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When you want a cake but have no time, use your Kitchen Aid to whip up a lazy day cake.

Lazy Daisy Cake Recipe

When you want a cake but have no time, use your Kitchen Aid to whip up a lazy day cake.

Wash off your pumpkin seeds before you roast them. Photo: Tricia Edgar

How to Make Delicious Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s the season for pumpkin everything. During the time from Halloween to Thanksgiving, the pumpkin craze extends far beyond pie. From lattes to pumpkin-flavored craft beer, the pumpkin has taken off in the world of food. But what about the lowly and rather slimy pumpkin seed? Here’s how to make this slimy seed into a […]

Dressing yourself is a big milestone for kids - and there are other milestones that are super important like brushing your teeth properly.

National Brush Day + Giveaway

Three out of four parents told the AdCouncil recently that their kids sometimes or frequently forget to brush. We really should be able to stop for two minutes at a time to help them learn to brush well.

How to prepare your family for days you need to stay in to avoid disease spread.

Four Ways to Prepare for Disease Spread

It is just common sense to be prepared to keep the family at home for a few days, should an ebola case be identified in your area, or when the flu goes around later in the year. Here are some simple things you can do to prepare your family to stay away from public contact.

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What is Organic Gardening?

It’s important to understand that organic gardening is not just a matter of substituting a dangerous chemical pesticide for a natural one.