Halloween is sweet over at The Food Network

What is sweeter than Halloween? And some of our favorite shows are on The Food Network, where I often find inspiration, and they have special Halloween themed recipes…of course they do! Check out these sweet and savory treats. The Food Network has two great October shows that offer more great Halloween recipes and ideas – Halloween Baking Championship (Mondays @9:00pm) and Halloween Wars (Sundays @9:00pm).

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Coats for Kids by Anton’s Cleaners and Jordan’s Furniture

Do some good. Clean out your closet and help keep a kid warm by donating the coats to Coats for Kids. It’s easy and there are so many donations spots – any of Anton’s Cleaners locations (there are 42) and any of the Jordan’s Furniture locations (there are five). Since 1985, Anton’s Cleaners has collected, cleaned and distributed nearly 800,000 coats. Let’s give them a . . . → Read More: Coats for Kids by Anton’s Cleaners and Jordan’s Furniture

The Importance of Child’s Play

This is a sponsored post and yet all opinions remain steadfastly my own. As always.

Long ago when all children were free range children, only we were just called children, unstructured play ruled the land. Granted, you could say it was an easier time, a gentler time, but was it, really? When I was young, we had to be in when the street lights . . . → Read More: The Importance of Child’s Play

Christmas In July

Christmas In July…sounds pretty good about now. Love, Actually


Family movie night gets more complicated when your kids are older and the latest Disney isn’t what they want to watch. Count on opinions (plenty of them), from everyone in your family about what to watch and while, of course, you want to let everyone weigh in and express their preferences, it hardly helps . . . → Read More: Christmas In July

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