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The Magpie's Fancy: Lemon Sunshine Cookies

So these are the most awesome-tastic cookies I have eaten in a gazillion years. Thanks to Kathryn for her baking prowess (we’re looking forward to her erasure poem on the subject being published soon!) and Gigi Thibodeau for the recipe. 13 more words

Mental Health

Behind a Corporate Funder's Big Push to Help Kids Learn About Money  - Inside Philanthropy: Fundraising Intelligence

Money for financial education is flowing pretty steadily these days from banks and other financial services corporate foundations. Now PwC, one of the Big Four auditors and the world’s second largest professional services network, is coming through with grants big and small to improve financial education and skills development for children. 20 more words


Two Months: A Note to Rose

Dear Rose,

Two months of your life have now flown by! Can it really be that you and I have played, slept, and nursed together each and every one of those sixty-one days? 404 more words

Growing Up

Price tag for the American dream: $130K a year

Let’s just cut to the chase: is the American dream affordable, and if not, what changes need to be made to this equation to make it affordable? 9 more words


What Paleo Means to Me a non-dogmatic view - They Call Me Oystergirl

I may be more Paleo than I realized, based on this definition! Thanks to Rhode Island’s one and only Oystergirl, Vanessa Query.

What Paleo Means to Me a non-dogmatic view – They Call Me Oystergirl.