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Finding a Wardrobe that Works

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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. I have never pretended to be a fashionista. Back in high […]

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Thankful for For Where I’m At

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OK, I’ll try not to rub it in too much. But we spent yesterday at the seaside! We’ve been having unseasonably warm weather here in San Diego so the temps were in the 70s; the skies were a clear blue; and I was “overdressed” in jeans and a tshirt. Oh my! Toto, I don’t think […]

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5 Dinner Time Savers

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One of the ways that I’m trying to become a Mom You Can Count On is to manage my time a little better. If I don’t make a list each morning of what I need to do, I am like a sailor out at sea without a compass. And if I don’t stay on my […]

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Ready to Celebrate Simply?

Recently I read about parents who spend thousands of dollars on their children’s birthday parties. Llamas, helicopter rides, visits from sports celebrities, or other extreme celebrations are things that neither I nor my bank account can muster. With five kids, we’d be in the poor house pretty quickly. And then, what would they expect for […]

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The Days Ahead

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Yes, I know it’s a frozen tundra where some of you live. I remember the days of snow and wet boots all too well. Hang in there! January’s half over and February’s a short month. Things should start warming up soon. New life will be taking root and bursting forth. In the meantime, hang out […]

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Got Milk? More Chances to Win

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In addition to hosting giveaways for Stremicks Heritage Foods Organic Milk over the past several weeks, I have also had the opportunity to taste their milk, compliments of the company. Here are some of the pros I see to purchasing this milk. ** Living in Southern California just an hours’ drive from where this milk […]

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Meal Planning: Moving to Plan B

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A few weeks ago I planned out a month’s worth of meals. It’s not hard to do. I just quizzed my family on their favorite meals and wrote them down. (Why their favorite meals? Because I grow weary of wheeling and dealing at dinnertime. Eat four more bites and you can be done. You know […]

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Peace Love MOM

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Thanks to all of you who entered my PeaceLoveMOM giveaway! It was certainly a popular one. And a fun one, too. You pointed out tshirts that I hadn’t even noticed when I visited their site. I’m going to have to go back, especially this week as the great ladies at PLM have graciously granted a […]

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