BPA in Plastic Baby Bottles: Behind the Headlines

October 31, 2011 by  
Filed under Parenting, Single Moms

It has become fashionable to shun the use of BPA in plastics, but there are real dangers involved with this movement. BPA, the common term for Bisphenol-A, is an organic compound used in lots of common products from thermal receipts to plastic sports equipment.  BPA is added to plastics to make the products virtually shatterproof.  […]

Fashion & Beauty Advice: Stylish Awareness

October 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Fashion & Beauty Advice, Style

If you want to be fashionable for a great cause, look no further than Katydid. These clothes are cute, comfy and spread awareness about breast cancer. I love my black t-shirt because it’s super versatile. I can wear it with jeans and flip flops, or throw it on with a black skinny pant if I’m […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Fashion & Beauty Advice, Style

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, SingleMindedWomen.com is giving away a Breast Cancer Awareness Belt from SPIbelt. The winning name is posted in the comments section below and won a free SPIbelt! Here are some other great ways to support Breast Cancer Awareness month from Cool-It Caddy, SPIbelt, Sporty Chic Designs and Katydid Collection. […]

Cake Bites, Fish Tacos & Meatballs Recipes

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Chef Kelsey Nixon, star of Cooking Channel’s “Kelsey’s Essentials,” has used Hungry Jack staples to create the following delicious dishes: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Bites Recipe Ingredients: Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray 1 cup Jif® Extra Crunchy Peanut Butter, divided 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 […]

Win a Year’s Worth of Groceries for Your Recipe!

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog

Four lucky home cooks will win a year’s worth of groceries by submitting an original recipe using a Hungry Jack product in any of the following categories: Brunch, Comfort Foods, Appetizers, and Sweet Treats. The makers of Hungry Jack® Pancake Mix, Syrup and Potatoes have teamed up with Kelsey Nixon, star of Cooking Channel’s “Kelsey’s […]

Master The Card

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Money Tips, Tools & Tips

Credit card debt can drain the life out of you. It can weigh on your mind all day, and keep you up at night. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Joe Paretta shares his own experience with credit card debt to show that you are not alone, in his new book Master The […]

Pumpkin Pie? Make It or Buy It?

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Recipe The very existence of Libby’s canned pumpkin throws Barbara Kingsolver into a tizzy. “Come on, people,” she laments in Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. “Doesn’t anybody remember how to take a big old knife, whack open a pumpkin, scrape out the seeds, and bake it? We can carve a face onto it, but can’t […]

Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, In The Kitchen

Have you ever asked yourself, when is homemade better? Cheaper? When Jennifer Reese lost her job, she was overcome by an impulse common among the recently unemployed: to economize by doing for herself what she had previously paid for. She had never before considered making her own peanut butter and pita bread, let alone curing […]

Beautiful Bling Benefiting Breast Cancer Research

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Fashion & Beauty Advice, Style

Another great way to show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is by splurging on something sparkly!  The Strawberry Cream collection by Marco Polo Designs benefits breast cancer research – all year long. Favored by the Hollywood moms (including Tori Spelling), the Strawberry Cream line of necklaces, bracelets and earrings features pink swirls of glass […]

Balance Out Your Volunteer Vacation in Costa Rica

October 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Destinations, Travel

Volunteer vacations are holiday trips to interesting places in the United States or around the world that include helping out with a charitable cause, scientific research, education or advocacy working with people, community, wildlife, or environment. It’s the perfect way to explore new places, connect with the locals to understand their lifestyle and experiences, and […]

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