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Actionable Advice in New Parenting Book by Dr. Deborah Gilboa

Actionable Advice in New Parenting Book by Dr. Deb…

Poppy Poppy Sep 8, 2014
One of the best feelings as a parent is to have another adult compliment your child’s behavior. It’s nice to receive affirmation you are raising respectable kids. Secretly, though,… Read More
 
An Intimate Look at the 2014 Hyundai Tucson

An Intimate Look at the 2014 Hyundai Tucson

Poppy Poppy Sep 4, 2014
If you asked my kids what they did this summer they would probably not mention our trip to Yellowstone, beach vacations, camping adventures, or the hours I logged driving them to a… Read More
 
Flying Down the Hood and Limping Toward the Coast 2014

Flying Down the Hood and Limping Toward the Coast…

Poppy Poppy Sep 2, 2014
Participating in the famous Hood to Coast relay having never met any of the members on your team is riskier than meeting someone from match.com who doesn’t have a profile picture.… Read More
 
Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

Poppy Poppy Aug 19, 2014
When I'm dreaming of the fresh produce flourishing on the seed packs at the garden center in early spring, I develop amnesia. Just like the faded pain of labor, I don't remember wh… Read More
 
Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

Poppy Poppy Aug 7, 2014
My relationship with the Bowflex Boost was great while it lasted. We may have only spent a few weeks together, but it knew more about me than most of my college boyfriends. Unlike… Read More
 
Running

Flying Down the Hood and Limping Toward the Coast 2014

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Participating in the famous Hood to Coast relay having never met any of the members on your team is riskier than meeting someone from match.com who doesn’t have a profile picture. Hood to Coast is a 192 mile,12 member relay from Mt. Hood to Seaside. OR. Each person on the team is responsible for running 3 legs of varying difficulty until completion. Basically, you are stuck with your team members Continue Reading...

Eating

Green Beans on the Grill for the Lazy Gardener

When I'm dreaming of the fresh produce flourishing on the seed packs at the garden center in early spring, I develop amnesia. Just like the faded pain of labor, I don't remember what a lousy gardener I am until I consider mowing my weeds. Yep, they're that bad. In spite of my lazy ways interfering with good intentions, there are vegetables in there. Somewhere. It might take a machete and Continue Reading...

Sweating

Bowflex Boost Activity Tracker Postmortem Review

bowflex-boost-activity-tracker

My relationship with the Bowflex Boost was great while it lasted. We may have only spent a few weeks together, but it knew more about me than most of my college boyfriends. Unlike the years I worked off quarter beers by skinny dipping, the Boost kept track of how much activity I needed to rock a Land’s End tankini.  The Boost was the first next generation activity tracker I’ve tried. Continue Reading...

Living

An Intimate Look at the 2014 Hyundai Tucson

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If you asked my kids what they did this summer they would probably not mention our trip to Yellowstone, beach vacations, camping adventures, or the hours I logged driving them to and from water sources on the daily. Just like they dime me out to their pediatrician for allowing Otter Pops and forgetting sunscreen, they usually mention playing with the neighbors. Or worse, Mario and Luigi. While I don’t expect Continue Reading...