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The Ultimate Sugar Cookie Recipe by: Shayla Anderson

  My kids and I love making these cookies all year long. For birthdays, Valentine’s Day, back to school and especially during the holiday season. I love that these cookies and frosting are fail proof and that this recipe makes a ton. You will sure be enjoying them for many days to come.   Ingredients for the cookies: 1 cup of sugar  2 sticks of softened butter  2 eggs 4 tablespoons of half and half  1 tablespoon of vanilla  3 cups of flour  2 tsp baking powder  1 tsp baking soda    Ingredients for the frosting: 2 sticks of softened butter  1 bag of powdered sugar  3-5 tablespoons of half and half (depending on your desired consistency) Extra* a couple...

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The Key to “Sleeping like a Baby” May Just be the amount of time we are Awake. by: Alexandra Klenovich

  The Key to “Sleeping like a Baby” May Just be the amount of time we are Awake.    We have all heard the phrase, “sleeping like a baby!” Clearly that phrase was not created by a parent, because a baby’s sleep can be anything but peaceful. In fact, your child’s sleep can be a major stressor on you and your family. In today’s world, the topic of sleep training, or just your child’s sleep in general can be very controversial. There is so much information out there to support or dismay many different methods. But, the bottom line of it all is that sleep is personal and so is parenting. You have to make a choice that is best...

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From one Motha to anotha : This has to STOP… By Chauncie Akita

This has to STOP… Week 1 By Chauncie Akita | Follow me on Instagram @Chauncie.Akita and check out my IG TV series “From one Motha to anotha” Working Mom guilt is a bitch. Pardon my French.  Hi! My name is Chauncie! I’m a 33 year old Mother to a beautiful, bright, and amazingly insightful 6 year old girl! I’m your typical career driven, over achieving, control freak, Virgo. I am the youngest of 4 by a whopping 12 years! And although my pregnancy was somewhat planned, no amount of reading, research, or advice from friends/family could ever prepare me for the whirlwind of emotions that were to come after child birth. I spent years not acknowledging, recognizing, or understanding my...

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Memories are made in a messy kitchen by: Shayla Anderson

Baking for others has always been something I really enjoy. But it wasn’t until I had a family of my own that dove deeper into. There is just something about creating a warm and delicious snack for my family that I love. Some days it might be surprising my littles with banana bread muffins before the school day and other days a simple box mix does the trick. Regardless they love it just the same.  Cooking by myself is always faster but I love connecting with my two older girls and baking together while baby brother naps. Our baking time started when my second daughter was born. When she was napping my oldest and I baked a couple times a...

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