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Nightmare Before Christmas Cupcakes

Nightmare Before Christmas Cupcakes

What you’ll need Batch of chocolate cupcakes White buttercream frosting 2 toothpicks Tube of black decorator’s icing How to make it Frost the cupcakes. For each cupcake, use the tip of a toothpick to lightly etch [...]

Ecoholic Home

Ecoholic Home

We all know the earth is in dire straits because of what we do to it and dump on it every day, but we’re often at a loss about how to change things. How can we [...]

Mummy Pizzas

Mummy Pizzas

What you’ll need English muffins Pizza sauce Black olives Scallions Red or green pepper Cheese sticks or slices How to make it Heat the oven to 350º F. For each mummy, spread a tablespoon of pizza [...]

Parents Get Less Colds Than Childless Adults

Parents Get Less Colds Than Childless Adults

According to researchers, parents are less likely to suffer from a cold than non-parents.  Researchers from the Carnegie Mellon University exposed about 800 adults to the common cold virus and then monitored them while in quarantine.  [...]

Avocado Frog Dip

Avocado Frog Dip

This avocado and tomato dip is perfect for all ages – but give it a face and younger children won’t be able to resist it!   Annabel’s Tip Make a frog face using cucumber and olives [...]

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Children’s Fitness Linked to Good Grades

Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children  scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]

Baked Potato Mice

Baked Potato Mice

Who could resist these gorgeous little baked potato mice? They’re fun to make and even more fun to eat!           You will need: 4 potatoes 1 tbsp oil 2 tbsp butter 5 [...]

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Living with Autism – A Parent’s Perspective

Imagine your baby not babbling or cooing, or gesturing with points and waves by 12 months, not saying a single word by 16 months, or not using two-word phrases on his or her own by 24 [...]

Fruit Smoothies

Fruit Smoothies

Fruit is not only juicy and scrumptious, it also keeps you healthy and helps you grow strong! All you have to do is combine a few ingredients in a blender. Annabel’s Tip All kinds of fruit [...]

Teens and Job Safety

Teens and Job Safety

Is your teen risking life and limb at his part time or summer job? What your teen needs to know when she heads into the work force.  While part-time or summer jobs can give teens a [...]

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