Month: May 2010

Second Trimester: Holy Mother of Pearl!

Second Trimester: Holy Mother of Pearl!

I’m getting into the heart of my second trimester and the date of my 20-week ultrasound is almost here!  Just a few days away now.  I’m hoping for a girl this time so that we can complete the boy-girl-boy pattern that we’ve started.  Actually, the main reason I’m thinking a girl would be good is…

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Retro Wednesday: Wife Spankings Fresh Coffee

Retro Wednesday: Wife Spankings Fresh Coffee

Well, I don’t know about you, but when I looked at this retro ad of this wife being spanked by her husband, I said to myself, “Self, I’m thinking that she purposely didn’t store-test the coffee for freshness.”   What do you think? Spankings for Fresh Coffee I’m also thinking that not so long ago, it…

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Granola: Not Just for Hippies

Granola: Not Just for Hippies

Granola has long since moved on past its association with Birkenstocks and hippies.  I do wear Birkenstocks, and I grew up in Ann Arbor, but I’m not sure that I’m really a hippie!  I do like to get my granola fix, though.  In our house, granola is one of the best-loved foods Mommy makes.  It’s a snack, a sweet treat, a topping,…

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Retro Wednesday: Decaf to Prevent Child Abuse!?

Retro Wednesday: Decaf to Prevent Child Abuse!?

Last week’s retro-post was such a hit that I decided to give you  another  dose of vintage magazine advertising.  Let’s just say that “truth in advertising”  wasn’t a top priority back then like it is now (insert laughter).  Well at least the ads these days don’t seem as creepy or, in some cases, downright dangerous. Since…

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Human Body Detectives

Human Body Detectives

Human Body Detectives “Battle with the Bugs” is the second activity workbook and audio CD in the Human Body Detectives series by Dr. Heather Manley.  The series highlights two girls’ adventures through the different body systems and teaches kids the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle.  Dr. Manley’s philosophy is that if children understand how their bodies…

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