Tag: Holidays

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a new year — and a new time!  After much thought, I’ve decided to stop maintaining a regular blog.  I’ll still write articles from time to time, but my new focus will be on compiling my thoughts and stories into full-scale books.  It’s been a personal dream of mine to become an author, although

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What’s to come…

The new year is almost 1/24th over.  It feels like just yesterday I was at a New Year’s Eve party, but it’s very nearly January 12th.  This is a short post, but I wanted to take a few moments to share what I plan to write about over the next few months. I will continue contributing to

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Have Kids, Will Work – New Year’s Resolutions

The time for New Year’s resolutions is here and while I normally don’t make any resolutions, I’ve learned a number of things in the past 5 months of blogging (and living) that warrant resolutions of some kind.  So here we go: I won’t apologize or stress about putting family needs first.  Work takes a lot from

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Product Review: Sonos PLAY:5 & Rhapsody Trial

Tomorrow (Christmas Eve) we’re planning to bake our Christmas cookies! And I’m so excited because I haven’t had to return the Sonos PLAY:5 (yet) that the Sonos publicity team loaned to me, along with a 3 mo. Rhapsody account. I had never considered the idea of bringing music into the kitchen, but with two kids

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Cooking Thanksgiving Dinner with Kids in the Kitchen (and I don’t mean the “helpful” kind).

I love to cook and bake but ever since I’ve had kids it’s a past time that I’ve had to adapt (significantly).  Baking is pretty much out of the question because of concentration, precision, and timing.  These are three things that don’t go well with watching young children while you’re cooking. As an avid subscriber of

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