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Grocery Store Savings Strategies

Grocery Store Savings Strategies

Everyone knows that the cost of food has gone up dramatically – it is estimated that global food prices have soared 40% in the past year. That means if your family's weekly grocery bill is $150, your bill has gone up $60 each week and more than an additional $3,000 each year. more
Emily Wyckoff
Kidz Kitchen Recipe Pack

Kidz Kitchen Recipe Pack

Even if you didn't make it to South Beach to see Rach at the Kidz Kitchen, you can download the recipes she made and take them with you. Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Cheddar Mustard Sauce Ingredients and supplies: •    4 gallon-size plastic food storage bags •    4 small, boneless, skinless chicken breasts •    1 5-ounce bag of salted pretzels, any shape, regular or whole wheat •    1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper •    2 eggs •    Vegetable oil, for frying •    2 tablespoons butter •    2 tablespoons flour •    2 cups milk •    3/4 pound, about 2 1/2 cups, sharp yellow cheddar cheese, shredded •    2 heaping tablespoons spicy brown mustard •    1/4 cup flat leaf parsley leaves, a generous handful, chopped •    1/4 small yellow onion, finely chopped, optional •    1 large sour dill pickle, finely chopped •    1 lemon, cut into wedges, optional Directions: Preheat a large non-stick skillet with a 1/4-inch of vegetable oil over medium-high heat. more
What To Do During Mid-Winter Break

What To Do During Mid-Winter Break

The mid-winter school break in February can be a childcare headache for parents working outside or inside the home. Whether your children don't have school for a day or a week, you’re probably looking for fun alternatives to your seeing children zoning out in front of the television or playing computer games all day. more
Katia Hetter
Organizing Your Kids' Toys

Organizing Your Kids' Toys

Tired of rushing to find your kids' soccer cleats 10 minutes before the game starts? Frustrated about nagging your kids constantly to pick up their toys at the end of the day? more
Katia Hetter
Get Inspired! Creative Kids' Birthday Presents

Get Inspired! Creative Kids' Birthday Presents

When you have school-age kids, weekly birthday parties for classmates and friends are often the norm. Not only does this get expensive, as in most cases guests bring a gift for the birthday girl or boy, it is easy to run out of creative - and affordable - gift ideas. more
Emily Wyckoff
Keeping Kids Active in the Winter Months

Keeping Kids Active in the Winter Months

Our friends at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation have given us these great tips for keeping active during the winter when it's cold and snowy.  We've thrown our own ideas into the mix and have come up with this great list of suggestions for you. more
Tips from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation