Probiotics – Which and Why?

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You've probably heard the word on the grapevine, or you may have read it on your container of yogurt.  Probiotics are not a new thing to the world, and what the word basically means is 'good bacteria'.  Many health professional advise the use of a probiotic because of all their benefits. The benefits Probiotics are a source of good bacteria for the stomach.  Digestive health is hugely important in overall health, and is not something to … [Read more...]

Want To Start A Pizza Delivery Business?

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If you are looking to make money and do something you love, a pizza delivery business may be just what you are looking for if you enjoy making Italian dishes.  A pizza delivery business may cost a little money to start up, but you could possibly make your money back within the first year if you run your business properly.  When starting any new business you have to be willing to put in the work and time to make it successful. Starting a Pizza … [Read more...]

Adding A Dog To Your Family?

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Are the kids now at an age where you feel a new addition to the family is a viable option?  Perhaps you've been thinking of getting a puppy or dog eventually anyway.  There is quite a lot of information out there about choosing the right canine for your family, and it should be heeded. When adopting a dog, I'd always recommend trying a shelter first.  These are the animals that need the homes the most, and if you are dead set on getting a … [Read more...]

Outdoors Family Summer Vacation Ideas

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When summertime rolls around and you need to start planning a vacation for the whole family, it can be tough to come up with ideas.  Obviously each member of the family has their own interests and wants, from pontooning to 4x4 activities, making it hard to decide on one vacation spot.  Thankfully, though, if your family is the outdoorsy type there are 4 different summer vacation ideas that are perfect for each member. Check them out … [Read more...]

Post Pregnancy Exercises For You

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I have a friend who just had a baby, and she was finally cleared to start working out again.  She has decided to start with strengthening her pelvic floor because let’s be honest, having a baby really does a number on your body!  There are four essential moves to help strengthen your pelvic floor. The first one is the wall squat. Stand against a wall, feet hip-width apart. Inhale, engage your pelvic floor and lower into a squat as though … [Read more...]

Check Out Label-Land.com

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I received labels from label-land.com to use in facilitating my review.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. Check out the label-land personalized labels above, since Travis is almost 15, I thought we'd keep his labels simple.  His school colors are red and green so these labels will work for him.  As for Bobby, he loves sports and will be 9 soon, so the sports label pack is right up his alley! School is about out for the Summer.  I … [Read more...]

Bathroom Inspired Poetry From The Bath Outlet

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In honor of National Poetry Month, the team at The Bath Outlet have let the creative juices flow and unleashed their poetic powers to produce some bathroom-inspired poetry!  Check out their poems below to find your favorites! Showers in April By: Jessica April is a time for showers Outside for plants and inside has powers From the shower head the warm water flows While outside the warm spring wind comes and goes   We … [Read more...]

Two Easy Ways To Cook Squash & Zucchini

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I have never been a vegetable eater.  I was never made to try new foods as a child and as an adult, I never had any urge to try vegetables until now.  I have been counting my calories for some time now and always on the lookout for new foods that I can enjoy that do not come along with low calorie counts.  After pushing my heard headedness aside, I realized that vegetables were my answer! Above you'll see a Summer Squash Blend of Yellow Squash … [Read more...]

Newborn Nurseries: Don’t Throw Your Budget Out The Window

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Few parents will disagree that the build-up to the due date are some of the most exciting times you will ever experience.  During the nesting phase (moms will know what we're talking about), it's all about preparing that nursery into a mini-palace that's always been dreamed about. As you may have gathered through the awful pun to the title to this piece, we're actually going to talk about windows.  Most prospective parents appreciate that … [Read more...]

DIY: Sensory Toys For Toddlers

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If you have young children at home, such as babies or toddlers, you know that they like to stick everything in their mouths.  You also know that babies and toddlers need to learn sensory skills as they get older.  You can easily make your own sensory discovery bottles with just a few supplies. You will need: A plastic bottle with a well fitting lid Some super glue Some contents to go in your bottle such as buttons, sequins or … [Read more...]

De-Cluttering Your Home: Bathroom

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The bathroom is a sticky area to clean out and de-clutter because everyone has his or her own “stuff” in there.   If everyone follows these tips, though, the bathroom will be less full and look a lot neater and more organized! Towels:  You should have one towel per person and a couple guest towels.  If you are only using your towel for a few minutes per day to wipe water off of a clean body, there is no need to wash it daily or throw it in … [Read more...]

Good Little Monkeys YouTube Channel $50 Paypal #Giveaway ENDS 5/18

How much time do you spend on YouTube each day?  Are you a fan of product reviews?  Here's a new YouTube product reviewer that you've got to see in action.  She just did a review on Barbie Color me Cute playset.  Click the video below to check it out. She also has many other reviews on children's products that you can check out by visiting her Good Little Monkeys YouTube Channel. Watching her reviews is definitely a great way to test out a … [Read more...]

Elementary School: 5 Ways To Create Lasting Memories

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When your kids are young, it may seem like they will stay that way forever.  However, before long they will be graduating high school and be moving off to college.  These childhood years go by so fast, and that's why it is so important to create some lasting memories with them.  When you look back on these times, you'll be happy that you have these memories to cherish forever.  Here are some quick examples on how you can create lasting memories … [Read more...]

SnackNation.com Healthy Snack Sampler #Giveaway ENDS 5/18

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I was given the following Snack Box from SnackNation.com to use in facilitating my review.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. This was such a FUN package to find on my front porch!  Who doesn't love snacks?  They were all individually wrapped and low calories, just the way I like them! Here's a view of the box when we first opened it.  The font slot contains small snacks, such as nutritional bars and bags of peanuts, while the … [Read more...]

The Woodlands Special Olympics – Rained Out

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We received an email from the basketball program at school about an opportunity to earn community service hours in our community.  The local high school was hosting the Special Olympics over the weekend and many volunteers were needed.  My 14 year old was very excited about this opportunity and we signed him up to work in the track area for the morning.  Unfortunately, we woke to a huge storm on Saturday morning.  Travis had signed up to … [Read more...]

Skin Tags and Kids: What Parents Need to Know

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Approximately 25 percent of the human population currently suffers, or has suffered from, skin tags.  This ranks skin tags among the most common cosmetic problems, which is why children shouldn’t worry or feel embarrassed if they have them.  While skin tags are most common in middle-aged adults and senior citizens, children are not immune from them. The Most Common Skin Tag Type (all ages): Acrochordon Doctors often refer to skin tags by … [Read more...]