Happy New Year!

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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Greatest Hits of 2008

I just wanted to take a minute and thank you for reading. I started this blog on Mother’s Day weekend. The last seven and a half months have been filled with ups and downs, but it’s been so fun for me to bring you ideas, to pose questions, and to find out I wasn’t talking […]

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New Years Fun Never Ends

As Providence would have it, my family is sick for New Years. Again. I don’t know why, but we have been sick over December 31 – January 1 almost every year in recent memory. Must be all that candy we consume in the previous month. It must break down our immune systems or something. Anyway, […]

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Time Flies, So Have Some Fun!

Each year I entertain visions of a fancy New Year’s Eve party. You know, me and the hubby decked out in formal wear, dancing the night away while a band plays and champagne flows endlessly in a fountain nearby. But, then I wake up and realize that that kind of bash is not for my […]

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Tired of Cooking Already!

I must confess, after Thanksgiving and Christmas, I’m a little tired of cooking. But, that makes having a meal plan all that more important. If I don’t feel like messing in the kitchen, then it’s so helpful just to look at my list on the fridge and make whatever it says. Just obey the list. […]

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Milking It

Congratulations to the latest milk winner!Jennifer G of Hillsboro will be receiving two coupons for a half gallon each of Stremicks Heritage Foods Organic Milk. There are still three more opportunities to win. Enter my milk giveaways this week and the next two weeks. Here’s the dish: Stremicks Heritage Foods, with more than 35 years […]

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New Year’s Feasting

New Year’s is the perfect combination of events. New Year’s Eve represents a chance to look back on the past and all that we have to be thankful for. We get to see all the ways in which we and our families have grown. New Year’s Day is the opportunity to celebrate a fresh start. […]

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Garlic Brie Bread

This appetizer is just fantastic! It is very “make-ahead” and only contains a few ingredients. One great aspect of it is that you get to eat the bowl!

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