MixedUp Family History

Family Roots

Flip on any channel, and you’re bound to see a commercial for Ancestry DNA, MyHeritage or Kybella urging you to test your DNA and find out more about your family’s roots. […]

Game of Thrones: Finding Confidence

Dolphin Confidence

In today’s world, you can hardly go a day without hearing words like cyber-bullying. It's hard to be a kid, and it’s even harder to navigate relationships and find a […]

Play Smart: Toys to Get Your Kids Thinking


Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know careers in STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics — are rapidly growing areas. While your kids might be […]

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

National Dress Up Your Pet Day

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.” — Josh Billings We all know that dog owners are a little crazy. They […]

New Year’s Resolutions — Kids’ Edition: Mix it Up This Year

News Years Kids Resolutions

Adults are constantly making lists of boring, cliché New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, eat healthier, save money, etc. However, most of these resolutions fall by the wayside well before Feb. […]

MixedUP Holiday Madness: Planning the Perfect Party

mixed up holidays

The holiday season has officially arrived. If you’re looking to celebrate in style by planning a big shindig with all of your friends, you might be wondering if there is […]

In the Kitchen: Homemade Pet Treats

mixed up pet treats

When you think of the holiday season, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If it isn’t the endless variety of sweet treats that make their way in […]

MixedUP Madness: Black Friday Shopping for Kids

Black Friday Plan

You’ve heard the stories — shops staying open all night, people running over each other, consumers standing in line or camping out for hours on end — all to get […]

In the Kitchen with Mouseaphant

Mouseaphants are the perfect companions for making complex new recipes in the kitchen. They rank high in leadership and intelligence, and they have excellent memories (meaning they’ll be able to […]

Now Accepting Applications: 4 Things to Consider When Adopting a Pet

Things to Consider When Adopting a Pet

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, and across the country, humane societies, shelters and pet stores are holding adoption events. While this is an exciting time when many […]