Family Cooking & Recipes
Mother Hen presents Healthy Squash Muffins! posted at Mother Hen.
Annette Berlin presents Spinach And Noodles posted at Craft Stew. The recipe, with quite a few changes, is based on one called “Greens and Noodles” from the Vegetarian Express Lane Cookbook. But Annette “made it a little quicker and a whole lot more garlicky.”
Family Crafts & Activities
Char Polanosky presents Eight Things to Look for in a Youth Basketball Program posted at Sports Girls Play, providing tips applicable to any sports program.
Finance Tips 101 presents Working Out A Family Budget Will Help You Save Money posted at Finance Tips 101.
David presents Discover Card Doubles Rewards for Military Families posted at Credit Card Offers IQ.
The Dough Roller presents Three Gadgets That Can Cut Your Energy Costs By 30% posted at The Dough Roller.
Silicon Valley Blogger presents Balance Transfer Credit Card Tips, Facts and Traps posted at The Digerati Life.
The Smarter Wallet presents S & P Index and Crude Oil Market Trends: Next Steps? posted at The Smarter Wallet.
Pinyo presents Wealth Banes: 3 Habits That Will Ruin Your Finances posted at Moolanomy. “My dad told me a long time ago,” Pinyo writes, “that I will never be poor if I avoid three bad habits.”
Lindsay presents Have Squatters Entered Your Neighborhood? posted at Home Security Beat. Keeping your family safe starts with keeping your neighborhood safe. With the current foreclosure rate, empty houses are plentiful . . . and an easy target.
Family Health and Wellness
Alvaro Fernandez presents Book Announcement: The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness posted at SharpBrains: Your Window into the Brain Fitness Revolution. “While most of us have heard the phrase ‘use it or lose it,’ very few understand what ‘it’ means, or how to properly ‘use it’ in order to maintain brain function and fitness.”
Parenting Tips & Advice
Dan presents Flushing Toys Down the Toilet – Punishment Time posted at My Dad Blog, discussing “the joys of children flushing objects down toilets — and how to administer the consequences of a costly plumbing bill.”
Toni presents Let’s go for a 120-day maternity leave! posted at Wifely Steps, suggesting that readers “learn from one another how maternity/parental leave is administered in different countries.”
GP presents The Ingredients for Equine Success posted at Manely Montana, an examination of “life lessons learned from our animals.”
Kim Olovsson presents Death of a Hamster posted at 2funmoms.com. Have you ever been faced with a life and death situation involving a hamster?
Family Relationships & Self-Improvement
Dana presents A game of catch, a game of life posted at Simple Pleasures.
Robert Burton Robinson presents Saving Up to Buy Some Happiness posted at Mind Over Mania.
Jim DeSantis presents How To Stop Road Rage. What I Learned In Driver Friendly Texas! posted at On Line Tribune. “Taking a vacation to visit relatives is always fun and can be a surprising adventure when one is open to discovering all that the local culture has to offer,” Jim observes. “So it was for me in the Lone Star state of Texas.”
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