Posts Tagged ‘ tips ’

WFMW: Organizing the Produce Drawer

Wednesday June 22, 2011
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WFMW:  Organizing the Produce Drawer

Often when I grocery shop, I buy the same produce from week to week because I know I’ll use it for something at some point.  And occasionally, I’ll come home from my H-Mart run with something I already have a bunch of in the fridge. I do this frequently with things like jalapenos, cilantro...

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WFMW: Use your browser history to find stuff

Wednesday June 15, 2011
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WFMW:  Use your browser history to find stuff

This ever happen to you? I remembered seeing an  awesome recipe from homemade fudge popsicles somewhere online, but I couldn’t recall where. I tried searching my email (I try and save recipes that appeal to me there) and my Google Reader but found nothing. Grr!  Suddenly I had a burning desire to make popsicles...

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The Elephant in the Room

Thursday May 19, 2011
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The Elephant in the Room

My youngest is my early riser.   Sometimes cra-aazy early (like pre 6am), more usually, he manages to bounce out of bed and into our room just as I finally gotten myself up, coffeed up and am ready to start a quiet time.     I have been searching for a while for a good...

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Frugal Faves from Trader Joes

Tuesday April 12, 2011
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Frugal Faves from Trader Joes

Note: you can find a link to my Trader Joe’s Price Sheet at the end of this post. It took me a long time to “get” Trader Joe’s. I would hear people rave about it, but when I tried to shop there, I was confused.  I couldn’t buy everything I needed and still would...

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WFMW: How to Find Cheap Parking

Wednesday March 9, 2011
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WFMW:   How to Find Cheap Parking

I’ve had a couple of occasions recently to need to park downtown in a big city. Yesterday I had to meet my daughter’s field trip in DC near the National Building Museum, and last week we drove up to Baltimore to check out the Aquarium. I didn’t want to pay any more than I...

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WFMW: Tips for Baking with Yeast

Wednesday February 9, 2011
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WFMW:  Tips for Baking with Yeast

It’s been so long since I’ve participated in a Works For Me Wednesday, I decide to double up my tips today.  I can’t take credit for either of these gems, but both have been so helpful as I’ve gotten more and more practice in the world of yeast baking. Tip #1  – Use a...

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy — Compilation

Tuesday January 11, 2011
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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy — Compilation

I want to thank everyone who participated in the “Getting Kids to Eat Healthy” giveaway  and apologize for the delay in announcing the winners.    It took BlogHer a while to get back to me with the name of the winner, and then it took me a while to get it updated on the blog....

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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy … and a $200 Giveaway!

Friday December 10, 2010
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Getting Kids to Eat Healthy … and a $200 Giveaway!

*** NEW UPDATE:  unfortunately, Mary M did not respond in time.  The new winner is Cathy W (#158)!   Be sure to respond to the email sent by BlogHer to claim your prize! **** **** UPDATE:   Congratulations to Mary M (#10)! BlogHer should be emailing you for the details.  *** This is a sponsored post...

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How To Make A Rocket Ship Cake

Wednesday June 23, 2010
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How To Make A Rocket Ship Cake

Perhaps more aptly titled – how *I* made a rocket ship cake for Sam’s 5th birthday. 1. Come up with a design that is doable and agreeable to all parties. Sam requested a rocket ship cake, so I sat down at the computer to see what I could come up with.  I didn’t want...

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2010 Summer To Do List

Tuesday June 15, 2010
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2010 Summer To Do List

I think the key to not only surviving summer, but enjoying it is to have a plan.  Before summer arrives, I think of all these fun things I want to do with the kids during the summer, but if I don’t sit down and plan them out, they will never happen.  Even worse, on...

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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