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Family Fun: 6 Classic Flicks

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Hey there! I’m Jessica. I think that motherhood should be savored, like a good piece of chocolate. But sometimes it feels like more duty than delight. Am I right? I’m working to change that. Read more about me here and this blog here. Since we don’t watch TV, except for football and Food Network, a […]

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Make Your Own Freezer Meals

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Bulk cooking has been a periodic practice of mine for about twelve years now. I was pregnant with my first born when I first heard about the book, Once a Month Cooking. My friend Jessika and I spent two-three days shopping and cooking and had a freezer full of food. I have great memories of […]

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Not So Random Acts…

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I’ll never forget the day my neighbor Wendy showed up at the door with a lasagna and garlic bread. It was no special occasion. No new baby from the hospital. It was no trying or tragic time. There was no obvious need that she was filling. She just wanted to do it, she said. We […]

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Healthy Living and a Giveaway

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There can be a lot of confusing information out there as regards healthy eating and healthy living. What was healthy and hip one year changes the next. And it’s so easy to grab hold of some bit of information and yet not have the whole story. For example, years ago someone told me about how […]

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This Week on URS

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If you need St Patrick’s Day cooking inspiration, check out last week’s URS for some great recipes. Thanks to all contributors! This week’s theme for Ultimate Recipe Swap is “Hot and Spicy.” So get ready to share whatever recipe you’ve got that brings a little tingle to the taste buds. Thursday I’ll have Mr. Linky […]

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Diet for the Decades — Your Best Diet at 20

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The following guest post is the first in a 4-part series courtesy of Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D. and author of Food and Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best. I had the opportunity to have lunch with Elizabeth a few weeks ago. I enjoyed quizzing her on all aspects of health […]

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Three in One

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Legend has it that Patrick used the shamrock as an illustration of the Holy Trinity, One God in Three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Whether or not he used this plant, it’s true that he spent his life sharing about the God he loved. He was kidnapped as a boy. A boy who did […]

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A Pot O’ Gold: Big Sale from Money Saving MOM and Living On a Dime

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One of the fun traditions surrounding St. Patrick’s Day is the idea of finding a leprechaun and his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. While the reality of such a treasure finds itself only in myth and legend, today you do have a special money saving opportunity that could be worth a […]

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