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Spending Summer at Camp Mom

  Recently, my eleven year old daughter divulged her plans to attend college in Switzerland. Initially, the thought of this filled me with pride and excitement for her. Then, the mom in me roared her ugly head, reminding me that while I do a pretty decent job at mothering, I still have quite a way… Continue reading Spending Summer at Camp Mom

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Keep and Share: How I Stay Organized

I’m a mom…who works…who writes…who cooks…who cleans…who sings in an acoustic duo…who reads about thirty-five books per year…who has to make time for everything in between. You get the picture.  I’m busy.  And I will bet that your plate is just as full (so thank you for taking a few minutes out of your day… Continue reading Keep and Share: How I Stay Organized

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Year-round Christmas Shopping

So, we recently got through the Christmas in July sales, and I believe I even saw some summer “Black Friday” marketing attempts by a retailer that rhymes with Farget.  Is this crazy?  Yes…and no.  Although I am not alone in being someone who shops for Christmas gifts all year long, I know that folks who… Continue reading Year-round Christmas Shopping

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White Deodorant Stain Tip

I’m positive that most women reading this can relate to this scenario.  You are getting dressed up to go out.  You have on your favorite jewelry.  Your hair and makeup are perfect.  You take one final look in the mirror, and DANG IT, you have white deodorant marks on your clothes!  What do you do? … Continue reading White Deodorant Stain Tip

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Grocery Lists, Meal Planning & Fun Recipe Books

I used to be one of those extreme coupon people, only not nearly as extreme as the ones on TV.  One day I realized that I was getting great bargains and that made me happy.  However, I was getting great bargains on things I didn’t really need or want.  I was coming home with lots… Continue reading Grocery Lists, Meal Planning & Fun Recipe Books