food

Break Your Routine Of Only Eating The Same Foods Day After Day

When it comes to starting your day, routine is the key. You wake up, start the coffee pot, feed the dog and then it's time to feed the kids. Partly because some kids are picky eater and partly because it's easy but chances are they eat the same thing for breakfast morning after morning. While...
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Government Says Asbestos Found In Some Claire's Makeup Products

An alarming warning for parents issued about certain Claire's cosmetics that target girls and young women. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says certain eyeshadows, compact powders and contour palettes have tested positive for asbestos. In particular Claire’s Eye Shadows (Batch/Lot No.: 08/17...
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Turn Not-So-Healthy Foods, Healthy!

: We all know the benefits of eating healthy but it can be a challenge in a fast-paced world of hungry kids, tired feet and tighter bank accounts. But with some simple tweaks to the foods already in your kitchen, you can not only add health but do to it quickly, easily and your picky-eaters won't...
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Ways We Use Bleach Wrong

Over the weekend there's a good chance you used bleach in cleaning around the house. While noting smells quite as clean as bleach there may be times you are using it incorrectly. In fact it shouldn’t consider it an "all-purpose" cleaner because it can damage certain clothing items, surfaces and...
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Food Trends of 2019

The dawn of a new year means some changes to our grocery store shelves. New food trends mean new products and highlighted categories that reflect our ever-changing palates. 2019 might be known as the year of cauliflower. Beyond cauliflower rice and cauliflower pizza, you can find a whole new crop...
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App Uses Your Location To Find Cheapest Food Items

Saving money on your grocery bill is a never-ending struggle, especially with growing kids! While stores constantly run sales on different items, keeping track of those sales can be confusing and time-consuming. Basket is an app that attempts to help you figure out where you should go to buy your...
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Simple Ways To Shake Off Excessive Salt From Your Diet

Salt is found in just about every facet of food, and there is a lot of it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says the average American consumes 3,400 mg of sodium a day. That almost 50% more of the 2,300 mg that is recommended for an adult with around 71% of that salt coming from...
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Chef Offers Proper Way To Hold A Knife When Chopping Food

Picture yourself in the kitchen preparing to chop cilantro for your gooey guacamole. You reach for the cutting board and a knife and begin to chop. If you use one finger out to push down along the top of the spine of the knife when chopping, you're using your knife wrong! This position actually...
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What Is Wassailing?

The Christmas song goes, "Here we come a-wassailing, Among the leaves so green; Here we come a-wand'ring, So fair to be seen." A sweet song but what exactly is wassail and why are people coming a-wassailing? Wassail is both a thing and something you do. It's mulled cider, ale or wine. It was a...
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Parents Are Turning To Food For Baby Name Inspiration

Baby Center has released the top 100 names for 2018 . Jackson leads the boys' list for the sixth year in a row, and Sophia tops the girls' list for the ninth year running, making it the decade-defining name for girls born in the 2010s. However there are a interesting spike in children being named...
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