Health and Fitness · Recipes

Muffins Made MAGICAL

Magical things are everywhere. Like my son’s high-school principal and vice principal, whose ability to talk me off of the ledge and help me parent a teen boy though a homework strike can only be described as pure magic. Or my vacuum, which kept picking up dirt and pieces of dog food after I forgot to dump the canister… Continue reading Muffins Made MAGICAL

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Toy Rotation Update: Pure Bliss

Some ideas don’t work out … like that time in college when I thought that by dressing up like Madonna for Halloween I would basically transform IN TO Madonna – instantly looking and singing exactly like her … #disappointment #allbad #getoffthestage. The bottom line is that some things are great on paper, or on someone… Continue reading Toy Rotation Update: Pure Bliss

DIY · Family · Health and Fitness

2016 Resolutions: Competing with YouTube and Going Old School

New Years Eve ended really early at my house this year … like nine. It ended at nine. But before I fell asleep with my electric blanket like an old lady, I took some time to reflect on the past year and decided on some resolutions for 2017 that mostly center on increasing family time… Continue reading 2016 Resolutions: Competing with YouTube and Going Old School

Family

When Your Child Stops Believing in Santa: A Way to Preserve the Magic

A friend of mine shared this on her Facebook page this morning and it was too beautiful to keep to myself. I have often thought about what I will do when my little guy stops believing. It has been sad for me to think about that magical light fading from his eyes during the Christmas… Continue reading When Your Child Stops Believing in Santa: A Way to Preserve the Magic

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I’ll take one holiday season, hold the guilt: How to avoid shopping hangovers this Christmas

Eggnog isn’t the only thing that causes headaches and nausea during the holiday season, folks. In fact, the biggest hangover I’ve ever had wasn’t even alcohol related … I believe it was caused entirely by my MasterCard (or my inability to keep it in my wallet). Damn you, Nordstrom Rack and your delectable deals! Many… Continue reading I’ll take one holiday season, hold the guilt: How to avoid shopping hangovers this Christmas