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In Honor of the White House State Dinner

In honor of last night’s White House State Dinner with President Hu Jintao of China, I defrosted Trader Joe’s Mandarin Orange Chicken and splurged with the Shu Mai dumplings – on a weeknight!  Silly? Yes.  But certainly less drab and a little more fun than just saying: “we’re defrosting pre-made food from the grocery store.” …

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When Holidays Converge – A Teachable Moment (cross-posted at www.momsrising.org)

I breathe a sigh of relief today as my children return to school from Spring Break and our routines resume.  Before the hectic pace kicks in, though, it’s worth considering the confluence of events that just took place.  President Obama’s weekly address to the nation recognized this – “to call on people of all faiths…

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