Tag Archives: 2012

Halloween Costumes: Finding the right balance of “eco-” and easy

I will admit that one of my struggles as a mom is never feeling like I’m as “Pinteresting” as I’d like to be. I always thought I’d be that mom…you know, the one who always made everything by hand, sending handmade goodies into school all the time, creating showstopping birthday cakes and stitching up totally Pinteresting Halloween costumes that put the storebought ones to shame.

I used to be her. I was a cookie-baking, crafty machine. But yeah…uh, not so much anymore.

To be honest, I still do pretty well with some of those things (like the daycare snacks), but when it comes to things like making Halloween costumes, I just can’t pull it off. I buy premade costumes. Continue reading


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A new goal, a cute duo, and a happy new year to you!

This year, I’m basing my new year’s goal on this post I found on DrGreene.com  (thanks to author Ruth Kaiser.)

I always find great information there, but this one is especially relevant to me right now as a mega-multitasking mom. Continue reading


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