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How ‘Bout Some Milk to Go with All That Cake?

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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Cake Cheating

Personally, I like pie. Lemon Meringue Pie. Apple Pie. Berry Pie. Cheesecake. Yeah, that’s a pie more than a cake in my book. And since I’m a food snob, I’ve been making pies from scratch for a long time, since I was 10 and my dad conned me into it. But, awhile ago I found […]

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Housekeeping: Giveaways

Thanks to all of you who entered my recent giveaways. It’s been great to offer such fun prizes. And the next month or so is no different. I have recently lined up some great MOM items for you to win. So stay tuned. In checking my records, it turns out that I forgot to announce […]

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Meal Planning: Hoping for Fair Skies Ahead, Yet Preparing for Stormy Weather

We saw several ships like this one yesterday in San Diego Harbor. Magnificent! This week is a busy one: The regular routine of school, housework, life, plus some important writing projects, a playday with friends, FishPapa’s Birthday, and of course, my Birthday Cake Round Up on Thursday. I am hoping for “sunny skies and fair […]

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Want One of These?

Is this totally cute, or what? Come back here Thursday for my Birthday Cake Round Up and for a chance to win a Sally Russell apron from ShoestringHome.

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MOM Deals This Week

Chances are you have to do some shopping in the week ahead. With a little pre-planning and web surfing, you may just be able to save some coin. Here are a few things I see on the horizon: For a head’s up on the coupons in Sunday’s paper, visit Taylortown Preview. If there’s absolutely nothing […]

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How Do YOU Travel?

This post was originally run on May 10, 2008. I thought it was pertinent to revisit as we make our roadmaps for 2009. Each of us has a slightly different path and each travels in a different way. Different is how it should be. As you determine your destination as a mom and plot out […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Old Habits Die Hard

Ya know, I said I wasn’t going to do too much couponing. But, I can’t resist a good stockup sale, and that’s what Ralphs (a Kroger company) had this week. I got all of this for about $36. That includes a few things that were not sale items, like lunch meat and rolls. There was […]

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