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Spring is in the air - finally! - and it's time to start working on our gardens. At my house we are busy transplanting our seedlings into some larger pots before we put them into the garden in a couple of weeks. This year we are growing lots of fruits and vegetables for the first time. It's been a lot of fun so far and we are learning quite a bit about the whole process.Our largest seedlings so far are our green beans, so when we moved them to the larger pot we used the Ultimate Plant Cage to stake...
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Wonderforge has a new game perfect for your little Superhero fan!  The Marvel Matching Game is a classic game of picture matching which now features Marvel Super Heroes! Flip over brightly colored tiles featuring Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America and many more Marvel heroic friends and villains. Pick up the most pairs to win!  The game comes neatly boxed with 72 picture tiles and instructions!  Promotes: Memory Matching Turn-taking and playing together There is nothing like a game of Superhero matching with your little one to get you feeling like a kid again. This set has all the classic superheroes and nemesis...
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Already in this series, we’ve discussed What is Real Food, Making friends with your Slow Cooker and Meal Planning, but the big question we all want to know is how to make real food work for busy families. We all want to set a good example for our children and teach them healthy habits from an early age, but how do we make that work as busy parents? I want to help you see that feeding your family more real food doesn’t have to be time consuming or costly AND that it can be fun for your whole family! Here are my...
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We’ve already covered an introduction to real food and how to use your slow cooker so today I’d like to discuss meal planning. Have you ever heard the expression “Failing to plan is planning to fail”? When it comes to meal planning, it couldn’t be more true. It is so easy to turn to fast food, frozen meals or convenience foods when you don’t have a plan in place. Meal planning has other benefits, too. It keeps you on track at the grocery store and helps to avoid impulse purchases because you build your list around your meal plan. Meal planning...
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Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. Like many parents, my husband and I want to make sure our kids are eating healthy food that is good for them.  Our kids love ice cream and popsicles but we don't love all the ingredients in them. So it would be nice to have an easy-to-make alternative that our kids will enjoy.   When I was introduced to the FoodWorks Colored Silicone Ice Pop Makers, I was excited to give them a try. The first two things I noticed were that they are dishwasher safe (easy to clean!) and are BPA...
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