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Something Ordinary

(First of all… are you already having Tastespotting withdrawl like I am? Luckily Food Gawker has stepped in to take over where Tastespotting left off! Check it out!) As someone who writes for a food blog and other food related sites, and someone who also loves to read food blogs, I can admit that often […]

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Spaghetti Toss

Distractions

I sat down at 2pm this afternoon to write an article for Her Life Magazine. At 10:42pm this evening, the article still is not written. It has nothing to do with the fact that the article is a difficult one to write. The story is fascinating and I pretty much have how I want it […]

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Pens

Don’t forget to enter the Dine and Dish Giveaway #2 for a set of chic and fun notecards from Miss ‘N Nick Designs. All entries must be submitted by midnight on Sauturday, May 31st. For more information, and to enter, click here. I came out of the closet about my office supply addiction on my […]

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Giveaway #2 – Miss ‘N Nick Designs

I am a sucker for office supplies and paper goods. I have drawers full of pens, pencils, sticky notes, notecards, markers, scissors, etc. I have no idea what draws me in, but this obsession of mine is slowly taking over not only my desk, but the drawers in my kitchen. I think part of the […]

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Neighbors

I know I often complain about being stuck in the Midwest and I long for being a living part of the pages of Coastal Living, but I will say this… we live in a great neighborhood. This weekend has been full of food, friends and fun. Friday night we went to a block party across […]

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Bowl Appeal

We went to a block party last night and the instructions were to bring something to grill and a side to share. The party started at 5:30pm and at 4:30pm I was still engrossed in work and it dawned on me that I hadn’t made a side dish yet. With a trip to the grocery […]

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A Right Start

It is a fact of life that little things happening in the morning can really impact your mood and how the rest of your day goes. Waking up to a puking kid at 5am usually will start the day in a downward spiral. Having your hair turn out just right equates to a good day. […]

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Trust Your Instincts

First of all, did you know that National Apron Day is May 14th? If you don’t have an apron to wear, you had better get one quick! Head over to the Simply Aprons Etsy store and snatch one up, or enter to win the Honey I’m Home apron in Dine and Dish’s first giveaway! Click […]

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Abundance

I recently started a ritual with my kids each morning in which during breakfast I tell them a story about my childhood. They sit perched on the edge of their chairs, waiting to hear about the silly things I did when I was their age. I think at the ages of 6, 4, and 2, […]

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Off Season

The weather here in Kansas City is finally gorgeous. We have been having sunny, mid 70 degree days. Those of you who have been with me for awhile know how thrilled this makes me. I have made no secret of my detest for winter, so finally having days that are as close to perfect as […]

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