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5 Tips for Dealing with the Moody Teen Years

5 Tips for Dealing with the Moody Teen Years

5 Tips for Dealing with the Moody Teen Years The teen years are full of a wide range of emotions. This once little child who adored you and loved doing things with you is now in this in between childhood and adult stage. While your teen still needs your support, guidance, and parenting they are struggling with this internal debate of wanting to be independent but also wanting that parent…

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15 Items to Add to your Child’s Easter Basket

15 Items to Add to your Child's Easter Basket

Easter will be here before you know it.  We all know what that means…traveling, eating, hiding Easter eggs, and spending some much-needed quality time with family.  Easter is such a great time to celebrate fun and togetherness.  It’s a day full of laughter, love, simplicity and sadly seems to feel as if it is over as soon as it began.  Part of the great fun of Easter for the little ones…

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Air Fryer Fried Chicken Drumsticks

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These air fryer fried chicken drumsticks are crispy and delicious on the outside as well as juicy on the inside.  These could easily be put up against the most delicious fried chicken recipe and win hands down!  Talk about winning, how about the fact that the air fryer version has up too 75% less fat!   Air fryers have become increasingly popular in the last couple of years and I figured it…

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Instant Pot Stew Beef Chili with Cornbread Waffles

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The Instant Pot is a 7-in-1 kitchen appliance designed to consolidate the cooking and preparing of food to one device. (Wikipedia) This Instant Pot Stew Beef Chili with Cornbread Waffles is just the perfect meal for a lazy chilly Sunday! Even better if that lazy Sunday involves watching lots of football.  It is the perfect quick delicious hearty warm your tummy meal.   Serve it chili bar style with all your condiments…

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Gingerbread Sugar Cookies

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It’s that time of year we all love.  We love he holidays, we love spending time with our families, we love building snowmen, we love drinking hot chocolate, and we LOVE eating holiday cookies!!!   These Gingerbread Sugar Cookies give me all the feels.  They are just adorable!!!! I get happy just looking at them.  Use the pictures below to help guide you with decorating your cookies, like a pro.  …

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Buckeye Cookies

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Buckeyes are similar to peanut butter balls, which are completely covered in chocolate. Named for their resemblance to the nut of the Ohiobuckeye tree, the state tree of Ohio, this candy is particularly popular in Ohio and neighboring states.  One thing I know for sure is, they are hugely popular in Old Bridge, NJ! We all LOVE them in my house!! The gooey peanut butter center in these cookies is to die for.  Making this…

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Jumanji Movie Filmmaker interviews

Mommy Bloggers with Jake Kasdan and Matt Tolmach at the JUMNAJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE press junket in Hawaii.

In theaters NOW!! I was recently invited to my dream press junket.  I was invited to premier the (2017) movie Jumanji in Oahu, Hawaii.  I could not have been any more excited to premier the movie, interview the filmmakers and the cast members.  Eeeeek!  The morning after we premiered the film (make sure you read my review of the movie.) we were set to interview Jake Kasden and Matt Tolmach. …

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Curél® HYDRA THERAPY WET SKIN MOISTURIZER

  I have to tell you all about my amazing experience with Curél® HYDRA THERAPY WET SKIN MOISTURIZER.  I was so tired of not getting good results with other products and that constant greasy feel I would get when using my old lotion.  I have never been able to find a product that actually kept my skin moisturized all day during the winter. I knew I was really going to be…

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Premium Steakhouse Creamy Potato Soup & Buffalo Chicken Dip Bombs

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This post is sponsored by Idahoan® Premium Steakhouse® Potato Soups and I am part of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network. Premium Steakhouse Creamy Potato Soup & Buffalo Chicken Dip Bombs My husband and I have a favorite restaurant we like to go to as a treat sometimes.  I say treat, because it is very pricey.  It is a delicious steak house and to be honest with you my favorite part…

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