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Bubbles GLORIA-OUS bubbles

Who doesn’t love a little bubbly? I had a recent visit to the Gloria Ferrer vineyard, sans kids could I just add. It left me falling in love with the bubbles once again. It’s not typically what I reach…

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Hello, Lodi! No whining here!

  Lodi, CA. MY friends look baffled when I tell them where I’m going. My kids ask if they have a Target in Lodi. “Can you get us presents?” Really, they don’t care – they just want something shiny!…

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Top 20!!

Thank you @healthymomsmagazine for naming me top 20 blog! I know there are a lot of blogs out there! SO A BIG SHOUT OUT for reading my blog!…

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Cheap and Easy (part deux)

Part deux of can cheap wine be good? Money, money, money.. No this is not your child’s mantra, although it could be! ‘Shopkins’ might be making a dent in my wine budget. If you don’t know what Shopkins are,…

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Cheap and easy! (Part one)

When traveling, try not to end up at a ‘dry’ place on #nationaldrinkwineday! Please. Although, let’s be honest, what day isn’t #nationaldrinkwineday? Especially for this mother! Magic kingdom would earn the title ‘happiest place on earth’ if it actually…

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What’s on the menu?

In the midst of my studying, I was briefly interrupted by the TV. As a parent, I would never allow this kind of studying, but hey, I’m the boss. I perked up because the segment was about wine selection…

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Common Core Wine

Lately, my kids have been bringing home math homework that is, in ‘plain english’, a mother’s nightmare. The basics behind it are to form critical thinking skills, but while aiming for a higher thought process, it seems to leave…