Meg Hendricks

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Stay at Home Mom vs. Working Mom – What’s Right for You?

I went back to work full-time just three months after having my first child. Though I knew I’d be losing a significant chunk of my salary to daycare …

48 Darling DIY Baby Shower Gifts

<b>Homemade presents</b> for <b>baby showers</b> are easier than you think! Here are 48 incredible free patterns all with pictured tutorials on how to make the …

27 Clever DIY Projects That'll Make Drinking Even Better

Sipping on gin... and crafting.

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Fluffy Cloud-Like Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes

<i>The following post was originally featured on Cooking for Keeps and written by Nicole Shoemaker, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Coconut cream pie, for me, is one of those desserts that always elicits the most nostalgic childhood memories. As a young kid, it was always the dessert I gravitated …

23 Cheap And Easy Tricks Every Gardener Should Know

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Gardening

Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Baileys Frosting

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 6 cup regular muffin pan by adding cupcake liners.<p>In a medium saucepan, pour in beer and butter sticks. Set …

Dessert

Our Mommy Blog Faves: Baby Essentials & Parks and Rec Month

Our searches of the mom blogs this week have turned up newborn baby essentials and ways to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month.<p>Shutterstock<p>Wedding …

Parenting

Canning and Preserving for Beginners: The Essential Canning Recipes and Canning Supplies Guide

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>“Whether you are a local food movement enthusiast or just starting out on the food preservation journey, this is the resource to have.”<b>—Eric, reader</b><br>Canning and preserving is a great solution to always having local, seasonal, and budget-friendly food in your kitchen. But …

How to Make Homemade Pizza Dough

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With Amber Wilson from For the Love of the South's step by step instructions, making pizza dough no longer has to be reserved for special</i> …

Baking

Mom Suggests Building Biracial Kids' Self-Esteem With These Books

It's never too early to start building a child's self-esteem. Lauren is often asked about the race of her biracial daughter, and she has started …

Parenting

Quick Barbecue Beans Recipe

Great barbecue beans don't need to take half a day to make—using canned beans with a sauce built from scratch delivers a lot of the depth associated with more time-intensive recipes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Bacon gives the beans that must-have smoky flavor.<br>• Canned pork and beans increases the meatiness …

Easy Stir-Fried Beef With Mushrooms and Butter

It may not be traditional in the strictest sense of the word, but the combination of soy sauce and butter is quickly becoming a favorite both in Asia and here at home. Koreans like to add a pat of butter to their Shin ramyun, while the Japanese serve ramen with sweet corn and butter. Even …

Granola Peanut Butter Icebox Bars with Oatmeal Cocoa Streusel

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A bar of cookie goodness, to whip up at any moment.</i><p>The remnant activities of early childhood are largely behind me now, captured in photos and Rashomon-like memories in …

Dessert

Best Car Seats

Whether you are a car-seat-buying newbie or a seasoned shopper, check out our list of best car seats before making your next purchase.<p>Chicco<p>Nothing …

Shopping

Sunday Supper: Portuguese Baked Eggs With Chorizo and Ricotta

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>This dish was inspired by a <i>Bon Appétit</i> recipe cooked in a cast iron skillet, but I …

Take Out Fake Out: Easiest Butter Chicken

So, I have a slight obsession.<p>Curries have been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. I love Thai curries (as you can see here when I …

Gabrielle Hamilton's Braised Chicken Legs with Shallots and Vinegar

Chef Gabrielle Hamilton shares a delicious winter recipe for braised chicken legs.<p><b>The Classic Dish Coq Au Vin,</b> in which a whole tough older bird —usually a rooster — is cooked in wine, must be the ancestor to this lesser-known dish, in which just the meaty legs of a sturdy hen are cooked in <i>vinegar.</i> …

10 Parenting Books Recommended by Real Moms | B-Inspired Mama

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Tykes on a plane: a survival guide to flying with young children

We've all done it. A parent boards the airplane with a child in arms, and all the other passengers on the aircraft hold their breath, hoping that the family does not sit near them.<p>But now that parent is you: how can you avoid fulfilling the other passengers' worst fears - and your own? Here are a …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

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There are babies popping up all over the place around here, and baby shower gifts are the next step! I think I’ve found the perfect thing. Practical, …

Babyology on Twitter: "The all-new, revolutionary Ergobaby Swaddler http://t.co/xGRebaIT5D http://t.co/xaBljB1U2r"

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Babyology on Twitter: "Winner announcement - Silver Cross Wayfarer prams August competition! http://t.co/CMF3IBG9N2 http://t.co/dXxNK9PX03"

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Babyology on Twitter: "Introducing the Bugaboo Wool Collection http://t.co/4CiyWiSgfC http://t.co/SMm4RYPmlm"

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Thinking About Pregnancy Like an Economist

How it became clear that I needed to sort through the valuable, and useless, information — on alcohol, prenatal testing, deli meats — for myself.<p>In the fall of 2009 my husband, Jesse, and I decided to have a baby. We were both economics professors at the University of Chicago. We'd been together …

10 Great Kids’ Books That Have Never Been Made Into Movies

Last week, we rolled our eyes at the news that Adam Mansbach’s much-buzzed-about children’s book <i>Go the Fuck to Sleep</i> is being adapted into a film. …

Adorable Series of Babies Sucking on Lemons for the Very First Time

Starting to make its way around the web is this incredibly adorable series called <i>Pucker</i> of babies sucking on lemons for the very first time. Photographer David Wile captured the babies' priceless expressions which will make you do everything from purse your own lips to laugh out loud. Wearing just …

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Be a Take-Charge Mom

Who's in charge? That would be the two kids pawing through the videos on the low shelf in the children's section.<p>Although it took me an inordinately …

Parenting