Organized Mom on March 25th, 2010

About this time last week, I was sitting in my friend Theresa’s kitchen, drinking wine, talking, laughing, eating and learning. Wait, what? Yes, learning. And I liked it. Before you ask yourself what kind of freak I am, wait a minute. I’ll explain. I love food. Always have. But as an adult, I really learned […]

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Organized Mom on November 26th, 2009

Well, the meal went pretty well. I was scrambling at the end, trying to keep everything warm while I finished the gravy & rolls. But it turned out okay. Everything was hot except the carrots, which were a little cooler than I would like. But everything else was good. The turkey was awesome. The breast […]

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Organized Mom on November 25th, 2009

I have to tell you, I am a house cleaning, desk clearing, laundry washing, hard working, multi-tasking MOFO this week. And today, I just could not sit down. I kept thinking of “one more thing” to do. I knew if I sat down that’d be it for the day. So I kept going from thing […]

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Organized Mom on November 23rd, 2009

In order to keep myself accountable, I’m going to keep assessing whether I’m getting things done towards Thanksgiving. If I don’t keep a list, I’ll forget something. I needed to get some laundry done today, which I did. Yay! Last night I made stock, and this morning I finished it off (boiled it down a […]

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Organized Mom on November 18th, 2009

I’ve been distracted tonight by watching Top Chef. We watch every Wednesday and it’s getting down to the wire. I’ve learned a lot about food since watching it the last several seasons. I would love to read more about classical French cooking and techniques. And I would love to be a much better cook. Since […]

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Organized Mom on November 16th, 2009

It’s time to start planning meals. Oh, we’ve been buying groceries that will cover a variety of meals during the week, and we use most of them. But it’s pretty haphazard. Both my husband and I like to have choices – we don’t like an inflexible menu. So each time I mentioned menu planning, my […]

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Organized Mom on November 16th, 2009

If you want to make some super-awesome rolls that get you praise and accolades without a huge amount of work, then listen up. Last year, I discovered a no-knead roll recipe at The Pioneer Woman. It sounded pretty simple so I thought I’d give it a try. It’s an easy recipe and you don’t need […]

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Organized Mom on November 15th, 2009

We had a lot going on today. We saw a printer demo, watched a movie, and stopped to get a copy of Up because we absolutely loved it when we originally saw it. Remember the roast prep I did yesterday? This morning I put all of the veggies, the roast (which I had seasoned and […]

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Organized Mom on November 14th, 2009

We’re still suffering from lack of sleep in these parts, which makes it really hard for me to get going in the mornings. I need a full night’s sleep to feel at my best and most productive. I haven’t had many of those nights for about 2 1/2 years now. So it’s been taking me […]

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Organized Mom on November 4th, 2009

Having a helpful husband is a wonderful thing. When he gets home in the afternoon, many times he takes over kid duties for a little while to give me a break. In addition, he sometimes tackles the dishes. Instead of sitting down & resting when he gets in, he uses the momentum that he has […]

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