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Homemade Baking Powder

 I have just come across a recipe for making your own baking powder. Love it! Just this past New Years, us wisemommies made a cheese, meat and dessert foundue, together, for 9 people. We used baking powder for some of the recipes and talked about possibly finding a substitution, since most commercial baking powders contains … Read more

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Harmful chemicals in baby products

To follow-up with yesterdays post, I recently read where Jessica Alba, as a first time mom, was horrified by all the harmful chemicals found in her baby’s products. Therefore, she started a company, honest.com, where moms can find safe, eco-friendly, and affordable products. I have checked this website out but have not tested her products … Read more

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Date Night with your Husband

 Recently, I visited a blog, serenity now, and she talked about date night, with pinterest pictures showing pinned ideas. Ok, just signed up for pinterest but haven’t really gotten into it yet. Great idea posting pictures to speak ideas and lead to even further ideas!   Personally, the best date night that I have gone … Read more

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Camp C.O.P.E

 My friend, and Kappa sister from college, Sarah Bravo, co-founded Camp C.O.P.E., a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization. This camp helps children of deployed and wounded service members cope with the transitions and effects of war, deployments, and injuries sustained by their soldiers. The camp serves with absolutely no cost to the children or their families. … Read more

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Teach your children Manners

If you want to give your children lifelong survival skills, teach them manners. A lack of social graces will make it more difficult for children with friends, family, teachers and life. Here is a fun song to sing with your children. To the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell”. Manners are the way To … Read more

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How to choose the right baby carrier

 Choosing the proper carrier for your baby is not easy and you should consider some facts before spending your money. Certain carriers can cause stress to your infant’s spine. While infant carriers offer you convenience, make sure to research into what might be in the best interest of the child’s health when choosing a carrier. After … Read more

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5 Quick Tips for Reading

 From the *kkr blog, president and CEO of Reading is Fundamental, Carol H. Rasco, thanked all members of kappa kappa gamma for continued support of RIF and gave some reading tips.  *Kappa Kappa Gamma’s national philanthropy is RIF, Reading is Fundamental, which serves under-served children and families through the development and delivery of literacy programs and campaigns … Read more

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