Surviving Daylight Savings Time

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There are few days in the calendar year that I despise more than the one coming up on March 11. The day that Daylight Savings Times (DST) begins. Better known as the day we “Spring Forward” and move the clocks ahead one hour, losing one hour of beautiful priceless, sleep. When Daylight Saving time ends… Read more »

Mommy Services

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Remember the 80s sitcom Growing Pains? Well there was one episode where the teenage son, Mike, wanted to live on his own as an adult. So to give Mike a taste of what it would be like his parents started charging him for rent and meals and laundry, etc. If I’m not mistaken this also… Read more »

12 Reasons It’s Awesome to Work From Home

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It’s 9 O’clock on a Friday night and here I am. I’ve got Erasure playing on the computer and have notes and papers scattered beside me on the couch. I’m in my comfy PJs wrapped in a blanket topped off with super fuzzy socks. My kids are snuggled up asleep in their beds and I’m… Read more »

Gingerbread Photo Contest

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One of my favorite Christmas traditions to do with my kids every year is to make a Gingerbread house. This tradition is immediately followed by one of my other favorite traditions, eating said Gingerbread House. But I always make sure to get pictures in between. Truth be told? I’ve never actually attempted to make a… Read more »

Check out this awesome shopping app!

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Holidays can be stressful for many reason which is why our blog contributor, Meghan, shared her Holiday Survival Guide with you. We’ve discovered something amazing that you are going to HAVE to download for your iPad to get through this shopping season. Check this out! The app is called Gifts HD and so far I’m… Read more »

5 Cost Cutting Tips for Thanksgiving

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It’s great to have the entire family over for a generous Thanksgiving meal, but feeding a dozen people can be an expensive affair. With these five tips, you can drastically lower the cost of preparing a Thanksgiving meal. 1. Plan Ahead Your local grocery store will have a lot of Thanksgiving items on sale. Keep… Read more »

Thanksgiving Stuffing and Supporting Charities

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Last night AboutOne had a FANTASTIC twitter party last night. We all shared things we are thankful for and ways we are trying to better the world. Please support these charities this holiday season. Our new friend Linda from My Seattle Night Out, shared this recipe we’re excited to try next week! 🙂 Thanksgiving Stuffing… Read more »

Holiday Survival Guide

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It’s officially here. The beginning of the HOLIDAY SEASON. And despite all its magic and beauty it can also be the beginning of a very stressful time for many people. Large family get togethers, presents to buy, trees and school plays and parties and Christmas parades, etc. It can all be pretty daunting. So here… Read more »