FF: When Frugal Isn’t Best

Chele from Moms Love Shopping asked me to come back on her show to talk about what I see as a negative side of the CVS shopping “system”. As I said on the show, it was with much caution that I wrote about this. If you haven’t read it yet, go read my post on CVS […]

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Chocolate Amargo

Well I just spent the last ten minutes learning that there is no Spanish word for blog.
I was going to get all fancy and name this post “blogging for chocolate” in Espanol, but that’s a little hard to do when you:

1) had about 15 minutes of Spanish class in 7th grade and
2) there’s no word […]

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Soul Food and Chocolate

LaTara of Vegan Family Living talked about soul food on her show last week.
I grew up eating soul food like black eyed peas and collard greens, fried chicken, sweet potato casserole, squash casserole (one of my favorite foods in the world), fried okra, cornbread and dressing, pinto beans, with chow chow on the side….. mostly I got these […]

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Raw Chocolate Candy

All this talk of chocolate reminded me about my raw chocolate candy recipe that Tiffany Washko asked for last week. These snacks are yummy for anyone, but if you or your child is sensitive to wheat, they’re flourless too!
Raw Chocolate Candy 
1 cup cashews, chopped fine
1 cup almonds, chopped fine
1/2 cup raw honey
1/2 carob (you can […]

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Promoting Your Blog

Since we talked on Moms Morning Show about promoting your blog, I thought I would share some ideas that I have used to get more traffic to my blogs.

Write Articles - Turn some of your lengthier, informative posts into articles and publish them at places like Ladypens.
Link Out - When you see great posts by […]

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How I Got Out of Debt

I’ve been meaning to post this for several months, but listening to Marie Ynami interview Christine McKinley on her podcast reminded me. They talked about Christine’s free teleseminar (which is now passed but if you check out her site she offers this information in ebook format) all about getting out of debt.
Basically, this is what […]

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Postpartum Depression and Work at Home Moms

WahmTalkRadio this week was really wonderful. I have never really thought about the implications of depression and postpartum depression for the work at home Mom, but Wendy Piersall did an awesome job of not only sharing her personal story, but giving other moms some advice if they find themselves in that situation.
When I listened to […]

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How do you make money with a blog?

Today on Moms Morning Show Chele, Wendy, Kelly and I discussed making money with a blog and promoting your blog.
When Kelly asked, “How do you make money with your blog?”
My answer was this: “The quick easy answer is, the same way you make money with any other site: selling your own products, selling someone else’s products […]

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What Will Parenting My Teen Be Like?

When I grow up and my kids are teenagers, I hope I’m as cool as Aurelia Williams. Aurelia’s show is all about parenting teenagers. I listened to this week’s show and thought about the fantasy I’ve always had with my younger kids.
I imagine myself sitting in front of a coffee shop sipping latte with my […]

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What Happy People Know About Chocolate

Not really.
Moms Morning Show today also reminded me about an awesome book I read and reviewed recently called What Happy People Know.
The science of happiness has always interested me. Why did some Holocaust survivors survive and go on to make something meaningful out of the experience, when others gave up emotionally and die prematurely […]

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