Thanksgiving treats for the kiddos!

It’s that time of year when they do the Thanksgiving parties at school, the Thanksgiving feats, the plays, the Holiday bake sales and so on.  Even if there aren’t Thanksgiving parties at school, these are still great for Thanksgiving itself – not everyone loves pumpkin pie.  With that, here are a couple cute options for […]

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I’m a first generation American, and though my parents didn’t really go all out for the Fourth (they’re British – to be fair they don’t really go all out for anything) we always went to see a big fireworks show. This year it looks like I’ll be hosting a pot luck BBQ at my place, […]

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I am a very poor packer.  I either over pack or under pack.  I forget critical items like my toothbrush or underwear or medication, but remember to pack three bikinis…for a rainy climate.  I hardly ever pack the makeup I need and rarely remember makeup brushes, so am left smudging everything on with my fingertips. […]

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I got these the other day when I (ostensibly) went to Target for paper towels, which I uh, forgot.  Target gives me a little ADD and next thing I know, I see a cute something and it’s like OH! Something shiny!  So this was my something shiny that caused me to completely forget the paper […]

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Summer (and its accompanying array of skin-baring clothing) is upon us. If you tend to avoid shorts because you can’t find any that look good on your body type, check out this guide before you throw the towel in.  Remember that there are no hard and fast rules, regardless of your shape.  You might be […]

Photo: Shawn Rossi

All the time when we have stress in our lives, we are told to breathe.  Take a deep breath people say when they can see our anxiety.  Or, just breathe.  When my kids are in a hurry to tell me something, when they are agitated and angry I tell them to take a breath and […]

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A while ago I did a post for shower fizzies, which are essentially the same as bath bombs, though you can use different scents (tea tree, eucalyptus etc. are great to inhale in the shower when recovering from a cold, but not fantastic for bathing your delicate parts in, if you catch my drift.) Bath […]