Monthly Archives: October 2010

Snick-snackies: Mama Luvs & BumbleBars (Review)

I like food.  My husband likes food.  The dog really likes food.  But, my just-turned-two-year-old, Beckett, is another story.  She loves food.  She is a good hearty, healthy, relatively well-rounded eater.  If a meal offers any combination of at least … Continue reading

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Glad Rags Giveaway Winner!

The winner of the organic cotton Glad Rags giveaway from the Using Alternatives Every Month post is… Drum roll, please… JUDITH Congratulations!

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Innocent until proven guilty?

I take the approach of guilty until proven innocent when it comes to my daughter.  Prove yourself to be safe.  Prove yourself to be trustworthy.  Prove yourself to be caring.  Well, that’s not the approach our government has taken with … Continue reading

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Tomatoes: A sweet trial of patience in canning

You say tomay-toe.  I say tomah-toe.  Tomay-toe.  Tomah-toe.  Let’s call this whole thing yummy.  Whatever you say – dozens of tomatoes makes for lots of work and a delicious batch of tomato sauce.  If you recall my post that was … Continue reading

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Rub-a-dub-dub – Fun in the bathtub!: Green Sprouts & Boon (Review & Giveaway)

Bath time is the magically, wonderful period between the craziness of the evening and dinner and the sweet, silence of bedtime.  Beckett could hang out in the tub until her fingertips were totally puckered and there wasn’t a drip of … Continue reading

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Vessel Drinkware Winners!

Update: Oh, I had a major blonde moment.  I only drew THREE names, but there are supposed to be FOUR winners!!  Aack!  So, here is lucky # 4… Louis H. ——- The three {!!} super-ooper lucky winners of the Vessel … Continue reading

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It’s all in the timing…

Oi – potty training a high-energy, non-stop, always-on-the-move toddler is a lesson in both patience and creativity.  And, when potty time requires some extra effort on Beckett’s part besides a hover-and-run, it’s time to open up a beauty parlor…

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It’s a love-hate kinda thing

I love that Beckett will throw a tantrum for carrots or yogurt just as quickly as she will for cupcakes. I hate it when I am following a loaded garbage truck and the trash I can see peeking out is … Continue reading

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Sandboxle Debacle

Just when I think that I can’t love consignment stores anymore, my heart swells with the latest, and greatest find!  Well, Beckett’s birthday gift shopping was no exception.  Armed with $50 in hand from Jacob’s Grandma and on a mission … Continue reading

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Back in print: Preserving the bounty

I am back in print, which means that my pockets are full of gift cards to the local Co-Op!  Here is a link to the October 2010 issue of the Bellingham Community Co-Op Newsletter. I might be a little biased, … Continue reading

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