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blove: meg in progress

blove: meg in progress

April 17th, 2014

This one? all images courtesy of Meg Conley She’s a keeper. Meg and I met “officially” at Alt Summit last year, though I had already been a huge huge fan. I’ve wanted to share this talented woman with you all for some time now, and I’m glad I waited – she has an exciting new […]

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announcing VRAI Magazine!

announcing VRAI Magazine!

April 14th, 2014

Big announcement for little me today. A while back I was contacted by Danny, of the blog 1227  Foster - he told me that he was starting a new on-line magazine, and would I like to be one of the contributors? My initial reaction was what it typically is in these situations – something along the […]

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“this book was a tree”: review & giveaway!

“this book was a tree”: review & giveaway!

April 9th, 2014

A few disclosures, first. 1. Marcie Cuff is a fellow blogger, neighbor and dear friend. 2. I was planning on reviewing this book before Marcie asked me to participate in her book tour - that’s how much I love this book: This Book Was a Tree is for anyone who feels a little (or a lot) disconnected […]

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“mini cooks” dessert – cupcake cones!

“mini cooks” dessert – cupcake cones!

April 2nd, 2014

I was so excited to be tasked with dessert, to conclude this series with MJ and Joy. And not only because I love to bake, but because I’ve been waiting for just the right time to share this beloved treat with you all. I’ve been making cupcake cones – no joke – for over 20 […]

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“mini cooks” dinner – enchilada lasagna (yum!)

“mini cooks” dinner – enchilada lasagna (yum!)

March 26th, 2014

Welcome back to “Mini Cooks”! MJ, Joy and I have been having so much fun “cooking” up great recipes that are delicious as well as designed to get you and your little ones in the kitchen – together! Joy’s serving up dinner today, with a recipe that looks as easy as it does amazing! This […]

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my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

my most random post, ever (and a recipe)

March 20th, 2014

Note: this post contains a spoiler – if you’ve never seen the original “Planet of the Apes”, you may not want to read all the way through…. Okay, this was too weird not to share. Late last year I attended a book launch party to celebrate the release of Patty’s new book, Some Nerve: Lessons […]

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“mini cooks” lunchtime – a vegan smoothie!

“mini cooks” lunchtime – a vegan smoothie!

March 19th, 2014

It’s Wednesday, which lately means the next installment of “Mini Cooks” – a collaborative series with Joy and MJ, designed to get kids into the kitchen – and cooking! MJ’s up today, with a clever twist on lunch – a smoothie! I remember all too well the day that Noah – who had been an […]

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“mini cooks” snack – granola bars!

“mini cooks” snack – granola bars!

March 12th, 2014

Welcome back to “Mini Cooks” – my series with MJ and Joy, about getting kids into the kitchen! It’s my turn this week, and we’re focusing on snack time (one of my favorite times of day)! When Chelsea and Conor were little, they had no interest in helping me cook or bake. Which – truth […]

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blove: my life at playtime

blove: my life at playtime

March 6th, 2014

Another Alt Summit story: As I was standing with some friends at a party, I was introduced to this stunning woman. all images courtesy of Deborah Harju As one does at Alt we immediately exchanged business cards. And she immediately exclaimed, “Oh! YOU’RE Donuts, Dresses and Dirt!”. Seems she “favorited” my card on this ginormous […]

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“mini cooks” do breakfast – egg in a basket!

“mini cooks” do breakfast – egg in a basket!

March 5th, 2014

Hi all! It’s Chapter Two of “Mini Cooks”! It’s Joy’s turn today and she’s taking on breakfast – specifically, egg in a basket: all images courtesy of Joy This is a favorite around here, and Joy has nailed it as far as choosing a delicious dish that even the tiniest hands can help with. From […]

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