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How to Throw a Mediocre BDay Party

How to Throw a Mediocre Birthday Party

I pride myself on being a mediocre parent. Maybe it’s my age. I had my daughter when I was of advanced maternal age. Maybe it’s the fact that I’m a grumpy old Gen X mom, while most of my daughter’s parents are sunny Millennials. Whatever. Back to mediocrity: I’ve been winning in this role since […]

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How to Throw a Royal Wedding Watch Party

How to Throw a Royal Wedding Watch Party (Without Waking Up the kids!)

Prince Harry is getting married and we’re invited! The Royal ginger will marry his California girl on Saturday, May 19th. I’ve been a Royal wedding fanatic since 1981 when I convinced my parents to wake me up in the pre-dawn hours to see Diana step out of her carriage and marry Prince Charles. If you’re willing to get up early, […]

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Blog Five Cookbooks

Five Cookbooks You Need in Your Kitchen This Spring

Spring has sprung! I don’t know about you, but about this time of year I have about had it with comfort food and crock-pots. I’m ready for fresh, grilled, get-on-the-table-so-we-can-head-outside-again meals. Every season I like to shake the dust off of my cookbook collection and my weekly menu. This spring, I’m focusing on quick and […]

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nine workout wear favorites

9 Workout Wear Favorites That Stay Put While You Move

I recently returned to a regular fitness routine after about five years of a mostly sedentary lifestyle. Turns out, running my daughter to and from ballet doesn’t actually work my core! I made a commitment to myself to exercise regularly, with the goal of better physical health and energy. I had a stash of workout […]

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Ground Control Mom Tales from the Road

Ground Control to Mom: Working Mom Tales From the Road

Like a lot of my friends, I am a mom whose work requires a significant amount of travel. Client meetings, conferences, staff meetings at headquarters, or coordinating events out of town, working moms rack up the miles away from home! If you’re a working mom whose job requires travel, you understand that there are perks […]

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3 Healthy & Delicious Breakfasts That My Kid Won’t Eat (But Maybe Yours Will!)

In my quest to cook healthy and delicious meals for my family, I am always looking for new recipes. This is especially true for breakfast, a time that can slip into cereal monotony real fast. With school starting next week, I want my daughter to be fueled for her day, to have the energy she […]

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