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My newest secret weapon…

… which was brought to me by everyday food storage… Within 1 hour, this is all that was left… of this… and all of it due to a little mathematics… … subtract this… Add this… (yes, that is a jar of beans) … only in… read more


Don’t Be a Duck!

I just arrived home from a crazy week… which is a story in and of itself… it consisted of an impromptu cross country drive (sans hubby!) with 6 kiddos, attending my sweet grandmas funeral, celebrating sons birthday, putting another son on a plane with hubby… read more

let dirty dishes lie… and other wive’s tales debunked!

At one of my bridal showers, some sweet, well-meaning woman gave me this advice, “Don’t ever go to bed angry! Talk and work things out.” And we tried. and tried. and tried. But it seemed that for us, with any argument that came up, regardless… read more


KIKn it! Part one: the conception.

I’ve been waiting to publish this post… mostly because I needed to make sure that it was something that I would keep doing beyond the initial “weeee!” phase of new ideas. But since I outlasted any record that I have set in the past 15… read more


Why I love 50 shades

I am not one to get tangled in the current social media buzz.  I usually tend to sit back and let it pass.  Because it always passes.  Today’s “hot topics” inevitably become tomorrows past news.  And on we march, to embrace the next trending story.… read more

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