Monthly Archives: February 2011

Earth Friendly Products: Safeguard Your Home (Review & Giveaway)

There are some things that men just don’t understand about women.  In our house – it’s hair.  I have long, thick hair.  Beckett has sweet, ringlet-curled, long auburn hair.  The dog is 85-pounds of wool-coat-like hair.  What’s it all add … Continue reading

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Ecover Giveaway WINNER!

The winner of the Ecover: Powered by Nature giveaway for a Stain Remover and Car Wash & Wax is… Drum roll, please… EMILY N. Congratulations! Email me your full name and address by Monday, February 28th at 8:00pm PST.

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Bring on the beans

The bulk food section of the grocery store is a new realm for me.  I have always been a person who shops in the produce, but tends to linger a bit too long in the middle of the store and … Continue reading

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Shining a little light on beeswax

The winter months are hard for me as a beekeeper.  After I seal those hives up in late fall, I feel like I hang my beekeeper hat up and resume the twiddling of my thumbs until spring.  The hibernation is … Continue reading

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Just when…

Just when I think my baby is all grown-up, I am reminded.  I am reminded of chubby baby cheeks.  Beautiful ringlet curls.  And, a little food on her chin. The snuggly, milky, oh-so silky soft little one is still there.  … Continue reading

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A little help from the garbage man

I’ve always been satisfied with our garbage and recycle service.  It’s relatively affordable ($20 a month), reliably on time and the customer service is helpful. I started to swoon a bit when I signed up for the Food Plus! service … Continue reading

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Be who you are

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Wise words from my favorite author and resident doctor. “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ~Dr. Seuss

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Daddy Van’s Giveaway WINNERS!

I am finally standing a bit more upright after a gnarly sickness bout this week, so the drawing is a bit late.  But, who doesn’t love being a winner?!  Here goes!!! The winners of the Daddy Van’s Giveaway are… Drum … Continue reading

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The Cove

About halfway through my college career, I veered off the beaten path and took a sharp left.  I made the radical decision to major in a field I would enjoy, but, quite possibly, not use.  I skittered away from elementary … Continue reading

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Ask the internet

One of my favorite bloggers – well, actually one of only three bloggers who make it on to my coveted “blogs-I-read-but-don’t-have-time-for-more” list – has a fun post she does when she is looking for answers.  It’s called “Ask the Internet”.  … Continue reading

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