Birth Control in 2021: There’s One New Option

It has been a long time since I had to think about birth control. I had my tubes tied during the birth of my twins 11 years ago, both because 5 kids was enough for me, and because my doctor, who is my friend, told me she would stop speaking to me if I got pregnant […]

How to Become a Photoshop Wiz.

Want to elarn how to make Pinterst-perfect photos? Try a class in Photoshop. Learn how to enhance the colors and contrast in your photos. Or make your old photos look like new by getting rid of imperfections or tears. Or learn to create original digital art. You can try this with virtual classes at The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey this winter! Students will […]

Gifts That Feel Good to Give..& Recieve

Also Read: 50+ Fun Family Games Every year, I put together a list of companies that give back. With all the spending that goes on in December, why not spend in places where you’re spreading a little good too. These companies donate a portion of their proceeds to different causes and non-profits so you’ll feel good giving […]

Glow-in-the-Dark Toys for Dark Days

Also read: 50+ Fun Family Games   Even though the days are shorter and it gets dark at 4:30, my kids still want to play outside. My son recently said, “Wish there was such a thing as a glow-in-the-dark basketball.” Well, there is! And a bunch of other sports equipment that glows for these darker days… First you […]

GIFT IDEAS: 50+ Fun Family Games

Also Read: Glow in the Dark Gifts for Dark Days I think my family played more games this year more than any other time I can think of! It was one of the silver linings of being quarantined together. So if you’re looking for something new to play during the chilly winter months, check out our staff’s favorite family […]

Holiday Gifts to Keep Everyone Fit!

With 2020 closing down gyms and putting a spotlight on fitness and health, many people have already turned to home gyms or the great outdoors to get their fit fix.  This holiday season, I wanted to share some gift ideas for the fitness enthusiasts in your life. 1. Bands. With the shortage of dumbbells this […]

20+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Keep it Light with a Pear Berry Thyme Fizz 2. Mulled Wine with Cranberries & Cardamom 3. Pace yourself with a 2 Ingredient Cocktail: The Ginger Shandy 4. Spiced Cabernet   5. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan.   6. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 7. […]

No More Blue Amazon Bags: Where to Buy Gifts Wrapped in Paper

I have been searching for places to buy gifts online that actually gift wrap. Remember when department stores used to wrap gifts with shiny paper and festive frills and bows? Part of the thrill of Christmas for me has always been wrapping gifts and opening beautifully wrapped gifts. The blue Amazon bags are hideous. Department stores charge you $5 for a box. I discovered that Mark & […]

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