You may be under the impression that I am some sort of hippie. Yes, I live in Santa Cruz. Yes, I eat organic. (No, I don’t poop rainbows.) But before you start to question the furriness of my armpits, let me stop you right there. I drove and enjoyed a non-hybrid, gasoline powered SUV. Shocking, right? Well let me tell you the story…
This is the first snack that not only my son. but my husband and I went crazy for. These snacks are seriously AMAZING! When the box of snacks arrived at our house we opened a pack from each box and couldn’t believe how insanely delicious each and every pack was. Not only are they yummy, but check out all these other reasons why we love them:
Spoon any flavored instant mousse or pudding you desire into the shells, and top with fresh fruit for a simple and stunning dessert.
This creamy cheesecake combines the pleasant tartness of fall apples with the buttery sweetness of caramel to really showcase fall flavors.
Do you have a favorite place that you always dream about? I do. I would love to go to Hawaii. Thankfully, one of our MDMs Editors lives in Hawaii and I get little doses of the islands by just talking to her. That doesn’t mean I don’t dream about visiting, taking in the scenery, the lifestyle.. Still trying to convince her to share her daily hawaiian life with us, wouldn’t that be fabulous?
Now that you have your gear and your supplies, you are all set to camp. But you can’t camp without a camp fire! I can’t talk about camping without giving you the low down on fire safety rules and regulations. No one wants to be the guy that burnt the forest down, destroying it for future generations. With a few safety tips, you can enjoy your s’mores and no one will get hurt!
Throughout college and for the first few years that I lived in Hawaii I worked as a waitress. As most of you mamas know, dinning out with your kids can make for an interesting experience. I’ve seen it all; tantrums, thrown silverware, dumped bowls of spaghetti and even a full on brawl between a snappy fellow dinner and an overly stressed out dad.
This dresser was doomed, set out on the curb for trash day by it's owner of 40 years. Have you scored on some trash that you turned into something awesome?
Good news for many of you breastfeeding mamas out there! The IRS has announced that breast pumps and accessories can in some cases be considered a tax write off. The IRS states, “Breast pumps and supplies that assist lactation are medical care under § 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code because, like obstetric care, they are for the purpose of affecting a structure or function of the body of the lactating woman.”
My daughter Amelia LOVES Katy Perry. Morning, noon and night its Katy Perry this, Katy Perry that. “What should we listen to, Amelia? Wait… never mind… let me guess…”