Coffee and Chocolate · Mommy food

Healthier Almond Joy Coffee

I know today is a famous holiday, Martin Luther King Day, but it also is a lesser known holiday; today is Gourmet Coffee Day!! Advertisements

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How to Avoid Folding Clothes Forever AKA Procrastination

I have some clothes that I need to pack up and move out to the shed (by “some” clothes, I mean everything my girls ever wore between 12 mo and 3T and a few castoffs that none of them like, plus everything the ONE boy child in the house outgrew) and I don’t waaaaaaaaaaaaant to!!! … Continue reading How to Avoid Folding Clothes Forever AKA Procrastination

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21 Thoughts in Your Baby’s Head When You First Introduce Him/Her to Solids

Ever wonder why your baby makes all those faces when you first introduce him to solids?  Well, here’s a little bit of insight. You touch the spoon to baby’s mouth, tempting her to open it. Something’s by my mouth! You know your baby will willingly open up because, Hey!

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Boomtown Babes

We used to be “those people”. Well, techinically, we still are “those people”.  As in, “Don’t be like those people and have more kids than you can handle.” or “You know  those people, the ones who take their kids out into public without properly training them to sit and stay first? Don’t be like them.” or “I… Continue reading Boomtown Babes

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21 Things I Never Thought I’d Hear Myself Say… And Then I Became A Parent

Why is there a half-eaten peach in the fruit basket?!? Why is there a half-eaten apple in your room?!? The Tooth Fairy left a message. She couldn’t come last night because almost every kid in the world decided to lose a tooth yesterday, so she’s kinda backed up right now.  She promises to come tonight!

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5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

Parenthood comes with some really great, heart popping moments.  Staring into your newborn infant’s eyes for the first time.  Baby’s first steps, then first words.  The first time your five-year-old actually makes a really funny joke and you wonder if you have a comedienne on your hands.  Your Big Kid turning around and saying, “I… Continue reading 5 Ways For Parents to go Bedlam Crazy in The Shortest Amount of Time

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Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously

Two years ago, just before my birthday, I told my husband I wanted nothing but a cleaning lady for a day or my car detailed. Instead, I got another bag of chocolates and flowers. Don’t get me wrong.  I wasn’t ungrateful, but I can buy chocolate anytime for myself and flowers die so quickly. Anyway,… Continue reading Why a Husband Should Always Take Gift Requests Seriously