Everything can be fixed with a little Hydrogen Peroxide

Okay, not everything, but almost everything to hear my mother tell it anyway. My mom is a legendary neat freak (hmm…doesn’t that skip a generation or something?) and she is almost, but not quite, as committed to hydrogen peroxide as a fix-all as the mother in My Big Fat Greek Wedding was to Windex. Really.

Turns out that she is kind of right. I met . . . → Read More: Everything can be fixed with a little Hydrogen Peroxide

Gifting Granola – Day 1 of the 12 Days of Shopping

From my place in a chocolate centered universe, I considered that some people might mind that this gift is (gasp!) chocolate free, but I have learned that not everyone likes chocolate. Really, it’s true. So while either of these granola recipes stand on their own, if you really feel you must, oh, I don’t know, put lipstick on a pig, feel free to add chocolate kisses or Lindt truffles or chocolate coins (coins pictured are from Trader Joe’s – they have a great selection of holiday candy) to ease your mind. I package these treats in a variety of ways, tins, cello bags, parchment paper, waxed paper bags – get creative, use what you have on hand and top it with some rick rack or ribbon and a card. Add tea, coffee or hot chocolate and you have a lovely gift. . . . → Read More: Gifting Granola – Day 1 of the 12 Days of Shopping

Shopping for the Holidays with Pragmatic Mom

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Shopping for the Holidays with Pragmatic Mom

For the past two years, Pragmatic Mom and I have fun posting a series for the 12 Days of – not Christmas – but Shopping. We cover those challenging people to buy for (Gifts for Father and Father-in-law was by far the most searched) including in-laws, tutors, and teachers. To save you from distracted and driving around . . . → Read More: Shopping for the Holidays with Pragmatic Mom

Post BlogHer Post

Here is the thing, I started this post days ago and have hesitated to hit publish because I wasn’t expressing the over-riding feeling I have had from BlogHer. Gratitude. Exhaustion and Gratitude. . . . → Read More: Post BlogHer Post