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Out of the Log Cabin

by John Avlon Feb 28, 2013 1:30 PM EST   Nearly 60 new Republican notables have signed an amicus brief filed to the Supreme Court today in support of the freedom to marry. John Avlon on who’s joined the movement—and its significance. One hundred and thirty-one Republicans signed an amicus brief submitted [...]

2013-02-28T19:49:14+00:00February 28, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments

The Sequester? Never heard of it.

The Washington Post says our attitude about the Sequester is like the movie, "Clueless."  (AP) Just one in four Americans are following very closely the debate over the $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts set to kick in on Friday, according to a new Washington Post-Pew poll, numbers that serve as [...]

2013-02-27T19:56:30+00:00February 27, 2013|General Interest|0 Comments

DIY, but Mom’s Way / The Mom Vivant

While assembling furniture, my friend Debbie asked her roommate’s five-year-old son to bring her a screwdriver. “Do you want a ‘Daddy’ screwdriver or a ‘Mommy’ screwdriver?” the little boy asked. Confused but preoccupied, Debbie absentmindedly said, “Bring me a ‘Mommy’ screwdriver.” The child came back and handed her a butter knife. – Contributed [...]

2013-02-27T14:33:36+00:00February 27, 2013|The Mom Vivant|0 Comments

Apple Pays for Unauthorized App Purchases by Kids

By Hayley Tsukayama, Apple has settled with parents who sued the company for making it too easy for kids to rack up charges by buying add-ons to games and other apps. Think twice before you plan a vacation with your settlement money, though. According to the court documents, posted in full on Monday by Apple Insider’s [...]

2013-02-26T21:08:36+00:00February 26, 2013|Civics for Kids|0 Comments

Chicken and Brisket Stew

From Southern Living Magazine Ingredients 2 large onions, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil $ 1 1/2 tablespoons jarred beef soup base 2 pounds skinned and boned chicken breasts $ 1 (28-oz.) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 1 (12-oz.) package frozen white shoepeg or whole kernel corn 1 (10-oz.) package frozen cream-style corn, thawed 1 (9-oz.) package frozen baby [...]

2013-02-26T21:24:14+00:00February 26, 2013|Whats for dinner|0 Comments

So, it wasn’t Debbie’s best night!

Oscar Wrap Up By Debbie Baldwin   Well let me start off by saying that had I written my traditional list of Oscar predictions—for which I have a remarkably accurate record—I would have failed miserably this year. This had to have been one of the most unusual, scattered, unpredictable, Academy [...]

2013-03-05T02:20:02+00:00February 26, 2013|The Mom Vivant|0 Comments
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