Valeria’s 6 Favorite Ideas of 2012
1. Dealing with Picky Eaters
An inspiring and liberating article for mothers everywhere who approach mealtime with a sense of dread—you can fight back.
2. Makeup Colors That Flatter Everyone
I must have been absent the day they taught women of the Earth how to choose makeup suitable to their coloring; this article was meant for me.
3. Roasted Salmon, Broccoli, and Potatoes and Miso Sauce
I tried this as part of October's Month of Dinners challenge, and loved it—I now make batches of the miso sauce to use with meat or as veggie dip.
4. How to Stop Kids From Biting Their Nails, and More
My 6-year old has perfected the art of waiting until I'm talking to another adult to repeatedly ask a question (or, more likely, make demands). I recently tried the advice provided in this article, and amazingly, it worked!
5. 2012 No-Obligation Book Club Book List
If it wasn't for this year's No-Obligation Book Club selections, Gone Girl, Rules of Civility, and The Light Between Oceans may have passed me by, and 2012 would have been a lot less enjoyable.
6. 10 Ideas for Delicious DIY Gifts
Instead of the usual flavored vinegars (does anyone actually use those?), here's an intriguing array of edible gifts meant to be consumed and appreciated.