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cookie recipie

3 hours ago -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Help me out with this one, can I use sugar cookie dough to make cookie cutter cookies? I tried using pilsbury refrigerated sugar cookie dough and not only was it a complete bear to work with, roll, cut, lift onto the cookie tray, but when baked, it bare...
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spritz cookie - cookie press

3 hours ago -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- Toying with getting one. Do you have/ love one? are they versatile? can you do anything other than make spritz cookies with them? Thanks a bunch. fanged bunny
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Thrifty Living

4 hours ago -

T. R. asks from Miami - I am a single parent, and living on a single income. I am looking for thrifty ideas to save and not over endulge. Do you have any suggestions that may help me especially through this holiday season?
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Holiday show dilemma - what to do?

7 hours ago -

N. K. asks from Miami Beach - Yesterday was our school's holiday show. There were 2 performances, one for the school itself in the morning, and the other one was for the aftercare program in the afternoon. I attended both to see my daughter and was speaking to a fellow 3rd grade mother, whose daught...
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Battling the Holiday Bulge: It's About More than Just Yummy Food

December 18, 2014

There is something about this time of year that makes me want to eat. I realize with the holidays we all battle this. We are surrounded by desserts, delicious dishes, family foods, and drinks made to please the pallet. It’s more than that for me right now. I feel I am also not able to eat the foods I want on a daily basis….More

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Are my husband and I being unreasonable?

24 hours ago -

K. K. asks from Huntington - My daughter has just turned 17 and is a junior in high school. She is fairly responsible and trust worthy and we have let her take trips with out us before, normally with a friends parents or even once with just her friends. We do fully trust our daughter. However tod...
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Admit It... The Toys You Buy Your Kids are for YOU: A Retro Toy Guide

December 17, 2014

Admit it: you don’t buy toys for your kids. Oh, you purchase mounds of them all right. But they aren’t for the rugrats gathered ‘round the Christmas tree. Nope. You buy toys for yourself. Oh, the kids might play with the toys, but we’re living vicariously. It’s a hard truth. It’s an embarrassing truth. But that stuffed sloth? That was all about me, people….More

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8 month old and struggling with solids

December 16, 2014 -

G. S. asks from New York - I may not think of all considerations to write about so be patient. I have 8 month old that i started with solids at 5 months. He started out pretty well, but for the past few weeks he is not interested at all. My routine has always been food first (lunch and dinner so...
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Spin on Santa

December 16, 2014 -

f. b. asks from Kew Gardens - Mamas & Papas- We've been having some santa Q&A recently- Q- How many santa clauses are there? A- One. Q- What about the one ringing the salvation army kettle, at the mall, at school, at the museum, at the pool. A- the santas we see everywhere are just preten...
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16 year old, can't be punished.

December 16, 2014 -

J. W. asks from Buffalo - My daughter is 16 and she does normal stupid teenager things. She spends too much money, doesn't care about school, and doesn't show a lot of respect. She is not a hellion though. She knows what she is doing she just doesn't like me any more. My problem is she can't b...
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What Happened When We Tried to Raise Our Kids Without Believing in Santa

December 16, 2014

When my oldest was a toddler, the question my friends and I asked one another at Christmas was: Will you do Santa? And if so, how and when? If not, what will you tell your kids?…More

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Most Terrifying Moment as a Parent

December 4, 2014 - List

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How to Get The Picture-Perfect Family Holiday Photo

New York:
December 12, 2010

Sitting in Central Park this weekend, I watched as a professional photographer brought her clients to a picture-perfect hideaway for the classic holiday card photo shoot. The little munchkins and their parents, all dressed up in holiday-wear, were positioned in just the right way and instructed to say “cheese” for the camera. Let’s face it. This photo is important. It represents an entire year of existence and growth for the family, as it is mailed out to close friends and family….More

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Take a Bite Out of Big Apple Food Costs

New York:
November 18, 2010

Even though New Yorkers pay some of the highest prices for food in the country, we are blessed with a few special resources that can help us chomp away at that giant grocery bill….More

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