The Bump Editors

Recall Alert! Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey

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They may only be sold at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores, but 13,000 Giggles International Animated Sing-Along Monkey toys are being recalled. The battery component of the sing-along plush toy can heat up to 230F degrees, posing a burn hazard. While no injuries have been documented, Giggles has received two reports of the toys overheating... Read more

Weekend Project: Tie-Dyed Christmas Cookies

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Capitalize off your kids' creativity for cookie swap domination this holiday season. They'll be so excited to make these unconventional tie-dyed treats from the Holiday Kosher Baker cookbook. And you'll be so excited to have some help. Here's what you'll need: For the cookies: 1/2 cup (100g) sugar 1/2 cup (60ml) canola oil... Read more

What's the Link Between Bigger Newborns and Better Grades?

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Every mom knows every baby is different. But a new study has found that babies who have in common a heavier birth weight routinely perform better in school later in life. The study, conducted by a research team out of Northwestern University, looked at merged birth and school records for all children born in... Read more

Enter to Win Freebies All Week Long

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Ready to have the best week ever? Starting on Monday, we're kicking off another five days of freebies! You'll have a chance to win gear from our favorite brands. All you have to do is answer the question of the day on our giveaways board. So check it every morning, Nov. 17-Nov. 21 to... Read more

Saturday Morning Pancakes

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Get everyone out of bed no-problem with a batch of pancakes this weekend. This super straight-forward recipe will have you flipping flapjacks like a pro. What You’ll Need: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large... Read more

An Easy Wings Recipe That Tastes Better Than Takeout

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Curb the urge to call in takeout and impress the whole family with some homemade wings. Football season has never tasted so good. What You’ll Need: For the Wings 3 lb chicken wings 2 tablespoons corn, canola, grapeseed or vegetable oil (plus more for brushing) 1/2 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed black... Read more

The Perfect Labor Day Recipe Your Family Will Go Crazy Over

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The heat is definitely on when it’s Labor Day and you’re throwing the party. But you can handle those hungry guests -- or your own hungry family --  with this juicy and classic cheeseburger recipe from The Nest, done in five quick steps. Pass the spatula -- you’ve got this. What you’ll need... Read more

7 Small Gadgets That Won’t Take Over Your Living Space

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Between tripping over toys and sacrificing your storage room for a nursery, you're tighter on space than ever. Luckily, there's plenty of super sleek, compact gadgets to make your day-to-day chores and upkeep a breeze. 1. The Vacuum  Vacuuming might be a whole lot more fun if you had this pretty-looking powerhouse. Not only does... Read more

5 Guilt-Free Summer Desserts Your Whole Family Will Love

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We totally get it -- you want to give your kids a summer treat, but you're wary of a sugar high. Get ready to turn your back on the ice cream man, because we've rounded up five (mostly) healthy treats filled with fresh fruit. 1. Roasted Fruit Crunch The only indulgent part of this sweet... Read more

6 Simple Tricks to Personalize Your Closet

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Is your whole house being taken over by bottles and baby bouncers? We know that baby changes everything, and staying organized and having kids typically don't go hand-in-hand. But, for the sake of your sanity, lay claim to at least a portion of the house that still belongs to you: your closet (or half of... Read more