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Rugrat Reads: Sky Color

I found another great book for the rugrats in our lives, or, as some people call them, 3-6 year olds. Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds is my next new favorite that will be added to the old favorites. It’s...Read More
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  • TV Mom Tuesday: Vanessa Gets Busted

    Vanessa and her friends get into some mischief while trying to see a rock concert behind their parents’ backs in this clip from The Cosby Show. The whole night is a disaster, but all of that pales in comparison to the wrath of Hurric...

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  • Break Some Rules And Wear Red Lipstick

    I saw this article in The Gloss the other day titled 7 Items You Should Never Wear After Age 30 Because You Are Old, Dumb And Ugly. The title made me laugh, …so I had to read on. The article points out the silliness of these rules...

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    ThisIsNotMyHat

    Rugrat Reads: This Is Not My Hat

    My friend’s daughter just turned three. We throw a birthday party for her every year at our house, and it’s a wonderful tradition. Every year I give her books, since reading and being read to are some of my favorite...Read More
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  • Apple Pie In a Glass!

    One of my favorite desserts aside from cake, candy, cookies and ice cream is apple pie. So how about some apple pie in a glass? Ummm… yes, please! Ingredients: Spiced apple cider Whipped cream vodka...

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    Felicity Huffman's What the Flicka? Young Readers: Dr. Suess

    Young Readers: Dr. Seuss

    I love reading Dr. Seuss to my 3 year-old and it's one of the few time that she'll actually stay still for a bit to listen. I started collecting Dr. Seuss books before the little hummingbird was born and enjoy...Read More
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  • DIY: Tie-Dye Bath Salts

    I'm not a good gift giver when someone doesn't give a list so I just cross my fingers and hope they like it. Here's a gift that's really easy to make, especially if you're in a jam, and you can give it to pretty much anyone: tie-dye bath sa...

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  • Bedtime (Imagined By Kids)

    This is the absolute best way to tell a story. If you ever wanted to see adults acting out a story as told by kids, you’re in luck because its our new favorite thing!...

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    Young Readers

    I took my 3 year-old to the library recently and while she loved playing "let's see how many books I can take off the shelves so I can keep my mom on her toes," I spotted a few books that...Read More
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  • RECIPE: Cucumber Martini

    This recipe for a cucumber martini calls for the cucumbers to infuse their flavor into a container of refrigerated vodka for a couple of days before serving with a splash of sweet and sour. Learn a cool-as-a-cucumber drink in this video on ...

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    Toddler Bedtime Reads

    Bedtime, my favorite part of the day. Nothing is cuter than watching your child sleep soundly instead of causing chaos throughout the house. Here are some of my daughter's favorite bedtime books over the past 3 years. Consider these books...Read More
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  • Giveaway: Skin Serum from Sin-Care

    Let’s be honest, it’s difficult to take care of our skin as well as we should! We all do a few things we shouldn’t, whether it’s too much sun or staying out too late or thirty years of not moisturizing or drinking en...

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  • Holiday Hump Day Cocktail: Celebratory Sangria!

    I’m all about good vibes on New Year’s Eve – I see it as starting the new year off right. So when I found this recipe for Celebratory Sangria, I knew this would be the one I’d make for my gathering this New Year’s ...

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    Toddler Books

    At my house we all got hit with colds this past week. I’m blaming the Easter Bunny. Every year he hops to our houses and gives us all kinds of treats, but do we really know where his hands have...Read More
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  • Giveaway: Personalized Holiday Cards!

    I have never sent a family Christmas card. I thought I would when I first got married, then when I had my first baby, then when I had my second, then, then, then. I mean, I love receiving holiday cards. I put them up on the fridge and stare...

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  • Mother’s Little Helper: My Performance Enhancing Drug

    I am a far better mother, certain times a year, when on Prozac. (Excuse me, I’ve just got to go get another handful of Cadbury Mini eggs.) I’m not a regular, long-time anti-depressant user. No. I’m a dabbler, a denier, a struggler, a ...

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