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“We’ve moved”

Just a heads-up, I will now be blogging at sustainableprincess.wordpress.com My husband tells me it’s kind of a thing on the internet to post and say ‘We’ve moved’ just, you know, for people’s information. Even though it’s not a ‘we’ … Continue reading

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Assume the Best, Expect the Best

When you become a parent, it’s hard. You’re in over your head. You have a new person living with you and they’ve never lived with…well, anyone; they don’t know how to be a good roommate. They puke all over you … Continue reading

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Crockpot Carrot Ginger Soup

It’s the time of year when the common cold abounds. And the flu. And seasonal allergies. It’s a tough time of year for the respiratory and immune systems. Not being the cold-medicine type, I usually stock up on fresh ginger … Continue reading

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On the Bright Side…

In ancient Hebrew poetry if you use the phrase “There are six things that…seven that…”

So…there are nine things that I am thankful for;

ten things that make me smile. Continue reading

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Fear Itself

“We have nothing to fear but fear itself.”

I find this quote inspiring and infuriating at the same time. Fear itself is really very….scary. Continue reading

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The Logical Twist

This week, our dear friends JJ. and B. entered into a new phase of relationship with our family.  JJ. gave birth at the beginning of July and will be returning to work soon, and they needed someone to help care … Continue reading

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Can-Can?

I just spent almost $30 to can tomatoes. And I’m not even sure if it’ll work. Lots of people keep telling me it’s easy, so I’m hoping I can figure it out (hearing so many people say it’s easy gives … Continue reading

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Suburban Life

I get stuck in a rut sometimes.  A ‘my life is pointless and selfish’ rut.  Living in the suburbs of Cleveland and being at home with E. full-time occasionally leaves me wondering if I should be finding a way to … Continue reading

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Respect the Tantrum

My friend Kate came to visit.  Yes, another Kate.  She’s actually one of the first Kates I ever met.  One of the ones who made me want to be a Kate instead of a Katie.  That’s how cool she is.  … Continue reading

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Environmentalist Breakdown!

There is so much badness in the world.  It’s hard sometimes not to get overwhelmed.  It doesn’t help when people fight over how bad the badness actually is.  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is the size of Texas!  Actually, it’s … Continue reading

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