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I enjoy cooking and I like eating even more! I guess it’s like a chicken or the egg kind-of thing. Which came first? I try to cook healthy for our family. Try is the story of my life. We are especially in a rush on Sunday mornings. I was feeding the children those frozen waffles […]


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Stuff we love: sistema TWIST ‘N’ SIP Water Bottles 10 Reasons WHY we love sistema TWIST ‘N’ SIP Water Bottles: 1.  BPA free 2.  Easy to use twist top no extra lids, straws or contraptions to mess with or loose easy for little and big hands 3. Leak proof I carried these bottles all around […]

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Post image for Fabulous Inexpensive Trays and Mats from Target

At the end of of the summer season last year, I purchased several plastic trays on clearance at Target. All year I’ve been kicking myself for not buying more! They are so handy. Lucky me, they’re back again this summer in bright, bold colors. Just perfect for the kiddos. In additional to the trays are […]


Post image for The Best Beach Bag Ever: IKEA Beach Bag GIVEAWAY

Feast your eyes upon a miracle. This flat, little, 13″ x 9″ rectangle unfolds into the Biggest, Best Beach Bag ever!  What? You doubt me? I must remind you that others have deemed me a beach professional. So on the count of 3 we’ll unfold it together . . . 1 . . .2 . […]


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I realize that The Pioneer Women doesn’t need a shout-out from me but none the less, I’m whole hardheartedly backing-up her recent post about her adoration for Blue Q Totes, Shoppers and Pouches. I saw Ree’s photo of her Blue Q Tote and thought, “Hey, I’ve got one of those bags! Hey, my Boss Lady […]


Buying Made in America Products

September 27, 2011

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Happy Birthday to Joyce.  Happy Birthday to Joyce. Happy Birthday dear me . . . Has your husband every given you a present you didn’t like? Well that happened to me this year. You know I love coffee! My coffee pot died and my thoughtful husband gave me a new coffee pot with ALL the […]


This Mom LOVES Coffee!!!

April 27, 2010

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Seriously, this Mom LOVES Coffee! Since I was a young child, I have loved everything about coffee . . .   the way the coffee pot sounds as it’s brewing and the heavenly wake-up smell . . . the beautiful color when you add a little cream (Yes, it must be cream! Not milk or half-n-half! […]


WIN a Piece of Local Art

April 5, 2010

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When we get out in the world we love visiting and supporting our local artists! So we are giving away a piece of local art from one of our FAVORITES: Buck Pottery! WIN this one-of-a-kind, handcrafted soap dispenser! We became fans of Buck Pottery over twenty-years ago.  Jeannine received one of their trademark spoon rests […]