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Just Hanging Out: Classic Laundry Management

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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.When we moved from Kansas to California late last month, we were […]

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Marinated Flank Steak (Recipe Swap: The Meat and Potatoes Edition)

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These recipe swaps can really make a girl hungry, ya know? Last week’s pumpkin carnival had me rushing out for canned pumpkin only to come back and read more recipes with ingredients I didn’t have. So this week’s shopping list includes cream cheese for Janel’s Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes and a vat of oil for those […]

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Don’t Forget!

Meat and Potatoes recipe swap begins tomorrow. Can’t wait to see what great stick-to-yer-ribs meals y’all make!

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Question for YOU: Can You Freeze Yogurt?

There are some screaming deals on yogurt this week in my neck of the woods. The grocery geek in me just can’t pass them up. But, can you freeze yogurt? I assume you can, since those Go-Gurts are freezeable. I wondered if any of you have experience with freezing large 32-ounce containers or the individual […]

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Toddlers and Trouble

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Isn’t she cute?! That’s my FishChickie. She’ll be two next month. She is just adorable with her angel halo hair and big brown eyes. She loves to cuddle with me and play with my hair. It’s her little comfort mechanism and instantly puts her to sleep. She’s my girl, and I love her fiercely. But, […]

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Links of Love

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Some interesting stops on the web: * Tammy concocted a delicious looking spaghetti squash recipe, loaded with meat and cheese. I can’t wait until spaghetti squash goes on sale to try this! * Looking to round out your wardrobe for fall? Check out the 10 Pieces Every Mom Needs, brought to you by Simple Mom […]

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Remembering the Romance: (Cheap) Date Night

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The other night my youngest brother watched the five older children while FishPapa and I went out for dinner, baby in tow. It was the first time we’d been on “a date” since we sat alone in my hospital room two months ago. A lot has happened since then. It was great to share a […]

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Toolin’ Up Tuesday: Infant Bouncy Seat

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Around these parts a “tool” is defined as anything that helps you do your job well. Back when I was a teacher, my sweet husband called my clothes my “tools” and insisted on a large clothing allowance. Yes, those were the days. He’s still generous with my clothes money, but my arsenal of tools has […]

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