OUR FIRST GIVE-A-WAY!

by Jennie April 26, 2010

We are so excited to announce our first give-a-way!! Whether you’re pregnant, a Mom, Grandmother, Aunt, or friend, this give-a-way is for YOU! If You Say Sew has a great selection of personalized tees and onesies for kids! They are so adorable we know you’ll love them as much as we do! To be entered in the drawing for a FREE […]

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What is FOOD, INC.???

by Jennie April 26, 2010

How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve our families? In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA […]

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Easy Home-Made Maracas!

by Jennie April 25, 2010

Do you have left over easter eggs laying around? Here’s a quick way to make a new fun toy for your kids! Pour some rice into the eggs and seal them closed with a litte super glue and once dry, enjoy making new music with your kids! This is an especially great music maker for little […]

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The Learning Tower

by Jennie April 23, 2010

Our product spotlight this week is a tried and tested favorite by a friend of ours for kids in the kitchen! Thanks Tricia! The Learning Tower provides safety and versatility not found with traditional step stools. This is the only step stool on the market designed to meet the specific needs of young toddlers 18mos […]

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Happy Earth Day!

by Jennie April 22, 2010

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by doing your part to help save the environment! Want to cut down on your paper towel bill?? Our Earth Day tip is to get yourself some terry cloth towels and use them in place of your paper towels! They work great for every day cleaning, wiping off your […]

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Check Out Two FREE Local Events!

by Jennie April 22, 2010

This Weekend Local to Cincinnati – Want to celebrate Earth Week in an informative, yet fun way?? This Saturday from 12-6p visit Marvin’s Organic Gardens: Visit Marvin’s Organic Gardens to get all the details! Hope to see you there!! Coming Soon: Free seminars on Cutting Your Grocery Bill, Buying Cute Clothes on a Budget, and […]

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Is Your Sunscreen Safe?

by Jennie April 19, 2010

There are so many sunscreens/sunblocks on the market today specifically geared toward children. Please read the PSA below before you buy yours for the summer! It seems everyday someone asks about sunscreen. So I thought I would give my 2 cents since well skin is my profession. I am a dermatology Nurse Practitioner and have […]

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Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

by Jennie April 15, 2010

Skills and Behaviors you can expect from most children at the beginning of kindergarten: Emotional Development: follow simple rules and routines, express feelings/wants/needs and concern for other’s feelings Social Development: get along with others, share, participate in group activities, and follow simple instructions Physical Development: run/jump/hop/climb, use pencils/crayons/scissors in some fashion, dress and meet toileting needs […]

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Sautéed Zucchini

by Jennie April 12, 2010

Serves: 4  4 cloves of garlic   3 medium zucchini, sliced  2 tablespoons olive oil  1. Peel and dice the garlic while heating the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.2. Add garlic and zucchini. Stir occasionally.3. Cook until zucchini is lightly browned. NUTRITION INFO(per serving)Calories: 84.7Fat: 7.0 gCarbohydrates: 5.3 gProtein: 1.9 g *Courtesy of: […]

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Homemade Peanut Butter

by Jennie April 12, 2010

Serves: 8 Serving Size: 2 tbsp Make in a blender or food processor. Add your favorite sweetener and/or spices to customize this American favorite. 2 cups roasted shelled peanuts 1 tablespoon peanut oil 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1. Place all ingredients in blender or food processor. 2. Blend until desired texture is reached. 3. Place […]

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Crumb Coated Ranch Chicken

by Jennie April 11, 2010

2/3 cup ranch salad dressing 2 cups coarsely crushed cornflakes 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon garlic powder 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1. Pour salad dressing into shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the cornflake crumbs, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Dip chicken in dressing, then coat with crumb mixture. 2. Place […]

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Gourmet Garden Tomato Salad

by Jennie April 11, 2010

1-1/2 pounds red, yellow and/or orange tomatoes, cut into 1/4 inch slices 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced 1. Arrange tomatoes in a serving platter. In a jar with a tight fitting […]

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