Day: October 2, 2014


September in retrospect: Africa, Sound of Music, Beer and Hymns, and Disneyland

September was a full month. It started with my trip to Ethiopia with Help One Now, which was a great success. Our team really clicked and I felt great about the organization and their local leadership. But best of all, we met our goal! 300 new sponsors for kids at risk of becoming poverty orphans. […]

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How To Make Homemade Egg Noodles

When I was 23, I got my tonsils out during the last Christmas break of my college career and it was pretty much the most miserable two weeks ever. It didn’t help things that my doctor prescribed me steroids which, I didn’t know at the time but have come to discover since, make me ravenously […]

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Recycled Robot Craft inspired by The Ricky Ricotta Books by Dav Pilkey

I love books.  More than my love of books is my love of getting KIDS to love books, especially my own kid. Before I share how we made this super rad robot inspired by Dav Pilkey’s Ricky Ricotta Mighty Robot series of books, I need to tell you that this post was sponsored by Scholastic. […]

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DIY bottle holder lets babies feed themselves

I already love the Oball by Rhino Toys — it’s my #1 gift for new babies. But THIS hack? Damn smart. From sueb262: From the very first, my granddaughter has been independent. When she was about 2 months old, she started trying to hold her bottle herself, but it was too big for her hands […]

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