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Tooth Fairy Ideas: How Your Kids Can Pay it Forward

Tooth Fairy Ideas: How Your Kids Can Pay it Forward

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Tooth fairy money is the first money kids earn, and the first real money lesson they learn. Why not make that first lesson about giving back? Encourage your children to give a little something back to the community by using what they receive from the tooth fairy to help […]

Heart Healthy Snacks for Pre- and Post-Activity

Heart Healthy Snacks for Pre- and Post-Activity

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger To get the most out of your workout, it’s essential to fuel up before and after your sweat session. If you’re not sure what to eat pre- and post-workout, here are some ideas for heart healthy snacks: Pre-Workout Snacks Eating before your workout will give you the energy you […]

How to Make Your Own Flower Design with Backyard Flowers

How to Make Your Own Flower Design with Backyard Flowers

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Flower arrangements brighten up any room. Creating your own flower design with backyard blooms is easy and inexpensive, and a lot greener than store-bought creations. Here are some flower arrangement ideas to help you create the prettiest bouquet around. Option 1: Asters, Zinnias, and More If you have lots […]

5 Tips to Create a Night Routine for Healthy Teeth

5 Tips to Create a Night Routine for Healthy Teeth

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger You’ve probably had the same nighttime oral care routine since you were a kid, but is it as good as it can be? Establishing a night routine is even more important than in the morning because any bacteria present in your mouth while sleeping will increase your chances of […]

How to Make a Fairy House

How to Make a Fairy House

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger If your child has already lost a baby tooth, he probably left it under the pillow for the tooth fairy in the hopes of a special treat in return. Another way for kids to get into the spirit of the tooth fairy is to help them build a fairy house […]

3 Summer Volunteer Programs to Start in Your Own Community

3 Summer Volunteer Programs to Start in Your Own Community

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Volunteering for an organization is a great way to give back, but starting your own program lets you to go after the things you’re truly passionate about. Is there a specific cause you’d like to see receive more attention? Go after it and get your entire community involved—it’s easier […]

How to Throw the Best Kids’ Summer Solstice Party

How to Throw the Best Kids’ Summer Solstice Party

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger The summer solstice is quickly approaching! Each year on June 21, the earth’s northern hemisphere tilts closet to the sun, making it the longest day of the year and the official start of summer. This event provides plenty of learning experiences for little ones and offers up the perfect […]

Community Supported Agriculture: How to Choose a CSA Farm

Community Supported Agriculture: How to Choose a CSA Farm

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Buying local is environmentally friendly, and there’s nothing better than just-picked produce. You can give your family fresh, local produce by buying shares in a community supported agriculture (CSA) program in your area. Each week, you receive a box of fruit and vegetables delivered directly from the farm to […]

Namaste: Five Benefits of Yoga for Women

Namaste: Five Benefits of Yoga for Women

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse Yoga health benefits extend well beyond your physique—they also improve your mind and spirit. Stress, anxiety, restless sleeping and other problems are common for busy women, but yoga can play a big role in helping manage these types of modern problems. If you’re thinking of taking it up, here are five […]

Raw Honey Benefits Versus Regular Honey

Raw Honey Benefits Versus Regular Honey

Posted by Rebecca Desfosse, guest blogger Did you know that processing honey takes most of the amazing nutrients out of the substance? I sure didn’t, until I got an up-close, hands-on look at how honey is made from a local beekeeper who listed the raw honey benefits for me. Unprocessed honey, also known as raw honey, […]