Niki Robinson

Although originally from New York, Niki has lived in RI for over a decade. She is the very tired mom of three little hobbit boys and one baby shield-maiden of Rohan. As a JWU grad, she loves all things related to food, especially cookbooks, of which she has a ridiculous and unjustifiable amount. She also has a strong affinity for old books, sugar skulls, skeletons in general, and cats.
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Where to buy Recreational Marijuana in Rhode Island {Cannabis dispensaries in RI}

Legal weed has arrived in Rhode Island. Rhode Islanders over the age of 21 can now legally buy marijuana (and other cannabis products) for recreational use. Medicinal cannabis has been legal in the ocean state...

50+ Clutter Free Kids Gifts for Any Season

50+ Clutter Free Kids Gifts Zoo Membership Arcade Gift Card Trampoline Park Passes Movie Tickets  Cooking Classes Art Supplies or Craft Basket (Fill a decorative basket or storage container with construction paper, pencils, crayons,...

Experience Gifts: 100+ Ideas in Southern New England & Beyond

Family Experience Gifts in Rhode Island & Beyond "How could it be so? It came without ribbons!  It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags! And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his...
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Five Gift-Worthy Wines on a Budget

Wine makes the perfect gift for almost everyone. Boss,  sensei, mail carrier, girl scout leader, sister-in-law, best friend..with the exception of your teetotaling grandmother, wine is the perfect gift for a ton of people in...

15 Family Friendly Halloween Movies

Halloween is the only holiday that claims ownership of an entire genre of movies. But when horror movies are off the table, (Read: My nine-year-old has a full-blown phobia of zombies) what's a spooky mom...
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Manipulation: The Red Flag of Abuse We Didn’t Know About

  I honestly don’t know where to start. A statistic? Every minute, twenty Americans become victims of physical abuse by an intimate partner. A reference to the widespread acceptance and glorification of stalking in movies so long...

Cold Cream Revival : Bringing Back this Retro Beauty Basic

Cold Cream. The words drum up images of 1950's housewives in floral nightgowns, faces coated in a thin layer of white paste, hair curlers set and ready for bed. But what actually is cold cream?...

The One Where We Got Solar Panels {From SmartGreenSolar}

I hate it when people knock on my door. You know what I'm talking about. Not my friends, or family. I mean those people. The ones who want "just a minute" to talk about eternity,...
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Epoxy Floors: A Love Story

I was at the end of my rope. I had called more contractors than I could remember, received wildly different estimates, and listened to combined hours of explanations of various asbestos removal methods and...
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Interview with a Food Allergy Mom

To recognize Food Allergy Awareness Month we sat down with one of our writers, Jess Johnson, a Food Allergy Mom of four who has been raising kids with severe food allergies for the past 11...