A Budding Cook…and a New Pinboard

This is Thing One. Our oldest. At eight going on 17, she’s the current leader of the under 5 foot tall brigade in our home.  She’s also the absolute picture of a mother hen. Clucking around the boys trying to keep them in line, convince them where they should be and what they should be doing and taken care of them if Mr W or I are more than say…six feet away.

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Stuffed Dover Sole Recipe

In general, I’m not a big fan of fish. There’s no particular reason why other than perhaps a few bad experiences with improperly cooked fish. Sure I’ll throw together some tilapia tacos or some beer battered perch now and then, but for the most part, I shy away from experimenting with fish.

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Putting Together a Beautiful Wedding Table on a Budget

Green & Brown Wedding Table Setting

When I was planning our wedding, one of the things that always struck me was the absolutely gorgeous pictures of wedding tables repleat with beautiful center pieces, charming little favors, beautiful place settings and gorgeous linens. After all, with the exception of the dance floor, there’s no place your guests will spend more time during your wedding reception than at their table.

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March 2013 Birchbox Review

March 2013 Birchbox

As a woman, I can’t say enough nice things about Birchbox. As a woman on a budget who has given up many of the things she loves in life (including the freedom to shop when I want), I can’t say enough about the happiness factor brought out by my monthly Birchbox shipments. Why? Because I’m a girl and I love surprises. Birchbox does an excellent job of delivering on both the girly factor and the surprise factor.

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