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The Snow Box and The Snowy Day in Vienna

The Snow Box and The Snowy Day in Vienna

Many around here agree that this has been a tough winter. The weather and inevitable family colds make maintaining any kind of schedule impossible. So as I listened on Wednesday to the looming forecast – upwards of a foot of snow on Thursday – I started to mildly panic. I had spent the better part … Continue reading

A Quiet Time

A Quiet Time

Winter is often a time of quiet. One of mental introspection. One of physical turning inwards. One of planning for the year to come. Nature – flora and fauna – use this time to regenerate, to renew, and to set the intention for the seasons to come. It’s been a quiet time for myself and … Continue reading

You Look Like a Chef

You Look Like a Chef

If you’re a parent, you know you wear many hats. Do you ever think of a chef’s as one of them? Being the chef of your household is a big job. For women, it’s more likely that we are the ones who set the “food tone” when it comes to eating for our family, and … Continue reading

Shop Kids Consignment (Save Money for Food)

Shop Kids Consignment (Save Money for Food)

Are you constantly comparing prices on everything from food to babysitters to gas per gallon? Then you, my friend, would love the best consignment sale in our area that is happening this weekend, September 20-22. I keep thinking of those crazy couponers on reality TV who basically transfer the cost of getting free low-grade food … Continue reading

As Kids Grow, So Do Parents

As Kids Grow, So Do Parents

Do you ever feel that as a parent, time can be totally static and yet time can race so fast you wonder where it all went? And so it was the other week, watching our now three-year-old daughter in her very first musical performance. Her preschool put on the show, “Barnyard Moosical”. Our Ladybug dressed … Continue reading

Consignment Shop Till You Drop, April 20-21

Consignment Shop Till You Drop, April 20-21

If you’re looking for new duds, toys, or gear for your kid, Spring is consignment season. So make room in your trunk and head to the Just Between Friends consignment sale this coming weekend—the best consignment sale around (and I’m not just saying that–this sale was voted the one of the Top 10 Consignment Sales … Continue reading