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Appreciation Checklist: 10 Reasons I Know Moms Give Everything

I Love mom - Moms appreciation

As friends and co-workers celebrate their kids’ high school and college graduations, I’m struck by the staggering investment that an involved parent makes in each child’s life. Yet the decades-long dedication comes so automatically to most, as there is simply no other

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Why Moms Want Nothing For Mother’s Day

Why Moms Want Nothing For Mother's Day - by SpinningCook

Like many mothers, my dear wife wants nothing for Mother’s day. I know, I’m supposed to buy her a Lexus, or a diamond, or a Home Depot flower tower project or something. But in fact she wants nothing so badly

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Living Upside Down: Are We Celebrating Birthdays, Anniversaries, or Australia Day?

Cake Pop Birthday Photo: It doesn't feel like my daughter's birthday. It feels like the 8th anniversary of a completely. Different. Life. Happy Birthday my love.

Eight years ago my life turned upside down. And starting today the Spinning Meals app can turn upside down as well, which is really important for some people. Most of you know personally how different life becomes when a child

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Great Gifts, Great Escape: Cookbooks I Love

Food is love, and cookbooks are therapy. When life seems crazier than it should be, a good cookbook can be a great escape, nourishing us with creativity, education, inspiration, and confidence. Here are four new books I’m absolutely loving right

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What my grandfather taught me about food: Eating well Navy-style

My Grandfather on WWII Shore Leave

Here are a few treasured stories from one of my heroes, and what they can teach us about feeding our families. Trickery Is Fair Game As an electrician on a Navy destroyer, my grandfather had a way of getting access

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