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Breakfast for Dinner? Yep! We do it sometimes! Great for pack and go!

I was reading my friend’s facebook post the other day and she said “well, all we have to eat until I go shopping is, sausage, eggs, can of peas, mac and cheese, pancake mix….” and she joked she would make breakfast for dinner.
by Coupons Do Work! on Feb 2, 2015

Encouraging fitness in the family: activities to exercise together

    Exercise doesn’t have to take up a lot of time and it doesn’t have to be a carefully planned and executed routine. It is more likely to be fun and successful if you don’t think of it as exercise at all. Instead, try to find a time...
by Larger Family Life on Jan 30, 2015

Navigating The Affordable Care Act

To date, 7.1 million people have enrolled in a healthcare plan using The Affordable Care Act. The ACA has helped people get coverage that actually works for them instead of a policy that they pay into but that will offer limited help when they need i...
by Sweep Tight on Jan 29, 2015

Smoked Salmon Niçoise Salad Recipe

After what was an indulgent Christmas period for us all comes January and the start of a new year, a great time to detox our bodies and mind (hello yoga) and return to healthier ways!Just because you're eating healthily though, doesn't have to mean b...
by Honest Mum on Jan 11, 2015

Heart Healthy Holiday Advice from Mrs. Claus #IC #Sponsored

Did you know that more than 80 million Americans are living with heart disease? Because of this fact, studies show that heart attacks increase over the holiday season. As I right this I know of 3 people who have had heart issues this week and on...
by Scraps of Life on Dec 19, 2014

X Out Review #mc #sponsored

I really do believe that my teens are busier these days then when I was a teen. My teens all were (are) enrolled full time in the local Community College for their last two years of high school. This has allowed them to get dual high school and...
by Scraps of Life on Dec 17, 2014

Fluffy Gluten Free American Pancakes

So we made gluten free Christmas tree biscuits the other evening but the first batch didn’t quite make the tree as we gobbled them all up greedily and the second batch in our haste, were sans holes to actually get them threaded and on to the tr...
by Honest Mum on Dec 15, 2014

Fluffy Wheat and Gluten Free American Pancakes

So we made gluten free Christmas tree biscuits the other evening but the first batch didn’t quite make the tree as we gobbled them all up greedily and the second batch in our haste, were sans holes to actually get them threaded and on the tree!
by Honest Mum on Dec 15, 2014

Track Germs in Your Area to Keep a Healthy Family

Isn’t it infuriating to send your kids to school and have them come home with a note saying someone in their class has an illness or infection of some sort? I always dread that letter from the nurse about strep throat, lice or–heaven forb...
by Sweep Tight on Dec 10, 2014

Mom and Teen Fight Acne Breakouts Together #ClearasilMom #mc #sponsored

As a pimply teen in the 80s I remember hanging out in the skin cream aisle as much as possible to find the right cleaner to zap my zips. Today I go to that same aisle but the products have increased by hundreds! Even so there are more products I...
by Scraps of Life on Dec 8, 2014

30 Day Ab Challenge to get Holiday Fit for Santa

Who is up for a little bit of an ab challenge? What is an ab you ask? It is more like abs and that stands for abdominal which refers to your abdominal muscles. What? Why do we need an ab challenge? An ab challenge will help you work your abdominal mu...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 25, 2014

Rapid Renewal Challenge for Dry Winter Skin #RapidRenewal

Winter is harsh on my skin. The cold, dry air zaps any moistures and make my skin rough, itchy and irritated. I do my best not to itch by sometimes I do it and not even realize it. What are some of your winter skin challenges? Thanks to Global Influe...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 24, 2014

Keep in Touch with CaringBridge #mc #sponsored

Have you ever used CaringBridge for a loved one who was in the hospital? We have used it several times and it is such a wonderful resource. CaringBridge is an actual communication bridge between those who are facing the loneliness of a hospital stay,...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 17, 2014

RSV Prevention Tips #RSVAwareness #PreemieProtection #MC #sponsored {World Prematurity Day}

Premature birth is so scary. Our twins were born at 34 weeks and lung development was a constant concern before they were born and well into their first year. RSV was the biggest concern because premature babies have an increased risk...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 17, 2014

Are You a Scale Worshiper? Join the Scale Is Going Down Challenge #scaleisgoingdown

Are you a scale worshiper? You know what I mean, right? A scale worshiper is someone who gets on the scale every. single. day. Oh and not only once a day but 5 times in a row or 3 times a day? Be honest with me here, are you a scale worshiper? If you...
by Scraps of Life on Nov 13, 2014

Les Miles COMBAT 60 Day Challenge {Early New Years Resolutions}

Who is ready to kick up their exercise routine to a whole new level? Do not wait until January 1st to make new resolutions. Make them today! IF you already exercise then consider stepping up and taking on a more intense workout routine. One way...
by Scraps of Life on Oct 21, 2014

Help Your Teen with Good Contact Eye Care #mc #sponsored

Did you know that contact lens are considered a medical device? In the United States all contact lenses require a prescription, which I did not know. A lot of teens are using designer contact to change their eye color or pattern of their eyes es...
by Scraps of Life on Oct 20, 2014

Help Your Teen with Good Contact Eye Care

Did you know that contact lens are considered a medical device? In the United States all contact lenses require a prescription, which I did not know. A lot of teens are using designer contact to change their eye color or pattern of their eyes es...
by Scraps of Life on Oct 20, 2014

Get Control of the Hair Tangles and earn Family Perks with $50 Walmart Giveaway

My girls grew up with Suave Kids detangling spray. It was used daily and sometimes twice a day on my twins because they had super curly natural hair. My other daughter had super straight hair but it was real thick and tangled ALL.THE.TIME. Right...
by Scraps of Life on Oct 18, 2014

KidQ App Connects Kids and Parents on the Smartphone #KidQapp

Smartphones are found in almost every family today. Parents have one or two and more and more kids are getting them daily! Even if the kids do not have one they are on their parent's phone. Everyone in our family has a smartphone. How about your...
by Scraps of Life on Sep 30, 2014


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