Petition to Ask Dannon to Stop Using Cochineal in Yogurt

Dear Dannon: Please Get the Bugs Out of Our Yogurt

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A Mama Makeover

  We didn’t call them makeovers back then because we had that 20-something confidence to know that we liked the way we looked. We didn’t need a make over per se, but we did need a beauty tune-up now and then.  A tune-up, like a car. That’s what we called it. My friend J. was […]

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Mother's Letter To a Son

A Mother’s Letter to Her Son

  A letter to my Sun by Dagmar Ebaugh (decaturmamaoftwo) Dear Max: Six years ago on April 19th my life changed forever as we welcomed YOU, our first child, our son, into our hearts and lives. My universe shifted on its axis and suddenly you became its center. In the past six years, I’ve watched […]

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Leaning In or Reaching Out

Much fuss has been made recently about Sheryl Sandberg’s new book “Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.”  I have only read the first two chapters of the book so far, but what struck me about the title (and its attendant message) is the visual and kinesthetic idea of “leaning in”. My initial […]

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The Color Run™: a Mommy and Me Experience

Guest Blogger Cristina Peczon-Rodriguez takes on a colorful local 5k race with her son. If there are two things that my 4 year old likes to do – it’s run around and get dirty. And so when one of my girlfriends posted on Facebook that she was going to join the 5k Color Run in […]

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Movie Monday: Monsters University

Your favorite monsters are back! Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan will be back this summer in the prequel to ‘Monsters Inc.’ The follow up to the Oscar nominated movie is ‘Monsters University’ which unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. The film opens in […]

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Movie Monday: Iron Man 3

If you are a Robert Downey, Jr fan and/or a Superhero fan, then you must be excited to see Iron Man 3 this Friday.  Here’s a clip from the movie just for you.   Tell us what you most look forward to about the movie in the comments below.

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Recipe: Mama Bilo’s Italian Meat Sauce from “My Sicilian Kitchen” Cookbook

First-time cookbook author Linda Bechtel recently held a book signing and cooking demo event at  Surfas Culinary District, which is this awesome restaurant supply store. If you are a foodie, chef or home cook, you would surely be in heaven at Surfas.  Every week, they have cooking demonstrations. I attended Linda Bechtel’s session where she […]

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Movie Monday: Fasten Your Seatbelts for ‘Disney’s Planes’

Isn’t it interesting how little kids can be obsessed or shall we say passionate about one thing and from there is born a Disney movie or some other cartoon franchise?  Well, what I mean is… remember the movie “Cars?” Every kid who loves cars loved the movie “Cars.” Every kid that was into trains got […]

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Movie Monday: Oz the Great and Powerful

Raise your hand if the last movie you’ve seen was a kid movie? Raise your hand if you’ve seen a movie at the movie theater recently. Thanks for the show of hands, that’s what I thought. I haven’t been to a movie theater in a while, and the last time I did, it was at […]

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Time for Spring Cleaning

Open those windows and let the sunshine in. It’s spring! Here are some spring cleaning tips I gathered from around the interwebs. [View the story “Spring Cleaning Tips from the Web” on Storify] Spring Cleaning Tips from the Web The weather is warmer. The days are longer. And that Goodwill stack you’ve set aside is […]

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