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  • Starting Off Positive
    Aug-07-2013

    My four children are just a couple of weeks away from starting another year of school. I was talking to my 6 year old daughter last night.  She's starting first grade and I thought she might be nervous about going to school all day.  Nope. She's ready.  The thing she is


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  • Motivational Quotes
    Jul-15-2013

    I admit it; I am a sap when it comes to motivational quotes. This morning I read a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson and thought I would share. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” So true! We never know what life is going to throw at


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  • Brain Food
    Jul-09-2013

    I give my kiddos a lot of choices.  What to wear (within reason), what we should make for dinner, etc.  One thing they know they don’t have a choice with is playing the piano.  It’s a must in my book. I was looking at a picture of a brain recently that showed all the dif


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  • Serenity Now
    Jun-11-2013

    I am so happy it is summer time!  We took our little family hiking this week for the first time this year. Something about the mountain air, the budding greens and even the dirt had us all feeling renewed and alive.  

  • My Kitchen Must Haves
    Jun-10-2013

    I am constantly trying to add variety to the foods I serve my family.  That said, there are some key ingredients I always have on hand.  I love them not just for their flavor but also their versatility.  Hopefully this list will inspire you to see some well-known foods in a new l


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  • My Nine Kitchen Must Haves
    Jun-10-2013



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  • My Nine Kitchen Must Haves
    Jun-10-2013

    I am constantly trying to add variety to the foods I serve my family.  That said, there are some key ingredients I always have on hand.  I love them not just for their flavor but also their versatility.  Hopefully this list will inspire you to see some well-known foods in a new l


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  • Simplify Summer
    Created By mwilliamsonJun-05-2013

    Finding ways to simplify life is critically important to my psyche.  I’m guessing I’m not the only one?  As summer break is rapidly approachin


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  • Helping Hands
    May-08-2013

    Some of my friends think I'm crazy when I tell them I love to get my kids involved in cooking with me.  I know it isn't always convenient to do so but there are so many great reasons to invite little helping hands along as you prepare your family's meals.  
     
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  • Time to Get Planting!
    May-08-2013

    Eating and cooking with fresh-picked produce from your own garden is a wonderful experience. But where do you start? How do you choose from racks of seeds and rows upon rows of nursery seedlings? Successful small-scale farmers know what and when to plant.  Here are a few tips I have found


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