Monthly Archives: June 2013

Leftover Spaghetti Becomes Yaki Spaghetti

Got leftovers?  Like Asian flavors?  You can use almost any combo of leftovers to make this easy dish, and you don’t really need a recipe.   I did not do any measurements, I just did it by taste and by eye, and I used what I had on hand: 1/2 an onion, diced, browned. As […]

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Nobody Can Have It All, So Ladies, ‘Put Down the Soma’

Common sense and brilliance, your name is Sarah Hoyt. I don’t agree 100% with every single thing she says in this post (egad, who wants 100% agreement?), but this woman speaks poniards and every word pierces- like arrows of truth. Here’s a sampling: There’s nothing to make you feel paranoid and insecure and certain people […]

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Brainy Fridays: The Three Step Launchpad

But first, some anecdotes for you. When you remind your 3 year old that that he is not in charge of Mommy and he says indignantly “Well, JOSEPH was in charge in Egypt!”, do you have a Busybrain or just a mouthy 3 year old with an irrelevant train of thought? (The Equuschick sometimes wonders […]

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Four Moms Q and A

  It’s our Four Moms Q and A Thursday again! Here are the questions I chose to answer this week: What do do about a two year old who has watched too much television when Mom was sick and now wants it all the time: I have tried everything to get him to stop asking […]

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Questions To Ask Potential Suitors

I was asked a few times to share some of the questions we ask potential suitors, so I’m going to share some of them. We haven’t had a set list, and what we ask one suitor will not be what we ask the next one, because things that matter to one daughter don’t matter to […]

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