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Is Having a TV in Your Child’s Bedroom a Good Idea?

First of all, let me start by saying that I am NOT in favor of TVs in kids bedrooms, much to the dismay of my sons. This issue is such a hot button for me; it was one of the factors that led to a divorce. There is a new study out that links TVs in the kids' room to increased risk of obesity and disease, which is no surprise anymore because everything it seems puts kids at risk for something.

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The Five Second Rule for Dropped Food Is Not Always the Best Idea

Dropped food on the floor? We've all been there, and for whatever reason, we like to invoke the five second rule. It basically means it's okay to eat it as long as it hasn't been on the ground longer than, you guessed it, five seconds. However, it may not always be the best rule to follow. Do you know what happens to dropped food at five seconds?

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Russia Is Offering an End of the World Kit

The ancient Mayans predict the world is going to end on Dec. 21st, which really upsets me because, that means, my husband won't have a chance to redeem himself for not getting me a birthday gift. GRRRRRRRRRRRRR. LOL Well, anyway, a Russian company is trying to cash in AND make the end of the world a little happier with vodka. Throw in some fish, candles and a notepad... now you've got a party!

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Leslie’s Holiday Gift Idea – The Wine Sippy Cup

Don't be alarmed! I know what you're thinking. And NO, this sippy cup has nothing to do with kids - just adults who are prone to spills! ;-)

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Leslie’s Holiday Gift Idea – The Toilet Tatoo

Have you seen the commercial with the little boy who is so surprised about a something in his room he about passes out? You've seen it, it's a commercial for Fathead. Well, think Fathead but instead of wall, think toilet!

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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pet

As you know, I adopted a beautiful dark chocolate brown cat from the VHS last Spring. Well, this is her first Christmas and she loves the tree. She also loves the candles candy and all my Christmas trinkets. So, I needed some pet safety tips and this is what I found.

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Evansville Dunigan YMCA Opens New Expansion [PHOTOS]

On Wednesday, the Dunigan Family YMCA on Evansville's east side cut the ribbon on a new era in their facility.  A new 20,000 square foot expansion is now open and this week, The Y is offering a Try the Y Open House.

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Give Someone a Kiss This Christmas

As you are shopping for that special someone on your list this year? Give them something that is rich in tradition, has many health benefits and is just plain yummy - a kiss!

 

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Leslie’s Holiday Gift Idea – An Answer for the Winter Blah’s

My weekend was CRAZY! It didn't feel like a holiday weekend at all. Where was my holiday or time to rest? Between my crazy schedule, family and the time change, I feel so BLAH! This getting dark at 4:30 in the afternoon is a killer. If you are like me and suffer from the winter blah's, I may have found a solution.

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Leslie’s Holiday Gift Idea – Upright Sleeper

Over the weekend, I spent A LOT if time trying to sleep in the car. No, I wasn't driving. LOL But I couldn't sleep very well because my head kept falling from side to side. Well, I have found the solution.... the Upright Sleeper!

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Leslie’s Holiday Gift Idea – The Beardo

It's Mowvember  AND No-Shave November, a month of NO shaving. And, for those guys who love your mustache or beard SO much that you can't bare to part with it....the Beardo!!

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Leslie’s Daily To-Do’s – A Little Nibbling

To me, EVERY day is a reason to celebrate!!! Every morning on the show, I break the celebrating down for you by telling you 'Today is...' Here is how I plan on celebrating TODAY!!!

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