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Perspective

Our stimulus check arrived in the mail yesterday…. exactly 10 minutes before our mini van decided it knew exactly what we should do with that money, and sputtered and died. Is that not Murphy’s Law or what? We bought our van new in 2003 and have not had to take it in to the shop […]

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Stains

I am always warning my kids not to spill things… “Don’t spill that… chocolate stains”. So, many times I’ll get the question asked of me by my kiddos, “Mommy, does this stain?”. I’m not sure if they are asking because they want permission to spill something, or if they are going to gauge my response […]

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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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Speaking Of Food Snobs…

Picture this… three women sitting around a table, enjoying some wine and craving guacamole and chips. I mean, really craving… not just wishing that we had some. C-R-A-V-I-N-G. This was my friends Sara, Kathy and I a few months ago. Sara’s husband was always the guacamole maker… he makes some of the yummiest guac I […]

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Pet Peeve

I try not to let too many things get to me… really I don’t, but sometimes people just push a button one too many times and I get annoyed enough to say something. I will probably get reamed for this, and that is fine, but if I see one more person flaming someone else about […]

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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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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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Mrs Selfish

I have decided to make Giveaways on my blog a regular thing. I have scooped up some really great “foodie” items, so stay tuned for more! Until the next giveaway, head over to THIS post to enter to win the Honey I’m Home apron from the Simply Aprons etsy store. Deadline to enter is 11pm […]

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