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Emily Eicher

Keeping up with the Mommas

100th Day of School.  Valentine’s Day.  Read Across America.  St. Patrick’s Day.   The saying used to read “Keeping up with the Joneses.”  Now I think it should state “Keeping up with the Mommas.”  One thing I’ve learned from watching my close friends that have older children than I do is the amount of time and […]

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Point Zero Paris

  Back in college, my husband studied in France for a semester. During spring break I was lucky enough to fly to Charles De Gaulle Airport and see him waiting for me at the bottom of the escalator. We spent the week touring the city of lights together. He spoke French, navigated the complicated metro […]

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Feast Of The Seven Fishes

My husband and I grew up in big Italian families. We had Sunday family dinners, homemade hot sausage pulled right from the cold cellar, red wine before we were legal, and grandparents always yelling munja, munja. In Italian, Munja, Munja means eat, eat.  We had many family traditions. Unfortunately, most went by the wayside when […]

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Eating Our Way Across the World

Our family holiday tradition began like all great family traditions; when the local butcher was all out of turducken. I love Christmas. I have an extensive Christmas mug collection, I put festive lights on all flat surfaces, and I make my dog wear reindeer antlers. Christmas to me is all about family and fun, so […]

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Merry MESS-mas Darling!

Greeting cards have all been sent. The Christmas rush is through. But I still have one wish to make… A special one for you. Who am I kidding? This is my first holiday season with a busy toddler. Time and energy can’t be wasted on wishes. She needs to do 365 different activities per day […]

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