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Imagine if all the people tried not to be dicks

Imagine if all the people tried not to be dicks

So the other day I was at Costco. For our overseas readers, Costco is grocery store on steroids. Everything in is it huge, bulk, wonderful. I love Costco. It’s very American. I shop there often because my family somehow manages to consume like 3 loaves of bread and 2 gallons of milk a week, even...

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Surreal Housewife of Amador County
The Stick Diet

For me, just thinking about a state or county fair brings to mind fond childhood memories of hurling through the air on the Scrambler, clattering through the fun house, and most vividly, the smell of goat manure in the morning. There really is nothing quite like it, except for possibly the smell of a...

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MyCup2Yours
I’m joining this team of amazing writers (and I couldn’t be more excited)

Jul 18, 2014
I’m joining this team of amazing writers (and I couldn’t be more excited)

If you’ve been here a while, you may remember Holley Gerth’s God-Sized Dream Team and how excited I was to be part of it. (If you want, you can check out the team here, read my back story and what I wrote in my application, read a letter to you about how to find your dreams, or hear some thoughts...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 18th – 20th

Weekend Top 10: July 18th – 20th

Roast marshmallows and listen to native stories during a FAMILY CAMPFIRE at the Maidu Museum. Friday Watch Despicable Me 2 under the stars at Fair Oaks’ MOVIE IN THE PARK. Friday FREE Pan for gold, dress up as a pioneer, and see a cannon fired during Hands on History: MINING THE MINERS at Sutter’s...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Summer fun with kids: What it’s like to swim with the dolphins at Six Flags Discovery

Summer fun with kids: What it’s like to swim with the dolphins at Six Flags Discovery

I have been dying to share this with you… My daughter and I got to swim with dolphins! We were invited to participate in the Dolphin Discovery program at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo. Since ‘Swim with dolphins’ was on my bucket list and my water-loving daughter has a special fondness for dolphins,...

The Blue Muse
It’s no hot dog anniversary but four years is still fun

Jul 17, 2014
It’s no hot dog anniversary but four years is still fun

Yes, I really fell down on my wedding day. No, this photo wasn't staged.If you follow the traditional wedding anniversary calendar, year the fourth is either flowers and fresh fruit (traditional) or appliances (modern). While I love me a good blender, ...

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Brown Thumb Mama
Keeping Bees in the City of Sacramento: The First 30 Days

Jul 17, 2014
Keeping Bees in the City of Sacramento: The First 30 Days

The conversation goes something like this: “You have BEES? In your BACKYARD?” Then I get the questions, all in one long breath: “Whatiftheystingthekids! Whatiftheygetinthepool! Whywouldyoudothat?” Well, it’s been a month now, and I am happy as a clam that I have bees in my backyard.  Hubby is still unconvinced. Some... 

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Natural Health: How To Make Sunscreen Using Coconut Oil, Carrot Seed Oil, and Raspberry Seed Oil

Jul 17, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

I have a few posts up on my site that generate a lot of email questions. It seems like everyone wants to get their hands on my secret recipe for sun protection! I guess my “I use this and this and this” isn’t quite cutting it. You kind readers want...

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Let’s stop the mom shame, shall we?

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Jul 16, 2014
Let’s stop the mom shame, shall we?

The other day, I was sitting in a coffee shop and the women next to me were trash talking some poor mom for feeding her a kid a hot dog. I didn’t mean to eavesdrop, but they weren’t exactly quiet about it. “Can you believe that Susie actually gave Henry a hot dog for...

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Momservations
Combatting an Epidemic of Artificial Validation

Jul 15, 2014
Combatting an Epidemic of Artificial Validation

Great new song and video from Colbie Caillat has a powerful message for girls and women.

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