Weekday Dinners

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Plan two days out and make the third day an easy default recipe (some pasta dish that your family loves). Here is my Monday-Tuesday solution. Buy two whole chickens (on sale at Whole foods for 99 cents per pound) and roast them both at the same time. Make one your Monday dinner with roasted veggies. I added potatoes and apples to the pan, any root vegetable would be great or squash. Note, the apples will be mush if you leave them in for the whole time. My go-to recipe is from The Barefoot Contessa . . . → Read More: Weekday Dinners

A Preschool Mom’s Day

Reality check. You will have time for maybe one of these activities, possibly two and sometimes, well, none. What? You are just not organized! I can do so much in three hours. Yes, yes, you can except when you can’t. It is unbelievable how fast three hours goes by and sometimes you have coffee with a friend or volunteer to help the school or have to take your car in for service or you have a dentist appointment, then the day is gone and your house does not look like anything on Pinterest and you feel bad. Don’t. It is okay. Cut yourself some slack. Some days are easier than others, it’s okay. . . . → Read More: A Preschool Mom’s Day

Papersalt – Family Friendly, Positive and Gorgeous – A Review

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ks from Papersalt and love everything about them, the paper is nicer than standard cardstock, the colors are gorgeous, the graphics creative and the messages are spot on. Wow, imagine how I would gush if they paid me to write this (which they most assuredly did not). I did receive four books to review being a girl, being a boy,take the stairs and dinner table manners. I had a tough time deciding because the messages are so lovely and delivered in such a creative and simple way. Positive, helpful and sweet – the books are a pleasure to handle and you can write in them, too. . . . → Read More: Papersalt – Family Friendly, Positive and Gorgeous – A Review

Dennis Lehane, Mitchell Zuckoff and a room of 250 women…

Join the Friends of the Newton Free Library for the 28th Annual Book and Author Luncheon at the Newton Marriott with Dennis Lehane and Mitchell Zuckoff. Newton MA. The Friends of the Newton Free Library invite you to attend The 28th Annual Book and Author Luncheon Friday, May 11, 2012 Cash Bar 11:00 am Luncheon 12:00 pm Speakers and Book Signing will follow the luncheon Newton Marriott Hotel Ballroom 2345 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA . . . → Read More: Dennis Lehane, Mitchell Zuckoff and a room of 250 women…