Craft It Forward

Operation email inbox? Success! I can’t say I have zero messages because apparently the people I’m contacting do not take months to reply, and some of them wrote back within 24 hours. Imagine! It’s 30 degrees outside in Dallas today (I realize no one thinks that is a big deal, but remember, I’ll be paying […]

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I Read Them, But Do I Reply?

This week (meaning on Tuesday) I committed to not writing any more “real” posts until I cleaned out my inbox entirely (I currently have 171 messages to take care of, all of them from real people who wrote important things and some of them have been sitting there since June of last year), which is […]

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Help Haiti (A Giveaway)

I wrote last week that I was feeling a bit overwhelmed by the crisis in Haiti and wondered where you were sending your money. Kelly, of The Startup Wife, commented about a giveway she is currently running* to raise awareness about human trafficking. I liked her idea and realized I had just the item to try to […]

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Not The Time To Start Indulging

Judging pregnant women for their dietary choices is a fun national past time that I’m sure we can all admit to indulging in at one point. After all, with most areas of motherhood there is little proof that one method of child rearing is more effective than any other. Spanking? I was spanked as a child and […]

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Glazed Clementine Chiffon Cake and Baked Spaghetti

This past week I made: Glazed Clementine Chiffon Cake for a friend’s birthday. Delicious, except I added in 7 medium egg whites because I didn’t have 6 large egg whites. I thought it tasted a bit eggy so I wish I would have stuck with 6 medium and called it good. Citrus fruit is cheap […]

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