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Is Boredom the New Mindfulness?

boredom Consider this challenge to put down your phone, embrace spacing out and get inspired.

Building a Home Gym on a Budget

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For Snow Days, Kids Home Sick Days, or Everyday - I've got tips for setting up your own home gym without breaking the bank on equipment and renos.

What to do With Your Kids on a Snow Day

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Feeling like you have to stand on your head to keep your kids entertained?? Here are some out of the box snow day ideas.

When is Bad Behavior a Real Problem?

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Challenging children can upset the entire home and wreak havoc on a family. Sometimes it is just a matter of patience and waiting it out. Unfortunately, sometimes it is more serious.

Orange Poppy-Seed Bundt Cake

Many times lemon poppy-seed cakes and cookies are offered, but how about orange poppy-seed cake?  Citrusy and full-flavored, serve this with coffee, tea or for dessert.

Beef, Shiitake, & Snow Pea Stir-Fry

prepared by and photo by Emily Doscher

You don’t have to travel far to have a little international flare in a meal… try it at home with this beef stir-fry.  Chili-garlic sauce really adds some heat, so add slowly to taste, or not at all.  Either way you wind up with a flavorful stir-fry for the entire family.

Great Prices On Furniture And Accessories

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Fix up your room with these deep discounts.

Kale Slaw

Kale Slaw

Kale is one of the “it” green these days.  Rightly so, by-the-way.  It is very high in beta-carotene, vitamin K and vitamin C.   This slaw is crazy good and super rich in nutrients.  Even the next day, this slaw packs a crunch!

Snow Day Boredom Busters


It’s wise to have a bunch of indoor activities ready for kids when an arctic blast keeps you and your energizer bunnies housebound.

Can Your Twitter Predict Your Heart Health?


Are the tweets in your community negative or positive? The answer may be able to tell you your risk of cardiac disease.

Local NJ Dad Takes Lego to the Next Level


You've got to see some of the work done by Ramsey Dad, Mike Doyle! Warning: You may feel inadequate!

Coming Up in Ridgewood

glitter and glue Plans for the weekend? Here's some ideas.
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