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Safety for the Mobile Generation

Safety for the Mobile Generation

With my Mother-in-law scheduled to arrive in a few days, I’m in OMG-I-need-to-clean mode. So I solicited the assistance of my girls to dust and vacuum while I did more difficult tasks like steaming the carpet. They spent the morning b ...
Healthy Snacking Options

Healthy Snacking Options

It’s no secret that I haven’t been blogging much lately.  I’ve been pretty busy and finding time to blog has been difficult.  Aside from part time and freelance work, I’ve been focusing on my health and my weight whi ...
Souper Me. Souper You.

Souper Me. Souper You.

Since August, DH and I have been on a journey to a healthier life. I’ve mentioned it before, I know. But it is important and unlike people who take the step as a New Year’s Resolution, we’re still going strong. The weight ...
Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Cereal, Cereal and More Cereal

Many, many, many years ago, we had a perpetual collection of cereal in our little apartment. Despite lacking the space to store it, I bought it… because it was cheap (or free). The area above the kitchen cabinets that normal people us ...
All About the Box Top

All About the Box Top

Reading Facebook can be pretty entertaining sometimes.  A friend, Audrey, announced that her son was searching their pantry for Box Tops so his class could win the pizza party.  I think it was originally posted as a warning that soon he wou ...
Farming, Baking and Iowa

Farming, Baking and Iowa

When I was 4, my folks uprooted us from our small home in the small city and transplanted us right into rural Iowa. We lived in a housing development that consisted of 10 acre non-farm properties. The school that I attended was itty-bitty a ...
You are Never too Old to Color

You are Never too Old to Color

Know what I’m doing right now? Typing my blog post on my iPad. Before that, I was playing a game on it and before that I entered something in my nutrition tracking app. A little while ago, I was wondering how much a video game was wor ...
You Cook, I Clean

You Cook, I Clean

Anybody who has ever eaten at our house knows who wears the apron in the family. Even if you ask my kids who is most responsible for setting off the smoke alarm, they’ll say “Mom!”. That’s okay though because it has ...
No Dessert? Hogwash!

No Dessert? Hogwash!

As we sat in a restaurant this past weekend with friends, DH pointed out a sign that he had never seen before. “Stressed spelled backwards is dessert.”  I’ve heard it before but it always rings true. Whenever I’m str ...
Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

Shop, Clip and Share for Your School

When I was growing up, I remember the battle we had between who got to tear off the top to the cereal box and at what point. At the time, by turning in the entire top to the cereal box, we helped our school get things like playground or gym ...