Old Acquaintance Not Forgot

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Quick Kitchen Clean Up

You and I both know that we should clean as we go when we’re working in the kitchen. And we should always put things away as soon as we’re done with them. And we should never go to bed with a messy kitchen. Your mother taught you all that, didn’t she? Well, sometimes life happens. […]

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Let’s Hear It for Milk and Cookies

Updated: This giveaway is closed. Come back later tomorrow to see who won and to enter next week’s drawing. Another four winners! “Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” […]

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Bake Me a Cake

So, did you notice the poll in the sidebar? Vote on what cake theme you’d like to challenge me with in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. Voting ends tonight.

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Blooming with Ideas

Some of the many things you can look forward to in the coming days: Lots of great organic milk to give away. Come back later today for last week’s winner and another opportunity to win. Don’t forget to enter to win a precious baby blanket from Spunky Sprout. I’m going to be sharing a multitude […]

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Whatcha Got Cookin?

I really appreciate I’m an Organizing Junkie’s weekly roundup of meal plans. It’s a good reminder to “get my head in the game,” or the kitchen, as the case may be. Each week when I prepare this post, I am prompted to look over my plan (or make one if I haven’t done a monthly […]

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Time for MOM: Determine Your Destination

Most travelers who set out on a journey have a destination in mind. Yes, there are some who just pick up and head out on the highway, letting the wind and their whims guide them. And there is a place for that. But, for the most part, when people set out, they generally have an […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Some Things Money Can’t Buy

at Costco. While we set some grocery goals this year that will affect our time, money, and comfort, FishPapa and I know that there are some things that just aren’t the best to buy at Costco. It’s not a big deal, but I want to maximize our savings where we can. And taking advantage of […]

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