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Unplugged Family Time

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Put your phones away, turn off your IPADS and tune into your spouse, kids, and family.  A simple pancake breakfast can make all the difference.  Why gather?  Why turn around the damaging trend of constant connectivity, screen time, and instant gratification?

·       Because research examining 5,000 teenagers has shown that when children eat with their parents regularly, they are more likely to be emotionally strong and have better mental health.

·       Teens who ate regular family meals were also more likely to be adjusted, have good manners, and communication skills.

·       Eating together has also been shown to help Mom’s out as well. Mothers who ate with their families often were also found to be happier and less stressed as compared to mothers who did not.

Believe it or not, if you have a demanding job, finding time to eat with your family may actually leave you feeling less stressed. In 2008, researchers at Brigham Young University conducted a study of IBM workers and found that sitting down to a family meal helped working moms reduce the tension and strain from long hours at the office. 

Need help getting your kids off their digital devices?  If so then join the Beta coaching program, where I will help you – “Make Meal Time Unplugged Family Time”. 

Enroll here by clicking on this link.

Launch is scheduled for March 2018.

This is your call to action. Join the movement. Unplug your digital devices and re-engage with what’s important in life – your family, and friends!

Half Time Entertainment-Family Style

Super Bowl Inspiration-

Half time is here, get your family up and over to your tablescapes and have some fun. 

I am not a beer drinker, but guess what?  Beer (well not in the traditional sense) was my inspiration for this easy and fun interactive family friendly tablescape.  Create your own Root Beer Float Station. Yum Yum.

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The Set Up
I bought this green floor runner from party city  for $8.99, along with these tiny soft footballs.  

I found 2 burlap table runners and placed them on either end of the green runner.  I then placed these yellow goal posts on either end. Now the field is set for the game!  

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The Food-Make it yourself-Root Beer Float Station-

Playing on the theme of the beer tent, I thought I would set up Haagen Dazs ice cream, A & W root beer, and frosted mugs, or frosted mason jars for the best results.

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Finally-the best for last-My Giant Beergarita.
So it’s my birthday, and I thought why not make myself the ultimate beer drink and share with my love.
The main ingredient Corona beer
 

Limeade concentrate, and tequila, and crushed ice. I’d recommend a good tequila like an anejo or reposada. Your can go with a Patron or more recently I have been using Casamigos.

Take two cups of limeade, 3 ounces of tequila and 1 bottle of Corona. Be sure to apply a healthy coating of ungranulated raw sugar to the rim after running a lime wedge along it. Garnish with lime wedges and add a couple straws. Or if it has been one of those days just endulge yourself. After all my husband is a liver transplant surgeon.

That’s all folks.  An easy and most of all fun half time entertainment table that will have your family talking several days after.  Gather, Connect and Make Memories.
 

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