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Adopted DNA Test Results Q&A

After accidentally discovering two full siblings and nine half siblings, I’m answering some of your adoption biology questions. If you're an adoptee, you might be shocked! The 23 and Me and Ancestry DNA test results Sam and I took together were a big surprise (for me,...

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Traditional Gifts for Women with a Fun Twist

Want something more traditional than the gifts those I propose in my vlog Gifts for the Woman Who Wants Nothing? Something you can buy, wrap, and put under the tree? Below is a collection of items that are particularly comfortable, fun, useful, and well-priced!...

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Find of the Week: Jordan's Skinny Syrups

I've already told you about my diet and sanity saving cocoa. But last night it got even better. My daughter found an odd bottle of sugar free pumpkin caramel syrup at…Ross. She raved about it for a few days until I finally tried it. (I mean, I like my cocoa as is. Why...

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Healthy Chopped Salad

Salads have always been a favorite. I love veggies and feel good when the foods I consume are full of nutrients. So this was tonight's dinner. On a recent family outing, we went to Subway. Instead of footlong submarine sandwiches, we opted for the chopped salads. They...

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Find of the Week: SkinnyGirl Salad Dressings

Guys. I do not get excited about food very often. (Unless it's a Costco triple chocolate muffin—which is so calorically dense that I can have one about once a decade.) But this stuff is the real deal. I'm in love. Skinnygirl salad dressings are the best thing I've...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Yesterday my daughter made me a smoothie sooooo yummy that it deserves to be shared. It's like eating ice cream or a milk shake without all the diet-busting stuff. This is about 200 calories and is a great pre-workout boost to get you going at the gym. Ingredients 1 C...

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