Parenting: Not For the Faint of Heart “Mom,” my daughter said, as I raced around that morning, trying to get everything ready for school. Lunches packed, doors locked, dogs taken out, everyone’s shoes on, my keys both house and car, water bottles, that kind of thing. “What is it?” I asked,…

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Weekend Reading

January 13, 2017

I read- and really liked- Dan Chaon’s novel, Await Your Reply so I was excited to get my hands on his latest which promises to be an equally compelling page turner. It’s called Ill Will, which I think is a catchy title for a suspenseful novel. Here is the synopsis: A…

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  Because I like to snack on healthy food and because I cannot have gluten among other healthy things (specifically anything high in oxalates like almonds), sometimes its hard to find a good little snack to give me protein and keep me full. I remembered reading about Tiger Nuts a while ago…

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Long story short, we moved twice in three months time and many of my packages went to my old address. Unbeknownst to me, the new occupants of our previous home had a small pile of items that had been dropped by the door via UPS and it wasn’t until a pair…

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I love a short, clean, painted nail with a very shiny color. And SpaRitual nail polishes are among my very favorite. From the cool rubbery top with an anti-slip grip to the colors and the top coat for high gloss, these are fantastic. I also like the brush which is short…

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