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  • Mommy mixologist: Make a winner of a Derby day drink

    We are lovers of all things horse racing, and the Kentucky Derby is a huge event in our house. One problem: Although I love to drink, I’ve never liked the taste of mint juleps. This year, I decided to get creative with some race-day cocktails that will take our party from start to finish in tasty fashion. Mint julep martini Makes one drink Leave tradition in the dust and try this twist on the Derby classic. 1 ounce Maker’s Mark whiskey 1 ounce orange liqueur 1/2 ounce gree...

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  • Holiday project: Mommy and Me handprint butterfly painting

    Spend this Mother's Day making this beautiful butterfly painting keepsake for you and your child. Supplies Craft paint Paint brushes 11 x 14 canvas Sharpie pen Instructions Paint canvas a base color. Make sure it is lighter than the colors you choose for your handprint butterfly. Paint child's hands with darker color. Place side by side and press handprints on canvas for the bottom wings of the butterfly. Turn canvas upside down. Repeat 2 and 3 with moms' hands for the to...

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  • Celebrate William & Kate's big day with these Royal recipes

    Celebrate William & Kate's big day with these Royal recipes

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  • Mommy mixologist: Sweet treats for your grown-up Easter basket

    Easter and Mother’s Day provide multiple opportunities for brunch with relatives. They also give us the perfect excuse to drink. Heavily. So this year, toss out the traditional bloody marys and mimosas and shake things up with these hopping good cocktails. Peach and prosecco Ice Makes about 4 cups 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup hot water 1/4 cup orange juice 1 16-ounce bag frozen sliced peaches, thawed, juices reserved 1 cup chilled prosecco or other sparkling white wine 1. Stir firs...

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  • Holiday Craft: Easter Cookie Bouqets

    Get your little bunnies in the kitchen and make these cute cookie bouquets. Make extras to give to grandma and your favorite teacher. Supplies Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix or favorite sugar cookie recipe Easter Cookie Cutters (Set of 3, reg $7.99, $4 on sale) Wilton icing tip set (Set of 4, $1.99) Wilton Decorating Icing (4.25 ounce tube, $1.99 ea.) Make'n mold Cookie sticks (Package of 25, $2.28) Decorative metal bucket ($1.99) Flower from floral stem (Sunflower $2.99, $1.50 on sa...

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  • Mommy mixologist: Top dessert-inspired drinks with a shot of Cream

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for Cream alcohol-infused whipped cream. With warmer days on the way, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with cocktails inspired by summertime classics. Flavors of the whipped cream include chocolate, caramel, vanilla, cherry and raspberry, and they can be found at Sigel’s for $11.99 a can. Cherry cola float Don’t even think about the calories in this decadent delight. It’s worth every extra mile on t...

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  • Make a difference while shopping Nordstrom's new "Small World" collection and join the challenge to go one day without shoes

    A recent trip to Disney World with our 5 and 8-year-old made me realize that the colorful characters and infections song of the "It's a Small World" ride is a timeless experience that all ages enjoy. That's why I was excited to see that Nordstrom teamed with Disney to create the "It's a Small World" children's collection to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the classic amusement ride that reminds us that although we are a world apart we are all connected. The first installment of this...

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  • Celebrity baby blog: Rachel Zoe and her husband welcome their first child

    Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe and her husband Richard Berman welcomed their first child this week in Los Angeles. Skyler Morrison Berman, weighed in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. and is 20 inches long. Rachel documented her concerns about having a family and balancing her hectic career on the Bravo reality show The Rachel Zoe Project . I hope she has some cute bibs and a great stain remover to keep the spit up and poo off the designer baby duds. Source: People Magazine

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  • DIY: Rosebud lampshade

    Put some bloom in your room with this easy lampshade project

    Everything's coming up roses. Transform a simple white lamp shade with this easy project. Supplies (available at local craft stores): Medium white lampshade 100 small silk flowers (Amount will vary depending on size of lampshade and flowers used. For the most bang for your buck buy the floral bunches instead of single stems) Wire cutters Low-temperature glue gun Directions: Cut stem off at base of flower with wire cutters. Apply glue to back of flower with glue gun. ...

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  • Online shopping: Splash worthy kids' rain gear

    Rain, rain come my way. Make a splash this spring with these cute rain collections available at macys.com. Umbrella ($14), Backpack ($23), Rain boots($29), Rain jacket ($26). Available in sizes 2T to 6X. Kidorable "Dinosaur" Rain Collection Kidorable "Butterfly" Rain Collection Check out these links for more stylish rain gear available online at childrensplace.com , llbean.com and carters.com

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  • Mommy mixologist: Magically delicious cocktails

    If you want to steer clear of the green beer this St. Patrick's Day, try one of these lucky, charming concoctions. They're magically delicious.

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  • Video: This cute tot will have you laughing all day.

    It's hard to have a bad day after watching baby Micah's infectious laugh. The St. Louis tot got the giggles after his dad started tearing up a recent rejection letter. The video went viral and has received more than 5 million hits after actress Alyssa Milano posted it on Twitter. Baby Micah's Video If you can't view this video click here . For more on this story: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/41892349/ns/today-today_people/41865367 Sou...

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  • In your pantry: Spring cleaning with items from the kitchen

    Lemons, baking soda and vinegar are staples in most kitchens, but did you know they're also great for cleaning? Try some of these ideas for cost effective ways to spruce up your home for spring.

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  • Mommy mixologist: Oscar night cocktails

    Sip back and enjoy the biggest night in Hollywood with a cocktail that represents one of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards.

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  • Movie Review: 'Gnomeo & Juliet'

    Our mom blogger reviews "Gnomeo & Juliet," a kitschy adaptation of a classic tale that's suitable for the entire family.

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  • Movie Review: "Gnomeo & Juliet"

    "Gnomeo & Juliet" is a fun romp through the garden for the entire family.

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  • Mommy mixologist: Valentine's Cocktails

    Valentine’s treats don’t have to come in a heart-shaped box. Pop open a bottle and toast to your love instead.

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  • Mommy mixologist: Super Bowl cocktail showdown

    No matter the outcome of the Super Bowl, these drinks will make for a super party on Sunday.

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  • In your pantry: Family-friendly Super Bowl recipes

    Get the kids in the game with these fun and family friendly recipes.

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  • Make it: Custom Birthday T-Shirt

    Get the look of a boutique custom designed t-shirt at home with this easy and cost conscious craft.

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