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Recycle That Wrap!

I’m super-busy right now trying to finish a few large projects so I can actually take a week off from writing. (I will still be editing and reporting, but that’s nothing as compared to the stress of staring at an empty page and a looming copy deadline.) That said, I am recycling, naturally, and using [...]

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Next weekend we will don our costumes (Big Girl will be a unicorn and Little Girl will be a dragonfly) and hit the streets for Trick or Treat. And at the end of the night I will be what many people out there might call a mean mommy. Again. The type of mom who, in [...]

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Quick aside on this beautiful Sunday afternoon. Yesterday I went to Trader Joe’s for salad fixings. I stopped in front of really pretty red Roma tomatoes. Three of them sitting under plastic. On top of what I thought was a plastic tray. I hated doing it, but I had both kids and my mother-in-law with [...]

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Take a look at the photo above. Ignore the fact that it is an obvious attempt to give my kids all the stuff I never had as a child. Also, that it looks like a daycare or a school. Then take another look. Know how much I paid for everything? About $300 total including the [...]

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Composting at Last

My husband came home from the store today with a surprise. One that made me smile really widely: A compost bin! Finally! He gave it to me right before dinner so all the non-meat scraps that are sitting on the table will soon find a new home. I can’t wait to see how this is [...]

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This past Saturday I got to the gym and my Spin class was canceled. I’m sort of glad it was. I decided to make the best of it and do 45 minutes on the cardio machines. Without headphones, I was stuck reading magazines. I grabbed the issue of Rolling Stone with Madonna on the cover [...]

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