Monthly Archives: July 2013

Peach Jalapeno Pops ๐Ÿด What’s For Dinner Wednesday

Ice pops are a big thing this year! I was tempted to buy the Zoku pop maker, but got the slush maker instead and oh how I love it. More on that another time. I already have a pop making … Continue reading

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Freezer Pesto ๐Ÿด What’s For Dinner Wednesday

I love, love, love pesto. I think it’s incredibly versatile: I put it in deviled eggs, various appetizers, toss it with pasta and chicken and whatever veg I have the fridge, love it on steamed vegetables, and even stir it … Continue reading

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Compass ๐Ÿ’ก Kid Projects

In an effort to peel the monkeys off the screens this summer, I saved up a few of our Magic School Bus Science Club kits. Okay, okay, I didn’t save them on purpose. We just got too busy and never … Continue reading

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Top 5 ๐Ÿ“‹ Chicago

We’re off on summer vacation – yippee! (Attention all would-be burglars trolling the blogosphere for target properties: our house will be locked, alarmed, and inhabited by a very capable sitter throughout our absence, so don’t get any ideas.) First stop … Continue reading

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LEGO KidsFest ๐ŸŒŽ Excursions

Last weekend we went up to Phoenix for LEGO KidsFestย – have you heard about this? It’s basically a three-day extravaganza of all things LEGO. I’m told it takes six semis to truck all the LEGO paraphernalia in, and judging from … Continue reading

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Picnic Chicken ๐Ÿด What’s For Dinner Wednesday

I am on a three-day cleanse this week, and it’s actually been going okay until about 5 pm each day. (Note to self: do not read cooking magazines while on a cleanse). I am drinking juices from a Sambazon cleanse … Continue reading

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Easy Throw Pillows ๐Ÿ“Œ DIY

Do you ever see something on the intertubes and think “I can make that…“? Well, this morning I happened upon this on Joss & Main:   Iย alreadyย made that. There are two of them sitting on my couch right this second. … Continue reading

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“She’s Not The Only Moron In This World” ๐Ÿท RHONJ Season 5, Episode 7 Recap

Friends, I’m not gonna lie: I am experiencing Gorgafatigue. (Teresa was born a Gorga so she’s a part of it – don’t think I’m taking sides. Even though I am.) Last night I just could not take it so after … Continue reading

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What’s For Dinner Wednesday ๐Ÿด Cold Cucumber Soup with Greek Yogurt

I love cucumbers, and I love cold soups, so it just makes sense that I would love cold cucumber soup, right? I think it’s been more than 35 days since the temp has dropped below 100 here, and I am … Continue reading

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“That Means She’s Having a Baby?!” ๐Ÿท RHONJ Season 5 Episode 6 Recap

Hope you had a great holiday weekend! The 4th isn’t quite the same in the desert as it is in middle America; for one thing, fireworks are sparse and really in poor taste. I wasn’t feeling so great on the … Continue reading

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