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Dec 19

I’m Offended You Would Even Think That!

Have you ever had this conversation with a friend: “So Jamie, did you take the lipstick from my purse and forget to put it back?” Jamie stares at you, her mouth agape. Anger, sadness, and surprise cross her face. “I’m offended you would even think that about me!” she finally says. For a moment you …

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Dec 19

The Day the Internet Broke

It did, but that’s besides the point. After a busy week, today was like a cherry stuck on top of a melting sundae. The stress built and built until I was one of those sweaty, crazed, snarky, snappy moms that I hate. I had consult after consult, all of which I love to do. But …

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Dec 19

To Wear or Not to Wear | A Dilemna

A perfectly hypothetical situation that did not happen to me. A girl walks into a bar. She’s going to hear her friend play some live music and hopefully meet a few people to chat with. She’s going alone, which is a nerve-racking thing to do if you’re a female. But all the girlfriends she called …

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Dec 19

Post Traumatic SQL Disorder

I’m having Post Traumatic Stress Disorder so bear with me. I may need therapy after the last couple of days I’ve had. I had been avoiding the glaringly obvious problem with Fabulous Blogging over the last months. It was slow. And getting slower. Not necessarily on the outside (from a reader’s viewpoint) but on the inside …

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Dec 19

I Have This Bad Habit Of…

This week’s finish the sentence writing prompt is “I have a bad habit of…” I’m supposed to finish the sentence and make you all laugh. The problem is that if I answer that sentence truthfully, you’ll all run screaming from the room. And that might just make you feel better about your nasty habit of …

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Dec 19

Skin Flick

When was the last time you saw live theater? If’ it’s been longer than a year, you have a problem. I know I go on and on about the benefits of theater for children, but watching a play is just as good for your health as participating in one. Andrew and I love the Granite …

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Dec 19

Ch-ch-ch-anges | Grocery Store Style

The other day I went to the grocery store. I found myself staring at the aisles like a stressed out Dad entering Disney World for the first time with three kids screaming for Mickey, It’s a Small World, and Dumbo simultaneously. I felt completely overwhelmed and out of my element. I used to love the grocery store.

Dec 19

An Important Announcement You Cannot Miss

If you are drinking something, set it down. If you are standing, sit down. This may be my most shocking announcement ever.