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The Battery Box – It Works for Me!

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Are you looking for a little instant ease when it comes to kids home for summer vacation? I totally get you. Check out the Summer Survival Guide . It’s chock-full of great ideas to organize your summer and enjoy great times with yours kids.Years ago a friend showed me a practice that her parents had […]

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Working Bad to Good

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— The car died in the middle of an intersection. The driver behind us? Got out, helped FishPapa push the car to a parking lot, and drove him to an auto parts store down the street. I imagined that he was 50 kinds of axe murderers and that I’d be widowed and stranded on a […]

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What Birthday Cake Theme Would You Like to See?

Don’t forget to vote in the poll in the left hand sidebar. Poll closes at noon on Tuesday.

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Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Lee

Remember that commercial from when you were a kid? Recently, I had the opportunity to revisit a taste from childhood, Sara Lee poundcake. Read my review here.

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Camp Wannalaffalotta: Blast Off Into Space and Celebrate the Lunar Landing

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Did you know that next week marks the 40th anniversary of the Lunar Landing and the success of the Apollo 11 mission? I’m amazed. I wasn’t born then, but FishPapa remembers watching it on TV when he was a young child. Man’s first walk on the moon was a pinnacle event for the United States […]

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Can I Just Tell You….

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that if you make this fondue and there’s any leftover. (There might not be.) But, if there is, it is really good cold the next day, eaten with a spoon. Oh yeah. Makes me want to do a happy dance. Just go hide in the pantry so you don’t have to share it. {Wink.}

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On a Meal Planning Mission

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Monday is the start of the All You Grocery Challenge. I’m playing, are you? One of the keys to staying under the budget for this game ($25/person/week) is to have a meal plan and stick to it. In fact, I think I need a meal plan and then some. Just in case Plan A backfires […]

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A Poll, Birthday Cakes, Free Dessert, and More

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Share your birthday cake ideas this Thursday for the third, semi-annual Birthday Cake Round-Up here at LifeasMOM. Please spread the word so moms, dads, and grandparents everywhere can be inspired to make a pretty.cool.cake! There is also a cake-related giveaway this week, for more details, visit my giveaway page. And don’t forget to vote in […]

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