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Technology is Key to Being a Cool Mom

Technology is Key to Being a Cool Mom

If there’s one thing that I am NOT, it’s creative.  I’m not sure how I manage to keep my certification of being a mom since I don’t come up with all those cute crafty ideas that other moms do. During Miss M’s V ...
Snack Food you say? Count me in!

Snack Food you say? Count me in!

I have been cursed with one of the worse snack habits.  It’s not that I crave chocolate or chips, it’s just that I eat when I’m nervous, bored, stressed or frustrated. When Miss M was born, I was battling the typical new m ...
Sweet Things Come in Small Packets

Sweet Things Come in Small Packets

Shortly after moving back to the Midwest, I was invited to a luncheon at a neighbor’s house.  She’s a nurse and had the nicest spread of healthy foods – all of it delicious.  Chicken salad on whole wheat pitas with sprouts ...
Let’s Have Some US Candy

Let’s Have Some US Candy

Back in 2004, I found out that MMs had started doing personalized MM candies.  There were only a few color options and you could only add words.  I thought it was a neat concept – very new and different from anything else out there.  ...
What Have You Done for Your Neighbor Lately?

What Have You Done for Your Neighbor Lately?

Moving to Los Angeles was such a culture shock.  There was so much to do, so much to see, so much to learn.  But the people, whoa.  That was a doozy of a difference.  People were laid back, but they just weren’t as friendly as I was u ...
My Appetizer has an Identity Crisis

My Appetizer has an Identity Crisis

When I was growing up, my paternal grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins all converged on one house at Christmas to exchange gifts and eat. My dad was the oldest of eight children (no, they weren’t Catholic) and despite living in a ...
Sensible Trumps Peer Pressure

Sensible Trumps Peer Pressure

When the school lunch calendar comes out each month, DH sits down with Miss M and they decide which lunches she would enjoy.  They mark them on the calendar then all the others are cold lunches.  For the longest time, Miss M would pick whic ...
A Turtle Walked into a Bar

A Turtle Walked into a Bar

I haven’t figured out why my mornings are so chaotic, but I think it has something to do with having a kindergartner that doesn’t move very fast in the mornings.  After getting her off to school, I grab a quick yogurt or piece o ...

Feeding the Cookbook Addiction

If there’s one thing I have a soft spot for, it’s cookbooks.  While at the library book sale or at yard sales, I can’t help but buy them – even if they aren’t something I would normally cook.  What’s funn ...
Faster, Easier and Better than Frozen!

Faster, Easier and Better than Frozen!

I love to cook but I also love to NOT cook. Although I research recipes online and have tons of cookbooks, I tend to fall back on the same recipes over and over. Thank goodness I maintain a stock of frozen pastas to get me by on the days th ...