Lifestyle Picks

Editorial picks featuring lifestyle posts–food, travel, pets, bicycling, film, etc.

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Limoncello Easter sugar cookies

Recipe: Limoncello Easter sugar cookies

Are you ready for the Easter Bunny?Light and lemony and a little bit of Spring! The Easter Bunny hasn't been at my house in YEARS, but I still love this holiday.  And, if you really think about it, Easter is the mid-point be...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: S’more cookie tarts

Mar 27, 2012
Recipe: S’more cookie tarts

Raise your hand if you link up to a gazillion linky parties every day. {Hand raised.} Keep your hand up if it takes a long time because your computer is absurdly slow and it makes you want to throw it out the window. {My hand is still raised.} N...

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The Farmer Fred Rant
Weed Whacker vs. Car Window? No Contest

Weed Whacker vs. Car Window? No Contest

 + =You wear protection when you're whacking weeds, right? Perhaps a face shield?What about your glassy possessions, thirty feet away? Are they protected, especially when that 30-foot zone is filled with weeds combined with bark and gravel? U...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Penne with spicy beef and mushroom sauce

Recipe: Penne with spicy beef and mushroom sauce

On my last trip to the farmer’s market, I splurged on a pound of ground beef from Lucky Dog Ranch, a local meat supplier that sells  grass-fed, sustainable meats here in the greater Sacramento valley.  As I’d mentioned in my last SNAP post, I was not only surprised that “the meat people” were participating...

Momservations
Responsible owners pick up their dog’s poop; but would you pick up another dog’s? A dilemma

Mar 27, 2012
Responsible owners pick up their dog’s poop; but would you pick up another dog’s? A dilemma

Until you're a mom you'll never know the depth of your poo tolerance.

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Dr. Melissa Arca
No more bedtime battles… I hope

No more bedtime battles… I hope

We’re doing a little experiment over here. Actually, it’s not so little. It was quite a huge undertaking over the weekend. But you see, we’re a little desperate. Once again. For sleep. For our protected adult time that doesn’t entail falling asleep with our kids. Every.single.night. Admittedly, we cuddle our kids to sleep every...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Fresh green garbanzo bean dip

Mar 27, 2012
Recipe: Fresh green garbanzo bean dip

Although you wouldn't know it by the murky weather we've been having, the first day of spring was a week ago. It might still be a bit chilly to bust out the shorts and BBQ but you can make a batch of this delicious, fresh garbanzo bean&n...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Orange and white chocolate muffins

Mar 27, 2012
Recipe: Orange and white chocolate muffins

It is dark and stormy outside. Lots of thunder and lightening. It is the perfect day to stay inside in your jammies and watch movies. I am fairly incapable of concentrating on anything else because I am watching Season 2 of Downton Abbey on my iPad. I am so into this show, I love...

Chique Chic
Tips & Tricks Tuesdays – How to: Tie scarves

Mar 27, 2012

I want to start a new segment called “Tips & Tricks Tuesdays.” Each week I’m going to do a How To video. This week we’re learning how to tie scarves! © 2012, ChiqueChic. All rights reserved. On republishing this post you must provide link to original post.

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Importance of a moment

Importance of a moment

Welcome to the March Mindful Mama Carnival: Mindful Mama ChallengeThis post was written for inclusion in the Mindful Mama Carnival hosted by Becoming Crunchy and TouchstoneZ. This month our participants have challenges they've set for themselves toward...

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