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Monthly Archives: January, 2015

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #3: Apple Cinnamon Muffins Kid Style

I’ve made many muffins over the years, both terribly delicious and terribly awful. Throw in “help” of the small variety and things get really complicated. I needed to find a … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #2: Fun to Make Indian Roti/Chapati (Flatbread)

I am always on the lookout for homemade dishes that don’t take a lot of time, use only a few ingredients, but are also enjoyable to make.    Roti is … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Toys are for Everyone #1: Underoos are for Earthlings and Trains Don’t have Penises

I grew up in the 70s and 80s and I am well aware that there were plenty of gender biased issues in those days. Yet, at the same time there … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #1: World’s Best Chocolate Cake and English Toffee Bar Birthday Ever

When I was in college, I spent a very unappetizing summer eating Ramen, Cup-A-Soup, and Oodles of Noodles.    Other than peanut butter and jelly, they were the cheapest and … Continue reading

January 21, 2015 · 4 Comments

Why the First Year and Half Can Be Rough for Moms and Babies

Note: A collection of information I put together to help overwhelmed moms in various groups I’ve been a member of understand what is going on with the personality changes and … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Product Reviews #1: The Foogo Thermos

My first blog product review! I realized a short time ago that I enjoy writing reviews, and I’ve been on Amazon writing furiously lately (my profile complete with a really … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Guide To Public Nursing

Note:  I wrote this piece back in 2010 after casually reading yet another post that had blown up because some people didn’t understand why so many women didn’t want to … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Craft #2: Flubber, Gak, Slime, or Silly Putty

Ingredients: 4 oz Elmer’s Glue-All (PVC Glue)  Note:  School Glue has varying compositions and doesn’t work so I don’t recommend it. 1 cup Water (use 1/2 cup if using Liquid … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Clean, Green, Easy: Week 1

Ever wanted to clean without all the chemicals, but didn’t know where to start? This guide will walk you through making the transition step by step. You can use mostly … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

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