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Saving Money on Groceries; Food Inventory

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Why do a food inventory? A food inventory will prevent food waste due to food becoming outdated before you can use it. A food inventory will allow you to purchase items  on sale rather than purchasing them full priced because you “think” you are out. It makes menu planning and cooking easier. Sorting food and tossing expired foods The first …

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Keeping Your Sleeping Baby Safe

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Nothing is more precious than watching your little one sleep. There are steps you need to take to ensure this sleep is a safe sleep. Since the “Back to Sleep” campaign has begun, the incidents of SIDs has decreased by 50%. “Back to Sleep” means the baby is placed on his back in the crib up to the age of …

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Your baby’s safe sleep starts with the crib

Infant sleeping in a crib

Inspecting the crib Cribs are not something that can be handed down from generation to generation. Safety standards are changing as incidents show certain styles of cribs are dangerous. A crib that is over ten years old may not be considered safe to use. Such cribs may have lead paint, cut outs, slates too far apart and bed posts greater …

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How health care reform could impact your tax returns this year and next

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(BPT) – Several key tax law changes in the Affordable Care Act have been implemented in 2013 and 2014. The impact of those changes on federal tax returns due April 15, 2014 and 2015 hinge mainly on your household’s adjusted gross income (AGI) and health insurance situation.   “The impact on this year’s federal tax returns is mainly limited to …

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The Top 5 Funny Valentine’s Day Quotes And Where To Find More

Paper valentines with I love you note.

Valentine’s Day: whether you’re single or in a relationship, this holiday is synonymous with over-the-top displays of affection. Between stuffed animals, bouquets of long stem roses, and the huge assortment of chocolate filled boxes, finding a meaningful Valentine’s Day gift amid all the holiday clichés is a veritable minefield. And unfortunately, even greeting cards aren’t a safe bet. With all …

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The Last Line of Defense Against Medication Errors: What You Need to Know to Keep your Family Safe

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Copyright © 2004 Timothy McNamara, MD, MPH This is a true story. Yesterday, I picked up a new antibiotic prescription for my daughter from my local pharmacy. (We recently adopted my daughter from India where she had recurrent ear infections resulting in severe hearing loss. And, she is about to undergo the second of several planned surgeries in order to …

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Get out of that Beauty Rut!

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by  Elke Von Freudenberg With life getting more hectic with every passing day, I’m always trying to find ways to make makeup time in the morning go quick and easy. Hmmm, quick and easy can be crazy sometimes, especially when trying to wade through that mini mall I call my makeup drawer sometimes. So what I’ve done is create ‘QUICK …

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Planning a Super Bowl Party

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Ideas for a Super Bowl Party Super Bowl Decorations: This usually is not an occasion where elaborate decorations are expected. These ideas may be helpful. •Use a green table cloth or a green indoor-outdoor carpet on the table. •Cut pendant shapes out of felt or paper. Apply team stickers or sayings such as “Go Team” or “Touch down”. •Make pom …

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A Positive Parent Does Not Use Excessive Praise

Parents playing with child

 Praise Focuses On The Parent Praise focuses on the parent and what they think. Berman, a family therapist, feels constant praise is belittling. We have became 24/7 cheerleaders for our children. After awhile this rote repeating of praises, e.g “Good job.” or “I like”, may be perceived by the child as insincere. Worse the child may become dependent on praise …

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What is osteoporosis and how can I prevent it?

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What Are the Signs of Osteoporosis? In the beginning, there are no signs with osteoporosis bone loss. It is a slow process that is usually only identified after a fracture or bone density scan.Our bones are living tissue that is in a continual cycle of breaking down old bone and replacing it with new bones.There are several factors that can …

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