Archive for the 'Family' Category

Which DNA test is best?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Many of us hear from our parents and grandparents we’re maybe part German or 1/8 Native American with a little Irish or North African, but how can we be sure? Now you can, and it costs under $100! With the recent dramatic price decreases of autosomal DNA testing, these can be a fantastic out-of-the box […]

Food- Cooking for the week or OAWC

Monday, June 6th, 2011

So I have to admit, I’m feeling a bit like a badass right now. I just got done cooking, bagging, labeling and freezing about two weeks worth of food. Not only that, but the dishes are done and the laundry is folded. ¬†With my busy new job I have been seriously lacking in the kitchen, […]

Baby: What’s your dream for your child?

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Oprah has repeated a quote from a guest several times, “Every parent has a dream for their child.” When we had our baby boy, I thought about that a lot. Once you get over the hysteria of being a new parent, Googling every thing you child does; For me I was convinced that because my […]

Home: Dinner plans for 4/17-4/22

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

In March we did such a great job making and eating dinner at home. We hit a groove with the crock pot, making double batches of dishes for the freezer and it was great. Then April hit and life got busy and our whole eating at home thing went out the window. We noticed it […]

Simple Pleasures: Kite Flying

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011


Baby: Why all the cheesy sayings?

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

Spit happens, or at least that’s what I’ve learned since having a baby. I’m reminded of it because of a set of bibs we received touting the saying. I can imagine the career path for someone who comes up with cheesy sayings on baby items. You first cut your teeth writing for Babys-R-Us Bib Department […]