Mitsubishi Outlander Review #DriveShop

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Recently I was lucky enough to be asked if I wanted to test drive a Mitsubishi Outlander, This beauty features a 3rd row, which comes in handy when you have an almost 18 year old. The perks of this car upon arrival was that it was sleek looking and comfortably fit 2 adults and 3 kids. with the basic needs covered, I took a deeper look and decided to talk about the things I love! 1. Handling – This is {Read More}

Sometimes You Have to Stop

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I’ve had an interesting week. 6 days ago I had a complete hysterectomy. Someday I will go into detail for the women reading this that have questions but just know that my body was attacking me and I probably should have had the surgery a few years ago. Everything was removed, including the one ovary I had left. The important part is that I have three beautiful children that were all born healthy. I am BLESSED. It’s one of those things {Read More}

Hey Kids, Let’s Cook! Returns for Season 3 Starting June 27th

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The following is information letting you know about the coolest show on PBS! As a chef and a mom I wanted to share this one with you because there is nothing I support more than kids learning to cook!  ~C The award winning PBS series Hey Kids, Let’s Cook! Is back for another summer marathon on Create TV on June 27 & 28, this time for season 3 of the series, which includes a visit to the White House featuring {Read More}

Longhorn Steakhouse Lansing Michigan

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A few weeks ago I was invited to dine at Longhorn Steakhouse on their tab, and I couldn’t resist. Thank you Longhorn Steakhouse for providing a great time for my Girl’s Night Out!   I met three amazing women at my college a few years back. We met through our culinary classes and have since got together 4 or 5 times a year for Girls Night. Being culinary graduates we always pick a place that we want to try the {Read More}

How to Make Personalised Nappy Cakes

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When friends or family have a new baby arriving, an excellent gift to help celebrate the happy occasion is a personalised nappy cake, which is also extremely practical. Image by Prof. Bizzarro via Flickr When your close friends or family enjoy the arrival of a newborn baby, it can sometimes be difficult to choose the perfect gift. So many people bring gifts that include clothes and toys and many people often overlook the essentials that a baby is going to {Read More}

Keeping Kids Safe From Drugs and Alcohol

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Every parent hopes their children will have glorious, happy, fulfilling lives. In spite of this, the dangers of addiction remain a huge societal problem that never seems to go away. Those dangers will likely be with humanity or a long while yet. But what can a parent do to guide their children through to their adult years as clean and sober individuals? Here are some positive steps parents can take to help their children remain addiction free: Be real with {Read More}

Project Yellow Light College Scholarship Competition Winners Announced #StopTheTexts

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Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. Last weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), U-Haul and the Ad Council announced the high school and college winners of their fourth annual Project Yellow Light college scholarship competition at the Mazda Speedway. Project Yellow Light is a national contest and scholarship program that calls on students to create short videos educating their peers {Read More}

A Lesson in Bed Wetting and Preventing Laundry Piles #ConquerBedWetting

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Aiden is now 6 years old but when he was near 3, I made the fatal mistake of taking him out of his crib, that he was perfectly content in. Since that day he has been sleeping in our bed. Of all our kids he is definitely the most loving and attached. He doesn’t want to be alone. I get it, I totally do. But this became a huge problem when we were potty training him. I don’t like using {Read More}