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Road Trip

Day Tripping Down I-5

I was at our local library and my daughter decided that she wanted to sign up to get her own library card. My knee-jerk reaction was to convince her that my library card was actually her card that I had just been holding for her. In all honesty, the last thing that I wanted to […]

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feeding your family

Do What Works Parenting: Feeding Your Family

This is part of our Do What Works (DWW) Parenting Series. To read the rest of the posts in the series, click here. There are few topics in the parenting world more charged than feeding your family. The judgment starts when your kids are still in utero and strangers question your caffeine intake or give […]

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12 Easy Ways for Busy Moms to Go Green this Christmas

Mothering during a ‘quiet’ time of the year can be all-consuming, exhausting, and a challenge of endurance and ingenuity. Then, as the festive period approaches, we’re expected to find extra hours in our days to prepare, cook, clean, and decorate for the big day. It’s easy for our environmental responsibilities to get lost in the […]

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Veggie Harvest Lasagna

Kendra’s Veggie Harvest Lasagna

I created this recipe when I was trying to come up with a vegetarian entree for a recent Thanksgiving potluck. It’s a twist on traditional lasagna that features seasonal vegetable and bit of pumpkin.  It was a hit at the potluck, and my six-year-old gobbled it up as well. This recipe can be easily adapted […]

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My Husband Says I Love You With Every Bite

My Husband Says ‘I Love You’ with Every Bite

My husband is a wonderful man: kind, compassionate, giving, and a devoted husband and father.  That being said, he doesn’t always “get” the idea of romance.  He doesn’t often think to commemorate special days with flowers or chocolate.  He doesn’t often think to brighten my day with a mushy text or professing his love publicly […]

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Five Vegetarian Protein Sources My Family Loves

“What do you eat?” It’s probably the most commonly asked question that follows once someone discovers I’m vegetarian. Mason jars filled with sprouts, trays of wheat grass, and endless bowls of salads often come to mind of those who don’t know what it means to be vegetarian. Sometimes I’m asked if I eat chicken and […]

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