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Want Smiles this Mothers Day? Adopt-A-Manatee®


  Save the Manatee Club recommends manatee gift adoptions as a thoughtful way to please moms this Mother’ Day, while also helping Florida’s endangered marine mammals. Last year, Ken Krautheim from New Jersey adopted a real live manatee for his wife, Lesley, as a Mother’s Day gift from their two young daughters, Abigail and Elizabeth. “That was all she wanted!” ... Read More »

No Gym Required


My whole philosophy of No Gym Required is a way of fitting in fitness anywhere, anytime, no excuses. The most common issue I hear from Moms is that they have no time to take care of themselves, so here are some ways that any Mom can stay active and healthy. Read More »

Kids can eat healthier on vacation

Kids Eating Healthy

Sure we all want to kick back and indulge a little on vacation, but that doesn’t need to mean a steady diet of fast food and rich desserts. Just ask The First Lady. Her Lets Move! Campaign is designed not only to fight childhood obesity but to encourage us all to eat healthier wherever we are. Wherever you’re going this ... Read More »

Spring Cleaning your Finances

Sweeping up Money.

Spring is here, a time for new beginnings. So how about spring cleaning your finances for a fresh and organized head start to 2012. These useful steps will not only help you keep your financial life organized but may even save you a few dollars. Refer to them regularly to keep up to date and have one less thing to ... Read More »

Graduation Must Haves 2012


DELICIOUS TREATS AND PERSONALIZED JEWELRY ARE THE PERFECT WAY TO CELEBRATE GRADS THIS YEAR  Treat Your Grad to Gifts as Special as They are From Edible Gifts Plus, Isabelle Grace Jewelry and Not Just Any Old Day… It’s Your Special Day The end of the school year is quickly approaching and that means graduation parties and gifts as well. Show ... Read More »

Two Birds


Spring is upon us and my young son wants to build a house for the two bluebirds that will soon return.  We see them every year about this time, flitting among the trees, deciding where to nest, and complaining loudly about the mercurial weather.  It can’t be easy returning to New Jersey after spending a winter in Daytona.  Building a ... Read More »

Eggstroaordinary Ideas for Leftover Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Did the Easter Bunny leave a few too many Easter eggs at your house? Don’t fret! AKA Mom found the best ideas for those leftover eggs. The good news is that, as long as they are left in their shells, hard-boiled eggs will keep in the fridge for up to 7 days. But with these hard-boiled egg ideas, they’ll likely ... Read More »