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Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

Pineapple Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

An easy recipe for tropical oatmeal cookies. With how unbelievably soft & chewy these are, you’ll never guess they’re healthy!     Have you ever seen pictures of people on vacation posing with someone else’s paper face cutout taped to a popsicle stick? Grinning teenagers in front of the Golden Gate Bridge, smiling school...

Talking a Little Less Trash
Green Cleaning – Eco-Friendly and Clutter Busting Recipes

Green Cleaning – Eco-Friendly and Clutter Busting Recipes

My favorite part of making less trash is finding ways to have less clutter.   Over the past year, we have pared down our cleaning supplies to a few items, by making some of our cleaning supplies.  I used to think this would be time consu...

mamawolfe
A Rainy Day in the Bookstore

Apr 4, 2014
A Rainy Day in the Bookstore

Most moms dream of a day like I’m having today. I’m on vacation, absolutely no obligations besides catching my flight home this evening. I slept in and woke without an alarm. I didn’t rush out of the motel room, instead I moved at my own pace. I downed several cups of coffee before I...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
5 Buzzworthy Natural Insect Repellent Ideas

Apr 4, 2014

When you’re having a fancy garden party at the height of mosquito season, would you rather: a) Douse guests in a toxic cloud of commercial bug spray as they walk through the door; b) Forgo the bug spray in favor of sending guests home with bug bites that looks like some form of the...

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Placer County Online
Eggstra fun Easter activities throughout Placer County

Easter activities in Placer County: April 12:   Easter Egg Hunt, Soccer Field, Meadow Vista, 10am – Children up to 5th grade April 19:   Lincoln Lions Easter Egg Hunt, McBean Park,  10am – Toddlers to 3rd grade only. Call 645-1068 for info April 19:   Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival, Woodcreek Golf Course, Roseville.  Call...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Ten fun things to do with your kids this weekend in Sacramento

Ten fun things to do with your kids this weekend in Sacramento

Find deals for your family at the huge Spring JUST BETWEEN FRIENDS consignment sale. Friday – Sunday (FREE pass coupon here) Be amazed and learn a trick at the Trevor Wyatt HOUDINI MAGIC CLASS in the Arden Fair Mall. Saturday FREE Learn about dinosaurs, dress up as Indiana Jones and decorate a wooden dinosaur...

renegade mothering
Hey new moms: I got a “babymoon” for ya.

Hey new moms: I got a “babymoon” for ya.

You know people keep talking about these damn “babymoons,” and once again I find myself shaking my head. Setting aside my disdain for the term itself (on account of its excessive cuteness), I just don’t understand how a trip to Turks and Fucking Cacaos is really a “last hurrah” at all. Yeah okay I...

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BreeHester
This is 38.

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Apr 2, 2014
This is 38.

You know, there was a time when 38 sounded really old to me. Being in your 30’s meant babies, mortgages, having a real job, and being like – a real grown up. The idea freaked me out. I had so much fear. Of everything. I have no idea what I was so scared of....

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Mr. Andrew Bradley
Kid-Sitting Around the World

Kid-Sitting Around the World

It was a crazy week of traveling around the world, but all I had to do was head to my brother's house with my mom to kid-sit my two nephews and niece in Redwood City. After I finished up with Good Day Sacramento, my mom and I...

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The Spotted Lamb
Spring Has Sprung!

Apr 2, 2014
Spring Has Sprung!

Finally!  After spending the last 3 winters in California, I nearly forgot what a 'real' winter is all about....I am happy to report that we survived....barely. :)  Now that the days are getting longer, the sun is shining brighter, the temperatures are rising and green is becoming the new brown I am feeling totally...