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The New Chaos Chronicles Podcast is up! And I am off!

The New Chaos Chronicles Podcast is up! And I am off!

First things First. Where are my mini-van keys? Hitting the Oregon Trail bright and early in the morning. That only leaves an entire car to pack tonight. But I did manage to get in a podcast today– in the middle of the last-minute work/pack/where- are -my- keys scramble. Listen for The Chaos Chronicles: Last Minute [...]

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday July 20, 2010

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday July 20, 2010

Entertaining Sheila is stopping by later to record a new Satellite Sisters Summer Splash podcast. We both made it to Inception over the last few days, so we’ll talk about that movie and other issues. But let’s get to the Ten Things to Like This Tuesday list of products, services, people, places and stuff to [...]

Advice Needed: Pre-Schoolers who Swear Like Sailors

Advice Needed: Pre-Schoolers who Swear Like Sailors

Chaos Crew… On Chaos Chronicles Podcast 236, I remembered at the end of the show that I had promised to answer an email from one of our own, Anthony, a single father of 2 pre-schoolers, both of whom had suddenly taking up swearing like sailors. Many of you have already answered Anthony call for advice [...]

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast Posted: Vacation Plans, Aging like a French Woman, and Kids & Car Safety

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast Posted: Vacation Plans, Aging like a French Woman, and Kids & Car Safety

Hell, Chaos Crew… Chaos Chronicles Podcast 236 is now posted. Welcome to more adventures in Modern Motherhood. On the show this week: It’s the usual vacation planning Chaos in our house. Why won’t my husband make reservations? What are the secrets to aging like a French Woman? Driving Safety: Read LianDolan’s  article from oprah.com  on [...]

Why can’t I have a Career Trajectory like the Army Wives?

Why can’t I have a Career Trajectory like the Army Wives?

I have been catching up on my Army Wives over there on Lifetime. I fell a little behind this season, so I’ve been having a personal Army Wives marathon while the boys in my house are out at some practice. I  enjoy watching the Army Wives get through deployment, divorce, pregnancy, sick kids, and shopping [...]

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Thanks for all the positive feedback on the List of Ten Things to like This Tuesday, especially Berick’s Summer Sangria which seems to have gained some traction in the ultra-competitive world of Sangria Recipes. I wish I could say he had a suitcase full of drink recipes but that’s it, people. So we will have [...]

Best Beach Bag Books and More Book Talk

Best Beach Bag Books and More Book Talk

Historical Fiction Lovers, this book's for you! Happy Monday, Chaos Crew… Two book related items today. First off, the Satellite Sisters list of Best Beach Bag Books 2010 is posted at satellitesisters.com. A special shout out to the quietly persistent Mari  from the fantastic book blog bookwormwithaview.com whose inquiries about our annual list kept me [...]

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 235 is up!

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 235 is up!

Chaos Crew…Thanks for your patience. I am trying to work a lot of things into my schedule these days: Helen of Pasadena issues, some marketing for the website, random Satellite Sisters showing up in my closet to talk.  I am happy to be back behind the microphone for Chaos Chronicles 235, this week’s adventures in [...]

Ten Things To Like This Tuesday, July 6th 2010

Ten Things To Like This Tuesday, July 6th 2010

Hot enough for you? Actually, it is 70 and drizzling here in Pasadena, which is freaky and all wrong! But I know those of you on the East Coast are roasting, so I’ll try to make this week’s list of ten products, services, entertainments and events as cool as possible to beat the heat. Here [...]

New Satellite Sister Podcast Up! Ice Cream Watermelon Recipe posted!

New Satellite Sister Podcast Up! Ice Cream Watermelon Recipe posted!

On the show: Korean Day Spa! Masters Swimming! Sheila counsels Lian on Behavioral Issues! Hi, Chaos Crew! I do not know where this week went. Wow. One o’clock on Saturday  afternoon and my work To Do List is still longer then my weekend To Do List. Oh, well… that happens. I wanted to let you [...]