What’s Cookin’ This Week

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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It’s Raining; It’s Pouring; My Life is Never Boring

Ok, it’s not really raining. In fact, it’s 100+ degrees on this lovely Kansas City day. With the heat index, it’s 105, to be exact. I know, y’all in Phoenix and other desert areas are laughing at me, but you’ve got a dry heat. Try 54% humidity. But that’s not all….. Yesterday my morning out […]

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A New Sunday Morning Ritual

It all started when Crystal posted about making cinnamon rolls for the 4th of July. And since my dad had bought me this, I knew I could do it with some degree of success. And now it’s been about four weeks and we are sucked in. Completely. From FishPapa to FishChick. Cinnamon Rolls are right […]

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MOM Deals: Switching Sides?

I dunno, Walgreens has been wooing me bigtime lately. Two weeks in a row I’ve found fantastic deals there and tomorrow is no different. In fact, I’ve been waiting for this next week’s sale with abated breath. Time to stock up on cereal. On the other hand, CVS hasn’t been showing a whole lot of […]

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Time for Mom: Stop and Smell the Roses

They say that it’s important to stop and smell the roses. You know, pause and enjoy the beauty around you. So often, when life gets “harry” for us MOMS, we want to escape, run, find a distraction, “just get a break.” And I think there is a time and a place for that kind of […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: Back in the Saddle Again

After all my moaning and groaning about bad sales, I am pleased to report that we are back in business, people! I don’t know if it was just the timing of it all or the fact that I did some sneak peeking last week, but let me tell you good times were had by this […]

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TGIF: The Choosing Game

FishPapa occasionally reads this blog. I never know when. But, I always get helpful feedback. That’s how he rolls. After reading my Monkey Treats post, he suggested that I tell you about The Game. I always thought it was called, The Choosing Game. But, he claims they’ve always called it the Monkey Treat Game. Since […]

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Frugal Tip: Don’t Cook It If They Hate It

Remember a few weeks ago when I was cooking like a fiend? Well, I successfully stocked my freezer with about 5-6 weeks’ worth of meals. Everything from meatballs to lasagna, pasta sauce and black bean pie, chicken enchilada casserole and chicken packets. Unfortunately, not all of these meals have been smashing hits at the FishTable. […]

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