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    Martha Wood
    Martha Wood
    Martha Wood

    Martha Wood

    Single, swearing, Texan, AP mom to a biracial daughter. Wildly liberal. Open minded. Independent thinker.

    Favorite Bourbon Pecan Pie. Taste tested, use dark corn syrup.

    There are lots of reasons kids don't eat, and understanding why can help you help them. From a feeding therapist and mom.

    Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!

    Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!

    Store your paper rolls in a garment bag and hang it in the closet for easy access. | 27 Clever Gift Wrapping Tricks For Lazy People

    Hang ornaments from a light fixture to transform it into a Christmas chandelier. | 38 Clever Christmas Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

    Mini Pies for Thanksgiving are a great alternative for your friends and family who can't decide which kind of pie to have for their Thanksgiving Dessert. They are small enough that you can eat a couple of them! Follow us for more great Thanksgiving Food ideas.

    15 ways to undecorate and organize your home after the holidays. (another use for all these egg cartons as opposed to keeping my grandmother's ornament boxes which are falling apart)

    I don’t trust white people, even the liberals, and science backs me up. — THOSE PEOPLE — Medium

    After you scoop out and carve your pumpkin, dip it in a large container of bleach and water (use a 1 tsp:1 gal mix). The bleach will kill bacteria and help your pumpkin stay fresh longer. Once completely dry, (drain upside down), add 2 tablespoon of vinegar and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to a quart of water. Brush this solution onto your pumpkin to keep it looking fresh for weeks.

    No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas You Haven’t Seen Yet. Love this Ninja Turtle pumpkin idea - no carving required!

    Pool noodles can also be used to make a backyard obstacle course. | 33 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy All Summer

    Coconut Snowballs are a simple, easy-to-make cookie recipe that doesn't involve any baking. These cookies only take 5 minutes to make, and the melted chocolate makes them taste just like candy. These are great for holidays, family gatherings, or any time you need a simple treat to calm your sweet tooth craving.

    Musing Momma: Real Families Talk Biracial Haircare {Momsoap's Curly Girl}

    Guest Post: Practicing How to Act in a World of Privilege, Where You Have None « Momsoap

    Just like the birds and the bees, parents should talk about race « Momsoap

    Impossible Pie: All the ingredients are mixed together and poured into a pie tin, but when it cooks it forms its own crust with filling. the basic recipe has a lovely vanilla coconut flavour, but the variations are endless

    My hubs makes these from fallen cedar branches. He makes them in tripod shapes for tomatoes and birds, too.

    Racism history for African Americans in a quick picture. The picture shows what racism with African Americans has been like with simple stats. Although it does not describe the individual suffering it does show that change is still happening. Racism is deeply rooted and has been evolving but with a position if power belonging to a African American man there is still a chance for real change.

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    How to teach children not to interrupt: This one simple and respectful technique changed the way my children interacted with other people.

    Coconut Curried Lentils-- Finally!! A dish with lentils that looks easy AND tasty! LOVE foodess!

    Caramelized Onions and Lentils. A wonderful side dish, goes perfect with a crock pot dinner, or some nice chicken or pork chops, or a roast turkey dinner too! Really tasty and very easy to make. No messing or fussin!

    Black Bean and Lentil Chili, smokey, spicy and topped with lots of avocado, shredded cheese, cilantro and a bit of lime

    <p>Who knew a carrot could taste so much like a hot dog? Healthy and delicious, it’s time to revolutionize America’s favorite meal.</p>

    50 Genius Storage Ideas (all very cheap and easy!) Great for organizing and small houses.

    White Pumpkin Fairy House Fall Small World Play. Fun Fall kid's activity. Carve out a pumpkin and use small props to create a fairy house or small world for pretend or dramatic play!

    Easy to make spider for less than $10! Just need an empty milk gallon for the body, black tape to wrap around it, and black foam for the legs. Cut foam legs (half way through) to bend, and wrap tape around to hold them.

    Homemade Halloween Decorations — RobynsOnlineWorld... www.robynsonlineworld.com853 × 480Search by image On the right is the Spooky Spider. Another milk jug is used here for his body. The legs are just 4 big black foam pipe insulation pieces (less than $1 each). This

    Learn how to make milk jug monsters for Halloween from www.daniellesplac.... If you use this craft and publish the image, please state that it comes from Danielle's Place.