Quick & Easy Stocking Ornaments

So I’m hosting a fundraising event for an organization called Operation Breakthrough in Kansas City. One of the ways that we are going to raise money is through a raffle. I wanted something kind of different than just paying some money, getting a ticket and hoping to win a prize. Through about a millions morphs, […] Read more…

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Maple Bacon Turkey Experiment

Hey everyone its Tamara again, your friendly neighborhood not a chef! We are doing an experiment this Thanksgiving, and I am going to share the recipe with you. I’ll let you know how it turns out after we eat. So we are at Nana and Grandpa’s house for Thanksgiving this year, but I have weaseled […] Read more…

Author Heather Taft, PhD Biologist, Mother, and Cat lover.

Online Education: Is it Right for You?

Are you thinking about taking an online class? Maybe one of your kids is taking an online class right now and you aren’t sure you like the idea of not having face to face interaction with the instructor. For some people online education may be the best option. Military spouses certainly can’t stay in a […] Read more…

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ErgoBaby Original Carrier

I have recently had an opportunity to use and review the Ergo Baby Original Carrier and matching infant insert. Over the last year I have tried the ErgoBaby out in a variety of situations and in each situation I have tried using a stroller, just carrying the baby, and using the ErgoBaby and the ErgoBaby wins every time. […] Read more…

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A Fun Project to Organize Knitting Needles

So one day I was trying to find the right size knitting needles for a project I wanted to start.  As I was searching through the ridiculousness that was my craft room, I decided that maybe instead of jumping into a new project, I should organize the mess instead.  Boooo!  No fun!  Then I realized […] Read more…

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Demystifying GMOs Part 2: Ensuring Their Safety for Consumption

Missed Heather’s first Article on GMO’s?  Click here to check it out! Last time we discussed the use of selective breeding and how incorporating genes into plants using laboratory methods to make a genetically modified organism (GMO) is similar.  It accomplishes the task of incorporating a specific trait faster.  What about genes that are incorporated into […] Read more…

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The Great Murad Resurgence Experiment & Review

Ever wonder who those people are who review products? I did, too. So I was delighted (and a little concerned, but we’ll get to that) when the opportunity arose to review the Murad Resurgence skin care products. Delighted because – let’s face it – I want to look young and vibrant for as long as […] Read more…

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Dogtra 3502 NCP Super-X Review; Wireless dog leash and trainer.

Our family includes two wonderful, high energy, smart, loving, and driven basenji’s Indiana and Aloria. Anyone who knows anything about the “barkless” basenji knows that the word basenji can be loosely translated as “small wild thing” and would agree that this is an apt description of the breed. One thing my husband and I have […] Read more…

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Demystifying GMOs Part 1: Why are companies using them in food and how are they made?

Are you concerned about genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? I know a lot of people are uncomfortable buying GM foods. How much do you really know about them? There is a tremendous amount of controversy about GMOs, and with that comes a lot of claims that may or may not be true. It can be hard […] Read more…

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Blazing Needles in Salt Lake City, UT

I love finding new, local yarn shops whenever I travel, which is pretty much all the time.  Recently, I found Blazing Needles in Salt Lake City, UT.  I found it using Knit Map which, if you don’t already know, is a great online resource for finding local yarn shops.  Blazing Needles is located in a super, cute […] Read more…

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Tell me truly…what are the newborn necessities?

When Scott and I found out I was pregnant with Liam, we being the engineers that we are, immediately started “the baby research”. I felt inundated with all of the things I apparently “needed” to have a baby. Just the list of necessities to bring to the hospital was daunting: camera, cell phone charger, extra […] Read more…

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Honk if you see me…

My last post Not the Summer Blues , about our visit out to the Pacific North West for some house hunting, gave you a window into our lives.  This week, we are taking the next step. After a little wheeling and dealing we purchased our dream home.  Well, it will be…  A little here and […] Read more…

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