6 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage Before It's Too Late

When you first meet someone and pass the courting stage you will probably enter a period where you enjoy sex at every opportunity you get, this could be daily or twice daily.  However, every couple experiences a reduced need for sex as the relationship becomes more comfortable.  This does not mean the love has gone, rather that the time available has reduced.  Commitments at work and at home will often drain you physically and emotionally leaving very little time Read more

What to Do if Your Teenager or Young Adult Has a Drug Problem

Drug addiction can happen at any age, and nobody is exempt from the risk of becoming an addict. Teenagers may become addicted to drugs for a number of different reasons, whether they started trying a drug simply to experiment or have fun or as a result of more serious underlying issues such as depression, anxiety or chronic stress. If your teenager is using drugs and continues to use them despite the real risks of harmful consequences, you may need Read more

8 Surprising Reasons Why You Wake Up Tired

We humans need our sleep. Most of us feel at our best when we have had around seven hours of uninterrupted sleep. We then wake up full of the joys of life, ready to face the world. It is a different story if you haven’t slept well. You wake up feeling like death, hollow-eyed and groggy, and then spend the rest of the day fighting to stay awake. Everyone has a few bad nights here are there, usually when kids Read more

Women’s Guide to Anti-Aging Skin

You can never start too early to prevent your skin from showing signs of ageing. What you need is the right skincare and lifestyle tips to send them packing. Here are some tips to help you save face. Pack Your Moisturizer No matter what moisturizer you use, anything that will soften your skin will go the distance to giving you supple skin that is less likely to show wrinkles. However, there are some ingredients that will make your skin even softer, Read more

Fifty Shades of Grey Inspired Recipe: Crock Pot Dark Melted Chocolate Fudge Caramel Bread Pudding

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Crock Pot Dark Melted Chocolate Fudge

In the book Fifty Shades of Grey, Ana describes Christian’s voice as warm and husky like dark melted chocolate fudge caramel…or something. As much as we’d all like to take a bite out of him, I think we should settle for the next best thing, like this Crock Pot Dark Melted Chocolate Fudge Caramel Bread Pudding. Okay. I went a little nuts with the name. I could have said Crock Pot Turtle Bread Pudding. But how sexy is a turtle? Read more

Fifty Shades of Grey Inspired Recipe: Rose Petal Margarita

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Okay peeps! I finally broke down and read Fifty Shades of Grey. Of all the things that could have stuck out: food plays an important role! I cannot believe how often they eat and how many times food is mentioned throughout the pages. That’s why I thought it would be fun to do a series of recipes inspired by the book as we lead up to the much-hyped release of the movie with the same name. Read more

Crock Pot Bacon Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole

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Get ready to drool! This past weekend I made the most scrumptious, off-the-cuff crock pot recipe to date. Introducing MommiFried’s Crock Pot Bacon Cinnamon Roll Breakfast Casserole! In a matter of minutes, you can prepare a mouth watering breakfast delight that the entire family will devour! Read more

New Year’s Champagne Crock Pot Chicken

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New Year's Champagne Crock Pot Chicken

Around the holidays, the crock pot becomes my best friend. It alleviates some of the stress of having to spend hours preparing meals and dishes for celebratory events. And New Year’s is no exception. If you’re planning a small get together or intimate party, consider making this New Year’s Champagne Crock Pot Chicken. It can be prepared in under a half hour and is absolutely one of the tastiest crock pot dishes I’ve ever tried. Read more

A Trio of Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes to Try This Year

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

For pumpkin pie fans, Thanksgiving is like a personal holy grail. And while pumpkin pie is certainly fine and dandy, it also has a bit of a been there, done that element to it. If you are ready to take your Thanksgiving dessert options to the next level, try one of these three recipes: Read more

Cinnamon-Schnapps-Spiked Candy Apples; A Devilish Treat

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spiked candy apples

Planning an adults-only Halloween party? If so, consider spicing things up with these Cinnamon-Schnapps-Spiked Candy Apples! Skip the caramel and go for a devilish treat that can be paired with shots of cinnamon schnapps or red hot candies! Read more

Easy Candy Corn Cake Pops

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Since childhood, I’ve had a love affair with candy corn! It’s my little bit of heaven on earth. Many of my friends and family, however, would rather eat raw liver than put a piece of this sweet treat in their mouths. Whether you like the taste and texture or not, there’s no denying that candy corn is a quintessential part of every Halloween. So get ready to jazz up your holiday with these Easy Candy Corn Cake Pops! There’s very little baking required, since all you need is a box cake, can of prepared frosting, and several colors of candy coating. Read more

Spicy Crock Pot Potato Wedges (TO DIE FOR!)

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Spicy Crock Pot Potato Wedges

I love roasted potatoes and, as you know, I love using my crock pot. But when you think of crock pot potatoes, you often think of soft, mashed or scalloped style. This recipe for Spicy Crock Pot Potato Wedges (TO DIE FOR!), breaks the mold by producing a rather crisp wedge-style side dish. You can double the recipe, just make sure to use a larger crock pot. Read more