The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. I confess, I’ve been a little less prolific in the writing department lately, but I did get my office clean. It was filled with stacks of tax papers and receipts, recycling, and all kinds of garbage. there was nowhere to walk. Sorry, no before picture, but […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The Weekly Ramble: Where I blog like it’s 2004. This week chatting about GMA, a good school week, and sending a kid to college.

Ready for a Pantry Challenge?


Using up what you have (before it goes bad) is a great way to save money and be a better steward of your resources. Last week I had the opportunity to fly to Oakland to advise Becky Worley, a reporter for Good Morning America, on all the food in her pantry and how to she […]

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. Well, this was a wild and crazy week. I flew to Oakland for the day. Yes, the day. I filmed a segment for Good Morning, America, or GMA as they say. It should say OMG. Kinda cool. Kinda weird. ABC had a driver with car arrive at my […]

50 Books to Enjoy with Kids – FREE Today only


When I first started homeschooling, I asked my mom, Dr. Veronica Getskow, an early childhood development guru, if there was a book to help me give my kids the same literature-rich experience with hands-on activities that she had given me. It was so much second nature to her, that I think she didn’t realize that […]

The Weekly Ramble

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It’s been a full week: wisdom teeth, herpes, and 52 cupcakes.

The Weekly Ramble

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The weekly ramble: where I blog like it’s 2004. It was a fun week! My high school French teacher came for lunch. How cool is that? Patty, aka Madame Stephenson had a HUGE influence on me while I was growing up. After graduation, she connected me with Michele and Jean-Marc and their children, my French […]

Where To Start in DIY

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