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Nursing strike!

                I have been back at work for a month now. My daughter has been very difficult to transition to going between breast and bottle feeding. In my last article … Continue Reading →


Bottle search for the breastfed baby!

                When returning to work after exclusively breastfeeding it is necessary to find an alternate feeding method, while you are away from your baby. During my 12 weeks of maternity … Continue Reading →


Supplies for pumping at work

                As a new mother who is breastfeeding, one of the most stressful times with your new baby is returning to work after maternity leave. Maternity leave flies by and … Continue Reading →


Roth 401k comparison with traditional 401k and Roth IRA accounts

I have been hearing a lot about the Roth 401k on the financial podcasts I listen to, among other places. I have done some research into the program to find … Continue Reading →


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Grandma’s Swedish Apple Cake

    Cream together: 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 1 cup + 2 Tbsp canola or vegetable oil Add and mix: 3 eggs … Continue Reading →


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Tomato Basil Soup (similar to La Madeline’s)

2 cans 18-oz. peeled whole tomatoes in tomato juice 2 cups vegetable stock (can use chicken stock) 1 tablespoon dried basil 1 cup heavy whipping cream ¼ lb or 1 … Continue Reading →


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Homemade laundry detergent powder- cheap!

            A friend of mine at work told me about a recipe a couple of years ago that has been a lifesaver to my laundry budget. Homemade laundry soap! I … Continue Reading →


Skin to Skin and the Golden Hour

            Most parents that have young children or are expecting children know that breastfeeding your newborn baby is the healthiest way to feed the baby. Some moms that plan to … Continue Reading →


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Cradle Cap treatment

            My sweet little girl has been suffering from cradle cap. She has a flakey crust built up on her scalp. I have been doing some research to find out … Continue Reading →


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Financing a house and your appraisal

            My husband and I have been wanting to move out of our apartment and buy a house, nearer to his work, for some time. This week we went to … Continue Reading →