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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Dying Easter Eggs

So, true to form, I’m about 20 years late to another trend: Pre-Dyed Eggs. Am I alone here in seeing this on grocery shelves? Even the Swiss do it! There was no price listed, and I was too lazy to … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Fancy Cooking

Sometimes my dinners get Fancy. And when I say “fancy” I mean like Iggy Azalea or maybe Fancy Nancy, not like Jonathan Coulton’s *Mr. Fancy Pants* classic. So basically, a dinner that pretends to be fancy, perhaps with a tongue … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Fire

For all my talk about fire and meditation and watching the flames…I still haven’t run out to buy a fire pit, and we haven’t yet had a fire in the fireplace. (The same fireplace-type-thing that was a HUGE bonus in … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to the Perfect Party Piñata

So I recently had another Crazy-Sexy-Cool kiddie party in my home.  Well, it would have been Crazy-Sexy-Cool if Sexy were actually Chaotic and Cool meant something closer to Thrown Together.  The Crazy works as is. Both of my kids are … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Guide to Hallowe’en Costumes

What to do when you’ve promised your kid that you’d make him wings for his hand-me-down Buzz Lightyear costume,  but a snowstorm keeps you from getting out for supplies? If you’re a Lazy Mom who doesn’t want to get messy with … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Peanut Butter Pie (for Mikey)

I’ve never made a pie in my life, but last week I was moved to do so.  I suppose I should be thankful that it was a no-bake pie, but it wouldn’t have mattered; I would have attempted it anyway. … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s End of Summer Survival Guide

So it’s the last few weeks of summer, and you’ve been to every park and zoo and playground and bookstore and library with a play area, and you’ve worn out your welcome at every yard in a ten-mile vicinity.  You’ve … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Crafts: Strive for Perfection, Settle for Fun

Thanks to the internet, there are loads of amazing and fun examples of “things to do” with your kids during these rainy days.  But usually, similar to how I treat cookbooks, I look at the pictures, skim over the materials … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Lunchtime Nod to the Royal Wedding

Okay, so I hadn’t planned on doing anything other than perhaps buying the teachers at my children’s school British-themed cookies from Le Baker’s Dozen.  I didn’t; I figured I’d wait for next week as a way to acknowledge their mothering role … Continue reading

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Lazy Mom’s Rainy Day Activity

Unlike the super creative moms like Anna at Random Handprints, Holly over at BaristaKids, or the parents over at New Jersey Family who come up with interactive and fun activities as they sip coffee, I only have occasional creative splurges.  The … Continue reading

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