All Blog Posts Tagged 'The' (141)

Happiness Is A Thing Called (Trader) Joe*

(*Okay, you have to be of a certain age, or a connoisseur of old music, to get that song reference . . . )



My affair with Trader Joe started slowly, and innocently enough; I was a loyal Safeway customer, but a friend told me that this funky alternative store had a cheaper price on Crystal Guiser Juice Squeeze (the carbonated juice beverage to…
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Added by Lauren Mayer on March 23, 2010 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Our New Vegetarian, Kinder Diet -- Week 1

It’s been about a week that we dramatically changed things here in the Bleasdale kitchen. After reading Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet and watching the movie Food Inc., my husband decided that he wants to radically change his eating habits to hopefully get rid of the pain he has been in for months.



Eliminated meat:

I went to the grocery…

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Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on February 5, 2010 at 2:38am — No Comments

First Snow and the Perfect Gift

A few days ago we woke up to a few inches of snow! I got some nice pictures of Landon enjoying it. Now that he is three he seemed to be even more exited about the first snow of the season...



Need the perfect holiday gift for a small business owner, entrepreneur, artist, writer, musician, film maker, or environmental and social activist who wants to get more customers, generate more revenues, and build a following? Then consider getting David Mathison’s Be The Media! He now travels… Continue

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on December 12, 2009 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Dropping the S Bomb

I did it yesterday. I accidentally dropped the bomb.



I let the S word slip from my mouth in front of the children as I was driving them to school. My son immediately picked up on my mistake and began gleefully using it so expertly, I almost believed he comprehended the import of what I had just done.



I had just corrupted my children.



You must understand the level of shame and guilt I felt. I am not one of those mothers! In fact, I barely can drop those kinds of… Continue

Added by Vivianne on December 3, 2009 at 1:31am — No Comments

Do You Want to Make a Living with Your Blogging, Writing, Craft, or Music? You Can!

I am an avid Twitter user -- left to my own devices, I would tweet all day. I like to connect with many other people, mostly moms, who are interested in the same topics: natural birth, breastfeeding, attachment parenting, green and frugal living, homeopathy, and using social media. I also love to provide my followers (2550+) with valuable retweets they might benefit from.



I think social media is amazing in that it allows anyone with a message to get it out to many people — without it… Continue

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on November 30, 2009 at 6:12pm — No Comments

The Green Books Campaign: The Green Bible

Green Books Campaign: The Green Bible



This review is part of the Green Books campaign . Today 100 bloggers are reviewing 100 great books printed in an environmentally friendly way. Our goal is to encourage publishers to get greener and readers to take the environment into consideration when purchasing books. This campaign is organized by Eco-Libris, a a green company working to green up the book industry by promoting the adoption of green practices, balancing out books by… Continue

Added by Rhonda McKnight on November 10, 2009 at 8:24pm — 2 Comments

The Real Housewives of NJ

We love The Real Housewives of New Jersey! Hell, we love all "real" housewives for that matter. Today, the definition of housewife has taken on a whole new meaning, as evidenced at our event this past Friday night with the stars of The Real Housewives of NJ. Before we share the fabulous details of our evening, or dish on Dina Manzo and her sister, know this: According to Wikipedia (our trusted definition resource), "Housewife is a term used to describe a married female who is not… Continue

Added by Bradi Nathan on November 10, 2009 at 12:58pm — No Comments

“Be The Media” And Make a Living Doing What You Love!

Are you an entrepreneur, artist, blogger, musician, or writer who wants to make a decent living? You can! I already blogged about how I heard David Mathison speak about using social media to market what you are passionate about and to use social media to your advantage. His book, Be The Media, goes into much detail about how you only need 1000 true fans to make a decent living. That seems entirely doable!



Be The Media is one of those book you want all of your family and… Continue

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on November 7, 2009 at 9:03pm — No Comments

I AM A GODDESS

Most of us don’t wear pointy, golden brassieres or sexy tight cat suits so it may not be so obvious but I am convinced that all mothers are either Super Hero’s or Goddesses. Personally, I am far from being Helen of Troy or Hestia I feel as though I am more of a cross between Hera and Aphrodite with a little Medusa thrown in.

In the past three months my superhuman powers have reached dangerously high toxic levels as I managed to survive four… Continue

Added by Jillylivi on November 5, 2009 at 10:40pm — 1 Comment

The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything

Would it shock you to learn that American companies haven't kept up with the changes in today's workforce or with their families? I think not. On October 16th, this little known fact became official as the Center for American Progress and Maria Shriver released “The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything.” This release reveals that, "For the first time in our nation’s history, one-half of all U.S. workers are women, and mothers are the primary breadwinners or co-breadwinners in… Continue

Added by Bradi Nathan on October 21, 2009 at 10:43pm — No Comments

I Spoke to “The Doctors” — The Bachelor Dr. Travis Stork & Dr. James Sears

I was invited by Rolemommy.com and CBS Television to participate in a conference call with Dr. Travis Stork (remember him from “The Bachelor”?) and pediatrician Dr. James “Jim” Sears today (what an honors since his The Baby Book and his parent’s The Breastfeeding Book and The Attachment Parenting Book are some of my absolute favorite!). Dr. Sears and Dr. Stork are part of a team of four doctors discussing medicine and health in a relatable fashion five days a week on CBS’s “The Doctors.” I was… Continue

Added by Dagmar Bleasdale on August 27, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Mom’s Homeroom | Conflict, Bullying and Self-Esteem

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As you know, I have been working with The Motherhood as a correspondent for Kellogg's and Mom's Homeroom to bring you an exciting new website made for mom's, a place where you can go to get answers to a wide array of topics. And today I bring you the… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 26, 2009 at 7:31am — No Comments

Mom’s Homeroom Interview With Victoria

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Today, I will be bringing you our interview with Victoria from Mom's Homeroom. We asked her a few questions that we felt our readers would like to hear about.



Victoria



Victoria is a third grade teacher and single… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 24, 2009 at 3:02pm — No Comments

The Book Faery Reviews is Giving Away Books!!

Stop by The Book Faery Reviews for a chance to get a book. I'm giving away 4 different books at the moment through the end of this month and more to come next week I'm sure!



Right now I'm giving away:

* The White Queen

* Writing as a… Continue

Added by Farrah on August 22, 2009 at 7:42pm — No Comments

The White Queen by Phillipa Gregory Book Giveaway

The Book Faery Reviews is giving away 2 copies of The White Queen by Philippa Gregory now through the end of August. The link to the post is here: http://tbfreviews.net/2009/08/18/the-white-queen-philippa-gregory-book-giveaway-8-18-09/. Open to US/Canada mailing addresses (no PO Boxes).…



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Added by Farrah on August 19, 2009 at 12:12am — No Comments

Mom's Homeroom | Children and Socialization

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As you know, I am working with The Motherhood as a correspondent for Kellogg's and Mom's Homeroom to bring you an exciting new website made for you, mom's, for advice on a wide array of topics. I wanted to bring this news to my readers because the… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 16, 2009 at 8:34am — No Comments

Mom’s Homeroom Interview With Jillian

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Today, I will be bringing you our interview with Jillian from Mom's Homeroom. We asked her a few questions that we felt our readers would like to hear about.



Jillian



Jillian, a mother of two, is board-certified… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 15, 2009 at 11:18am — No Comments

Mom's Homeroom Interview With Claire

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Today, I will be bringing you our interview with Claire from Mom's Homeroom. Renee and I asked her a few questions that we felt our readers would like to hear about.



Claire



Claire is a mother of two, and is very familiar with the struggle of career and family. She… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 9, 2009 at 9:20am — 1 Comment

Launch of Mom's Homeroom

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As you know, I am working with The Motherhood as a correspondent for Kellogg's and Mom's Homeroom to bring you an exciting new website made for you, mom's, for advice on a wide array of topics. Today I am excited to say they have officially launched… Continue

Added by Jennifer on August 3, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Can Someone Explain to Me......

Why do manufacturers skip over the size 9 for children?



Seriously, look at The Gap and search by size. Where’d the 9 go? And Old Navy? Same thing. It’s not just those retailers either. The chart on the left? (If you go to my blog you'll see the chart) That’s from Garnett Hill. There IS no size 9 for kids there either. Why is this?



I can deal with this size 9 thing when it comes to tops. Boys tend to like their… Continue

Added by Nancy on August 1, 2009 at 10:58am — No Comments

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