Monthly Archives: November 2010

A turkey day menu

Thanksgiving weekend is perfection from start to finish.  The hubbub of the holiday season isn’t in full-swing yet, the weather is usually not totally winterish and it’s the ideal time to enjoy four long days with family and friends.  It’s … Continue reading

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One-Stop Recycling Website

I like Oprah.  You probably like Oprah.  We pretty much all like Oprah.  She’s like the fairy godmother we always dreamed we’d meet. Well, her website has put together one great link that focuses on charities and answers the question … Continue reading

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EcoTouch & Goodbye Detergent Winners!

The winners of the “Thinking Outside the Box” – EcoTouch and Goodbye Detergent giveaway are… Drum roll, please. RG Kristen van sickle CONGRATULATIONS! Email me your full shipping address, phone # and name by Wednesday, December 1st at 8:00pm PST.

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The black cloud of Friday

The turkey is sitting in the brine.  The cranberry is coagulating in the fridge.  And, the china is washed and dried.  It’s Thanksgiving week and other than the customary gut busting meal, there is the annual tradition of mayhem that … Continue reading

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On the docket

You might call me a little bah-humbug, but Christmas just isn’t one of my favorite holidays (it’s #3).  Halloween is number one for me and you’ll find our house adorned with endless orange and black motifs and I eagerly anticipate … Continue reading

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Running with Eco-Shoes: Pedoodles & Robeez (Giveaway & Review)

It’s not just the presence of a baby that makes women or even a few secure men squeal with delight, it’s their gear, too.  Everything baby is scrumptiously adorable and bite size.  And, their shoes are no exception.  Who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Learning to fly

There are not words to describe what it’s like to fly with a toddler.  The last time we took Beckett on an airplane she was still nursing and we nursed on the way up, she slept, we nursed on the … Continue reading

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Never doubt…

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed it’s the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead

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Sweet, finger-lickin’ good HONEY! It’s time to extract…

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The hot knife has done its job, now it’s time for the comb… FYI: the dark splotches you see in the frame are cells packed with pollen. Continue reading

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Hey Honey! Yeah, YOU, honey. IT’S HONEY TIME!!

I love writing.  And, I truly enjoy spending time at the computer and letting my thoughts flow freely about an interest or subject I am crazy about.  My toddler, Beckett, is right at the top of the list of “love … Continue reading

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