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How a Pain in the Ass Can Give You Headaches–and How to Get Rid of It

I suffer from really bad headaches. The throbbing kind that shoots pain every time you move. The one that makes your eyes water involuntarily. The one that makes you pukey. The one that makes your world spin. I’ve had them all. Sometimes all together. I also have atrocious posture, and bad work habits (I’m referring […]

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Look at all the pretty colors! And that bubbling. Could anything be more fun?

Rainy Day Activity #1: Fizzing Fun

Raine is on sem break this week (a preschooler with a sem break!) the weather has been rather dismal, and the girls have been antsy. So I decided to try out the most fun of kiddie science experiments: the magic mix of baking soda and vinegar. And what can be more fun than baking soda […]

Raine when she first received her Wizard of Oz book from Ninong Tata. She loves that book.

We’re Off to See the Wizard!

From the time her Ninong Tata gave Raine her first copy of The Wizard of Oz—the simplified children’s illustrated version—Raine has loved Dorothy and Toto and the Scarecrow and the Tin Man and the Lion and the little Wizard. She talks about how the Wicked Witch got squashed and how the monkeys fly. She read […]

Book (reading) in a basket. Breeze reading her "favorite book ever" in her new favorite hangout--the laundry basket.

Review: Thank You , God, for Blessing Me

  When we got our copy of Thank You, God, for Blessing Me, Breeze immediately commandeered it and declared it her “favorite book ever”. It’s a sturdy little board book, perfectly sized for her, and we are familiar with Max Lucado’s Hermie and friends characters, so I can see why she immediately took to it. […]

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How a Pain in the Ass Can Give You Headaches–and How to Get Rid of It

I suffer from really bad headaches. The throbbing kind that shoots pain every time you move. The one that makes your eyes water involuntarily. The one that makes you pukey. The one that makes your world spin. I’ve had them all. Sometimes all together. I also have atrocious posture, and bad work habits (I’m referring […]

Thanks to fellow potluck dinner guest Donna Lampano for this photo. This is the roasted squash, potato, carrots, garlic and onion dish I brought. Yummy!

Easy Whatever-You-Have-in-the-Pantry Roast Vegetables

Last week, my sister-in-law invited me over to a potluck dinner and asked me to bring some salad. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to drop by the grocery to get some greens. The day of the dinner, I desperately scrounged around the ref and my veggie basket and came up with a carrot, a few potatoes, […]

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Free Downloadable Planner Pages

New year, another chance to set your life right. And I find that writing things down helps keep me on track. As I said last year, I love Mommy Planners, and I even offered some of my own, designed by my cousin Diane. This year, I still have the same set of planners, but by […]