Matcha Ice Cream

A luscious recipe for homemade Green tea Ice Cream using matcha powder.

Matcha Ice Cream is a treat any adult will love. Matcha is a green tea powder from Japan which is used in tea ceremonies. It has amazing health benefits due to it's high levels of antioxidants. But that's beside the point. This earthy ice cream is a rich, creamy dessert that's utterly sophisticated and not too sweet. Matcha Ice Cream is perhaps ...

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Little boys play in mud and get messy at Mud Day for Kids

Mud Day for Kids: Good Summer Fun

As a mom, I have a lot of rules half of which are designed to keep messes to a minimum. We are a no shoes house. A clean up your own mess house.  An artwork at the table house. But Monday was Mud Day. With two little boys, ages 5 and 7, I had ...

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Mamaguru holds her infant

4 Lessons to Teach Baby the 1st Year

Congratulations!  You have a new baby. All you have to do now is teach him EVERYTHING. Baby's first lessons come from Mommy. Overwhelmed?  Don't be.  You have a lot of time to do it.  Here's a good place to start.  These are the four crucial ...

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Whipped Cream Cheese recipe, strawberry flavor

Homemade Strawberry Cream Cheese

This week's edition of Making Groceries is super simple and super yummy: Homemade Strawberry Cream Cheese. Have you noticed that food manufacturers keep coming up with more and more whipped items? The whole idea is that by adding air, they cut their ...

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To Do This Life

To Do: This Life

A few months ago my mom shared a nugget of wisdom with me: Human beings tend to overestimate what they can do in a day, and underestimate what they can do in a lifetime. Like an arrow those words pierced straight into my heart, sending ripples and ...

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4th of July Fireworks Art Projects for Kids

3 Fireworks Crafts for Kids

Kids love the 4th of July! Who doesn't? Of course fireworks are the best part. Get ready to celebrate with 3 firework crafts! These are super easy art projects to do with little kids to get them in the mood for Independence Day. You'll be saying ...

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Summer activity, slip and slide

150 Fun (mostly free) Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is here, but already kids are whining, I'm bored. There's nothing to do. Have no fear. Here is a master list of 150 super fun summer activities for kids. Best of all, most of them are free! I love the long, lazy days of summer like anyone ...

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