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Happier Homeschooling

February 27, 2014 by Jill Prouty  
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Like many moms who work outside of the home, last winter I found myself at wit’s end. My then-3rd grader was bringing home all kinds of work he couldn’t get done at school. He was tired and frustrated every night – and he wasn’t the only one. Our whole family was miserable. We spent our evenings yelling at [...]

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One Book, Many Seeds

June 24, 2012 by Jill Prouty  
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If you read only one book this summer, join the rest of Peachtree City and read The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food by Janisse Ray (Chelsea Green, 2012). The book won’t be available for purchase until June 29, but Omega Books in Peachtree City is taking pre-orders now. The Seed Underground is the [...]

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Discovering Tastes in Food and Wine

November 2, 2011 by Jill Prouty  
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Are you a wine novice?  This Friday is your chance to become an expert as St. Paul Lutheran School will be holding it’s second annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Tyrone Depot beginning at 7 p.m. Sommelier Scott Ross has expertly selected wines to be paired with delectable hot and cold hors d’oeuvres prepared at the Kedron Kroger by Chef [...]

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Go Pink with Mike

July 22, 2011 by Jill Prouty  
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Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast [...]

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Fib, Fab and (Finally) 40!

March 21, 2011 by Jill Prouty  
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Can you believe it?  No, not my nauseating use of alliteration, but the fact that I’ve been blogging away for a year now about turning 40. It wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. I think my 39th year broke me in. If you’ve followed my journey this past year, then you know I’ve [...]

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My Autobiography in Books

March 10, 2011 by Jill Prouty  
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You are what you read. Never has this rang so true after reading William Kuhn’s Reading Jackie: Her Autobiography in Books (Nan A. Talese, 2010). I remember John Kennedy, Jr., giving a statement to the media shortly after his mother’s death. It struck me as odd at the time: “My mother died surrounded by her [...]

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Fit, Fab and (Almost!) 40

February 1, 2011 by Jill Prouty  
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It’s been a while, but I’m still here.  Still in the game.  But  I’m struggling again. I started wagon chasing (that’s when you fall of the wagon and then run like hell trying to hop back on) after spending the MLK weekend with family in North Carolina. Aunt Harriet’s spaghetti sauce with Italian sausage is too [...]

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Fit, Fab, and (Not Quite) 40 – Pt. 10

November 29, 2010 by Jill Prouty  
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Thanksgiving could have been a disaster, but I survived thanks to the ”rotisserie-style” cycle class at Ultimate Fitness on Thanksgiving morning. I started off my turkey day burning about 450 calories, how ’bout you? I’m finally closing in on 30 lbs! I’m dropping weight a little faster these days, thanks to my Weight Watchers cookbooks. Okay, so [...]

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Fit, Fab, and (Not Quite) 40 – Pt. 9

November 5, 2010 by Jill Prouty  
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It’s getting down to the wire. Only five more months until my 40th birthday. Crunch time. As you know, I’ve had my ups and downs through this process. Something I constantly have to do is keep finding new things (or people) to motivate me. Here’s a few I’d like to share…     – A good friend [...]

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Scrappin’ Retreats

October 27, 2010 by Jill Prouty  
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Seven years ago a co-worker gave me a gift certificate to an “Intro to Scrapbooking” class. She thought, since I had a new baby, scrapbooking might be something I’d enjoy.  She had no idea.   My first page was of our first family vacation with our new son.  We went to Ft. Morgan, AL, and rented a [...]

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Fit, Fab, and (Not Quite) 40 – Pt. 8

October 16, 2010 by Jill Prouty  
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Research shows that the average person needs three weeks to form a good habit.  I’ve been working out with a personal trainer since April, so I’ve got the exercise part down.  I even look forward to it.  But the part about eating less is still a struggle.  Notice I said eating LESS.  I already eat [...]

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Jill’s Fitness Faves

September 22, 2010 by Jill Prouty  
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With Fayette Woman heading up a team at World Gym for their “I Lost it at the Gym” promotion (Yay, ladies!), I thought it might be a good time to share some of my favorite, tried and true, fitness products. Smart Water – I got turned on to Smart Water last year after a bout [...]

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