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Don’t forget the diamonds!

Heads up, girls! This is the last week to throw your name in the hat for the big Underwood’s Diamond Necklace Giveaway here on nwaMotherlode. We’ve had more than 100 mamas enter the drawing so […]

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Mealtime Mama: Monster Cookies

Well, it’s just not Christmas unless there are a few dozen Christmas cookies to sample, right? So we went surfing the net for a good cookie recipe that sounds like it would be fun and […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

The Motherlode mamas hope you have a happy Thanksgiving! We’re thankful for our friends, families, turkey & dressing and our loyal readers. Thank you!

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Picture Mama

Photo Contest Winner Revealed!

Cue the drumroll. The winner of our second photo contest is….. …Ellen Allen! She sent in this great shot of her two daughters giggling together, and it has absolutely stolen the hearts of the judging […]

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Previously on Motherlode...

Our “type” of computer game

Since most of our kids are spending more time indoors this season, I wanted to pass along a link to a cool website my son discovered in school recently. It’s called Dance Mat Typing, and […]

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Beauty Buzz

Beauty Buzz: Smokin’ hot

Dear Andi, I keep reading that the “smoky eye” look is big this year, but it is confusing with all of the different techniques out there. How can I get this look at home? Dear […]