It's About To Get Hot In Here. How To Buy An Air Conditioner by Kenmore

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
the no-sweat room air conditioner buying guide by Kenmore  This post is an advertisement for Kenmore. Believe it or not, summer is just around the corner. And in the sticky heat and humidity of the coming months, you’ll be looking for as many ways as you can find to stay...

Storm-Proof Your Garden

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
Image Source A bad storm can wreak havoc on your garden. If you believe bad weather may be on its way, here are a few ways that you can protect your garden against damage. Store loose items away Kids’ toys, deck chairs, tables, garden tools and ornaments can all get...

Giveaway: Red Copper Cookware Set from BulbHeadIdeas

Home & garden
Momma Cuisine and BulbHead.com, The home of bright ideas teamed up for a giveaway for two sets of their Red Copper Pans.  The winners will receive both a Red Copper Square Dance Pan and Red Copper Pan from BulbHead.com (value $40 + shipping/handling). Enter below! Red Copper Cookware Giveaway

The Urban Gardener: How to Use Tech to Raise Healthy Food in the City

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
The gardening programs make everything look so easy. They have huge open spaces to grow row upon row of healthy looking vegetables. But in the real world, it is never so straightforward. For one thing, a lot of us live in an urban environment where the soil, the air, and...

Hidden Dangers In Your Favorite Foods!

DIY & Tips
Even though they might slip up from time to time, the vast majority of people, who say that they do what they can in order to eat as healthily as possible. Even if occasionally eat something that's not exactly great for them, most people are still fairly concerned with only...

Kitchen Equipment To Help You Break Free Of Your Cooking Comfort Zone

DIY & Tips
Cooking is something most of us know we should be doing more of. The concept of home-cooking and its importance is not something that has greatly wavered over the past fifty years or so. But what has changed is the amount of time most of us have to dedicate to...

Vlog: Working At The Wild Garden Food Truck Tour

Lifestyle
Savoring Family Life  Episode 6: I had the great opportunity to work with the Wild Garden Food Truck Tour in Chicago from 5/15/2017-5/18/2017. They kicked off the food truck tour at the University of Chicago to pass hundreds of samples and share how these students and faculty can help people...

The Straight Goop On Sunscreen

Parenting, DIY & Tips
The Straight Goop On Sunscreen This post is an advertisement for ThinkBaby Sport With summer upon us, even if it doesn’t quite seem like it, folks need to start thinking about sunscreen. Okay, let’s dispel that concept first. UVA rays are the same whether it’s January or August, so you should consider sunscreen...

How Safe Is Your Garden? Tips to Make It Safer

Home & garden, DIY & Tips
It's wonderful to be able to spend time in your yard or garden. However, when you're outside, there can often be hazards that might cause injury if you're not careful. Just as you would make sure that the inside of your home is safe for your family, you should do...

Crafting A Child's Bedroom To Be Beautiful, Memorable & Envied

Parenting, Home & garden, DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
Flickr (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Designing a child’s bedroom is the perfect place to exercise your creative talents. Not only is this the exact location where you’re going to get away with our flights into decors fantasy without even raising an eyebrow, but it’s a great way to encourage...

Kitchen Skills That'll Save Weeks Of Your Life

DIY & Tips
One of the reasons why so many people are obese is that they’re not cooking their food from scratch. Instead, they’re grabbing meals from outside the home which are highly palatable and extremely unhealthy. Research shows that people who cook their own meals not only have a lower weight but...

So, I Visited Monsanto

Lifestyle, Home & garden
A group of influencers in media and nutrition were invited by Illinois Farm Families to visit Monsanto facilities in the midwest. I wanted to attend the day trip to learn and see for myself about what Monsanto is up to. I know what I know from what I have read...

Common Cookie Mistakes: Kitchen Wisdoms to Help You Bake with Confidence

DIY & Tips
There’s no denying the solid appeal of a cookie. Whether you’re into the trendy and colorful macaron or the tried and true chocolate chip, there’s a cookie out there for every palate. Yet, while certain cookie recipes are most definitely more user-friendly than others, there are some pitfalls best avoided...

Tis The Season To Get The Grill-A-Sizzlin

DIY & Tips
(Image Source) It’s that time of year again. For a large portion of the world, Spring is here. The leaves are starting to come back on the tree. And, more importantly, the sun is starting to shine again. This change happens every year. But, somehow, a lot of people remain...

Cop On A Rooftop for Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, May 19. 2017

Lifestyle
POLICE OFFICERS TO STAKE OUT 270 DUNKIN’ DONUTS ROOFTOPS FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, MAY 19 Chicago, IL—May, 2017—For the 15th year in a row, law enforcement officers from throughout the state will stake out Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops to support Special Olympics Illinois on Friday, May 19, beginning at 5...

Modern Day Homeschooling by GEM Food Mag

Parenting, Lifestyle
More and more families are opting to homeschool their children. We highlighted Natasha Nicholes in our Spring/Summer issue of GEM Food Mag to see how she balances and takes advantages of daily activities to teach her adorable children in an everyday life setting.  Turn to page 23 for the full story....

Vlog: When Motherhood Is Hard

Parenting
Episode 1: Savoring Family Life on MommaCuisineTV  Subscribe to MommaCuisineTV on YouTube Do you have a Roku Player? Get the Momma Cuisine Roku Channel for free today!  TV cooking personality, Johanna M. Cook is Momma Cuisine and she has started an all new real-life series called, "Savoring Family Life".  About...

101 of Hairstyling at KidSnips

DIY & Tips, Parenting
This post is an advertisement.  Are you ready for the Summer and the sunshine? We sure are! Whether it is a special event, a festival or just a feel-good-coz-my-hair-looks-nice kind of a day, we’ve got your back! KidSnips does beautiful braids, styles and up-dos for special events including weddings, graduations,...

Steps For Preparing A Delicious Meal Basket For Someone In Need

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
How would you like to give back to someone in need? There are millions of people all around the world living in poverty. These individuals need your assistance to gain access to life’s most precious necessities. Above all else, they need healthy foods. If you wish to give back, you...

Best and Worst: Food & Drink that Affects Sleep

DIY & Tips, Lifestyle
We all know how frustrating it can be when you get your head down on the pillow at night, only to find that you just can’t seem to drift off. There are a whole range of factors that may stop you from getting the eight hours you need: stress, noise,...