Category: Helpful Tips

Food Recall: Products Containing Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

There has been a food recall for products containing hydrolyzed vegetable protein. Dip Products Follow Your Heart Great Value Johnny’s Fine Foods Oak Lake Farms T. Marzetti Dressing and Dressing Mix Products Follow Your Heart Trader Joe’s Pre-Packaged Meal Products…

Free Popcorn Each Wednesday At AMC Theatres

Did you know that if you sign up to be an AMC Movie Watcher member they give you free popcorn on Wednesdays? It’s free and it’s easy to sign up! Every Wednesday, show your MovieWatcher® card at the concession stand…

Liz Lange Offers INO Mommy Spring Fashion Advice

(My friend Nicole from Mom Trends, me, Jane Wagman, Liz Lange) Yesterday afternoon, after attending a Martha Stewart taping with a few friends, I was invited back stage to interview Liz Lange and her sister Jane Wagman about their newest…

What To Do With That Left Over Party Wine

Have some wine left over from last night’s party? Don’t throw it away (like my husband does)! There are a few things you can do with the unused liquid. Have the girls over for lunch and serve Sangria.If you have…

Tips For Taking Your Kids To A Restaurant

(Scotto’s Restaurant – in case you are a Long Island local) More often than not whenever Bill and I ask friends to join us out to eat… we end up eating in at their place. Too many people are afraid…

Teaching Your Child To Self Sooth

By 5 months (on average) your baby should be able to get several solid hours of sleep in a row. This obviously means that you too will be able to catch some zzzzz’s. Your baby just needs a little help…

10 Best Baby Shower Gifts

Parenting Magazine came out with the 10 Best Baby Shower Gifts for 2010. Take a look and let me know what you think: Baby Booties: These shoes are beautifully crafted (leather soles and soft uppers in 75 different styles), making…

Cleaning Your House Can Lift Your Spirits

Well, nothing would lift my spirits more than having a live-in maid… but I have to win the lotto first. Until then – join me as I try to alter my distaste for tidying up. Weight Watchers did a study…

Need A Quick Touch Up For Your Manicure?

If you want to make your manicure last a few days longer, be sure to continually add a new top coat. Nicole by OPI Nic’s Sticks Brighten Up! Nail Brightener (boy that was a mouthful) is a great tool to…

The Right Towelette To Clean Your Face

A few months ago, I went to a spa as part of an anniversary gift my husband gave me. I was thrilled to be getting a facial. I put my robe on, walked into the room and sat down for…

What You Need To Keep Stocked In Your Kitchen

We can all use a little extra help becoming organized in the kitchen and during meal planning. The best way to ease stress is to be prepared. Make a list of frequently used items and attach it to your refrigerator…

Get Those Dark Stains Out Of Your Nails

Do you love dark nail polish but hate the way it stains your nails? NYC manicurist Patricia Yankee offered up the following suggest to InStyle Magazine. For average staining: Soak nails in a solution of 1/2 cup lemon juice and…

10 Tips To Make Your Dream Vacation Come True In 2010

With everyone’s busy lives and the uncertain economy, it’s understandable that planning a vacation may seem too daunting a task. However, you may be surprised to know that it’s an unprecedented time for finding travel deals. Dream destinations are more…

Natural Ways To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Do you or someone you know suffer from high blood pressure? Prevention.com has posted 12 Natural ways to help combat the issue. 1. Go for power walks: Exercise helps the heart use oxygen more efficiently 2. Breathe deeply: Slow breathing…