Politics As Usual

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: March 8th, 2011 |  1 Comment
Politics As Usual

Isn’t it funny…the more you try to teach your kids how to avoid politics on the playground the more you run into them yourself? Why just yesterday I had a conversation with my older daughter about taking the high road. It took some time to get her to understand the concept after she came home […]

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Bowls, Bowls Everywhere

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: March 3rd, 2011 |  No Comments
Bowls, Bowls Everywhere

Why is it that food always looks more appetizing when it’s displayed in little bowls? Even food that you wouldn’t normally eat. You should try it sometime with your kids. How many times have they come home from school and automatically run to the fridge to grab the carrots? Yeah, like never. But let’s just […]

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Monday Scavenge

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 28th, 2011 |  2 Comments
Monday Scavenge

Have you tried those new Spring Oreos yet? Just had ’em for lunch and am thinking about eating them for dinner, too. Probably not the best idea. But today I’m house-bound with a sick kid so I need to scavenge to find something to cook tonight. I’ll spare you with the details but let’s just […]

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My Security Blanket

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 21st, 2011 |  2 Comments
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“Mommy, do you love your computer more than you love us?” is a question I get often.  The answer is obviously no but since the old saying “actions speak louder than words” applies I’m forced to explain myself. I have two daughters, one of whom carries around a stuffed animal head (that used to be […]

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Breakfast Leftovers

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 17th, 2011 |  1 Comment
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Today started out with my five year old daughter having a fit because I told her that her pants were too big and she needed to change. When she refused I started singing “Pants on the Ground” and that’s when all hell broke loose. So now my older daughter calls her Pants on the Ground […]

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How I Waste Time

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 11th, 2011 |  1 Comment
It's pink enough for Valentine's right?

I’m sitting at my second office (Panera Bread) doing what I do best — procrastinating and watching other people. It’s an extremely productive way to waste time. Here come two 30-somethings dressed in jeans and cute tops. C’mon, give me something to chew on. No, I’m not interested in hearing about your cookie exchange. Next. […]

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I Got Nothing For You Cuz It’s Just One of Those Days

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 7th, 2011 |  2 Comments
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On my left I’m staring at a huge heap of laundry that I have been ignoring since Saturday. On my right a pile has appeared out of nowhere consisting of, let’s see…an off-limits poultry shears used for an art project, some beads, an unpacked lunch box, surgical gloves, one sock and a half eaten dog […]

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I Don’t Even Know Who’s Playing

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 3rd, 2011 |  No Comments
I Don’t Even Know Who’s Playing

…in this year’s Super Bowl but I do know that I’m planning on eating. To me the Super Bowl is about one thing and one thing only: snacks. It’s a day when you can eat snacks all day long and it’s allowed. Cheese dips, spinach puffs, mushroom caps, turkey wraps. You name it; I’m eating […]

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While We’re On the Subject of Allergies…

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 30th, 2011 |  No Comments
While We’re On the Subject of Allergies…

Is it just me or have allergies gotten completely out of control lately? Maybe I should rephrase…is it just me or have parents of kids with allergies gotten completely out of control lately? Now before you go batty on me, I am inserting myself into this dialogue because I also have a child with severe […]

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Double Standards

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 25th, 2011 |  No Comments
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How’s it that when the dad goes out of town, it’s business as usual but when the mom goes out of town, anyone who’s ever been, wanted to be or even said the word “mother” comes out of the woodwork to help take care of the poor soul? Recently I went away for the weekend. […]

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