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  • Embrace the Minivan!
    Feb-15-2011

    When I was a teenager I swore that I would never drive a minivan.  The night my husband and I went to test drive them I definitely had to check my ego at the dealership door.  However, being pregnant with our third baby and having a one and three year-old in tow, I had little op


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  • Lost TV Remote
    Feb-22-2011

    Last weekend I did my usual thing that drives my husband crazy… not in a good way.  While picking up around the house I misplaced the TV remote.  I vaguely remember shoving it out of sight in a drawer somewhere.  Apparently it has fallen into that black hole that exists


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  • Living With Intention
    Mar-24-2011

    To be intentional- to do something on purpose.  We can do good things intentionally or not so good things.  When one of my kids comes crying because another kid made them sad I always ask the instigator, “Was it on purpose or an accident?”  The things we do intent


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  • Plan of Action
    May-17-2011

    We all have goals.  Some of us want to lose weight.  Some of us want to finish that book we started.  I think most of us would love to sit down to a fresh, healthy dinner each night in the comfort of our own home.  Whatever area your goals are in, a good plan of action is e


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  • Let's Move!
    Jan-19-2011

    I read an article in "Newsweek" that made my day. First lady, Michelle Obama, is leading a nationwide campaign battling childhood obesity. The part that really caught my attention was when the importance of family meals and eating more at home was listed as a major factor in winning the battle. I co


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  • Food allergies--egg replacers
    Dec-20-2010

    Anyone with a family member with food allergies knows that food allergies are more than a mere inconvenience. Egg allergies can be especially difficult to work around. Here are a few egg replacers that you can substitute for the real thing. Just try to remember to match the flavor of the egg sub


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  • Food allergies--egg replacers
    Nov-17-2010

    Anyone with a family member with food allergies knows that food allergies are more than a mere inconvenience. Egg allergies can be especially difficult to work around. Here are a few egg replacers that you can substitute for the real thing. Just try to remember to match the flavor of the egg sub


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  • Simplify It
    Nov-07-2010

    We want to help you simplify life, not just in the kitchen, but in general.  Here is a compilation of some favorite time and sanity savers. *De-clutter your life!  Start by cleaning out one section of your home and then move to the next. If you haven’t used something for a w


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  • Simplifying Your Home
    Sep-12-2010

    Do you feel like you are constantly cleaning, picking up, tidying up, and putting away, yet your home never feels as clean, tidy and organized as you'd like?  Fewer things are more frustrating to me than cleaning and organizing all day and feeling like I have nothing to show for it when I get i


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  • Keeping Food Fresher Longer
    Oct-04-2010

    As food prices have skyrocketed, I have become increasingly interested in products that promise to keep my foods fresher longer; especially those meant to preserve fresh produce. It's just so painful to have to throw out those costly fruits and veggies because they ripen and rot faster than my f


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