A New View


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. Visits to amusement parks were a regular occasion for my family […]

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Diet for the Decades — Your Best Diet at 50+


This is the fourth and final part in a series of guest posts by Elizabeth Somer, MA, a registered dietician and the author of nine books including Food & Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best. She is also the spokesperson for 8th Continent Complete Soymilk. Elizabeth has carved a unique […]

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Cute Feet!


My sister Jamie bought these for FishBaby when she was born. They are so stinking cute, I’m milking them for all they’re worth. She’s still sporting them – barely – at eight months of age. In case you’re like me and can’t tell what they are until you put them on the wrong feet, they […]

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Giveaway: Food & Mood book


5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS are Jessica and jaimeburgess. Send me your mailing addresses! If you’ve been reading here long, you know that nutrition expert Elizabeth Somer has shared a number of insights with me and my readers about how we can eat better and feed our families well. You can read […]

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This Week on URS: Mother’s Day Menu Ideas and Recipes


I hope you are all enjoying some kind of fiesta tonight. Last week’s URS generated so many delicious Mexican food recipes, there’s no reason not to. At our house tonight we are feasting on Pasilla Enchiladas, a recipe my sister shared with you here. She linked it to the Meatless Main Dish recipe swap. It […]

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Book It! WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook


I love a good cookbook. Over the years I have collected quite a few. (You know me, the glutton? Of course I’ve collected quite a few!) Anyway, I also like books that teach you something. These are books that aren’t just a conglomeration of recipes, but that also impart knowledge that can transfer to your […]

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WomenHeart’s All Heart Family Cookbook


5/11/09 – THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WINNERS are gahome2mom, allisonking, and denise_22315. Please send me your mailing addresses. You may not know, but heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the US. It’s in the best interests of our families and ourselves to take care of our bodies, and particularly, […]

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Honor Your Mama: Whatcha Gonna Do?


This is the first year in awhile that I get to spend Mother’s Day with my mom. Not only do we now live in the same state, but she is also coming down for the weekend to watch the kids while we go to a homeschool conference on Friday and Saturday. That leaves Sunday for […]

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