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Everyday

Shredded Kale Salad with Date Puree & Pine Nuts

By On October 1, 2014

There is nothing I love more than a good kale salad! This one is refreshing and perfect for a fall lunch. Shredded Kale Salad with Date Puree & Pine Nuts Serves 4… Read More

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Cocktail Corner

Mocktail Corner: The Tornado Twist

By On October 1, 2014

Welcome to Mocktail Corner. Every Wednesday through the summer, we will be sharing mocktail recipes along with our cocktail recipes (and hey, we may keep it going, you never know.) For now,… Read More

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Cocktail Corner

Cocktail Corner: 1-2-3 Iced Tea

By On October 1, 2014

1 ¼ parts Sugar Island Spiced Rum 5 parts Iced Tea (sweetened or unsweetened) ¾ part lemon juice Combine all ingredients over ice in a highball glass. Stir. Garnish with a lemon… Read More

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Everyday

A Spoonful of Cocoa Helps The Medicine Go Down

By On October 1, 2014

It’s late at night and my daughter crawls out of her bed. I hear the familiar creak of her bedroom door as she shuffles across the hallway. She fumbles with my door… Read More

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Arts & Crafts

Easy DIY Halloween Masks

By On September 30, 2014

Print out clip art from Martha Stewart for cartoon eyes onto card stock. Cut out; stick to round lenses with double-sided tape. Complete the look with a blue wig and lipstick, and… Read More

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Appetizers

Mini-Burger & Waffle Fry Bites

By On September 30, 2014

This is what you would consider to be a super-cool, kid-friendly appetizer or snack for a weekend movie night or game day extravaganza. The caramelized onions and creamy sauce make these yummy… Read More

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Cocktail Corner

Mocktail Corner: Coco Colada

By On September 29, 2014

For a truly delicious, tropical flavored treat try the Coco Colada! 1 cup ice 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut creme Add all ingredients in blender. Blend until slushy. Add pineapple… Read More

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Baby Gear

Product Review: Clek Olli Booster Seat in tokidoki rebel Print

By On September 29, 2014

This is one of my most favorite booster seats. We actually use it on both my car and my husband’s car. If you are looking for a booster seat that can withstand… Read More

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Dinner

Chicken and Black Bean Tostadas

By On September 29, 2014

Makes 6 servings Hands-on time: 15 min. Total time: 15 min. Dress up these tostadas with additional toppings such as crumbled queso fresco, shredded lettuce, sliced radishes, and pico de gallo. Ingredients:… Read More

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Arts & Crafts

Punk-Rock Studded Pumpkins

By On September 29, 2014

The hardware store provides plenty of inspiration for punk-rock pumpkins. Thoughtfully placed nails, brads, wire, spikes, and safety pins become glinting mohawks and piercings. For instructions, you can check out more in… Read More

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Accessories

Dinner Parties Made Easy With The Delta Touch2O Faucet

By On September 29, 2014

My mother used to host dinner parties all the time. I always remember the spotless kitchen, trays of h’orderves (appetizers) and good friends chatting it up! When I bought my house, I… Read More

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Advice

Our Stress-Free Morning Routine Tip

By On September 28, 2014

My daughter is at that age where she’s really opinionated about what she wears to school. These opinions sometimes throw a wrench in morning routine so we’ve started something new. Every Sunday… Read More

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Dessert

Rainbow Cake

By On September 28, 2014

This colorful layer cake from “Whisk Kid” blogger Kaitlin Flannery is ideal for a child’s birthday party, or any time you want to make a big impression. Ingredients Vegetable shortening 3 cups all-purpose flour… Read More

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Arts & Crafts

Recent DIY Favorites You Must See & Do

By On September 28, 2014

Here is a round-up of some of our favorite DIY’s that we’ve recently featured on the blog. See all of our crafts here. DIY Restoration Hardware Inspired Rope Mirror http://moderndaymoms.com/diy-restoration-hardware-inspired-rope-mirror/ DIY Deer… Read More