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Inside the secret world of Trader Joe’s – Aug. 23, 2010

Inside the secret world of Trader Joe’s – Aug. 23, 2010. Anyone who reads my blogs, or more specifically my recipes, is probably very aware of the fact that I shop at Trader Joe’s… A LOT! Although this article is

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Beef Stroganoff in the Crock Pot

As you can tell, I really like using my crock pot. Today was no different. About a week ago, my husband and I were talking about different foods we ate growing up. When I mentioned beef stroganoff, he told me

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Easy Lasagna

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’ve been making lasagna for years. My mom taught me when I was about 10. I’ve varied my recipe throughout the years but this is my basic recipe that I follow. I use all

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Which organic foods should you buy

By now, we should all know that buying organic food is best. But having a baby ain’t cheap. I try to balance it by buying organic foods that I know contain the most pesticides when grown commercially. Luckily, the Environmental

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Toddler Place Mat

One of our favorite purchases since Milan has been eating solid foods is the Summer Infant Tiny Diner place mat. If you have a messy eater (and what baby isn’t messy?) then this is a must have! The suction cups

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Suction bowls and plates

A few months ago, Milan decided it was so much fun to dump the contents of his bowl on the floor. Thus began my search for a good suction bowl or plate. The following are the three that we purchased:

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Snack Cups

Since our little munchkin is all about the snacks, we found snack cups to be indispensable. The two best snack cups on the market for toddlers are the Made For Mom Snack Trap and the Munchkin Snack Catchers. Both have

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Cinnamon

The little amount of cinnamon that you add won’t do any harm. It just might help a little.

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Baby Feeding Bags

I’m not really a paranoid mom, but I do want to keep my baby safe from choking. So I love all of the mesh feeder bags out there. After trying nearly all of them, I thought I’d share my opinion.

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Feeding Baby First Foods – Part II

At the 6 month checkup, the pediatrician said that we were good to go and we could start feeding our son solid foods. He gave us a handout with some information on it. Of course I read it as soon

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