What music do mummies listen too?

Wrap Music. This Halloween joke was brought to you by Brent J. from Upper Arlington, Ohio Thanks Brent! I apologize for my blog infrequency but you know I’m not one to miss a holiday so it’s only fitting that I bring it back for one of my favorites. I love Halloween. I would say it’s my favorite […]

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Long time no talk

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Hey there! Where have you been? Feels like we haven’t had a one-sided conversation in forever. My bad. Truth is I’ve actually been busy. Really, truly, contributing to society again busy. That’s right the sabbatical has ended. The summer of Sarah has come to a close. But what a summer it was! Beach time, dog walks, mid-day […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

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Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie (one week late) Day! Did you know that last Thursday was National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day? Yeah me neither. But a funny thing happens to a girl when she realizes she missed one of the most important cookie days of the year. She can’t stop thinking about chocolate chip cookies for […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

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Growing up, we were a birthday cake kind of family. Vanilla, chocolate, funfetti or according to my sister, only grocery store cake and nothing else, whenever your birthday came around, you were the deciding factor as to the dessert on your special day. Yes over the years there were clown cones and cupcakes, pies and ice […]

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A Halloween Hangover

Happy day after Halloween to you all! If you have children, I hope you didn’t steal too much of their candy last night “for the sake of their health.” For those of you that did, I suggest a supervised withdrawal action plan that involves adding a Snickers bar to each meal to avoid crashes throughout the […]

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Spooky Pumpkin Toffee Cookies

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Pumpkin season is in full swing folks. And while I’m not exactly down with the PSL craze, I do love to put pumpkin into just about everything else from October through oh let’s just say February. If I’m baking you something during this time frame, it’s likely to include pumpkin. Sorry I’m not sorry. I […]

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Trial and Error, Peanut Butter and Chocolate

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Do you ever have those weekends where you have one million errands to run, few commitments to get in the way of them and then it’s Sunday night and your checklist only has one thing crossed off? Yeah, me too. It’s not often that I go into a weekend without it being entirely booked. I […]

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Murphy’s Law

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St Patrick’s Day has always been highly regarded in my family. How could it not be? With Murphy as your surname you learned at a young age: The lyrics to MacNamara’s Band Everything can be dyed green with the proper amount of food coloring-even chicken salad. Wearing green underwear will not win you the tiebreaker […]

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Conversation Heart Cookies

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I apologize that I embargoed my Wednesday post until Thursday. But holidays trump blog schedules and I highly doubt any of you were waiting at your computers for that recipe to come through. (Sigh) Maybe someday? Plus, our last baby season baby was born this week. Hooray! I shared Ella’s shower in the baby season […]

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