A Day Late, A Dollar Short

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It wasn’t until two months ago that I learned Lululemon had replaced Hanes Her Way. And I still don’t know how to pronounce it. Recently I attended a fancy wedding and had to text one of my girlfriends to ask if a deep v-neck dress calls for a long or short necklace. (If you care, the answer is long). [...]

Traditions, TRADITIONS!

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Ah, traditions. Those time-honored events our families take part in so we can remember holidays with our family. Some of them are recalled fondly and some we’d like to forget. However you feel about them, you have to admit you almost look forward to taking part in celebrations, right? In my family we’ve always done [...]

Pottery Barn Teen Dream: Don’t Ever Look Back

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And…sort of in the words of Katy Perry… You make me feel Like I’m livin’ a PB Teen dream The way you taunt me with What I can’t afford I wanna charge it  And never look back, Don’t ever look back… The PB Teen catalogue just arrived. I need to tell you that this excites [...]

Good Morning, Nightmare! The latest in alarm clock technology

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I love sleep. The only thing I love more than sleep is not waking up. This makes mornings very difficult for me, and – because I have two small children — a constant exercise in discipline, responsibility, and resentment. So I decided to see what kinds of advancements there have been in the world of [...]

Stu and His Glue

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Here’s a weird story:  I have this friend Stu, And Stu liked to do real weird things with glue. He’d sniff it, and lick it, and throw it on walls, He liked to glue glitter on both of his balls.   So one day the phone rings, and I see that it’s Stu, I answer [...]

15 Incredible Chocolate Recipes

Ok, all you chocolate lovers out there.  This is the perfect recipe roundup for you!  With the holidays coming, I have been spending more than my fair share of time on Pinterest.  If I could find someone to pay me to pin all day I would be GOLDEN!  Anyone else wish for that same job [...]

One Sentence Movie Reviews – Alexandra Rosas

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Warning: Movie Spoilers ahead. Hunger Games: Shaky cam clown regime makes kids duke it out and hopes no one will notice how much their lives suck. Pacific Rim:  Giant robots fight-punch crusty monsters from the briny deep. If you have a problem with this, you probably shouldn’t see this movie. Turbo:  A tale about a [...]

TLUI – (Thanksgiving Leftovers Under the Influence)

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It’s the day after  Thanksgiving, which means quality time has been spent with family. “Quality” being a relative term. We’ve all got coping mechanisms – like hitting the sauce.  And I’m not talking cranberries. When the blessed sound of Aunt Edna’s muffler scraping the pavement on her way home hits your eardrums, on go the [...]

A Day in the Life of a Work At Home Mother

SUCK IT. No pun intended. Kidding. Totally intended.

People often ask me what it is I do all day, since I’m rarely seen leaving my house. You see, I suffer from the Throwback to the 1950s Syndrome where my contributions are constantly questioned because I keep shit together and earn a living all behind closed doors. I’m not fueling the working vs. stay-at-home mom fire, [...]

Decorating With Animals – OR – My Marmoset Has Horrible Taste in Fabric

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When I found out that the latest trend in interior design is to decorate with animals, I dusted off my dog’s top hat and monocle and said, “Come, Chewie! We are going to Target!” But then I found out that what they mean is to use animals as objects and inspriation in your decorating, and [...]

What We Can Learn From Parks and Rec

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I’m a huge fan of the television show Parks and Rec. If you are unfamiliar with it, it’s a comedy on NBC that is shot documentary style, like The Office. It follows the lives of the Parks and Rec department of Pawnee, Indiana. Not only is it a very funny (without a laugh track) show, [...]

Top 10 List of Top 10 Most Ridiculous List Posts That Could Ever Be Written (and probably will be someday)

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1. Top 10 Ways to Watch Paint Dry 2. Top 10 Best Songs to Listen to When You Puke 3. Top 10 List of the Best Worst Cleaning Products that Cost Under $1.45 4. Top 10 List of the Best Colors of Lint to Ever Come Out of Your Dryer 5. Top 10 Worst Ways to [...]