How to Grow Sprouts in a Sippy Cup

My kids keep sippy cups by their beds filled with water for nighttime drinking. Yes, they’re too old for sippy cups, I know. Sue me. But I’m too tired to clean up water spills in the middle of the night. So there you have it. Occasionally I feel extra generous, and I make them homemade […]

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How To Painlessly and Naturally Remove Warts

Poor little buddy! Some time earlier this year near the end of the school year, Diesel developed a wart on his lip. It started out as a small little bump that kind of looked like a zit, but then it grew and grew and grew. It was gross and people started to stare. His cousin […]

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Book Review: Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty—My New Favorite Author!

Liane Moriarty has become one of my favorite authors. I first read one of her books via my book club, and I was hooked. Three Wishes is my second novel to read of hers, and while I preferred The Husband’s Secret, this one was still pretty great. Moriarty is an Australian author who has a […]

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Book Review: Orange is the New Black

Sometimes you stumble on a book by mere chance. I was looking for an “in between” book I could borrow from the library to read on my Kindle app immediately while I waited for my saved books to become available. So I searched for books that were available right away. Usually this selection isn’t the […]

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Labor Day = Groundhog Day

It’s starting to feel like Groundhog Day around here… where the same thing keeps happening over and over ad nauseam. I’m pretty sure if I reviewed the last 5, maybe 10 years of Instagram photos on this particular weekend of the year, they would all say, “We take Labor Day seriously around here.” And the […]

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Poly-Readers Versus Serial Readers. Which One Are You?

This is my stack… or my stash if you will. My husband, Jay, doesn’t get it. Of course, he barely reads one book a year. So I don’t really expect him to understand why I read one book at time much less multiple books at a time. But that’s what I do—I’m a poly-reader. It sounds […]

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Nate Sallie in Concert!

Earlier this week, my amazingly talented brother, Nate Sallie, performed at SBU in Bolivar, MO. He hasn’t done a concert like this in ages, and I was so excited that it was close enough for me to go. Crazy little story for those of you who don’t know…about two years ago my brother miraculously started […]

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