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Pets: How To Make The Fairy Dogmother’s Healthy Banana & Peanut Butter “Pup”-sicles For Your Dog!

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Dog, Families, Family, Pet  /  No Comments

An adorable pup tries to sneak one of The Fairy Dogmother aka Laura Nativo's healthy and delicious banana and peanut butter pup-sidles.H&F Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media Family Networks/Photographer: Jeremy Lee

I have four dogs that I love more than anything. They’re the sweetest guys and girls on earth and I would do anything for them. I’m very cautious, especially when it comes to the dog food I feed them. It can be especially difficult to find dog treats that are both delicious and healthy! Earlier […]

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Nick and Vanessa Lachey Talk Camden, Growing Family in Parents Magazine

By   /  July 15, 2014  /  Celebrities, celebrity, Families, Family, Parenting  /  No Comments

        Camden Lachey is going to be a big brother! His parents, 98 Degrees frontman and VH1′s Big Morning Buzz host Nick Lachey and “Dads” star Vanessa Lachey just announced that Vanessa is pregnant with the couple’s second child (a girl) today on Twitter. The couple recently sat down with Parents magazine […]

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The Top 10 Ways To Make Music With Your Kids and Alex Mitnick’s “Love Songs For My Baby” Album Giveaway!

By   /  July 10, 2014  /  Children, Families, Family, Giveaway, Reviews/Giveaways  /  No Comments

Music is beneficial to people of all ages, especially children. The talented Alex Mitnick of Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band and of the TV show Alex & The Kaleidoscope has been making music for kids for 10 years, and now most importantly for his 16 month old child! Have you ever wondered how you can […]

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How Your Kids Can Have a Healthy Sustainable Summer with Ereka Vetrini

By   /  July 3, 2014  /  Children, Crafts, Families, Family, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

What was your favorite summer activity when you were a kid? For me, it was traveling up to Lake Tahoe with my family and enjoying all that nature could bring or hanging out with my grandparents working on fun projects. According to lifestyle expert, Ereka Vetrini, keeping your kids active is essential to their health and […]

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Recipe: “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Bars

By   /  June 28, 2014  /  Families, Family, Food and Drink, Recipe, Television  /  No Comments

"The Chew" chef Michael Symon shares his strawberry shortcake ice cream bar recipe, which is based on his favorite Good Humor strawberry shortcake ice cream bars! These ice cream bars were featured on "The Chew" on June 25th, 2014.

I’ve always been obsessed with ice cream, it’s definitely one of my guilty pleasures! I feel sorry for the ice cream man that traveled through my grandma and grandpa’s neighborhood, I’m pretty sure my brother and I used to stalk him with our spare change….poor guy! While I’m not fortunate enough to live in a […]

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How To Simplify Mom’s Summer Routine With Healthy Must Haves From The Kitchen to the Medicine Cabinet and Even the Outdoors with Lifestyle Expert, Tara Paterson

By   /  June 23, 2014  /  Families, Family, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Summer is an extremely busy time for moms and dads, especially with kids out for the next three months on summer vacation. If you’re overwhelmed and feel as though you’re going every which way this summer, from camp to vacation to sports, etc and wish you had a way to simplify your summer routine, you’re […]

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5 Fashion, Tech and DIY Gift Must Haves for Dads and Grads with Lifestyle Expert,

By   /  June 10, 2014  /  Families, Family, Father's Day  /  No Comments

Are you on the hunt for the perfect gift for your favorite grad or dad? With graduation season upon us and Father’s Day less than a week away, lifestyle expert Marc Silverstein joined me for an interview this morning to dish on his five must have fashion, tech and DIY gift ideas for the guy […]

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New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees on Raising Ambitious Children

By   /  June 2, 2014  /  Athletes, Celebrities, celebrity, Children, Cleaning, Families, Family  /  No Comments

Did you know that “girls who see their dad doing dishes, laundry and other chores are more likely to become lawyers, CEOS and other high paying professionals?” With Father’s Day quickly approaching, Super Bowl MVP/New Orleans Saints star quarterback Drew Brees and his wife Brittany (parents of three boys and a daughter due in August) have […]

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Recipe: Learn How to Make “The Chew” Chef Carla Hall’s Cinna-Bacon Pie

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Families, Family, Food and Drink, Recipe  /  No Comments

I’ve never really been much of a breakfast person, even when I was a kid….except for when my family was on vacation in Lake Tahoe. We only stayed at my aunt and uncle’s cabin a few times, but when we did, my dad would run to the nearby Safeway and pick us up cinnamon rolls with icing. […]

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Recipe: How to Make Debi Mazar and Gabriiele Corcos “Breakfast Pizza” Seen on “The Chew”

By   /  May 31, 2014  /  Breakfast, Families, Family, Food and Drink, Recipe  /  No Comments

I envy those who enjoy eating pancakes, waffles and cereal as meals or snacks. Unfortunately I’ve never been much of a breakfast person, and always secretly wished that pizza would officially become a breakfast staple, so I could eat it in the wee hours of the morning. Who am I kidding, I could eat it all […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew” Chef Michael Symon’s “Dad’s Death By Chocolate Dessert”

By   /  May 29, 2014  /  Families, Family, Food and Drink, Recipe  /  No Comments

Is chocolate your guilty pleasure? If so, I know how you feel, I can’t live without chocolate. It’s definitely my guilty pleasure as well. If you’re looking for a fab new chocolate dessert recipe, you must check out the “Dad’s death by chocolate” recipe, chef Michael Symon of “The Chew” shared on yesterday’s show! He […]

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Recipe: Learn How to Make Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken As Seen on “The Chew”

By   /  May 25, 2014  /  Families, Family, Food and Drink, Party  /  No Comments

With summer nearly upon us and Memorial Day officially here, many of us will be throwing backyard barbecues with friends and family! If you’re looking for a delicious healthy pineapple chicken recipe for the grill, you are in luck! Last week on “The Chew”, viewers Stephanie and her husband Chris competed on the show to […]

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Recipe: Chef Mario Batali of “The Chew” Makes Asparagus Milanese with Apricot Blintz

By   /  May 24, 2014  /  Family, Food and Drink, Television  /  No Comments

  One of my favorite things about spring has to be fresh farm grown asparagus! I love them grilled in a delicious stir fry, boiled and topped with parmesan cheese, or even sautéed in raw coconut aminos with fresh veggies and soba noodles for dinner. According to “The Chew’s” Mario Batali, asparagus spears are not […]

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Parents 2014 Summer Survival Guide and Chocolate Giveaway with Mom Generations, Audrey McLelland

By   /  May 21, 2014  /  Children, Families, Family, Interview, Interviews, Parenting  /  No Comments

  With the school year ending in just a few weeks many parents may be worried about where to take that family summer vacation or how to get their kids to let go of their tech devices and enjoy the fresh outdoors! But what about parents? Mom and dad deserve a break too every once […]

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Watch “The Middle” Cast Talk Season Finale, Disney World and Hillbillies!

By   /  May 19, 2014  /  Celebrities, celebrity, Entertainment, Families, Family, Television  /  No Comments

    On last Wednesday’s episode of “The Middle” Sue Heck (aka the poor girl who tries out for everything and would just like to catch a break in life) actually won a trip to Disney World for the entire family. Well, she actually entered the contest thinking she could win a car, but instead […]

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Beautiful Fresh Old English Garden Roses for Mother’s Day!

By   /  May 11, 2014  /  Families, Family, Flower, Gardening, Mothers Day, Photo Candie Sunday Inspiration, Photography, RoseCandi Flowers, Roses  /  No Comments

Wishing you Happy Mother's Day with fresh garden roses from RoseCandi Flower Farm near Sacramento, California.

Wishing you and the wonderful mom in your life a Happy Mother’s Day! It was a busy weekend around here, our garden roses were featured at a local winery near Sacramento and much to our surprise they sold out right as my mother dropped them off! How are you celebrating Moms day?! Here’s a closeup […]

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Actress Holly Robinson Peete Talks Breakfast, Kids and “Mike and Molly”

By   /  May 9, 2014  /  Celebrities, celebrity, Children, Entertainment, Families, Family, Interview, Interviews, Moms, Television  /  No Comments

  Do you struggle to get your kids to eat a well balanced meal in the morning? Or do you feel rushed and forget to eat? We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and many of us tend to skip it. As a busy mom of four kids, actress […]

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Recipe: Learn to Make “The Chew’s” Mario Batali’s, Stuffed Cabbage

By   /  May 7, 2014  /  Families, Family, Food and Drink, Recipe  /  No Comments

On today (May 7th) episode of “The Chew” renowned chefs Mario Batali and Carla Hall made and shared the recipe for Mario’s mother (Marilyn Laframboise’s) stuffed cabbage! If you’re looking for a nutritious healthy meal that’s simple to make and your family will enjoy, please watch the videos and catch the recipe, below! Ingredients: Head […]

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6 Must Have Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Mom On Your List with Lifestyle Expert, Jamie Krell

By   /  May 4, 2014  /  Families, Family, Gifts, Interview, Interviews, Moms, Mothers Day  /  No Comments

Looking for a great last minute gift for mom this Mother’s Day? Shopping for the perfect present can be tough, especially for the mom who has everything! Lifestyle expert, Jamie Krell joined me for an interview on Friday to share the six must have gifts every mom on your list will love this Mother’s day! […]

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Mother’s Day Gifts For the Mom Who Loves Baking, Cooking and Her Kitchen!

By   /  May 3, 2014  /  Families, Family, Moms, Mothers Day, Shopping  /  No Comments

KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer

Believe it or not but there are only seven days until Mother’s Day, and if you also celebrate Mexican Mother’s Day (May 10th) you have a little less than a week to get mom’s gift wrapped and ready! Last week I dished some great gifts for the mom who loves gardening and fresh flowers, and […]

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Pet Expert Ali McLennan on How to Be a Responsible Dog and Cat Owner

By   /  April 30, 2014  /  Cats, Dog, Families, Family, Pet, Puppy  /  No Comments

I have been a pet lover my entire life, and can honestly say that my house would not a home without my dogs and finicky cat! Each one has their own unique personality, from my easy going yellow lab, to my feisty yet lovable Yorkie, to my uber intelligent Weimaraner who suffers from separation anxiety, […]

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Mother’s Day Gardening Gifts and Musts for Your Master Gardener Mom Who Also Loves Fresh Flowers!

By   /  April 27, 2014  /  Families, Family, Flower, Life, Lifestyle  /  No Comments

    Does your mom love working in the garden? There’s no place my mother would rather be than working in her English rose garden with over 200 various rose bushes. Last year I bought her a David Austin rose for Mother’s Day, which she picked out to add to her 200 plus rose garden, […]

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How Busy Moms and Dads Can Get Organized Once and For All with Lifestyle Expert, Tara Paterson

By   /  April 18, 2014  /  Family, Interview, Interviews  /  No Comments

Are you a busy mom or dad on the go, and would give anything to simplify your morning or evening routine? If so, you’re in luck. Lifestyle expert and mom, Tara Paterson joined me recently to dish on how parents can save money this spring, how to get/stay organized, how to plan your meals a […]

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20 Last Minute Adorable Easter Baskets for Girls and Boys of All Ages!

By   /  April 12, 2014  /  Children, Easter, Families, Family  /  No Comments

BUNNY FAMILY FELT EASTER BASKET

Where has the time gone? Easter is just a week away! Have you bought your kiddo (or yourself) the perfect Easter basket? If not, here are 20 adorable last minute Easter baskets the boy and girl in your life will love for that early morning Easter egg hunt! PS Be sure to check out our […]

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Video Three New York City Parents Bring Newborns Home For First Time in Mitsubishi’s #FreeRide

By   /  April 10, 2014  /  Children, Families, Family, Travel  /  No Comments

The birth of a baby ranks as one of the happiest moments for parents and their extended family as well. I don’t have a child of my own, but I know that when I do, I will be the most cautious person in every aspect of his/her life, especially when on the road. Mitsubishi Motors’ recently […]

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