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Chocolate Caramel Pecan Toffee [Vegan & Gluten-Free]

When it comes to a special Christmas treat, one of my all-time favorite indulgences is a piece of homemade candy. It wasn’t all that long ago, one would often see tins of homemade treats under the glowing Christmas tree.Today were going back in time to when gifts were simple and made by hand. Love filled each and every tenderly created package. If this is what Christmas looks like for you, youre …

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Keeping Kids Safe Around Electricity

Did you know that October 9 – 15 is National Fire Prevention Week? Each year, nearly 500 people are killed in the United States in home fires that involveelectrical failure or malfunction. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, these types of fires injure more than 1,400 people and resultin more than $1.3 billion in property damage annually.

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21 Ways To Declutter Your Head

So I woke up at 5:30 am on Sunday morning, stomach in knots and pretty anxiety-ridden. This upcoming week is a big one. I just launched The Erica Diamond Jewelry Collection for Ice, I’m missing back-to-school on Wednesday to shoot a TV segment out of town, and just the general mommyhood, wifehood and life duties are swirling around in my already-cluttered brain.

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Does My Child Need Braces?

Whether or not your child needs braces can only be determined by a trained orthodontist. Still, there are some signs that indicate a need for braces. In fact, the odds may in favor of your child needing braces. About 4 million children in Canada and the United States have braces, according to Better Homes and Gardens article published in 2004.

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Cervical Disk Surgery Complications

Cervical disc surgery normally involves removing the disc that is pressing on your spinal column or pinching your nerve, causing you pain or muscle spasm. After the doctor removes the disc, you may be able to choose to put in an artificial disc or have cervical fusion. An artificial disc is metal and can give you greater range of motion than cervical fusion can, which is placing a bone graft between your vertebrae that eventually fuses together.