Be the Match, Make a difference!

Be the Match, Make a difference! World Marrow Donor Day is September 16. Join a global community, Be the Match, and help save a life. One of my favorite memories at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is walking through the Pit during the beginning of a semester…

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Tech in a Pinch: Kids’ Headphones

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We went to the mattresses. Mattress Shopping 2017

Mattress shopping This post may contain affiliate links. Shopping for a mattress is all out war.  There are mattress stores seemingly on every corner in Raleigh, NC, and they’re always mostly empty.  I wonder how they stay in business, then I wonder about their markup.  I’ve always dreaded mattress shopping:…

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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

A family summer tradition. I grew up hearing the churning sound of the homemade strawberry ice cream maker during summer at least once a week.  When we were young, my little brother and I helped make the ice cream, then played, then dashed in with bowls and spoons when the…

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Homemade Strawberry Milk

When I was a little girl, my grandfather drank a lot of homemade strawberry milk every May when fresh local strawberries were abundant.  Now, I love to make this for my kids.  More accurately, I love letting them make this for themselves.  Recall all of your happy chocolate milk moments, then…

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Make Your Own Homemade Strawberry Honey!

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Chocolate Chip Cake

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Made in a Pinch Tip – Foam Soap Refill

Whenever my kids walk in the house, or into the kitchen I say ‘Wash your hands!’.  We love to save money and help the planet at the same time.  When our twisted peppermint foam soap dispensers emptied (leftover from the holidays), we made our own foam soap refill.  Choose your…

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