Fun Easter Treats for the Kids- News 12

Do you have kids at your dessert table this Easter? Whether it is at home or in the classroom we have you covered. Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti have fun eating and preparing edible festive treats for your next Easter party with the kids.

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Valentine’s Day Chocolates

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Love, hearts, cards, red? For me, it’s definitely chocolate! As a kid I loved waking up to find that little red heart full of chocolates waiting for me on the dining room table, and the truth is, I wouldn’t be disappointed […]

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Cherry Chocolate Energy Bites

Growing up my mom did a great job of trying to instill healthy eating habits in my brother, sister, and I. Her philosophy was all about moderation – balanced meals, and limits when it came to snacks. However, that snack cabinet was full of all kinds of not-so-good for you things: chips, cookies, those pre-packaged […]

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News 12- Ugly Holiday Sweater DIY

The holiday section of the dollar store is filled with ornaments, ribbons and bows, poinsettia clips and Christmas tree skirts that all can be used to create some fun ugly holiday wear. Having a theme party does not have to break the bank. Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminti (Momee Friends of Long Island) have some […]

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Festive Christmas/ Holiday Drinking Cup

I absolutely love these plastic ornament glasses that you can create with items from your local dollar store. These DIY Festive glasses are perfect for an Ugly Sweater Holiday party!

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Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

The day after Thanksgiving is full of relaxation, shopping, and lots and lots of leftovers! My fridge is filled to the brim with leftover turkey, stuffing, potatoes, all that good stuff. Does anyone else plan how much food they are going to cook to make sure there are plenty of leftovers to go around? Lunch […]

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The Physiological Benefits Your Children Gain from Outdoor Play

In a digital age where every individual owns a gadget or even two, it can be difficult to encourage children to play outdoors. Most of today’s kids would rather stay at home and play games on their tablets or smartphones. Based on Jenny Anderson’s report on, American kids spend about 18.6 hours of play time […]

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