headers
Blog Headers
One of the easiest and fastest ways to customize your new blog is to change the standard blob of a boring header in the default theme into something else. Doing this will give your blog some personality until you find a different theme or while you wait for a custom theme to be finished by your d...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:27
42. Loretta's Day Off - Working at Home
Loretta's Day Off - Working at Home
I think a lot of people see working from home as this luxurious lifestyle where you lay on the beach sipping fruity cocktails and reading on your Kindle all day long. I realize that image has been planted in many minds by the mounds and heaps of misinformation on the web about working from home ...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:12:37
43. Nut Butters - Spreading more than just peanut butter
Nut Butters - Spreading more than just peanut butter
Chances are you've got a jar of your favorite brand of peanut butter hiding in the pantry cabinets somewhere. You might even use it regularly, maybe even daily. Did you know that there are many varieties of nut butters in addition to the popular peanut butter that we're so used to seeing? Depen...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:16:18
44. The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King
When most people see Stephen King as the author of a book on the shelf they expect a good scare, a bit of blood and gore at the very least. This is not that book. Nor is this a book On Writing, which Mr. King is also very well known for. This a fairy tale with a twist that only Stephen King could...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:13:48
45. Gluten Allergy
Gluten Allergy
There are plenty of reasons to go on a gluten free diet, the most well known being diagnosed with Celiac Disease. There are varying levels of gluten intolerance from getting an upset stomach or a persistent headache, to an allergic reaction, to full blown Celiac Disease where gluten is actually ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:52:52
46. Great Little Gadget Gifts for Writers
Great Little Gadget Gifts for Writers
While technology can be a distraction, it can also be a writer's secret to success. Organization, inspiration, and the ability to work anywhere at any time are all benefits of technology and writer-friendly gadgets. Technology can be a writer's friend. In addition to the internet and a computer ...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
47. The Truth About Making Money With 99 Cent Kindle Books
The Truth About Making Money With 99 Cent Kindle Books
When it comes to self-publishing of all types, Kristen Eckstein is the resource I trust most. She has a ton of experience working in the publishing industry and she's full of great tips and advice. Her latest series of Kindle releases are Author's Quick Guides, packed with information on writing ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:07
48. Non-Alcoholic and Delicious Cocktails You Can Make at Home
Non-Alcoholic and Delicious Cocktails You Can Make at Home
Holidays and parties are a great time for families and friends to get together to celebrate. Unfortunately, more and more families are affected by alcohol abuse these days and the number of DUI (DWI) and drunk driving accidents are on the rise. This is something very serious that we all need to...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:35
49. Is Black Friday Shopping Worth It?
Is Black Friday Shopping Worth It?
So the question is: "Is Black Friday shopping really worth it?" Some would agree it isn't worth the stress, the rush to find the item, waiting in long lines, or standing outside in the cold waiting for the stores to open. In recent years, Black Friday has seen a decline in sales and shoppers. Wh...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
50. Lisbeth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Halloween Costume
Lisbeth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Halloween Costume
The truth of the matter is that Lisbeth is a strong female lead character in a book series (and now movie series) devoured end enjoyed by millions. There are two movies - so many people were watching the first movie with English subtitles that an English version of the movie was created. Fans of ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:30:20
51. Is Your Cat Decendent of a Deity?
Is Your Cat Decendent of a Deity?
Lions were said to guard the great god Ra during his nightly journey through the underworld. The Egyptians had a fascination with lions. They created their sphinx with the body of a lion and the head of Pharaoh. Three lion goddesses existed in ancient Egypt. Sekhmet was a fierce and powerful g...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:23
52. Halloween Barbie Dolls
Halloween Barbie Dolls
I remember when I was a kid everyone was fussing over what Holiday Barbie would be wearing that Christmas and I just wasn't interested ~ I didn't get it, everyone was raving about her big poofy frilly princess dress or her tiara or her red and green hair ribbons. Blech. Where on earth was Hallo...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:02
53. Nut Horns Cookie Recipe
Nut Horns Cookie Recipe
A holiday baking discussion broke out on Twitter when my friend Susanne (@HBHW) of HillbillyHousewife.com asked what everyone's favorite holiday cookie was. I replied with my favorite of the season, which happen to be Nut Horns. Susanne and a few others hadn't heard of them, so I promised to sha...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:06
54. Great Baby Gifts that Mom Will Love Too
Great Baby Gifts that Mom Will Love Too
The main question in my mind when shopping for these gifts is, do I get something to make like easier for mom or do I just get something for the baby? Any time you buy a gift for someone else's child, it's always a good idea to research and read reviews from other people who have bought the same...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:35
55. Christmas Monopoly
Christmas Monopoly
My kids love playing Monopoly and the themed boards make it so much fun for everyone. I was surprised to find that there are actually several different Christmas holiday themed Monopoly sets out there ~ all awesome in their own way! Whether you have your own set of house rules to play Monopoly b...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:35
56. 3 Fun Autumn Activities For Kids
3 Fun Autumn Activities For Kids
Fall winds blow and leaves make their decent from tree limbs - creating the perfect most beautifully colored playscape! I'm sure you jumped into a pile of leaves or two when you were a kiddo ~ take a few minutes this fall to relive that happy moment with your children and make a new memory for t...
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:06
57. Woodstock Garden Bells
Woodstock Garden Bells
The Woodstock Garden Bells Sculpture would - in my opinion - make a fantastic addition to your garden and your garden sounds. The sculpture has 9 brass bells, which chime beautifully when a light wind gently bangs them together. It stands 24inches tall and sits on a sturdy and weather-resistant g...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:27
58. Retro Free Cross Stitch Patterns from Stitching the Night Away
Retro Free Cross Stitch Patterns from Stitching the Night Away
I love a retro theme and I love cross stitching, so the two naturally collided in my creative efforts when I came up with this series of patterns. Peace was the first pattern to be stitched and released, which is soon to be followed by Love, Harmony, and Happiness in the coming months. Enjoy an...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:32
59. Hanging a Rainbow Brite Ornament on the Tree
Hanging a Rainbow Brite Ornament on the Tree
I love adding new ornaments to the tree every year and looking through them each year when we decorate and talking about the memories. It's probably the best part of the holidays for us, going through all those ornaments and hearing my kids tell the stories or asking to hear the stories from befo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:09
60. Deep Dish Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie
I'm a terrible cook, but darnit I can bake when I put my mind to it. When I had to go gluten free I thought my days of experimenting with baked treats were over, but I was very wrong ~ it began a whole new chapter of delicious smelling, hot, gooey, yummy treats coming out of my kitchen. The pump...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:22
61. Five Super Spices to Use in Cooking
Five Super Spices to Use in Cooking
Improve your health by adding spice to your life! Spices are known to enhance the flavor of foods we eat. But, did you know eating them can also help improve your health? These five super spices - turmeric, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, and ginger - all have health benefits which may entice you to...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
62. Blue Snowball USB Computer Microphone
Blue Snowball USB Computer Microphone
Up until very recently I was using a wireless USB headset/microphone combo for everything I did - recording audio, listen to presentations, working on my transcription service projects, listening to music, literally everything. The headset/mic combo started to act up on me and I realized that I h...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
63. Build a Backyard Pond
Build a Backyard Pond
Are you looking to breathe new life to an otherwise bland backyard? Do you want alternate and unique options that will make it stand out? If you said yes, you might want to consider having small backyard ponds for your home. They add interest to the garden, encourage wildlife to visit the garden...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:31
64. Air Travel with Kids - What to Pack in Your Carry On Bag
Air Travel with Kids - What to Pack in Your Carry On Bag
It's fair to say that air travel with children isn't always easy. Even the shortest of flights can sometimes pose problems. However, there are a few things you can do to make your family's air travel experience a little easier and definitely more enjoyable. The best way to avoid unexpected probl...
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
65. Best Jogging Strollers
Best Jogging Strollers
Jogging strollers are a fun way for moms and dads to stay in shape without having to go to the gym or leave the baby with a babysitter. The whole family can go jogging together before baby can even walk, with the added bonus that everyone gets fresh air and - as many moms already know after a lon...
Parenting & Kids - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:09
66. Cross Stitch: Unfinished Projects and What to Do With Them!
Cross Stitch: Unfinished Projects and What to Do With Them!
Impulse buy, in a manner of speaking. You get it home, you open it up, you even organize and begin the project only to find its more than you may have bargained for! So you put it away for now and go on about life as usual. Projects come and go and you get to the bottom of the project bin and the...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:48
67. Thanksgiving Menu Ideas
Thanksgiving Menu Ideas
Whatever you decide to serve at your Thanksgiving dinner remember the real reasons we're gathering - to be thankful and enjoy our family, friends, and loved ones. Spending all day in the kitchen is not the best use of your time, so remember to plan ahead, ask for help when you need it, and invit...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:10
68. You Work at Home, Really?
You Work at Home, Really?
This is a mini interview between Lisa Roberson and myself about the work at home life. I often get questions about my work at home lifestyle, what it means, what I do, and I'll be honest with you, I usually avoid those questions like the plague. Most of the time people are just making small tal...
Business & Work - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:02
69. Microsoft Surface Tablet PC
Microsoft Surface Tablet PC
While the Microsoft Surface isn't the biggest tablet on the market in size, it is the newest shiny object to hit the tablet market and it brings Microsoft into the hardware side of things instead of their usual software only style. I always find it interesting when a tech company dabbles in both ...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
70. Kindle Vs. Nook: Which eBook Reader Should You Choose?
Kindle Vs. Nook: Which eBook Reader Should You Choose?
In the world of eBook readers, two major brands come to mind: the Kindle and the Nook. These have both sold in huge numbers in recent years, and have both become more and more affordable with each new model. If you're in the market for a new eBook reader, and are trying to make a decision on th...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:02
71. Freezer Cookbooks
Freezer Cookbooks
I'll be honest, I used to really dislike cookbooks. Heck, I didn't even like cooking all that much. I don't know what exactly changed that, but I find myself enjoying cookbooks and even buying them to use in our kitchen on a regular basis. My husband does most of the cooking (thank goodness) and...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
72. iPad 3 versus Other Tablets - Is There a True Competitor?
iPad 3 versus Other Tablets - Is There a True Competitor?
When people hear the word tablet they tend to visualize an iPad, it's a completely involuntary reaction. Apple revolutionized the tablet computing world and they've got a big advertising spend - so it's the most commonly seen "tablet" when it comes to media. It's burned in the back of our brains ...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:02
73. I want a Snoopy Snowcone Machine for Christmas
I want a Snoopy Snowcone Machine for Christmas
Whether you want a Red Rider BB gun, pink pajamas, new combat boots, a doll that blinks its eyes or a Snoopy Snowcone Machine there's always that one gift you ask for that you really want when you're a kid - and there's always that one gift you really want that you didn't get as a kid. For me, th...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:03
74. Qwirkle Board Game Review
Qwirkle Board Game Review
Quirkle is a board game for kids that's similar to playing Scrabble, only you use colors and shapes instead of letters. The players in the game must plan and match pieces to earn points. The wooden times feature six different shapes in six colors, which must be matched into lines to create your ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
75. Doctor Who 11th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver
Doctor Who 11th Doctor Sonic Screwdriver
There are two ways to look at this newest Dr. Who Sonic Screwdriver replica - as a collectible and as a toy. If it's a collectible piece you're looking for, move along and check out the eBay listings. If you're looking for a TOY that you can let your littlest Dr. Who fan play with then this is th...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:03
76. Extreme Pumpkins: Diabolical Do-It-Yourself Designs
Extreme Pumpkins: Diabolical Do-It-Yourself Designs
The Extreme Pumpkins: Diabolical Do-It Yourself Design is a great book to get ideas on how to scare your family, friends or neighbours this Halloween. It shows pumpkin carving designs that are unique and extremely scary. The author of the book, Tom Nardone, is the founder of ExtremePumpkins.com,...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
77. Logitech Squeezebox Radio Player Review
Logitech Squeezebox Radio Player Review
An easy way to browse radio stations wirelessly or connect to Pandora or Rhapsody to listen to music by using your wi-fi connection. And if you're feeling a bit nostalgic or just enjoy the retro look, this wireless speaker system looks like an old radio. Images courtesy of Amazon
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
78. Five Facebook Memes That Just Won't Go Away
Five Facebook Memes That Just Won't Go Away
By definition a meme is simply a concept that spreads from person to person via the Internet. (see definition here; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_meme) Those crazy pictures and quotes you see getting passed around Facebook day in and day out. Most of the time the quotes are misquoted an...
Internet - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:23
79. Kids Cooking
Kids Cooking
It's easy to overlook kids when it comes to cooking and mealtime.  Sometimes we're in a hurry or we just want to get to the part where we sit down and eat.  A few minutes of your time can turn into a complete cooking education for your kids.  It can be a fun, bonding moment for you and believe i...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
80. Brining a Turkey
Brining a Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in brine is a surprisingly easy to way to create a moist, juicy and flavorful turkey. This simple recipe will be enough brine an average sized 10-14 pound turkey. Let's start by gathering up the supplies we'll need....
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:29
81. Amazing Red Party Dresses
Amazing Red Party Dresses
Second only to "the little black dress," the red party dress is the top of the shopping wishlist and the master of closet envy. A red dress is perfect for any occasion where you want a stunning but still classic look. Whether you're attending a fancy fundraiser to promote awareness for women's h...
Fashion & Beauty - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
82. Men Who Cook
Men Who Cook
So they say. And I know I certainly do. My husband does 90% (or more) of the cooking for our household these days, which is great because I'm honestly a terrible cook myself. Some of our friends and family think that's strange - even though this is 2013 and gender roles really shouldn't be an iss...
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:28
83. How to Protect Your Pipes from Freezing
How to Protect Your Pipes from Freezing
Is your home ready for the first frost? You can learn how to protect your pipes from freezing before it's too late. Over a quarter of a million homes experience frozen pipes each winter. Not only are frozen pipes expensive to repair, your home and contents may be ruined. In a matter of minutes ...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:23
84. LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer Disney Princess Bundle
LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer Disney Princess Bundle
Tablets are becoming popular fast, there's no question about that. With the increasing variety available in different price ranges more and more people are picking up a tablet to get things done, whether it's working or just keeping in touch with family. Apps, games, books, and movies can keep e...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:12
85. Heart Shaped Necklaces Under $100
Heart Shaped Necklaces Under $100
Whether it's for Valentine's Day, her birthday, or just because you feel like making her feel special, a heart shaped pendant is a classic and beautiful gift to give. A lot of times necklaces are shied away from when gift shopping for fear of the price tag. Well, fear no more! Here are 15 beauti...
Fashion & Beauty - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:04
86. Fun and Inexpensive Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
Fun and Inexpensive Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
Laughing with the one you love releases all those feel-good endorphins that can get the amorous juices flowing. These gift ideas are cute, romantic and most of all, playful. These gift ideas are, of course, good all year round - not just on Valentine's Day. So enjoy your Valentine's Day togethe...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:29
87. Groundhog Day Fun Facts
Groundhog Day Fun Facts
It's doubtful whether anyone would have thought, during the first official Groundhog Day in 1886, that over 100 years later people would still be focusing their attention on a little critter on February 2 each year. It is on that date that Punxsutawney Phil tells the nation if there will be six m...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:29
88. How to Have a Happy Relationship
How to Have a Happy Relationship
When you let someone into your life it is naturally going to be a change and an adjustment for both parties. It doesn't matter what your sexual preference is and it doesn't matter what stage of the relationship you're in (dating, spending weekends together, moving in together, getting married, or...
Relationships & Family - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:23
89. Skylanders Giants Video Game
Skylanders Giants Video Game
Every year when the holidays roll around my husband and I start planning what we want to do, from the meal to the gifts, all the way down to what candy and fruit will go in the stockings. A big part of that is what we refer to as our "fun for the family" gift. It's always the favorite gift of ev...
Video Games - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
90. Christmas USB Flash Drives
Christmas USB Flash Drives
Whether you're looking for a fun little stocking stuffer or a unique but geeky holiday gift, these Christmas themed USB flash drives are sure to be a hit with everyone this year. You'll even find gift card style flash drives that can easily be mailed inside a holiday card, as well as some drives...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:33
91. Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack
Nightmare Before Christmas Soundtrack
The Nightmare Before Christmas is one of my favorite movies - ever. I'll be honest, I adore almost everything that comes from Tim Burton's imagination and I think he is truly one of the most brilliant and creative minds of our time. Great movies tend to have memorable amazing sound tracks to acc...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:16
92. Tips for Preventing Diabetes
Tips for Preventing Diabetes
About a year ago my husband was told that he was toeing the line of pre-diabetes and with his family diabetes history he was sure to be full blown diabetic within a year. He made changes to his diet and lifestyle and is no longer on that line of pre-diabetic and has avoided venturing into the re...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
93. 5 Memory Making Family Gifts that Don't Come in Packages
5 Memory Making Family Gifts that Don't Come in Packages
If you want to make sure your family receives a unique gift that no one else will give them, the best thing to do is plan an experience and start creating memories of things that you do together as a family over the holiday season. Many times memories start with traditions, like decorating the t...
Gift Guide - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:06
94. Barbie Stardoll Collection
Barbie Stardoll Collection
These new Barbie "toys" came about when Barbie (Mattel) teamed up with Stardoll, an online game where kids can play virtual dress up, to create this new lineup of dolls with trend-setting mix and match accessories. Oddly enough, I thought that's what a Barbie doll was supposed to be in the first ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:35
95. Joy to the World Christmas Carol
Joy to the World Christmas Carol
The words and lyrics of the old Christmas carol 'Joy to the World' were written in 1719 by Isaac Watts (1674-1748). Joy to the World is a popular Christmas carol which is based on Psalm 98 in the Bible. The father of John Watts was a Non-conformist and so extreme were his views that he was impri...
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:15
96. Thanksgiving Three Ways
Thanksgiving Three Ways
The first thing that comes to people's minds these days when they hear the world "Thanksgiving" is food. While food plays a big role in the celebration of Thanksgiving, it's not really what's most important by any means. Thanksgiving is truly a reminder to be thankful every day for all that we ha...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:34
97. Hobbit Costumes for Halloween or For Movie Night
Hobbit Costumes for Halloween or For Movie Night
"The Hobbit" movie is based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien, following the journey of the beloved Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. From what I can tell shopping around online, the official costume only comes in a few styles and is only available in child sizes right now. But of course you always have the ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
98. Chipper's Journey from Stud to Loved
Chipper's Journey from Stud to Loved
Our family adopted Chipper in September 2009. We were looking to adopt a second dog to the family and give our already owned Penny a playmate to hang out with while the kids were at school. When my mom told me that there was a male available that she could pick up and meet us to deliver him, but...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:28
99. How to Create a Family Budget
How to Create a Family Budget
For singles, creating a budget is relatively easy. They tend to have a good handle on how much money they have coming in, and when tracking expenses, they only have their own to think about. Creating a family budget is a whole new ball game. Most families have multiple sources of income. And wh...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:34
100. Games For the Kids in All of Us
Games For the Kids in All of Us
You may still long to play your favorite game even though you've grown up. There's nothing that says you can't still enjoy your childhood favorites. If you're looking for things to do on New Year's Eve (or any old day), here are some games for the kid in all of us.
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
101. Birds Make Fine Feathered Friends
Birds Make Fine Feathered Friends
Each breed has a unique personality and quality that will make them the ideal choice for some homes. All birds are long-term investments. Even the tiny parakeet has a life span of around 15 years. The larger birds (like the larger parrots) can live up to 100 years. All birds need plenty of love...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:16
102. Lego Ninjago Destinys Bounty Review
Lego Ninjago Destinys Bounty Review
Fans of Lego Ninjago won't need any convincing at all about this one, but if you're gift shopping or not familiar with the whole Ninjago story then it might be helpful to have a bit more information before deciding whether to buy this lego set or not. This particular lego playset will be a lot o...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:23
103. Managing Chronic Diseases in Cats
Managing Chronic Diseases in Cats
Many people think of their pets as family members. When their pet gets sick they can feel just as helpless as if the illness is in a human family member. No one wants to think about their pet becoming chronically ill. However, if you notice your cat isn't acting quite like itself, you'll want to...
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:34
104. The Food and Mood Cookbook : Recipes for Eating Well and Feeling Your Best
The Food and Mood Cookbook : Recipes for Eating Well and Feeling Your Best
We all know that food and mood go hand in hand. Smelling and eating delicious food - or even a piece of chocolate - can make us feel satisfied and comfortable. The Food and Mood Cookbook offers recipes that will not only please our palate, but also make us feel good overall. The Food and Mood Co...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:36
105. Ideas for Making Your Own Halloween Costume This Year
Ideas for Making Your Own Halloween Costume This Year
Why not consider a costume that you design from used odd and end clothing and accessories? Thrift or Goodwill stores offer these items at a small portion of what you would pay at a Halloween or retail store. You can also network with other moms and swap off old costumes for the one you want. Wi...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:15
106. Halloween Party Ideas
Halloween Party Ideas
So in order to get your guests excited about your next Halloween party, be sure to impress them with these few simple tricks that will have them coming back year after year. When people arrive at a party they generally are looking to eat, drink, and be merry, so make it a point to have good food...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:33
107. Haunted House Halloween Party
Haunted House Halloween Party
That could mean having a haunted house Halloween party. But how do you make your house look spooky enough to be considered haunted? Start out by asking yourself some questions. The answers will make decorating easier. 1. Where will you start decorating? Do you begin outside and carry the decora...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:05
108. Heritage or Heirloom Vegetables
Heritage or Heirloom Vegetables
In today's society that seems to be a way of life. We are seeing remakes of old movies, fashions from our youth are fashionable once more and even our favorite childhood toys and games are being resurrected for the younger set of today. Even in the world of vegetable gardening there has been a r...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:29
109. Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter
Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter
If you want a hot toy to buy older children this year then the Air Hogs R/C Hawk Eye Video Camera Helicopter is one that's been making all the hot lists from toy retailers. This remote control toy is perfect for boys aged 12 years or older who are in that stage where they sort of want to play wi...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:16
110. Banish Boring Baked Chicken Recipes Forever
Banish Boring Baked Chicken Recipes Forever
I'm so thankful and blessed to have a husband that does 99% of the cooking. Not only does it mean I don't have to cook, but he's really good at it and he makes some pretty delicious food! See that plate on the left? That's Chicken and Vegetables with Fall Spices and Cranberry Sauce.. from scratc...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:17
111. Quick and Easy Halloween Costume Ideas for Under $10
Quick and Easy Halloween Costume Ideas for Under $10
One of the things children like most about Halloween, besides the candy, is the chance to dress up. Here are some Halloween costumes for under $10.00 that your child, and your budget, might like. If you have a good idea what size your child will wear next year,hitting the costume sales at the e...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:34
112. Hot Apple Cider with a Twist
Hot Apple Cider with a Twist
You've been raking leaves or shoveling snow and now it's time to come inside and get warm again. Put on your fuzzy slippers and brew up a pot of this delicious hot apple cider with a berry twist and your troubles are going to melt away in no time. Make a big batch for holiday gatherings or to e...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:34
113. A Whisk Your Eggs Will Love
A Whisk Your Eggs Will Love
Poor whisk, all alone in the back of the drawer, rarely brought out to be use. The fork was always getting the action while whisk was shoved to the back behind the extra pancake flippers. Scratching tick marks into the back of the dark drawer to count the days since the last time he saw a sauce,...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:30
114. Sonos PLAY:5 All in One Wireless Music Player Review
Sonos PLAY:5 All in One Wireless Music Player Review
The ability to control via your smartphone and/or tablet, worldwide streaming, room-filling HiFi sound, the option to expand wirelessly, and super easy set up make this wireless speaker system a great choice for any home media center. The five integrated speakers and digital amps deliver a great...
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:29
115. Managing Diabetes with Diet and Exercise
Managing Diabetes with Diet and Exercise
Generally speaking, Type II diabetes is the version of this disease that can be managed with diet and exercise. However, for those with Type I, these healthy lifestyle tips may help relieve symptoms and enhance management of the condition. Here are some tips for managing diabetes with diet and ex...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:25
116. Schwinn Easy Steer Tricycle Review
Schwinn Easy Steer Tricycle Review
Everyone remembers their first bicycle for a long time, and the Schwinn Easy Easy Steer Tricycle will make those childhood memories fantastic for both you and your child. Boys and girls alike will appreciate the shiny red ride when they get to go for their first ride and feel the sun and wind on ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:53:38
117. Diabetes in Children - A Brief Guide for Families
Diabetes in Children - A Brief Guide for Families
Maybe he or she has had diabetes for a while but you feel like you're floundering. Sometimes, parents and families need to understand how diabetes affects the family dynamic, and how they can be supportive. Whether your child is an infant, teen, or in grade school, families often need some guidan...
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:54:15
118. Seven Things You Can Do After Thanksgiving Dinner (Besides Nap)
Seven Things You Can Do After Thanksgiving Dinner (Besides Nap)
Every year, families all across the country have their Thanksgiving traditions, one of which is taking a nap after a huge meal. So, instead of doing nothing all afternoon, Here are a few actives to keep your bodies moving and burn off some of those extra calories.
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:35
119. Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle
For boys (and girls!) who love their powerful toys, the Tonka Ricochet R/C Vehicle is the perfect gift choice and has been featured on a number of the top Christmas toys lists. This cool 4x4 vehicle will really let your child show off their driving skills for hours of fun! And, best of all, the...
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 18 Aug 2012 16:04:19
120. Should You Buy HALO: Reach for Your Teenager?
About Halo: Reach Halo: Reach is the story of Noble Team: Spartan soldiers who are making their last stand on planet Reach. There are a huge number of detailed backdrops, characters and events that take place in this famous battle between the Covenant and Earth. On top of this, Reach also feat...
Video Games - Sat, 18 Aug 2012 15:58:38
121. Swimways Light-Up Beach Ball Review
Beach balls have been around for years, so there's not really anything new and exciting to do with one. Or is there? Swimways did their best to put a new spin on an old toy and make it fresh and new again when they introduced their new Light-Up Beach Ball. Replacing the old fashioned primary col...
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 18 Aug 2012 15:56:59
122. Halloween Board Games
Trick or Treat is over, the kids are swapping and sorting their candy, sipping hot chocolate, and looking for something fun to do. Pop a Halloween movie in the DVD player, make some extra hot chocolate, and get ready for some board game fun. If you're really into it you can gamble away those big...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 18 Aug 2012 15:55:52
123. Five Homemade Jam and Chutney Recipes
Making jams and chutney at home is a rewarding process. Jams and chutneys can be made then canned or frozen for future use, yielding you a long shelf-life of use. You can use almost any ingredients that tickle your taste buds to create some yummy recipes. Here are five great easy to make recipes...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:43:16
124. Inexpensive Halloween Decorations
First, ensure you have a variety of different sized pumpkins. Go for a family outing to a pumpkin patch and everyone can select their favorites. The large ones you can carve and decorate and the smaller ones you can place in the living room, den, children's room or wherever you deem appropriate. ...
holidays-and-celebrations - Thu, 09 Aug 2012 06:02:35
125. 10 Awesome Fireworks Displays for 4th of July Getaways
It can be a great time to reconnect with family and enjoy some time away without having to travel too far - and depending on the location you choose there can be a history lesson or two involved as well! There are various cities throughout the United States where the nation's birthday is celebra...
travel-and-places - Wed, 16 May 2012 08:26:59
126. Cross Stitch: Purchasing a Kit vs. Purchasing a Chart and Supplies Individually
Many new stitchers wonder what the difference is between purchasing a cross stitch kit and purchasing the chart and supplies separately. Many cross stitch designs come in both kit and chart only forms. There are several things to consider for this popular stitcher's dilemma.
arts-and-design - Wed, 18 Apr 2012 08:51:34
127. Great Gifts for Boys
Great Gifts for Boys
As you can see here - my husband and I have four boys - so over the past 13 years I've learned a few things about raising boys! People always ask us if we hoped for a girl ~ to be honest with you I have NO IDEA what to do with a little girl. I grew up in sort of a tomboyish way myself, so not sur...
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:00:28
128. How to Recognize and Prevent Complications from Diabetes
Sometimes diabetes goes unnoticed, and until there's a complication, the person doesn't know he or she has diabetes. If a shrewd friend can see some symptoms before the complications hit, it may give the diabetic an edge on treatment. It's also a good idea to learn some of the signs and symptoms ...
healthy-living - Sun, 26 Feb 2012 02:57:11
129. 10 Hot Nintendo DS Games for Kids
My kids love the Nintendo DS games systems (and I must confess that I play a game now and then myself and it's always fun) Nintendo DS games make great holiday gifts for kids of all ages and there are plenty to choose from this holiday season including classic games, puzzle games, those cute car...
Video Games - Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:58:32
130. Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Who knew cheesecake could be so delicious and easy? This cheesecake recipe originally uses fresh pumpkin puree, but you can certainly use the canned variety if you're short on time and fresh ingredients. It works out deliciously either way! (and I promise not to tell anyone, our secret)
food-and-cooking - Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:40:28
131. Sweet Potato and Parsnip Mash
Well, here it is. This is a delicious side dish recipe that gives you a nice break from the usual mashed potatoes or rice dish that you might normally prepare. It's simple enough to prepare on a regular weeknight, but yummy enough to make for a holiday dinner spread or a potluck party. Everyone ...
food-and-cooking - Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:38:13
132. Hexbug Toys
The boys discovered these interesting little gadget like toys while they were vacationing with my parents this summer. Now they have Hexbugs, a Hexbug Habitat, and a little bag full of extra batteries so they can creep and crawl all that time. The Hexbugs are very small creatures that can run an...
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:35:29
133. Easy Turkey Gravy from Pan Juices
Supplies Needed: Pan juices from roast turkey cup flour or cornstarch 1 cup liquid (wine, stock, water, or broth) Pepper and salt to taste Also, keep on hand a large spoon that can withstand heat, measuring cup, whisk and your serving dish.
holidays-and-celebrations - Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:54:18
134. The Write Start: A Guide To Nurturing Writing At Every Stage, From Scribbling To Forming ...
With the help of the many easy-to-implement and fun activities, children of all ages can learn writing skills, from scribblers (pre-writers), spellers (emerging writers), storytellers (beginner writers) and scholars (more experienced writers). For example, some of the activities are: skywriting,...
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:45:09
135. Gingher: The Best Scissors Ever
Scissors are handy every single day, I take a pair with me everywhere I go.  Unlike a knife, a pair of scissors consist of two pivoted blades, each called a scissor. Most types of scissors are not particularly sharp; it is primarily the shearing between the two blades which cuts.
arts-and-design - Thu, 20 Oct 2011 03:34:25
136. Saving for the Family Vacation
Unfortunately, it seems like fewer families take vacations together these days. Between work schedules and finances, it is difficult, but it isn't impossible. Even if you can't make it happen every single year, with some creativity and planning, your family can have a wonderful vacation. The pic...
travel-and-places - Fri, 05 Aug 2011 11:00:16
137. Lazy Summer Day Dinner
One of the greatest things about summer is the food. On almost any given day you can drive through your neighborhood and smell something grilling. Whether you like to grill or not, here are two great summer recipes the whole family will love. When it comes to cooking during the summer, most peop...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 14 Jul 2011 05:46:28
138. Happy Foods
While most people are aware that medication can help alter their moods, many people prefer a more natural approach - finding foods which can make them happy rather than turning to medication. You may be surprised at the number of happy foods you have available to you right now. A quick tour of y...
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 30 Jun 2011 18:47:29
139. A Day of Delicious Food for Dad
I had hoped to create this day of YUM-O for my husband for Father's Day this year, but he started a new food plan a few weeks ago and it sort of sunk our mission here. But, you can use some or all of this menu to create a delicious dish for your husband, dad, or grandpa this Father's Day! The ol...
food-and-cooking - Fri, 17 Jun 2011 05:15:29
140. Summer Fun Guides
Think of it as my checklist to summer planning and activities for the whole family, whether it's vacation planning, traveling with the kids, or putting together the perfect picnic for the 4th of July! Summer can feel like it's much too short, so being prepared with some activities and planning i...
squidoo-community - Mon, 06 Jun 2011 02:09:14
141. The Moveable Feast - A Picnic Cookbook For All Seasons
If you are a picnic-loving family and already have your picnic basket ready, The Moveable Feast cookbook gives you great ideas for picnic food for all tastes and ages. I like the fact that the book gives complete menu ideas, from starters and mains to dessert and drink ideas. It includes menus t...
food-and-cooking - Thu, 02 Jun 2011 18:50:52
142. Too Deep to Fall - Poetry of Brian S. Oliver
This first installment of written works from Brian S. Oliver is a collection of poetry and musings from his early life. You will find titles such as Welcome to the Game, Flesh, Sends Me Home, Too Deep to Fall, and many more. Brian S. Oliver is a devoted husband and active father to four boys. In...
books-poetry-writing - Fri, 13 May 2011 00:49:58
143. Buying a Laptop on a Budget
Millions of people across the world own and use computers. Many use desktop models, but more and more people are turning to laptop models. They want to know what to consider when buying a laptop on a budget so they can get the best computer for the least money. 1. What size laptop do you want? L...
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:53:23
144. A Guide to Tracing Your Family History
Have you ever moved to a small town where your family used to live? If you have, you may have had someone ask you "Who do you belong to?" or "Who's your daddy?" What they really want to know is what your family background is. Some people can easily rattle off a brief family history to anyone inte...
relationships-and-family - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:53:00
145. Halloween Scavenger Hunt Ideas
A scavenger hunt is a fun activity that not only provides a chance for kids to get outside before the weather gets colder, but it can help them think creatively too. Depending on where you live, you can have different kinds of scavenger hunts. If the children are too young to go on their own, yo...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:50:32
146. Do Your Part: Donate to a Childrens Charity
Younger children tend to think everything is theirs. One way to help teach sharing is to start donating to children's charities. They can also learn that they can donate more than just money. It is also a good idea to donate new or gently used things, like toys, clothes books, or time. In additi...
culture-and-society - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:49:04
147. Alpine Custom Ready to Build Swing Set Kit
The Alpine Custom Ready to Build Swing Set Kit might not be everyone's idea of fun. There is quite a bit of DIY necessary to assemble it, ideally done with two people. But, if you are a bit of a handyman/handywoman, this option can save you quite a lot of money in the end compared to purchasing ...
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:47:42
148. How to Press Flowers Collected in Late Summer
Flowers that bloom in the summer are gorgeous - it is no wonder that people choose to save these flowers as long as they can by pressing and drying them. There are many methods to preserving flowers and each can be tailored to your style. Experiment with some of these preserving methods and find...
arts-and-design - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:46:37
149. Dogs Make Great Family Pets
They are social animals who see the humans around them as their pack and they become strongly attached to those humans. A dog can be a lot of fun and a great addition to your family, and probably one of the most requested pets by little boys, but a dog can also be a lot of work.
pets-and-animals - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:44:06
150. Getting Organized for the New Year
There are many things that you can do to get organized for the New Year. Before you begin to work at getting organized, it would be helpful to know what it is you're working toward. Is your goal to clean and organize your entire house or do you have only one or two rooms that need to be organize...
home-and-garden - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:43:24
151. Slingbox SOLO
The television seems to be a part of everybodys daily lives. The boob tube is now seen as an indispensible tool for information and entertainment. When people travel, they always look for TV. In fact, some consider this everywhere they go. Unfortunately, not every place you go to offers you such ...
computers-and-electronics - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:39:54
152. Skinny Bitch Book Review
If ever a book about dieting stirred up controversy this is the one. Skinny Bitch is a combination of facts, common sense, and opinions from it's authors Kim Barnouin and Rory Freedman, who are on a mission to help people feel good about themselves. There is much debate over whether the authors ...
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:38:13
153. Beautiful Gifts for the Needleworker on Your List
Needlework is a beautiful creative hobby and the the hands that work those amazing creations deserve equally wonderful Christmas gifts this season. Whether you go for an accessory for their hobby or something to keep their hands soft and warm they're sure to love you for acknowledging their crea...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:36:50
154. Joy Bauer's Food Cures: Treat Common Health Concerns, Look Younger & Live Longer
Joy Bauer is a well-known nutrition consultant who has been working with gold-medal winning athletes, celebrities and actors. In her book she teaches the reader how the food that we eat affects our health. The right foods can be used to lower cholesterol, enhance your memory, get better skin, tre...
food-and-cooking - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:36:18
155. Beginner Quilting
Quilting is a very enjoyable hobby, but it is not known for being inexpensive. The high-end sewing machines that many avid quilters use cost thousands of dollars. And there are many different tools that you can use to make your quilt exactly how you envisioned it. But when you're starting out, y...
arts-and-design - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:33:36
156. Have A New Kid By Friday
Have a New Kid by Friday is a popular book by the Christian author, psychologist and speaker, Dr. Kevin Leman. This book is designed for parents who endure power struggles and endless fights and are looking to re-establish boundaries and peace at home. It is a book with a five-day plan (Monday t...
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:33:06
157. Crewel Yule - a Needlecraft Mystery
I love the Monica Ferris Needlecraft Mysteries line of books ~ combines two of my favorite things ever, great mystery novels and great needlework! what's not to love? This book - or any book in this series - makes a fantastic gift for the needle-crafter on your holiday shopping list. The details...
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:31:22
158. Magical Christmas
Christmas is such a special time of year, even with all the rush of the busy season, last minute shopping and so much to do, it's definitely a magical time. Here I've put together some Christmas fun and decorating ideas and tips to help fill your home with the magic of Christmas. You'll find ol...
holidays-and-celebrations - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:28:18
159. Fisher Price Rescue Heroes : A parent's review
Toddlers need tough toys that can not only take a beating but that also encourage imagination, share good values, and encourage good play. Rescue Heroes fit the bill for all of those things. Rescue Hereos take a child's love of their every day heros, fireman, police officers, doctors and all sor...
parenting-and-kids - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:25:02
160. The Well Fed Writer
If you've ever aspired to be a freelance writer or are trying to build a freelance writing career, consider reading The Well Fed Writer by Peter Bowerman. It's a handy guide covering all the ins and outs of succeeding as a freelance writer. Written by someone with more than fifteen years of fre...
books-poetry-writing - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:22:09
161. Card Games to Play on New Years Eve
New Year's Eve parties are fun for children and adults alike. Of course, children won't celebrate the same way as adults as midnight nears, but everyone can enjoy playing any of these card games on New Year's Eve. Depending upon how many children are at the party, you may be able to allow the ch...
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:14:41
162. not just a stay at home mom
You can't turn on the television today without seeing at least one show that has a stay-at-home mother. But, television doesn't always portray these moms as they really are. Being a stay-at-home mother is not always a bed of roses. When a woman tells another person that she is a stay-at-home mot...
parenting-and-kids - Sat, 01 Jan 2011 06:28:46
163. FAMPS: Fun, Cute And Collectible Gifts For Tween Girls
For a gift that tween girls are going to love this year, FAMPS is the perfect option. FAMPS stands for "feelings, attitudes, moods, personalities", and the kits are designed to be used to add a whole new range of emotions to PC applications. And, with more and more young girls on their own compu...
gift-guide - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:50:35
164. Diabetes: What Is It and Who Gets It?
Diabetes is a significant problem in the developed world, and is especially prevalent among certain ethnic groups. Yet many people are not really sure what diabetes is, who gets it, and whether or not they are at risk. There can be a lot of confusion about the different types of diabetes and whe...
healthy-living - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 04:01:18
165. Living with Diabetes - Practical Steps
Regardless of what age you are diagnosed with diabetes or which of the two types you have, it helps to have some coping strategies. Living with diabetes can be challenging, but it certainly need not keep you down. Here are some practical steps for living with diabetes.
healthy-living - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 04:01:11
166. Knowing the Different Types of Diabetes
Many people know that there is a difference between Type I and Type II diabetes, but they aren't sure just what those differences are. Others may not know that there are actually several other types of diabetes in addition to Types I and II, and that there are diseases that may mimic diabetes but...
healthy-living - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 04:01:06
167. 6 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget This Christmas
Every year there are reports on the news about how deeply in debt people become every Christmas. It is possible to have a nice Christmas without maxing out the credit cards. Here are a few simple tips that could save you a bundle.
holidays-and-celebrations - Tue, 25 Sep 2012 21:58:39
168. Are You at Risk for Developing Osteoporosis?
Why? Osteoporosis occurs because of the lack of calcium and vitamin D; sedentary lifestyles; and age. If you are at risk for developing osteoporosis, here are some suggestions which can help you prevent the onset of this disease. It is estimated that over 28 million people are affected by this d...
healthy-living - Thu, 26 May 2011 18:54:32

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